Executive Vice President, Youth & Engagement, The Aspen Institute
Rajiv Vinnakota is executive vice president of the Youth & Engagement division at the Aspen Institute, a new venture focusing on youth leadership development, civic engagement, and social justice. Previously, he co-founded and was CEO of The SEED Foundation, a national network of public, college-preparatory boarding schools for underserved children, where he remains on the board. Vinnakota is a board director for Colfax Corporation and The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, a founding board member of Path Forward, and an Echoing Green and Ashoka fellow. In 2009, he received the Woodrow Wilson Award, the highest honor that Princeton bestows on an undergraduate alumnus.