Claudine Emeott

Trustee until Dec. 2023

Throughout her career, Claudine Emeott has focused on economic development, impact investing and tech for good in both the United States and emerging markets. This work most recently led her to Salesforce, where she leads a $50 million impact fund and invests in mission-driven enterprise technology companies in education, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion. The fund seeks investments with market returns, demonstrable social or environmental impact, and opportunities to grow the Salesforce ecosystem through strategic partnerships. Before Salesforce, Claudine directed strategic initiatives at Kiva, developing a new funding model for social enterprises and spearheading a new impact framework. Prior to moving to the Bay Area, Claudine spent the first half of her career in economic development consulting and has lived in Beijing, Chicago and Kathmandu. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and a master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).