Jaime Ernesto Uzeta is the CEO of Public Allies, a national nonprofit advancing social justice and equity by engaging and activating the leadership of all young people.
For more than 20 years, Jaime has worked across sectors and at the intersection of media, technology, education, and public service to bring about positive social change. Within the education sector, Jaime led innovation and partnerships at BUILD, a national nonprofit that uses entrepreneurship to teach Innovation Era skills to underserved students. Other roles have included heading up growth strategy and development for GreatSchools, the digital media group that helps parents unlock education opportunities for their children, and serving as portfolio director in the design firm IDEO's education studio. In the media space, Jaime built Participant Media’s digital and TV social action teams, which informed and mobilized audiences around critical social issues. He played a similar role for MTV, where he co-developed the Emmy Award-winning Choose or Lose and Fight for Your Rights initiatives. Jaime earned his MBA from Columbia University.
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