Global executives supporting world-changing ventures

Inspiring social ventures around the world are changing, saving lives.
Your expertise can be the key to their growth. 

In the last nine years, we’ve collaborated with almost 300 C-suite, VP, and Senior Director-level experts across various business functions. These experts, united to tackle humanity’s biggest challenges volunteer as player-coaches and facilitators in high-impact, short-term engagements. They leverage their experience to help social ventures address critical issues in climate, education, healthcare, and more.

Inspiring social ventures
Rippleworks identifies and vets social ventures for their life-changing impact, high growth potential, and strong operating teams
Highest priority projects
Projects are tightly scoped around the most pressing operational priorities, and then matched to your unique expertise
Designed for busy schedules
Experts volunteer 2 – 5 hours a week for 4 months, and the Rippleworks team manages all details of the project
Leave a lasting impact
Experts work closely with global teams that are directly improving lives, helping them gain results and grow new capabilities

What our Experts say

“In my pay-it-forward journey, I’ve had the pleasure to work with many different individuals and organizations, but Rippleworks stands out – for its amazing team, authentic approach, and most importantly, its long-lasting impact on the teams they serve.

I couldn’t recommend a better partner for anyone looking to give back with their experience and skills.”

— Sonia Sarao, VP Product,

Designing digital tools to deliver clean drinking water across Africa

The founder of Google Images partnered with a fast-growing venture to create tech tools that deliver quality customer experiences while gathering data to improve company-wide performance and scale.

Gathering user insights to power Latin American SMBs

Square’s Head of Growth partnered with a Mexico-based venture to leverage user insights and experimentation to deliver increased value to small retailers, bringing several heartfelt magic moments.

Growing community of 150+ industry leaders

Joe Kennedy


Anisha Vaswani


Beth Steinberg

VP People

Hector Padilla

Studio CTO

Page Crahan

Google X
Head of Product

Matt Capers

 Data Science Lead

Tamara Mendelsohn


Ken Rahn

Director of Enterprise Sales

Ventures we’re supporting together

  • 4G Capital
    Financial Inclusion | Technology
    Agriculture | Operations
  • Acceso
    Agriculture | Grant
  • Acceso
    Agriculture | Product
  • Acceso (2023)
    Agriculture | Human Capital
  • African Leadership Group
    Education | Marketing & Sales
  • African Management Initiative
    Education | Marketing & Sales
  • African Management Institute
    Education | Product
  • Afya Research Africa
    Healthcare | Marketing
  • ALA
    Education | Marketing & Sales
  • AllLife
    Financial Inclusion | Data Science
  • ALU (2016)
    Education | Marketing & Sales