Skoll Foundation


Cindy Chen

Cindy Chen
Director, Analysis and Insight

As the co-Director of the Analysis and Insight practice, Cindy advises the foundation’s resource and investment decisions through deeper understanding of our social entrepreneurs and the ecosystems in which they work.

Before joining Skoll, Cindy worked in the private and non-profit sector advising organizations on their strategy and operations. Most recently, Cindy worked with Impact Carbon to develop the Social Marketplace, an informational resource for organizations selling social goods and services to low-income consumers in developing countries. In addition, Cindy served as a sustainability consultant for several multinational corporations on their carbon and water footprint, employee engagement strategy, and supply chain. At Keystone Strategy, Cindy advised Fortune 500 technology companies on their partnership and alliance strategies and product road maps. Prior to this role, Cindy helped develop a global supply chain software solution for Adidas and worked on business development and consulting for the design, manufacturing, and supply chain of labor intensive goods in Asia and eastern Europe.

Cindy holds a B.S. in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Masters in Business Administration from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley.


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