Jonathan Sotsky

Director of Strategy and Assessment, the Knight Foundation

Jonathan Sotsky
Jonathan Sotsky serves as the director of strategy and assessment at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation where he manages research and evaluation initiatives across the foundation’s work in civic innovation, journalism and media, and the arts. Jon has led the production of pioneering field-building research publications, including reports analyzing the growing civic tech movement and a benchmarking study of business model metrics and innovative practices among startup nonprofit news ventures. He previously consulted with Mission Measurement where he partnered with social sector organizations to develop performance measurement systems and data-driven approaches to managing their programs. Before that, he was a financial management consultant in the media practice at IBM. Jon serves on the boards of DataKind and Media Impact Funders. He graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in applied economics.


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