Jamie Uzeta, M.B.A.

CEO

Public Allies

Jaime has more than 20 years of experience working across sectors and empowering young people through media, technology, education, and public service. Most recently, Jaime was Vice President of Innovation and Partnerships at BUILD, a national nonprofit that uses entrepreneurship to teach Innovation Era skills to underserved students. His other roles in education 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 for the design firm IDEO. In the media space, Jaime built Participant Media’s digital and TV social action teams. 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 currently serves on the Board of the LA Promise Fund. He graduated with honors from the University of Houston with a BA in political science and earned his MBA from Columbia University. Jaime resides with his wife and two children in California.