Rodney Washington

Co-Founder at Urban intelligence, Inc.

Rodney Washington

Rodney Washington

Co-Founder at Urban intelligence, Inc.

Biography

Rod has over 20 years of leadership experience in social reform efforts focused on bettering life for people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Rod is Co-founder and Principal of Urban Intelligence, a research, strategy and innovation firm dedicated to revitalizing our nation’s disadvantaged communities of need. He is also a psychologist who specializes in issues facing disadvantaged communities in general and at-risk males in particular. Rod formerly founded and led the Urban Ministers Network, a coalition of more than 200 ministers committed to dramatically increasing civic participation in communities characterized by historically low voter turnout. Prior to that, Rod served on the executive team of New Leaders for New Schools, one of the nation’s premiere education-reform organizations, with CEO Jon Schnur, who chaired the education platform for the Obama Campaign. Rod is former chairman of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Urban Reform Taskforce and founder/CEO of an independent media company that was acquired for over $20 million. A Human Resources/Organizational Development Diversity and Culture specialist, Rod spent much of his career helping companies, nonprofits, communities and institutions both do better and be better. Rod has an interdisciplinary academic background that includes doctoral studies in Ministry, Social Psychology and Education, as well as an M.B.A. from Columbia, and a masters’ degree in Divinity from Golden Gate Theological Seminary.

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Urban intelligence, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer & Founder at Defy Ventures, Inc.

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Founder at Defy Ventures, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Founder at Defy Ventures, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President, West Central Zone at New York Life Insurance Company

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Former Chief Executive Officer at TGS Calibre Geophysical Co.

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Chief Technology Officer at Defy Ventures, Inc.

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Founder at Neopal LLC

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Partner at Union Square Ventures LLC

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Investor/Advisor at YourCall.tv

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Rodney Washington
Co-Founder at Urban intelligence, Inc.
Education
Master's Degree in Divinity
MBA

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

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Chairman, National Urban Reform Taskforce
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Urban Intelligence, Inc. provides public relations services for municipal governments. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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New Leaders, Inc. operates as non-profit organization. It recruits and trains school leaders for the improvement of education for poor and minority students. Its programs include leading instruction, emerging leaders, aspiring principals, principal institute, transforming teams, and principal supervisors. The company was founded by Mike Johnston, Jonathan Schnur, and Edwin C. Cohen in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Rodney Washington is affiliated with Urban intelligence, Inc., New Leaders, Inc.

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