Jordan Kassalow is the CEO of VisionSpring. He is a Founder of
VisionSpring, Scojo New York and the Global Health Policy Program at
the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to his position at the
Council, he served as Director of the River Blindness Division at
Helen Keller International. Dr. Kassalow is a fellow of Draper
Richards, Skoll, Ashoka, and is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen
Institute. He is the inaugural winner of the John P. McNulty Prize.
Recently he was named to Forbes Impact 30. Dr. Kassalow earned a
Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry and a Fellowship in Preventive Ophthalmology and Masters in Public Health
from Johns Hopkins. VisionSpring has been internationally recognized
by the Skoll Foundation, the Aspen Institute, the World Bank and is a
three-time winner of Fast-Company’s Social Capitalist Award. Last year
VisionSpring won Duke University’s Social Innovation Award.