Justin Rockefeller

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Justin Rockefeller
Born Justin Aldrich Rockefeller
(1979-07-12) July 12, 1979 (age 35)
West Virginia, U.S.
Residence New York City, New York
Alma mater Princeton University
Occupation Venture capitalist
Spouse(s) Indré Vengris
Parents Jay Rockefeller
Sharon Percy Rockefeller

Justin Aldrich Rockefeller (born July 12, 1979 in West Virginia) [1] is a venture capitalist and political activist.

Rockefeller is the youngest son of West Virginia's senior U.S. senator, Jay Rockefeller, and his wife, Sharon Percy Rockefeller. He is a fifth-generation member of the Rockefeller family and a grandson of former U.S. Senator Charles H. Percy.

At age 25, Rockefeller co-founded Generation Engage, a nonprofit nonpartisan organization that used grassroots activism and technology to help politicians and community college students engage with one another. In January 2010, GenerationEngage merged with a similar nonprofit, Mobilize.org.[2]

In 2009, he became a principal with Richmond Management, a global venture capital firm.[3]

Rockefeller was a 2008 honoree of the Edwin P. Hubble Medal of Initiative, the city of Marshfield, Missouri's highest honor. He has also received a 2009 Ashoka “Entrepreneur for the Good and Close Co-Venturer” award, the 2009 TEAK Fellowship [4] Volunteer of the Year Award, a 2008 New Leaders Council [5] Forty Under 40 Emerging Leaders Award, and the 2007 Common Cause Andrew Heiskell Youth Democracy in Action Award.

Rockefeller lives in New York, New York. He is the director of the special relations group at Addepar, a company that writes software to aggregate and analyze financial data.[6] He serves on the Board of Trustees of Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Richmond Sustainability Foundation and Mobilize.org.[7]

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