Jonathan Chaparro

Jonathan Chaparro serves as the Executive Director of Innovation Implementation and Head of Chicago for Braven, managing strategy for two innovative products, program implementation, and partnerships with a range of education institutions and employers. Prior to this, Jonathan held a variety of roles in talent, program, and outreach for an array of nonprofit and corporate organizations including Teach For America, Noble Network of Charter Schools, ArcelorMittal, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, and McKinsey & Company. Jonathan is a 2017 Surge Institute Fellow, 2018 Ricardo Salinas Scholar with the Aspen Institute’s Socrates Program, and a 2020 Chicago Council on Global Affairs Emerging Leader. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa, a master’s in teaching from Dominican University, and is currently pursuing an MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.