Jamil Poonja

Jamil Poonja

Director of Corporate Development and Government Relations, Stride

Jamil leads corporate development and regulatory affairs for Stride, a leading software provider for people who work for themselves. He also serves on the Georgetown Technology Alliance board of directors and the Samaschool Advisory Council. Jamil previously managed small business partnerships for Thumbtack and created Start Small, a program to match college student talent with local business owner needs. He worked at Facebook, U.S. State Department and The White House. Jamil studied economics and government at Georgetown University where he started at $1.5 million endowment to invest in student social ventures and clean energy enterprises.