Jamil Wyne

Jamil Wyne

Head of Asset Management
17AM

As Head of Asset Management at 17AM Jamil oversees the company’s investment and research agendas. Throughout his career he has specialized in emerging market development and investment, with a concentration on tech startups and social enterprises. Jamil has worked with the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, and Ashoka, and has advised multiple governments, impact investment funds and tech startups on strategy, partnerships and research. He also founded the Wamda Research Lab, a research program for entrepreneurship in MENA, and a part of Wamda Capital, the region’s largest VC fund. He is a Fellow at the New America Foundation, served as a Fulbright Fellow in Syria and Jordan, and sits on a committee for the Stevens Initiative at the Aspen Institute. He publishes often on the topics of emerging market entrepreneurship, social innovation and impact investment, which have been featured or cited in in SSIR, WEF, McKinsey, World Bank and Wharton publications. He has an MA from Johns Hopkins SAIS, an MBA from INSEAD, and a BA from Bowdoin College.