Eleni Delimpaltadaki Janis is a social impact executive with an extensive record of success developing new business, large-scale programs and investment strategies for corporations, social mission organizations and government. During her career, she has leveraged her business know-how, market research expertise and public policy acumen to mobilize stakeholders around innovative solutions that advance economic growth and social justice. Most of her work has been in the sectors of technology, government and philanthropy.
Ms. Janis currently serves as the Chief Capital Markets Officer and Managing Director, Investments, at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, where she is building a new set of products to increase capital deployment to underbanked businesses and communities in the U.S.. She joined NCRC from the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), where she served as vice president from 2014 through 2019. During her tenure at NYCEDC, Janis co-founded the Partnerships department, New York City’s public-private partnerships and corporate attraction team; established the Social Capital Desk and oversaw the administration of 17 incubators. She played an instrumental role in top priority projects, including bringing Amazon HQ2 to New York, historic investments in the life sciences and cybersecurity industries, impact investing and venture capital strategies and tech talent development programs. Prior to NCYEDC, she oversaw market research at The Opportunity Agenda, co-founded the Business and Labor Coalition of New York and run political campaigns.
Ms. Janis has served on many nonprofit boards, including the American Association of Public Opinion Research, the NYU Alumni Association, the Hellenic American Leadership Council and the Business and Labor Coalition of New York. She is a Wharton School Aresty Scholar for Executive Education, and a 2011 American Express Leadership Fellow. Ms. Janis has received a Master’s degree from New York University and a Bachelor’s from the National University of Athens, in her native Greece. She is a Wharton School Aresty Scholar for Executive Education and Finance.