Yigal Kerszenbaum is the Managing Director of The Employment Technology Fund (ETF). Yigal is a ~10-year veteran of the impact investing community. Yigal has executed dozens of investments across multiple sectors and geographies, including the US, Latin America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, India and South-East Asia.
Prior to joining the ETF, Yigal managed a $60MM global portfolio of Impact Investments for The Rockefeller Foundation, including ~25 investments in the form of debt, equity and guarantees. In addition to transactional work, he led the innovative finance and strategy work for several of the Foundation’s initiatives and was instrumental in the formation and implementation of a co-investment partnership with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)—the first partnership of its kind for both OPIC and The Rockefeller Foundation. Previously, He worked as an investment professional on the private equity team at Developing World Markets (DWM), an impact investment fund manager and advisor focused on inclusive finance. Prior to that role he “cut his finance teeth” at a global 2bn+ private equity manager and advisor, 57 Stars. Yigal is a graduate of UC San Diego and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.