Bulbul Gupta, MPP
President & CEO
Bulbul Gupta, MPP is President & CEO of Pacific Community Ventures, and a mission-driven leader who is passionate about making markets and technology work for social good. She has 20 years of experience in funding and advising entrepreneurs, advancing quality jobs, and growing the field of impact investing. She is currently the Managing Director of Socos Labs, an artificial intelligence think tank innovating to make work and economies more inclusive and human-centric; an adjunct lecturer in Social Innovation & Impact Investing at both Hult International Business School and NYU; and a speaker and coach at Singularity Ventures, 500 Startups, and Village Capital.
Prior to her current roles, Bulbul led Entrepreneurship & Impact Investing at the Clinton Global Initiative and was a Global Entrepreneurship Policy Advisor to the Clinton Campaign. She has also supported entrepreneurship as a family office advisor for Open Road Alliance, and as a board member of Upaya Social Ventures.
Bulbul has served on MacArthur Foundation’s Place-Based Investing and the Global Social Good/G8 Impact Investing task forces, and she helped launch the White House National Advisory Board on Impact Investing in 2013.
In 2013 she got to know PCV’s impact investing and lending work, and she joined PCV’s board in 2018. She has a Masters in Public Policy & Economics from the University of Michigan and completed her undergraduate thesis on micro-lending at George Washington University. An immigrant daughter of Indian tech entrepreneurs, she lives in Palo Alto with her Jedi daughters.