SV2 seeks Chief Executive Officer

SV2 is seeking a new CEO! SV2’s track record of impact in the community, its field-wide collaboration and leadership, and its potential for significant growth make this a compelling executive leadership opportunity. Please help us spread the word.

POSITION: Chief Executive Officer

The board of directors of SV2 seek a highly-collaborative visionary, strategic, and mission-driven leader, who brings passion and effective executive leadership and management, to the role of Chief Executive Officer of SV2. S/he will be leading a thriving giving network that is poised for significant growth and further success and impact. The Board is targeting a strategic leader who can capitalize on the existing opportunity and take SV2 to a new level by growing the partnership, aligning funders, influencing the Valley ecosystem, and accelerating grantees and investees for impact.


Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund, commonly known as SV2, is a nonprofit venture philanthropy partnership. SV2’s mission is to unleash the resources and talents of the Bay Area community to achieve meaningful social impact. The SV2 community is passionate about creating a more equitable and sustainable Bay Area community where everyone thrives.

SV2 pursues its mission through an engaged giving model with three core lines of work:

  • Grants & Investments: Our donors, called “Partners,” pool their capital to give financial support to high potential social ventures and work together to identify and fund the most promising organizations
  • Beyond-the-Dollars Support: Many Partners roll up their sleeves and contribute time and expertise in service of SV2 Grantees’ needs
  • Learning Programs: We offer workshops, speakers, and other opportunities for Partners and Grantees to augment their learning and growth



SV2 CEO Job Specification-only


The position is open until filled. For additional information regarding this opportunity, please contact:

Sally Carlson
Managing Partner
415.433.2299 direct
415.203.5259 mobile
Heidi Holzhauer
707.963.1250 direct
415.298.6659 mobile
Ann Kletz
Senior Principal
510.333.3016 mobile