Eleanor Joseph '07
Eleanor Joseph '07 is the vice president of business model innovation at Via, where she is an advocate for public-private partnerships' role in defining the future of public transportation. Joseph works with municipalities, transit agencies, and private operators to solve present day mobility challenges facing millions of Americans.
Prior to Via, Joseph founded, grew, and sold a two-product startup that helped vendors in emerging markets promote themselves digitally. In addition to working in the private sector, Joseph has served in the public and non-profit sectors, advising Mayor Marty Walsh on Boston’s economic development and sharing economy policies, building health systems in east Africa on behalf of the Clinton Health Access Initiative, and serving as an associate in life science practice for Charles River Associates. She has published in the Journal of Public Health Policy, PLOS ONE, and CRA International.
Joseph earned an MBA and masters in public policy from Harvard University. At Swarthmore, she was a double Honors major in economics and history, worked as a resident assistant for two years, and served on Student Council as educational policy representative.