Jonah Kokodyniak

Senior Vice President, Institute of International Education

Jonah Kokodyniak plays a leadership role at IIE developing and managing scholarship and higher education programs. He supervises IIE’s program development effort; corporate and foundation-funded work; research and evaluation practices; offices in China, India, Thailand, and Mexico; and serves on the board of its affiliate in Indonesia. He oversees IIE Student Emergency Initiatives, the Emergency Student Fund, Odyssey Scholarship, and initiatives to support Afghan, Ukrainian and other refugee students. During his career, Mr. Kokodyniak has developed new, large-scale education initiatives with leading multi-national companies including Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Cargill, Hilton Worldwide, Alcoa and Goldman Sachs; private foundations including Carnegie, Ford, MacArthur, and Rockefeller; and U.S. government agencies and other governments around the world. Mr. Kokodyniak received a M.A. with Honors from the New School for Social Research and a B.A. from the University of Vermont. He has also received training at Columbia Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management.