Galen Welsch

Galen Welsch

Galen Welsch
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jibu

Galen is the co-founder and CEO of Jibu, a young B-Corp that has quickly reached over 450,000 people with access to affordable drinking water and created jobs for over 500 people, mostly youth, across East Africa. Jibu’s profitable social franchise model has been featured by the BBC, Guardian, Fast Company, EY’s global newsletters, the Franchise Times, and by Forbes’ 30 under 30.

Galen has been a speaker at Harvard’s Social Enterprise Conference (SECON) ’16 and has presented at NYU’s School of Law. Aside from Jibu, Galen serves on the advisory board of the University of New Hampshire’s Social Sector Franchise Initiative, is a mentor at the Unreasonable Institute, and as is an honorary member of Toniic impact investor network. Previously he has been a Peace Corps Volunteer, a small business owner / co-founder, and a field manager for Colorado’s Fund for the Public Interest.


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