Jake Harris is a Principal at DBL Partners, which he joined in 2018. Prior to DBL, Jake was a Venture Partner at Contrary Capital a decentralized university-focused venture firm. Previously, Jake served in various business development roles with Plan International, securing large-scale contracts and grants for high-impact projects throughout Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He supported the design and development of projects, impact measurement, senior staff recruitment, and deployment of technology in areas such education, health, economic development, and anti-human trafficking.
Jake received his B.A. in political science from Vassar College, and his MBA from the Yale School of Management. During his MBA, Jake held internships or conducted research projects at the Yale Investment Office, Social Impact Capital, and the Twilio Impact Investing Fund.