Jesse Souweine is the chief operating officer and chief financial officer at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where she focuses on the institute’s financial strategy and operations with the aim of propelling great science. In this role, Souweine draws upon her deep experience in higher education and the public sector.
Prior to joining the Broad, Souweine served as the chief administrative officer at the MIT Sloan School of Management where she oversaw finance, human resources, information technology, facilities, and faculty support. Previously, Souweine was associate vice president of finance and the director of the office of financial strategy and planning at Harvard University. In this capacity, she oversaw the multi-year financial planning and annual budget processes for the university and led the university’s financial strategy.
Prior to working at Harvard, Jesse worked in a variety of non-profit and public settings including The Columbus Foundation, where she helped develop a program to broaden the community impact of donor advised funds. She also worked for the city of Boston as an advisor to Mayor Thomas M. Menino on a variety of policy and management projects and at the Vera Institute of Justice, working on criminal justice reform for the city and state of New York.
Souweine holds a B.A. in American studies from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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