Isabelle Hau

Investment Partner, Omidyar Network

North America

Isabelle is an investment partner at Omidyar Network, where she leads the firm’s US education strategy. She has held board seats or observer/advisory committee roles with EdSurge, Ellevation, GeniusPlaza, Holberton School, Khan Academy/Duck Duck Moose, Reach Capital, Tinkergarten in US education, as well as d.light and dr.consulta outside of education.

She joined Omidyar Network in 2012 in investment management.

Previously, she was an executive director at Morgan Stanley, where she worked in venture capital investing in technology companies, and in investment banking. She also worked at ImpactAssets, a non-profit organization focused on increasing capital flows in impact investing.

Isabelle earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and also graduated from ESSEC and Sciences Po Paris. Isabelle was honored as 100 Harvard Business School Women in the Bay Area.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

Because I fundamentally believe in the creativity and ability to adapt as human beings.

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