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Jo Alison Addy

Vice President for Administration and Communications

Plebys International LLC

HQ Phone:  (949) 916-3218

Email: j***@***.com


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Plebys International LLC

9601 Irvine Center Drive

Irvine, California,92618

United States

Company Description

Plebys is dedicated to addressing the problems of poverty that persist worldwide through innovative technologies and business plans. Join us with your talent, dedication and resources to make preventable human suffering obsolete using private-sector technology...more

Background Information

Employment History

Director, Business Development

African Diaspora Network



Board Member

UniMed Ventures Inc.


National Charity League Saddleback Valley Chapter

President and Board Member


BA with honors

Smith College


Harvard University

Master in Public Administration degree

Harvard Kennedy School

Master of Business Administration degree

Adelphi University

Web References(16 Total References)

PATH: Board of directors [cached]

Jo Addy
Dean Allen Jo Addy Jo Addy, MBA, MPA Jo Addy, MBA, MPA, is a veteran corporate strategist and international economist. She is the founder and managing director of Alsweb Business Advantage, which designs strategic platforms for global for-profit and nonprofit clients. Ms. Addy has implemented business development initiatives worldwide, and she has developed systems and metrics to monitor political and business risk for World Bank and international bank portfolios. Ms. Addy previously served as vice president for administration and communications for Plebys International, helping to secure $40 million in social capital for clean water technologies that reached 3 million people. She also founded UniMed Ventures Inc., a medical supply distributorship in Accra, Ghana. Ms. Addy has led numerous boards and volunteers for the American Red Cross as a regional lead for international humanitarian law dissemination and a supervising specialist for disaster logistics. Ms. Addy earned an MBA from Adelphi University in New York and a MPA with specialization in corporate governance from the Harvard Kennedy School. A graduate of Smith College, she achieved doctoral candidacy in economics at Stanford University.

ADIS 2017 Speakers - African Diaspora Network [cached]

Jo Addy is Principal of Continuum Advantage, a strategic advisory service.
A design strategist and PhD-trained economist, Jo serves on the board of PATH, the global health technology innovator, and is a Manager of Plebys International, the investment firm that launched WaterHealth International in 2005. WaterHealth now sustainably provides clean water to over 7 million people in underserved communities globally. Supporting organizations and clients focused on social justice through innovation, Jo currently serves as Director, Business Development for ADN.

Plebys International - Contact [cached]

Jo Addy, Administrative Director
9601 Irvine Center Drive Irvine, California USA 92618-4652 949.916.3218 phone 949.716.5796 fax

Plebys International - Plebys - Management Team [cached]

Jo Alison Phears Addy: Vice-President, Communications and Administrative Affairs
Jo Alison Addy is the Founder and Managing Director of ALSWEBTM BUSINESS ADVANTAGE, LLC, an advisory service to individuals and groups launching businesses that are global in scope and socially innovative in orientation. A corporate strategist and international economist, her experience includes risk oversight for commercial bank portfolios and responsibilities for development portfolios at the World Bank. Jo has extensive communications and public relations experience, and has served as a corporate spokesperson to international audiences. She has created and published in-house financial periodicals and is the author of articles and studies for Harvard University's Center for Business and Government, RAND Corporation and the National Planning Association. As co-founder and Business Director for Plebys, she has managed the company's operations and its board and investor affairs. She has led and served on community social, educational and philanthropic boards. Jo earned a BA with honors from Smith College in Massachusetts and an MBA from Adelphi University in New York. She achieved Doctoral Candidacy in economics from Stanford University where she was awarded a grant from the Center for Research in International Studies and recently received an MPA with specialization in corporate governance from Harvard University. Widely traveled, Jo is fluent in French and a student of Mandarin Chinese.

About - African Diaspora Network [cached]

Jo Addy, Director
Business Development Jo is a PhD-trained economist and social investor specialized in design innovation. Most recently she explored options to strengthen studio-based design-thinking education in Africa for in San Francisco.

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