Jeff Vockrodt

Senior Executive Director, YMCA of Greater New York


US & Canada




Jeff Vockrodt led the policy innovation team at the U.S. Department of Labor during the Obama administration, including the Department’s future of work initiative. Before serving at the Labor Department he practiced law for several years with James & Hoffman, PC, a Washington, DC firm, worked on President Obama’s campaign in 2007 and 2008, and held a number of other legal, political and organizing roles. He is currently a member of the leadership team at the YMCA of Greater New York, where he leads strategic initiatives and continues to engage with foundations, think tanks and others on innovative ways to build stronger, more connected communities.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020