Amy Klement

Managing Partner, Board Member
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Meet Amy, managing partner and a board member of Imaginable Futures. She leads Imaginable Future’s team and strategy and is responsible to the board for running the organization.

Previous to spinning out into Imaginable Futures, Amy was a partner at Omidyar Network and led the Education initiative since 2013. Prior to this role, she was responsible for Omidyar Network’s work in Financial Inclusion, Property Rights and Consumer Internet & Mobile initiatives in key geographies. She has held board seats or observer roles with Teach For All, Andela, NewGlobe (best known for Bridge community schools), Imagine Worldwide, Kiva, Living Goods, Social Finance US, Mimoni and Off Grid Electric.

Prior to Omidyar Network, Amy worked for eBay where she served as vice president of product strategy and operations driving the development of the company’s long-term product vision and leading user experience and design and as well as vice president of relationship marketing, leading email, on-site and other retention marketing channels. Amy formerly worked for PayPal, joining as one of its earliest employees in 1999. As vice president of product, she and her team developed the company's payments platform, facilitated overseas expansion into Europe and Asia, and was instrumental in the launch of PayPal Mobile. Earlier, Amy worked in corporate strategy and development at Gap Inc., and as an analyst at JPMorgan.

Q+A

Why do you love coming to work?

Unleashing human potential! Of our team, our of our entrepreneurs, of children and families.


What lessons do you keep with you today?

Pay attention to and be in service of the greater good.


Your Moment of Zen?

I get the most fulfillment from seeing my colleagues reach beyond their limits.


Favorite Quote:

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A ballerina.


What’s the closest thing to real magic in this world?

The joy of a child.


If someone narrated your life, who would you want it to be?

Aretha Franklin (in song, of course)