Pamela Roussos

Advisor, Senegal

As Chief Innovation Officer Pamela is responsible for ensuring the scaling of Miller Center’s work both working with social entrepreneurs and partners, and innovating new methods of support and engagement with social entrepreneurs.  Pamela began working with social entrepreneurs nine years ago as a mentor for Miller Center’s GSBI (Global Social Benefit Institute) program while she continued her career as a software executive.  Prior to joining the Center three years ago she worked with and for early stage software companies as a business and marketing strategy leader, helping founders create, refine, and execute their business strategy and go-to-market plans. She has over 20 years of experience growing teams and delivering products for both large and start-up software companies, working in various managerial capacities such as business unit manager, vice president of marketing, COO and CEO. Some of the companies Pamela has worked with include: Amdahl, Pure Software, Rational Software, Consera, Zend, and AppFirst.

Pamela currently serves on the board of Pact, an international NGO that benefits communities by promoting healthy lifestyles, decent livelihoods, and sustainable natural resources. Pamela also serves as board chair for Livelyhoods, an organization that creates jobs for youth in slums.