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Amit Banerjee

President & CEO

Amit has served as CEO of Philanthropy Kids since its inception in 2011. he oversees the systems and people that further Philanthropy Kids’ strategic goals to build a generation of givers through its education and innovation programs. He works with education, nonprofit, and civic leaders to establish the necessary partnerships that sustain and grow Philanthropy Kids’ impact in the region.

Amit was most recently at the Commit Partnership where he served on the Analytics team and helped construct data-driven arguments to advance equitable public education in Texas. Previously, he founded EleosX, a strategy consulting firm that has worked with individuals, nonprofits, and corporations to creatively broaden their community impact. Amit has also held a variety of roles throughout his career at Lockheed Martin, AT&T, the Dallas Regional Chamber, Tango Charities, and more.

Amit’s community involvement includes volunteering with several large- and small-scale organizations. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Dallas Film Society and the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Emerging Leaders Society. He his service extends to nonprofits such as such as Communities Foundation of Texas, Union Coffee, Healthy Futures of Texas, Tango Charities, and Social Venture Partners of Dallas.

Amit attended Southern Methodist University where he studied Electrical Engineering. When possible, Amit enjoys spending time with friends and family exploring new restaurants, going to the movies, and walking through un-walkable parts of Dallas.

Amit Banerjee
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