Daryn Dodson

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Daryn Dodson is the founder and managing director of Illumen Capital, an impact-driven private investment fund. Partnering with Stanford University, Dodson’s team reduces implicit biases of investees, thereby unlocking latent return and impact. Dodson previously served as director of university and corporate partnership for Idea Village, where he created a platform to invest more than one hundred thousand hours and $2 million into more than one thousand New Orleans entrepreneurs post–Hurricane Katrina.