Vivek Jayaraman

Director – NYC Business Solutions, Lower Manhattan Center

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Vivek is Director of NYC Business Solutions, Lower Manhattan Center. He is responsible for leading a team of account managers in delivering best-in-class advisory and technical assistance services for entrepreneurs of all stages, needs, and sectors.

Vivek comes to Next Street with several years of experience in roles spanning government, IT, international development, and political advocacy. Most recently, Vivek worked at the NYC Department of Small Business Services, where he managed two acclaimed capacity building programs which served over 1,000 entrepreneurs annually. Prior to that, Vivek served as a consultant to NYC based nonprofits and was responsible for the implementation and adoption of based data management platforms. He also possesses significant project-based international experience and has consulted on financial literacy and public health engagements in India and the Philippines, respectively. Vivek holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from NYU and a BA in Political Science from Temple University.