Jimmy Chen is the Founder and CEO of Propel, a software company that aims to fight poverty through technology. They are the creators of the Fresh EBT mobile app, which enables EBT cardholders to manage their benefits, save money through grocery coupons, and find jobs. Fresh EBT is used by over 2 million low-income Americans across the country each month. Propel’s investors include Nyca Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, and the Omidyar Network; they’ve been featured in the New York Times, Wall St Journal, and WIRED. Jimmy was previously a Product Manager at Facebook, where he led the Facebook Groups team. He founded Propel to use the tools of Silicon Valley to address social issues around poverty. Jimmy has a B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University and lives in Brooklyn, NY.