Cynthia Koenig

MS '06/MBA '11
Principal, Product Manager

Career Background

Cynthia Koenig's interests lie at the intersection of business, innovation and impact. She has helped launch ventures of all shapes and sizes, ranging from community-run ecotourism businesses in Latin America and Africa to a national strategy for sustainable tourism in Bhutan. She is the founder and CEO of Wello, an award winning social venture that co-creates disruptive innovations designed to provide better, more reliable access to safe water. Cynthia is a Principal Product Manager at Amazon, where she develops and launches new innovations.


Education & Certifications

Cynthia earned MBA/MS degrees from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and School of Natural Resources and Environment and holds a BA in Anthropology from Trinity College. She is an Unreasonable Institute Fellow and a member of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainability’s External Advisory Board.