Rohit Naimpally

Director of Innovation

Rohit is the Director of Innovation at Possibility Lab where he manages overall strategy and the Lab’s Innovation workstream under the California 100 Initiative. He believes in using rigorous, community-centered research as part of public policy. Prior to joining the Possibility Lab, Rohit worked as a Senior Research & Policy Manager at J-PAL North America where he partnered with state and local governments to measure the impact of their programs and policies. Rohit has over ten years’ experience in the impact evaluation space, with a focus on randomized evaluations and early-stage research studies. Rohit holds a BA in Economics and an MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago.

He enjoys running the East Bay trails with his far speedier wife and is devoted to his dogs Naina and Tilden. He once received press credentials to attend beer events in the Chicagoland area and maintains a side hustle writing about basketball from an Xs and Os perspective.