As project manager on the people operations team, Byrd is responsible for people operations, recruiting program systems, and administration.
Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Byrd worked for HealthMine as a director of product strategy and evaluation. In this role, he managed the product roadmap and strategy, as well as the development of new product features. As a communications and project manager for 1440 Foundation, Byrd created content for a number of external communications and managed internal data and documentation.
Byrd brings additional leadership and global experience to his work at Omidyar Network. As a tutor with Aprendo Contigo in Lima, Peru, Byrd taught children with chronic illnesses who were living in local hospitals. As a fundraiser for Daraja Acacemy in Kenya, he organized several fundraising events and created a promotional video.
Byrd holds a B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University.