Author Profile

Nicholas Java | Principal, Tyton Partners

Current Position and Past Experience
Nicholas joined Tyton Partners in 2016 as a Principal in the strategy consulting practice. Before joining Tyton Partners, Nicholas served as the Chief Operations Officer for Breaker. Breaker trains young people between the ages of 14-26 with high-level employable skills like communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking. To accomplish this, Breaker uses local, national and global challenges like food waste to introduce participants to a problem-solving process that lends immediacy and purpose to their learning.

Prior to joining Breaker, Nicholas served as an officer in the United States Army. He deployed overseas on several occasions conducting counter-insurgency, logistics and humanitarian operations.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Nicholas earned his BA from Johns Hopkins University, MBA from Columbia Business School, and MIA from Columbia University’s School of International & Public Affairs.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Nicholas volunteers as the Chief of Staff and member of the Investment Committee for Beyond Capital Fund. Beyond Capital Fund is an impact investment fund that invests in seed-stage, for-profit social enterprises serving the poorest of the poor throughout India and East Africa.

You can connect with Nicholas through LinkedIn and on the Tyton Partners website.