Steve Nagai-Ma

Founding Partner

Flying Bird

Steve Nagai-Ma is a successful social entrepreneur who founded and advised several non-profit organizations and social enterprises. He served as the Senior Advisor to Revolution English, an innovative, technology-based service that teaches English to more than 1 million people. Steve also built a highly effective chatbot for the Sierra Club that decreased their cost to acquire new subscribers by 41% and increased donation rates by more than 500% (relative to email).

Steve co-authored a Stanford Social Innovation Review article on Lean Experimentation in the social sector, co-produced an award-winning documentary, and helped to pass legislation focused on reducing the influence of money in politics, protecting consumers from predatory lending, and strengthening water pollution laws.

Steve now runs his own consultancy which provides non-profit leaders and social entrepreneurs with the skills and support needed to increase their scale and social impact.