Mark Kramer

March 18, 2021 | secon2017
Mark Kramer' Bio
Mark Kramer is a leading researcher, writer, speaker and consultant on philanthropy, business strategies for social impact, and impact investing. He is best known as the co-author of seminal articles in Harvard Business Review and Stanford Social Innovation Review on Creating Shared Value, Collective Impact, and Catalytic Philanthropy.

Mark co-founded FSG in 1999 with Professor Michael Porter, now a 150-person global social impact consulting firm, that includes the Shared Value Initiative, the Collective Impact Forum, and Talent Rewire. In 2021, Mark stepped back from active management at FSG to create an impact investment firm, currently in formation.

Mark also serves as a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, a member of the Aspen Philanthropy Group and an advisor to Kimberly-Clark, Maple Leaf Foods and Nestlé.

Previously, Mark served as President of the private equity firm Kramer Capital Management. He is a graduate of Brandeis University, The Wharton School, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.