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Mark Kramer

Co-Founder, Senior Advisor, and Board Member

Mark Kramer co-founded FSG with Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter in 1999. He co-authored the Harvard Business Review seminal article "Creating Shared Value" and Stanford Social Innovation Review seminal articles "Collective Impact" and "Catalytic Philanthropy."

Mark holds appointments as a senior fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and as a visiting lecturer at Harvard Business School. Mark has served on the jury of the CECP’s Excellence in Corporate Philanthropy Award, on the planning committee for the Clinton Global Initiative, and is a member of the Aspen Philanthropy Group and the Kimberly-Clark Sustainability Advisory Board.

Prior to founding FSG, Mark served as president of Kramer Capital Management and as an associate at the law firm of Ropes & Gray. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Brandeis University and holds a Master’s of Business Administration from The Wharton School and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.