John Kluge – Advisory Board
John Kluge is combining entrepreneurship and philanthropy to drive radical change in education, sanitation, aging, games for good and media. As Co-Creator and Managing Partner of Eirëne (www.eirene.com), is building for-profit, for-purpose ventures taking on billion-person plus problems. Eirene deploys visionary, long term capital through a tribe of family stewards, operators, & investors in order to create a more peaceful and prosperous world.
He is also Resident Fellow at the EastWest Institute (www.ewi.info), an international, non-partisan, non-profit policy organization, who’s mission is to devise innovative solutions to pressing global security concerns.
Prior to founding Eirene, John was the Projects Coordinator and Legislative Liaison for Rock and Wrap It Up!, an anti-poverty think tank, where he piloted a federal food recovery program at the Library of Congress, and spearheaded the drafting and lobbying efforts of the Federal Food Donation Act of 2008, improving the food security of 36 million underserved people in the United States.
John holds a B.A. from Columbia University and he serves on a number of non-profit and for profit boards, including UNICEF, Sheba International, Fonderie47, and award-winning special effects and animation company Digital Domain.
He is the author of the book John Kluge: Stories, published by Columbia University Press.