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Billionare Turned Activist Helping Billions

John Kluge, Jr.

From sanitation, to hunger, poverty, and cyber security, John Kluge, Jr. is committed to support issues that will impact billions of people. Kluge is an active philanthropist and his angel investment firm, Eirene, is focused on solving sanitation issues through its Toilet Hackers program.

22:45 | 2014

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About John Kluge, Jr.

Kluge is the Founder and Managing Director of the Refugee Investment Network, a specialized investment intermediary mobilizing impact investment and blended finance solutions to global forced migration. Previously, he was the Co-Founder of Toilet Hackers, a social enterprise dedicated to scaling access to dignified sanitation for the 2.5 billion people without a toilet. John currently serves as a Trustee of Babson College, as a member of the Center for Strategic International Studies' Taskforce on Global Forced Migration, as a Director of the Fonderie 47 Foundation, as a Director of the New Hill Development Corporation, and as a member of the Human Rights Commission of Charlottesville. He is the co-author of the book, Charity & Philanthropy for Dummies (Wylie, 2013), the author of John Kluge: Stories (Columbia University Press, 2008) and has written about the intersection of business and social impact for Forbes and Conscious Company Magazine. Kluge holds a B.A. from Columbia University and an MBA from the Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

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