Board of Directors

Jim Bildner

CEO, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

Jim Bildner

Jim Bildner is the CEO at Draper Ricahrds Kaplan Foundation, an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Hauser Center for Non-Profit Organizations at Harvard University. Jim is a frequent lecturer, panelist, and speaker on nonprofit organizations, social enterprise, capitalization and the institutional role of philanthropy in solving complex societal issues and emerging strategies for foundations, non-profits and non-governmental organizations to meet these challenges. At the Kennedy School, he co-teaches MLD 812, “New Frontiers in Philanthropy, Social Enterprise, and Impact Investing: Extending the Capacity of Foundations and NGO’s to Solve Complex Societal Issues,” and MLD 805/SOC 152, “Public Problem Solving and Philanthropy.”