John Kluge is the founder and managing director of the Refugee Investment Network, the first impact investing and blended finance collaborative dedicated to long-term solutions to forced migration. Kluge previously co-founded the Alight Fund, a for-profit investment fund for refugee entrepreneurs, and Toilet Hackers, a social enterprise dedicated to scaling access to clean water and sanitation.
Kluge serves as a director or advisor to Babson College, the Center for Strategic International Studies' Taskforce on Global Forced Migration, the Fonderie 47 Foundation, the New Hill Development Corporation, the National Steering Committee for World Central Kitchen's Frontline Foods initiative, and Kiva's Leadership Council. 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 BA from Columbia University and an MBA from the Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.