John Kluge is a social entrepreneur dedicated to building more sustainable, just, and inclusive economies. He is the Founder of the Refugee Investment Network, the first impact investing and blended finance collaborative dedicated to long-term solutions to forced migration. At the RIN, John has co-led the development of strategy, programs, and partnerships that are creating the field of 'refugee and migration lens' investing. He recently launched a new, nature-based social venture called Thistlerock, which combines ancient mead-making practices with modern regenerative agriculture to protect pollinators and support the livelihoods of veteran, women, and refugee beekeepers in the U.S. and in emerging markets around the world. John serves as a trustee for Babson College, as a member of the Center for Strategic International Studies' Taskforce on Global Forced Migration, and as an Advisor to the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream. 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.