Jim Bildner is the CEO of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. Jim is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Senior Research Fellow at the Hauser Institute for Civil Society and the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University.
Jim is a trustee of The Kresge Foundation, The Non Profit Finance Fund, The Public Citizen Foundation, Healthy Americas Foundation, Trustee Emeritus at Case Western Reserve University, an Overseer Emeritus of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a member of the executive board of WBUR (Boston Public Radio). He also serves on the boards of ROCA, Inc., Fox Islands Wind, LLC, the EBSF Loan Fund, the Island Institute and Coastal Innovation Loan Fund, Education SuperHighway, IDEO.org, SIRUM, the Earth Genome, CAST, OpenBiome, Service Year, Open Up Resources, Inc., Landed, Inc., the GroundTruth Project, the Empowerment Plan, UpTrust, on the board of the Lizard Island Research Foundation in Australia and Climate Central. He is a member of Young Presidents/World Presidents Organization and a member of the Chief Executives Organization.
In his board service, Mr. Bildner serves on the Investment Committees of boards with aggregate endowments in excess of $4 billion as well as a member of numerous finance, investment and/or audit committees of these boards.