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Originator of the concepts of Blended Value and Total Portfolio Management, Jed Emerson has extensive experience leading, staffing and advising funds, firms, social ventures and foundations pursuing financial performance with social/environmental impact. In addition to his writing, Jed currently focuses on working with families exploring how to ensure a long-term legacy by managing their full net worth for impact.

He is an internationally recognized Thought Leader in impact investing, social entrepreneurship and strategic philanthropy. Emerson has twice been selected as one of North America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior and was awarded a Life Time appointment in 2015. Together with co-author, Antony Bugg-Levine, winner of the 2012 Nautilus Gold Book Award and has twice been selected by the NonProfit Times as one of the 50 Most Influential People in the Sector.