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Andrew Kassoy

Co-Founder, B Lab

Skoll Awardee

Biography

Andrew Kassoy is co-founder of B Lab, a nonprofit organization that envisions a new sector of the economy that harnesses the power of private enterprise to create public benefit. Prior to co-founding the B Corp movement, Andrew spent 16 years in the private equity business; as a Partner at MSD Real Estate Capital, an affiliate of MSD Capital, and as Managing Director in Credit Suisse First Boston's Private Equity Department in London. Andrew was formerly a founding partner of DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners and President of its international business. He is a Board Member of Echoing Green, He was raised in Boulder, Colorado and graduated with a BA in political science with distinction from Stanford University where he was a Truman Scholar, member of Phi Beta Kappa, and a President's Award winner. Andrew is a 2001 Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Andrew lives in New York City with his wife, Margot Brandenburg, and three children, Max (11), Jed (8), and Etta (1).