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Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Business

Mark Wolfson

Mark Wolfson is an adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Business, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1977, and teaches courses on investment management and strategic philanthropy. He has also taught at the Harvard Business School and the University of Chicago, and was a visiting scholar at the Sloan School of Management at MIT and the Hoover Institution. Mark is also a founder and managing partner of Jasper Ridge Partners, a wealth management firm, and President of Jasper Ridge Charitable. From 1995 to 2013, Mark was affiliated with the Robert M. Bass/Oak Hill organizations. During his tenure with these organizations, he played key roles in the formation of Jasper Ridge Strategic Partners, Jasper Ridge Diversified, and Oak Hill Capital Partners, a private equity firm. He has served on numerous public and private company Boards. He has been a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research since 1988. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and served as an advisor to the Investment Committee of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation from 2004-2017. Mark earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Illinois, where he graduated top of class, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas.