Mark Beam

Director of Innovation and Design

Mark Beam is the director of innovation and design in Entrepreneurship for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he is working to create a Maverick in Residence Program for the Foundation and direct convening and engagement for Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Beam co-designed and co-developed Halloran Philanthropies, a pioneering international philanthropic and impact investment organization that made early foundational investments in Kiva, B-Corporation and Impact Hub and other investments in the United States, India, Mexico, Columbia and Brazil.

Beam earned a Bachelor of Science in business, a Master of Business Administration and his Juris Doctor from Creighton University. He is the author of the forthcoming book, INTEGRITY: The Search for ME in the Age of We. Beam is a board member for several organizations, including Buckminster Fuller Institute and CATAPULTA, and has been a keynote speaker at several events, both in the United States and internationally.