National Geographic Society

National Geographic Society

National Geographic Society

Date Founded



212 Beaver Brook Canyon Road, Evergreen, Colorado, 80439, United States

Charitable Causes

Education Research & Support
Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations
Film, Radio & Arts Media

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Holding Companies
Other Business & Consulting Services
Market & Policy Research
Social Interest

Company Description

The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.

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Executives & Employees

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President & Chief Operating Officer

Executive Director-Centers of Excellence

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Executive Vice President & Chief Scientist

Chief Talent Officer & Chief Diversity Officer, Human Resources

Chief Business Operations Officer

Chief Communications Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Education Officer

Board of Trustees

Co-Founder at The Case Foundation

Co-Founder at CityBridge Foundation

Founder at The Rock Creek Group LP

Co-Founder at Carbon, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Bechtel Corporation

President at Georgia Institute of Technology

Co-Founder at Higher Life Foundation

President at The Rockefeller Foundation

Co-Founder at Muñoz Investment Banking Group LLC

Co-Founder at Land of the Free Foundation

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Recent Transactions
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Novica United, Inc., IFC Asset Management Co. LLC purchase Roozt, Inc. from Pasadena Angels, Inc., Crowdfunder, Inc. - California, Cal-Xelerator Holdings, Inc.

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Apax Partners Ltd., Cengage Learning, Inc., OMERS Private Equity Inc., Partners Group (Private Equity) purchase National Geographic Society, Inc. /School Publishing Bus from National Geographic Society

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National Geographic Society purchases The Hampton-Brown Co., Inc.

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Advised onNational Geographic Society purchases The Hampton-Brown Co., Inc.

Advisors & Consultants

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax, and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Hogan Lovells is an international law firm co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Washington, D.C., United States. It was formed on May 1, 2010 by the merger of Washington-based Hogan & Hartson and London-based Lovells. Hogan Lovells has around 2,500 lawyers and revenues of around US$1.8bn (£1.1bn). Hogan Lovells comprises two partnerships, Hogan Lovells US LLP (a US partnership which includes legacy Hogan & Hartson and Lovells offices in the US and Caracas), and Hogan Lovells International LLP (an international partnership which includes the bulk of the legacy Lovells firm and Hogan & Hartson's international offices in Europe and Asia).


PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC provides assurance, tax and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, consulting, deals, human resources, legal, tax, and family business. The firm also offers accountability, risk management, structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and performance and process improvement. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

Real Estate Agent

Managing Director, Brokerage at Newmark & Company Real Estate, Inc.


Of Counsel at K&L Gates LLP


The J. M. Smucker Co. engages in the manufacture and marketing of food and beverage products. It operates through the following segments: U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Away From Home. The U. S. Retail Coffee segment includes domestic sales of Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Café Bustelo branded coffee. The U.S. Retail Consumer Foods segment sells Smucker’s, Jif, and Crisco branded products. The U.S. Retail Pet Foods comprises Rachael Ray Nutrish, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Natural Balance, Kibbles ’n Bits, 9Lives, Nature’s Recipe, and Pup-Peroni branded products. The International and Foodservice segment covers products distributed domestically and in foreign countries through retail channels and foodservice distributors and operators. The company was founded by Jerome Monroe Smucker in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, OH.

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of expedition cruising and travel services. It operates through the Lindblad and Natural Habitat segments. The Lindblad segment primarily includes sea-based expeditions. The Natural Habitat segment offers land-based, eco-conscious expeditions. The company was founded by Sven-Olof Lindblad on August 9, 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Amarin Printing & Publishing Public Co., Ltd. engages in publishing, advertising, and selling of publications; and producing television programs. It operates through the following segments: Production & Distributions of Books and advertising through printing media, Organization Exhibitions & Advertising Through Online Media and Production & Advertising Through Television Media. The company was founded by Chukiat Utakapan in September 1976 and is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand.

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ePals, Inc. offers K-12 schools, teachers, students and parents a safe and secure global online communications and collaboration platform for building educational communities, providing quality digital content and facilitating 21st century learning. The world's largest K-12 learning network, ePals Global Community™ consists of educators and reaches, many students and parents in many countries and territories.The global scale of ePals' network offers teachers, students and parent's unprecedented ability to facilitate teaching and student learning by sharing projects and best practices, connecting with other classrooms and learners around the corner and around the globe, and accessing content and lesson plans designed for an increasingly digital and networked world. With an estimated 500 million students online at school and/or at home, the ePals learning network is transforming education by offering teachers and students a true combination of standards-based content with tools for authentic learning. Students are learning in a real-world setting that builds digital literacy skills, improves critical thinking and introduces students to multiple points-of-view.

Verso Corp. Computer Software | Memphis, Tennessee

At Verso Paper Corp. our focus is clear and it permeates throughout our organization: Do what is right, maintain a balance between environmental, financial and social responsibilities and ensure that we continually improve our ability to creatively solve customer problems with products and services that exceed expectations. We are a leading North American producer of coated papers, including coated groundwood and coated freesheet, and specialty products. Verso's paper products are used primarily in media and marketing applications, including magazines, catalogs and commercial printing applications such as high-end advertising brochures, annual reports and direct mail advertising.

Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc. Publishing | Boston, MA

Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc. is an education and technology company, which engages in the provision of content, print and digital teaching and learning solutions, software, and associated educational services. It operates through the following segments: Learning, Gale, and International. The Learning segment involves in producing a digital and print educational solutions and associated services for the academic, skills, and school markets. The Gale segment offers research platforms which provide access to original content, collections of primary source materials, and aggregated periodicals to learners at libraries, colleges, universities, schools, and businesses. The International segment consists of distributing educational solutions in academic disciplines. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Choice Development, Inc. Publishing | Taipei, Taiwan

Choice Development, Inc. engages in the provision of publishing services as well as the production of printed materials. The company offers pre-press, press, and post press services. It specializes in weekly, monthly, seasonal magazines, direct mail pieces and catalogues, industrial catalogues, calendars, spiral bound books, travel guides, binders, and folders. The company was founded by Chiu Yu Lin in 1946 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

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