Robert K. Kraft

Founding Partner at REFORM Alliance

Robert K. Kraft

Robert K. Kraft

Founding Partner at REFORM Alliance

Overview
Career Highlights

The Kraft Family Foundation, Inc.
Rand-Whitney Container LLC
New England Revolution

RelSci Relationships

3028

Number of Boards

30

Birthday

1941 - Brookline, MA, United States

Age

79

Number of Awards

18

Estimated Net Worth

$5.1B

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President at New England Patriots

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President at The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at International Forest Products LLC

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Co-Founder at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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General Counsel at New England Revolution

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Chief Executive Officer & Chairman & Founder at Suffolk Construction Co., Inc.

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Founder at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Putnam Investments LLC

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Co-Founder at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organization

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Robert K. Kraft
Founding Partner at REFORM Alliance
Family Members
Child
President at New England Patriots

New England Patriots LP owns and operates sports club. Its programs include pro bono legal services alliance, blood drive, myra kraft community mvp award, make-a-wish, patriots women's association, new england kids triathlon, play 60, read between the lines and cleat donation program. The company was founded on November 16, 1959 and is headquartered in Foxborough, MA.

Child
President & Chief Executive Officer at International Forest Products LLC

International Forest Products LLC trades and supplies forest products commodities. It provides containerboard, pulp, solid wood products, recovered fiber, paperboard, graphic papers, flexible packaging, and plasterboard liner. The company was founded by Robert K. Kraft in 1972 and is headquartered in Foxborough, MA.

Child
Former Director at The Kraft Group LLC

The Kraft Group LLC engages in professional sports, manufacturing, and real estate development. It specializes in paper and packaging manufacturing; sports, entertainment, and event management; construction and real estate development; private equity and venture investing; and philanthropy. The company was founded by Robert K. Kraft in 1998 and is headquartered in Foxborough, MA.

Child

The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, Inc. operates as a nonprofit organization that support charitable and philanthropic agencies. It offers direct grants and donation of signed memorabilia to charitable causes. The company was founded by Robert Kraft in 1994 and is headquartered in Foxborough, MA.

Ex-Spouse, Deceased

In 1965, Robert Kraft graduated from the Harvard Business School and began laying the foundation for starting companies based on working with customers in a highly personalized way. Every one of the Kraft Group's businesses has since inherited the goal of creating value for every customer in an up close and personal way. Today, The Kraft Group is a major player in the world of business. As a holding company with the network and capital resources of a large global corporation, our interests are diverse and concentrated in five specific areas: paper/packaging manufacturing and forest products distribution sports & entertainment real estate development private equity investing philanthropy Doing business in over 80 countries with tens of thousands of customers, The Kraft Group is comprised of 5,000+ employees, manufacturing and distribution facilities, executive office buildings and sports stadiums located on four continents. But unlike our Wall Street counterparts and despite our growth, The Kraft Group remains a privately owned, family-operated company with a strong entrepreneurial streak. We are nimble, responsive and fiercely independent. The Kraft Group is run by family members and trusted staff that share one thing in common: an uncommon commitment to customer focus. Still up close and personal, The Kraft Group now adds up close and powerful. We welcome you to take a closer look at the Kraft Group's family of businesses.

Education
MBA
Class of 1965

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Undergraduate Degree
Class of 1963

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Memberships
Member

Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Inc. is a private company headquartered in Indianapolis, IN. The firm engages in funding scholarships and academic & leadership programs for education and charitable purposes.

Career History
Founding Partner
2019 - Current
Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1998 - Current

The Kraft Group LLC engages in professional sports, manufacturing, and real estate development. It specializes in paper and packaging manufacturing; sports, entertainment, and event management; construction and real estate development; private equity and venture investing; and philanthropy. The company was founded by Robert K. Kraft in 1998 and is headquartered in Foxborough, MA.

Founder
1972 - Current

International Forest Products LLC trades and supplies forest products commodities. It provides containerboard, pulp, solid wood products, recovered fiber, paperboard, graphic papers, flexible packaging, and plasterboard liner. The company was founded by Robert K. Kraft in 1972 and is headquartered in Foxborough, MA.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
1988 - Prior

Carmel Frenkel Ind. Ltd. provides packaging solutions for the carton packaged products market. Its products include branded packaging, packaging for electronic devices, packaging for cosmetics industry, packaging for food products, and more. The company was founded in1983 and is headquartered in Caesarea, Israel.

Director
Prior

Viacom is a global media company, with preeminent positions in broadcast and cable television, radio, outdoor advertising, and online. With programming that appeals to audiences in every demographic category across virtually all media, the company is a leader in the creation, promotion, and distribution of entertainment, news, sports, music, and comedy. Viacom's well-known brands include CBS, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, VH1, BET, Paramount Pictures, Infinity Broadcasting, Viacom Outdoor, UPN, TV Land, Comedy Central, CMT: Country Music Television, King World, Spike TV, Showtime, and Simon & Schuster.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior
Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, Inc. operates as a nonprofit organization that support charitable and philanthropic agencies. It offers direct grants and donation of signed memorabilia to charitable causes. The company was founded by Robert Kraft in 1994 and is headquartered in Foxborough, MA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

National Football Foundation Our mission is to promote and develop the power of amateur football in developing the qualities of leadership, sportsmanship, competitive zeal and the drive for academic excellence in America's young people. We will fulfill this mission in the following ways: By inspiring young people to excellence: holding up the greatest players and coaches in the history of the game as role models and enshrining them and their achievements in the College Football Hall of Fame. By exciting young people, and those who influence them, about the game: in particular, managing the College Football Hall of Fame in such a way as to dramatize the history, exhilaration and value of the game to an ever broadening audience of fans and potential fans. By developing, managing and promoting model football programs, which further strengthen the educational and character building qualities of the game. By honoring, publicizing and providing financial support to high school and college football players who represent our ideal of the scholar-athlete. By continuing a grassroots movement, through local chapters, while involving football fans, coaches, educators, the media and former players in the implementation of the programs, which will fulfill our mission for America Through this mission, The Foundation serves not only youth, but the nation as well.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

The Jerusalem Foundation (Hebrew: ???? ?????????, HaKeren LiYerushalayim) is a nonprofit foundation that promotes the development of the city of Jerusalem, Israel by raising funds for social, cultural and beautification projects. Established in 1966 by Jerusalem mayor Teddy Kollek, it has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to the city's budget and established parks, gardens, forests, recreational sites, theaters, and museums; restored ancient sites, synagogues, mosques, and churches; funded community and social centers, preschool centers, and health clinics; and sponsored archeological excavations, scholarships, and cultural events. The Foundation is unique in its structure and mission, as it funds municipal projects with private donations from international sources.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $250K
2017

Carnegie Hall’s mission is to present extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience, to provide visionary education programs, and to foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.

$1,000 +
2017

Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

$100K - $250K
2016

Carnegie Hall’s mission is to present extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience, to provide visionary education programs, and to foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.

Political Donations
$5,000
2019
$5,000
2018
$5,000
2017
Investments
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Superstar Games, Inc. develops mobile games and web video games. The company was founded by Damon Grow and Joe Montanari and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Allscreen distributes branded video content. It operates as an global video syndication company. The firm provides publishers and advertisers premium, scalable video distribution through its propriety syndication platforms. The company was founded by Jason Wilk and Paras Chitrakar in 2010 and is headquartered in Culver City, CA.

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Kraft Family, Inc. provides financial services. The company is headquartered in Foxborough, MA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #315
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #298
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #108
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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