Florian Kemmerich Joins Knowledge Impact Network Board, Expanding KIN’s Footprint

July 14, 2023

Growth strategist and impact investor Florian Kemmerich has joined the Knowledge Impact NetworkTM Board of Directors, bringing decades of experience in funding and scaling purposeful enterprises.

Believing everyone should “Impact Lives, Share Profits”, Kemmerich is Managing Director, Capital Advisory at Palladium, Managing Partner at Bamboo Capital Partners, Co-Founder of Pyrpose, and previously a C-Suite executive at Olympus, SBi (Stryker), and B.Braun.

‘’It’s an honor to join KIN and its mission to bring volunteer purpose-driven experts together with social venture entrepreneurs solving the world’s vexing challenges,’’ Kemmerich said. ‘’I became excited by KIN’s model after personally participating and experiencing one of its 90-Minute Catalyze Sessions. I’m very much looking forward to helping KIN expand its services, particularly since I see how it meets the needs of investors in impact.’’

CEO Elaine MacDonald says ‘’I am delighted Florian is joining KIN’s Board, adding his extensive impact investing expertise and networks to our bench. KIN believes that knowledge capital + financial capital = increased returns on investment and impact, and Florian is going to help us strengthen this equation. Furthermore, as our first Europe-based Board member, he will enableus to grow our geographic footprint.‘’

In addition to MacDonald, Kemmerich joins board members Alain Chetrit (Executive Chairman), Pierce Dunn, Michael Meehan, Scott Mordell, and Abhijit Pawar.

‘’Florian is a clear gift to KIN, and we are honored to have him become part of our efforts to share knowledge, scale impact and shape the world,’’ Chetrit said.

As a globally active member of the Young Presidents Organization,“YPO", Kemmerich is the founder of the Planet Action Network and North Star Chapter. He is also a founder of a healthcare foundation in Mexico serving marginalized populations in rural areas. Kemmerich serves on numerous boards including Bboxx, Seedstars, and Goodwall. He holds a BA and Master of Science in Marketing.

Closely aligned with KIN’s impact pillars, Kemmerich has focused his energy onsupporting livelihood, economic empowerment, inclusion, climate mitigation and global health. He is a proud husband and father of five children, a hobby musician and fluent in German, English, Spanish, French and Italian.