Jeffrey Bradach

Managing Partner and Co-Founder

Bridgespan Group

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Jeff is the managing partner and co-founder of The Bridgespan Group, where he leads the organization’s strategy and mission. He writes and speaks extensively on nonprofit strategy, transformative scale, social sector leadership, and philanthropy, and is leading Bridgespan’s efforts to establish a presence in India. His publications include: “Transformative Scale: The Future of Growing What Works” (Stanford Social Innovation Review, 2014), “Scaling Impact” (Stanford Social Innovation Review, 2010), “Scaling What Works: Implications for Philanthropists, Policymakers, and Nonprofit Leaders” (, April 2009), “Delivering on the Promise of Nonprofits” (Harvard Business Review, 2008), and “Going to Scale: The Challenge of Replicating Social Programs” (Stanford Social Innovation Review, 2003).

Jeff serves on the board of several nonprofit organizations including: Project Healthy Children, Independent Sector, Aspen Philanthropy Advisory Group, and CASE-Center for Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship.

Prior to establishing Bridgespan, Jeff taught at Harvard Business School, where he was a member of the Organizational Behavior and the Social Enterprise Initiative faculty. Jeff began his career at Bain & Company.

He is a graduate of Stanford University, elected Phi Beta Kappa, and completed his master’s in sociology and PhD in organizational behavior at Harvard University.