Mark Bezos is a Director of the Bezos Family Foundation, a private, independent foundation that supports rigorous, inspired learning environments for young people, from birth through high school, to put their education into action. Through investments in research, public awareness and programs, the foundation works to elevate the field of education and improve life outcomes for all children.
For 10 years, Mark worked at Robin Hood, the leading poverty-fighting charity in New York City, where he served most recently as Senior Vice President for Development, Communications & Events. Mark joined Robin Hood following the sale of Bezos Nathanson Marketing Group, his advertising agency, excited to have found a way to use his powers of persuasion for good. In addition to his work in philanthropy, Mark is the Captain of Volunteer Fire Company #2 in Scarsdale, New York, where he lives with his wife and four children. He is continuously amazed and motivated by the everyday acts of heroism–big and small–that surround him.