I believe that in the years ahead, the organization and expansion of public-goods markets will become one of the most important areas of philanthropy, and will be an area where philanthropy sometimes blurs into strict private enterprise.
—Bill Clinton, 20071
What do a Pakistani dreamer, a Swahili-speaking ex-marine, and an investment banker have in common? In many ways, not much. Their careers have been as messy and, at times, unfocused. But they share a common desire prevalent among many of today’s young businesspeople to work across sectors—managing careers in the for-profit, nonprofit, and government arenas—often building both financial well-being and a legacy of social good.