Monday, April 4, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Integrated Sciences Complex, 3rd Floor, Room 3300
Paul Herman, CEO HIP Investor Inc. presents:
“Optimizing portfolio for value creation and future risk mitigation”
Paul Herman, CEO of HIP Investor Inc., will be at UMass Boston on Monday, April 4th to talk to the GSMF and SMF students about optimizing portfolio for value creation and future risk mitigation.
Paul Herman was trained in finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His multi-sector experience includes consulting to top Fortune 500 firms at McKinsey & Company and CSC Index; creating and entrepreneuring the first online permission-based debit-card system for teens, kids, and parents; and financing entrepreneurs delivering human impact and profit while serving as an investment strategist for eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s impact investing firm. Herman also advised business entrepreneurs on how to donate to—and invest in—social entrepreneurs, while at Ashoka.org.
Herman created the HIP (Human Impact + Profit) methodology as the foundation for a new way of investing producing both good and profit. In growing HIP Investor Inc. since its incorporation in 2006, Herman and his team have evaluated more than 4,500 companies and 9000 muni bonds, examining the relationship between shareholder returns and human impact. Herman pioneered “The HIP Scorecard,SM”, published in Fast Company magazine, to rate and rank companies in multiple industries.
A comprehensive analysis of the 100 largest U.S.-based companies by Herman and his team has led to the launch of the HIP 100 investment index and portfolio.
HIP’s portfolios for clients—serving individual, family, foundation and institutional investors—seek to make bigger profits by building a better world. Herman is a sought-after speaker for conferences, a guest lecturer at universities, and often serves as a media source. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, and has appeared on CNN’s Crossfire.
Herman has also advised leading companies, including Walmart, NIKE, Cisco, and Charles Schwab on strategic sustainability, how to measure it and how it drives business value.Herman is an advisor and lifetime member of Net Impact, the association for business people and students seeking to use the power of business for good