Ed Marcum

Managing Director,

Working Capital Fund

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Ed Marcum is a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience spanning human rights advocacy and venture capital investing. At the Working Capital Fund (WCF), Ed brings his wealth of knowledge to address labor exploitation within multinational corporations' supply chains.

Before joining the WCF, Ed spent over a decade at Humanity United, where he shaped the foundation's grant-making and impact-investing strategies to combat forced labor in corporate supply chains. His diverse background includes leadership roles at World Links and Global Education Partnership, as well as positions at Oracle Corporation and the Council on Foreign Relations.

Ed's academic journey took him through the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his bachelor's degree in political science, and later to The Wharton School and the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained his MBA/MA. Passionate about driving positive change, Ed emphasizes the importance of ethical supply chain practices in shaping a more sustainable and equitable future.