Holden Karnofsky

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Holden Karnofsky (born 1981) is an American philanthropist. He is the chief executive officer of Open Philanthropy and a co-founder and board member of GiveWell.


Perry, Suzanne (2007) A quest for the best, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, vol. 20.

Strom, Stephanie (2007) 2 young hedge-fund veterans stir up the world of philanthropy, The New York Times, December 20.

Todd, Benjamin (2014) Interview: Holden Karnofsky on cause selection, 80,000 Hours, October 3.

Wiblin, Robert & Keiran Harris (2018) The world’s most intellectual foundation is hiring. Holden Karnofsky, founder of GiveWell, on how philanthropy can have maximum impact by taking big risks, 80,000 Hours, February 27.

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Holden Karnofsky: Open Philan­thropy Project

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Two in­ter­views with Holden

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Hi, I’m Holden Karnofsky. AMA about jobs at Open Philanthropy

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Some Thoughts on Public Discourse

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