Robert Q Benedict
Robert Q Benedict – Design Strategist As a founding member of Context Partners, a social innovation design firm, Mr. Benedict designs networks, challenges and prizes, as well as network based business strategies. His clients currently include Nike’s Girl Effect, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Black Male Engagement (BMe). Since 2007, Mr. Benedict has worked growing social entrepreneurs first at Ashoka and then at Context Partners. As a team of entrepreneurs, design thinkers and brand innovators who understand how an engaged community can drive your business forward. What brings us all together, are beliefs in the power of relationships, and our expertise in the art and science of Community-Centered Design. He sees networks as the key for building relationships between organizations, their customers, grantees and clients that create long-term results. Formerly of Ashoka, Mr. Benedict holds an undergraduate degree in design and a Master’s of Science in Organizational Management. He currently lives in New York City.