Senior Research Fellow & Vice President - Scaling Impact Initiative; William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan
Ted London is a leading expert on the role and impact of market-based strategies on poverty alleviation. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the William Davidson Institute (WDI) as well as a faculty member at the Ross School of Business. At WDI, he directs the Scaling Impact Initiative, a program that champions innovative ways of thinking about more inclusive forms of capitalism. Professor London’s research centers on designing enterprise strategies and poverty alleviation approaches for low-income markets, assessing poverty reduction outcomes of business ventures, and developing capabilities for cross-sector collaborations. He has published numerous articles, reports, and teaching cases that focus on creating new knowledge with important actionable implications, serves on several advisory boards, and shares his research in venues across the globe. Prior to coming to the University of Michigan, Professor London was on the faculty at the University of North Carolina. He also has held senior management positions in the private, non-profit, and development sectors in Africa, Asia, and the U.S.