Johanna Mair

Johanna is a Professor of Organization, Strategy and Leadership at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. She is the academic editor of Stanford Social Innovation Review, a Distinguished Fellow and co-directs the Global Innovation for Impact Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. She is also the academic co-director of the Social Innovation and Change Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School. From 2001 to 2011 she served on the faculty at IESE Business School and has held a visiting position at the Harvard Business School and INSEAD. She earned her PhD in Management from INSEAD (France). Johanna’s  research focuses on how novel organizational forms and institutional arrangements create economic value and social impact and the role of innovation in this process. She publishes in leading academic journals. The book with Christian Seelos on Innovation and Scaling – How effective Social Entrepreneurs create Impact makes this research accessible to a broader audience.

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