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Ted London


University of Michigan

Ted London, a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy and poverty alleviation, is a Senior Research Fellow at the William Davidson Institute (WDI) and on the faculty at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.  At WDI, he directs the Base of the Pyramid 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, sits on several advisory boards, and shares his research in venues across the globe. Professor London has also served as a management advisor and educator for a variety of companies, non-profit organizations, and development agencies exploring the role and impact of market-based strategies on poverty alleviation. 

Prior to coming to the University of Michigan, Professor London was on the faculty at the University of North Carolina, where he also received his Ph.D.  Before that, he held senior management positions in the private, non-profit, and development sectors in three continents. 

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