Managing Director, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Duke Innovation and E'ship Initiative
Delivers academic-driven research and education programs in the nexus of sustainability and business.
Mr. Nash has twenty-seven years of experience helping public, private, and social sector organizations design, launch, and assess initiatives in social enterprise, innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, change management, business process transformation, board development and governance, program evaluation, and performance measurement. Mr. Nash is an accomplished facilitator and trainer; he has designed and led training workshops, planning sessions, and decision-making retreats in the United States and in numerous developing countries around the world. He has taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses in social innovation, social entrepreneurship, and human-centered design for fourteen years. He was the inaugural recipient of the Member Achievement Award from Net Impact, an international network of MBAs and professionals seeking to use their business skills for social, environmental, and economic change. He received the Hammer Award from the National Partnership for Reinventing Government for his leadership role in improving and standardizing USAID program policies on performance measurement and reporting. He has consulted in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Africa, and Central America, and has successfully led multicultural teams. Specialties: Social entrepreneurship, social innovation, social enterprise / earned income ventures, human-centered design, social impact business models, scaling social impact, nonprofit management, board governance, strategy, organization development, evaluation & performance measurement, business process re-engineering, business planning, facilitation & training, career coaching, corporate social responsibility.