Vice President / Scaling Impact Initiative
Senior Research Fellow
Ted London is Vice President and Senior Research Fellow for WDI’s Scaling Impact Initiative. London focuses on designing enterprise strategies and poverty alleviation approaches for low-income markets, developing market-entry capabilities, building cross-sector collaborations and assessing poverty reduction outcomes of business ventures. He is also on the faculty at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. London has 20 years of experience directing and advising leadership teams in the corporate, non-profit, and development sectors on designing and implementing market-based strategies in low-income markets. Before joining WDI, London was a faculty member at the University of North Carolina and held senior management positions in the private, non-profit and development sectors on three continents. He has a Doctorate degree in strategic management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Peter Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University.
Review London’s latest book “The Base of the Pyramid Promise: Building Businesses with Impact and Scale”. In this book, he offers concrete guidelines for how to build better enterprises while simultaneously alleviating poverty.