Doctoral Student

Daniel Albert Brown

Dan is a doctoral student in the Management unit at Harvard Business School where he studies social enterprise and performance measurement in the social sector.  His main research interests include effectiveness of social sector organizations, impact investing, social entrepreneurship, and performance measurement and reporting in the social sector, and stakeholder theory.

Dan is a certified public accountant and has worked in the accounting industry in both commercial and standard-setting capacities.  In 2010 he worked with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) on the organization's first suggested guidelines for voluntary reporting of service efforts and accomplishments information, in addition to an international review of performance measurement standards and guidelines for the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB).  He also remains actively involved in a variety of nonprofit organizations in a variety of capacities, including as a board member, Finance Director, and experienced instructor at the annual Babson Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy in Ghana and Rwanda.