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  • Initiative Co-Chair

Herman B. Leonard

Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration
 
Herman B. "Dutch" Leonard teaches extensively in executive programs at the Business School and the Kennedy School and around the world in the areas of general organizational strategy, governance, performance management, crisis management and leadership, and corporate social responsibility. He currently serves as faculty chair of the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management and Governing for Nonprofit Excellence Executive Education programs.
 
 
 
  • Initiative Co-Chair

V. Kasturi Rangan

Malcolm P. McNair Professor of Marketing
 
Kasturi "Kash" Rangan served as chair of the Marketing Department from 1998-2002. He has taught in a wide variety of MBA courses, including the core first-year Marketing course and the second-year electives Business Marketing and Channels-to-Market. He has also taught marketing in the School's Advanced Management Program for senior managers. He currently co-teaches the second-year MBA elective course, Business at the Base of the Pyramid. Additionally, he is faculty chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Executive Education program and teaches in a number of other focused executive programs, including Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management.
 
 
 

Matt Segneri

Director
 
Matt oversees the Initiative's strategic and operational goals, including MBA and executive education programming, alumni and practitioner engagement, and social enterprise faculty research and curriculum support. He manages the Initiative's operations, staff, and budget. Matt holds an A.B. from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he served as Co-President of the Social Enterprise Club. Prior to re-joining HBS, Matt served as a senior leader on the Government Innovation team at Bloomberg Philanthropies, where he co-led the inaugural Mayors Challenge and oversaw initiatives on cross-sector collaboration, evidence-based government, and innovation teams in governments around the world. Previously, Matt served as a senior advisor to Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, having joined the Mayor's Office as an HBS Leadership Fellow. He also worked in the Special Advisor Program at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and led projects at Monitor Group and Bennett Midland for clients across the private, public, and social sectors.
 
 
 

Margot Dushin

Director of Programs
 
Margot Dushin joined the Social Enterprise Initiative in 1996. Margot plays a principal role in the Social Enterprise Initiative's MBA Program activities, working with prospective and current students interested in social enterprise, leading social enterprise field-based and career efforts, and helping practitioners interact with students in a variety of ways in order to meet their organizations' goals. Before joining Social Enterprise, she worked in the School's Marketing and Communications Office on publishing and technology projects. She graduated from Syracuse University with a dual degree in communications and English literature.
 
 
 

Margaret Busse

Associate Director
 
Margaret oversees Alumni Engagement for the Social Enterprise Initiative. In this role, Margaret works to connect and engage alumni who are involved in social enterprise with HBS as well as with each other in order to drive value to their careers and to social enterprise at large. Margaret is a graduate of Harvard Business School, and while here, served as Vice-President of the Social Enterprise Club. Prior to re-joining HBS, Margaret spent several years at the U.S. Treasury Department working with community development financial institutions and then did strategic consulting to non-profit organizations at The Bridgespan Group and at Root Cause. Margaret has also served as a town official in her local government, first as chair of a multi-year comprehensive community master plan effort and then as vice chair of the town’s Finance Committee. In addition to her MBA, Margaret has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and a Bachelor’s Degree in both Public Policy and Economics from Brigham Young University.
 
 

Sarah Appleby

Assistant Director
 
Sarah manages an array of Social Enterprise Executive Education programs which are designed to provide practitioners with opportunities to enhance their management, governance, and entrepreneurial capabilities and to achieve high performance in their organizations. Prior to this role, Sarah was as a research associate with the Social Enterprise Initiative with a focus on social enterprise scaling and impact investing. She has worked as a project manager at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and a program coordinator for the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center and the Jewish Multiracial Network. She holds an MBA in Nonprofit Management from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and a B.A. in education from Hampshire College.