Managing Director, Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative
Matthew T.A. Nash is Managing Director of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative. Matt leads and supports social innovation and entrepreneurship programs across the university. Matt also co-directs the social enterprise themed Duke Engage summer program in Detroit and leads the Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership program for Duke Continuing Studies. Matt previously served as executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business where he led the Fuqua On Board program and launched the Global Consulting Practicum in Social Entrepreneurship, and has been a visiting lecturer at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, where he taught an undergraduate course on entrepreneurial leadership and social innovation. Prior to coming to CASE in 2005, Matt was a senior consultant in strategy and change management with the public sector practice at IBM Business Consulting Services (formerly PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting). Previously, Matt led the Leadership Institute at Yale’s Center for Public Service and volunteered with the U.S. Peace Corps in Romania. Matt is a graduate of the Yale School of Management (MBA) and Yale College (BA), where he received the graduation prize for public service. A recipient of Vice President Al Gore’s Hammer Award for reinventing government, Matt was awarded the inaugural Member Achievement Award by Net Impact and an inaugural Award for Innovation in Social Entrepreneurship Education by Ashoka, the global network of leading social entrepreneurs.