AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023

Saurabh Lall
Assistant Professor


University of Oregon


Saurabh Lall is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oregonâ??s School of Planning, Public Policy and Management. His research focuses on social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial accelerators, impact investing, and entrepreneurial ecosystems, with a focus on emerging markets. He previously worked at the Aspen Institute, where he led the research initiative of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) program from 2011 to 2016. At ANDE, Saurabh helped establish the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI), a public-private partnership to study the effectiveness of entrepreneurial acceleration programs. Prior to ANDE, he worked at the World Resources Instituteâ??s New Ventures program, where he conducted extensive field research on environmental entrepreneurship in Asia. Saurabh received his PhD in Public Policy and Administration from the Trachtenberg School at George Washington University in 2015. Originally from Mumbai, Saurabh has a bachelorâ??s degree in electronics engineering from the University of Mumbai, and has worked in the social enterprise sector in the US and India for over ten years.