ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Widely recognized as a leading social innovator and a pioneeringteacher of social entrepreneurship, Andrew founded Root Causein 2004 and continues to lead its strategic direction. He consults toorganizations across the nonprofit, for-profit, and government sec-tors that are seeking to advance effective solutions to pressing socialproblems. In addition, he has authored a number of publicationson social innovation. They include a report for the Aspen Institute on policy recom-mendations for advancing social innovation, a chapter on social entrepreneurship andgovernment in the Small Business Administration’s 2007 annual report to the Presidentof the United States, and Root Cause’s first
How-to Guide, Business Planning for Endur-ing Social Impact
. In 1999, Andrew designed and taught one of the first courses on socialentrepreneurship in the country. For the past five years, he has taught social innovationand entrepreneurship at MIT. He is also a Gleitsman Visiting Practitioner in SocialInnovation at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University’s KennedySchool of Government.
Anand is a senior consultant at Root Cause. Since joining RootCause in 2005, he has led business planning engagements for non-profits and government agencies in a variety of fields, includingaging, civic engagement, microfinance, transportation, and youthdevelopment. Anand has also worked extensively in the field of performance measurement and has developed performance mea-surement systems for numerous organizations in the United States and Bermuda.Before joining Root Cause, he worked as an independent consultant to nonprofits andsocial enterprises in Greater Boston and in India, completing projects in strategy, busi-ness planning for earned income ventures, market research, and financial modeling.
Kelley developed and launched Root Cause’s knowledge sharinginitiative in 2006. As Root Cause’s chief knowledge officer, sheworks with Root Cause consultants and clients to develop practicaland field-building resources for advancing social innovation. Sheco-authored Root Cause’s first
How-to Guide, Business Planning forEnduring Social Impact
, and has edited a number of publicationson social innovation. Before joining Root Cause, Kelley worked for New Profit Inc.on initiatives aimed at building the field of social entrepreneurship and served as thesenior writer for GreenBiz.com, a knowledge center on business and the environment.