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The Center regularly fields requests about opportunities to serve as Fellows or Executives in Residence. Inquires can be submitted below.



Experts at the highest levels are engaged in The Center for Entrepreneurial Thinking’s work by serving as Fellows or Executives in Residence.  These Experts from Universities, companies, and non-profit organizations are invited to participate in creating content for The Center and participating in activities based on their particular area of expertise. 

Fellows and Executives in Residence:

  • Create and deliver Knowledge Tools such as cases, booklets, and insights;
  • Teach online courses and serve as guest speakers in courses by others;
  • Contribute their opinion on current events in The Center’s Flash Newsletter;
  • Host and/or are featured at intimate “virtual roundtable discussions among invited guests;”
  • Build relationships with other Experts at The Center and its affiliates; and 
  • Advise leaders of companies, NGOs, Universities, and governments in their areas of expertise.
Reflecting The Center’s foundation in Entrepreneurial Thinking–“the pursuit of opportunity beyond the resources currently controlled”–Experts are invited from all fields and backgrounds based on their demonstrated expertise in and application of Entrepreneurial Thinking. 

Academic & NGO Entrepreneur


Strategic Planning

International Relations

Former Senior Associate Dean: Harvard Kennedy School

The founder of Doing Well by Doing Good, a non-profit consultancy whose clients have included the Rhodes Fellowship, the Bloomberg Foundation, and the ABC Foundation.

Financial Entrepreneur

Advisory Work for Boards

Consultation with Governments

Collaboration with Investors

Global Advisor | Best-Selling Author | Investor

Recognized as the #1 Voice on Money & Finance and one of Worth Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance, Dr. Vikram Mansharamani is a highly sought after global advisor, investor, and author. 

Operating Entrepreneur

SMB Expertise

Family Business & Succession 

Recreation Trends & Models

Founder & CEO
Bridge Marina

A visionary in the marina industry and an accomplished entrepreneur, Ray Fernandez is recognized as one of the leaders in America’s $40 billion boating industry. 

International Entrepreneur

Government Relations

Public Policy

Intersection of Business & Policty

Executive Director: Harvard Center for European Studies

With 25 years of experience in the academic sector focused internationally, Elaine Papoulias is an expert on the intersection of policy, academia, and business across geographic boarders.