Laurel Neylon

After success in entrepreneurial ventures early in her career, Neylon turned her focus to creating social and has infused agility and innovation at Harvard, Babson College, and nonprofit organizations.

For 15 years, Neylon played critical roles in the transformation of development strategies at Harvard’s College of Arts & Sciences and School of Education, where she worked with the Dean to reimagine the impact the Ed School could have on lifelong learners, educational leaders, and classroom students.

Today, as a senior Administrator at Babson College, Neylon continues to innovate in higher education as she develops and introduces new ways to engage stakeholders to support students, support new ideas, and build creative relationships that fuel Entrepreneurial Thinking.

In addition to her work at Universities, Neylon is an active advisor to a variety of early stage companies, where she helps them focus on creating social impact while thriving as for-profit businesses through the development of creative business models.