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Mark Brand

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social Work

Mark Brand is a leading expert in social entrepreneurship.

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Mark Brand
Phone:  +1 213.8210900
Rank:  Adjunct Faculty
Department:  Social Change and Innovation
Assignment:  VAC

Mark Brand

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social Work

Mark Brand is a leading expert in social entrepreneurship.

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Biography

Mark Brand is one of North America's foremost social entrepreneurs. With eleven businesses under his belt, he is an example of a new form of leadership that encompasses good in every step. In 2013, he created The Token Program, an alternate currency to feed those in need without a cash exchange. Hundreds of thousands have been redeemed nationally and internationally, creating interactions between those who have, and those in need. Along with managing the 5 companies under the MB Inc umbrella, Brand is a THNK and Stanford fellow, Professor of Innovation at USC, Lab Director for the HATCH network, and Executive Chef for Pope Francis’s Laudato Si Challenge.

Area of Expertise

  • Corporate Social Responsbility
  • Entrepeneurship
  • Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Courses

Innovation Laboratory II

The Innovation Laboratory provides a space for DSW students to test theoretical frameworks and models introduced in previous courses by simulating a series of real business/organizational scenarios.

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