James Lee Sorenson

A world-renowned entrepreneur, business leader and societal innovator, James Lee Sorenson provided the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah with a $13 million gift in 2013 to create the James Lee Sorenson Global Impact Investing Center (SGI Center), which will cultivate impact investing expertise in students. Jim will play an active role in setting the SGII Center’s direction and mentoring its student participants.

Jorge Calderon

Courses: Designing an Innovative Business Model

Victoria Fram

Courses: Diligence Process and Decision in Impact Investment

Lewis Hower

Courses: Scaling High-impact Social Enterprises

Ian Fisk

Courses: Designing an Innovative Business Model

Paul Breloff

Courses: Diligence Process and Decision in Impact Investment

Yuwei Shi

Courses: Designing an Innovative Business Model

Simon Desjardins

1. What is it that you are most passionate about? 
I’m passionate about catalyzing innovations to bring access to modern energy services to underserved populations around the world.

2. What do you enjoy most about teaching and/or what excites you about being a professor at MIIS?

I love the curiosity and energy that MIIS students bring to class. It’s very rewarding to share our approach and work to a group of students who are interested in getting involved in the social enterprise sector.

Ross Baird

Courses: Introduction to Social Enterprise and Impact Investing and Scouting and Developing a Winning Social Venture

Miguel Granier

Courses: Due Diligence Process and Decisions in Impact Investment