Creating an Action Agenda for the Next Decade
October 21-23, 2013 — Ann Arbor, Michigan 
BoP2013 Summit: Creating an Action Agenda for the Next Decade
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Sateen Sheth

Manager, Research Project Implementation
The William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan

Sateen Sheth is the manager of Research Project of Implementation at the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. He has over ten years of experience in both corporate and non-profit environments, focused on BoP/social enterprise impact assessment and venture development as well as Internet/mobile product strategy and development.

Sateen leads a team responsible for long-term applied-research initiatives related to the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) Initiative, impact investing, social enterprise and impact assessment in partnership with organizations such as the Rockefeller Foundation, ANDE, and the Bernard Van Leer Foundation. At WDI, Sateen has also advised organizations on social business model development and led the strategic design and implementation of several BoP impact assessment studies. He has co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Business Research titled, "Creating mutual value: Lessons learned from ventures serving base of the pyramid producers" that assessed and developed a framework around the common constraints facing BoP Producers.

Sateen received his Bachelors in Science in Math Applied Science and Business Economics from UCLA and his Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan. He can be contacted via LinkedIn ( and followed on Twitter @sateensheth.

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