Christian Seelos Biography

Christian is a Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Global Innovation for Impact Lab at the Stanford University Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. Previously, he was the Director of Social Innovation Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School Social Innovation for Change Initiative and Academic Visitor at the Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship, served as the Leo Tindemans Chair for Business Model Innovation at KU Leuven, and was the Director of the IESE Platform for…




2019: World Economic Forum/Schwab Foundation Outstanding Social Innovation Thought Leader

2019: Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize

2018: Academy of Management ONE Best book award

2017: Nominated for thinkers 50 award in innovation

2017: TerryMcAdam Best book award

2008: Gold Price, International Finance Corporation/Financial Times, Best Research on Private Sector Development, Creating Markets Transforming Lives

2007: Best New MBA Course, IESE Alumni Association

2007: Best Research Paper for Practitioner Implications of the Strategic Management Society

1999: Gold Medal of the United Nations In The Service Of Peace

Disarming Iraq’s Bioweapons

Iraq, a fascinating country where I met many wonderful people (and a few jerks as well...). From 1994 to 1998 I spent much of my time hunting for bioweapons between Mosul and Basrah.


My journey so far...

Once upon a time



About Me