Peter Vandor is senior researcher and manager of the Competence Center for Nonprofit Organizations and Social Entrepreneurship at WU Vienna, the Vienna University of Economics and Business. In his position, he has been leading 50+ collaboration projects with organisations such as ERSTE Foundation, CERN, UNDP and the Roland Berger Foundation. His research focuses on social entrepreneurship, migrant entrepreneurship and innovation and has been published in the Journal of Business Venturing and Harvard Business Review.
Peter is founder and academic director of the Social Impact Award, a capacity building program for young social entrepreneurs in 15+ countries and initiated the first academic and award-winning course on social entrepreneurship in Austria. Peter was nominated as Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum in 2012 and as SCANCOR Visiting Scholar to Stanford University in 2017.