Assistant Professor
Alain Daou


Universities & Institutions

  • Olayan School of Business (OSB) at the American University of Beirut

Areas of Interest

  • Social entrepreneurship

Alain Daou is an Assistant Professor in entrepreneurship at the Olayan School of Business (OSB) at the American University of Beirut.

Before joining academia, Alain worked for 10 years with several not-for-profit organizations as project manager, country manager, in house advisor and consultant in Canada, Central America, Middle East and Africa.

Upon completing his PhD at Laval University in Canada (2014), he moved to the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium to complete a post-doctoral research project on social entrepreneurship.

Through his research, Alain tries to understand how certain types of enterprises such as social enterprises, not-for-profit and small and medium businesses innovate, scale up and have a positive social and economic impact on stakeholders and society as a whole.

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