Ted Ladd is the Dean of Research and a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Hult International Business School and an Instructor at Harvard University. He has won 10 teaching awards in the past six years at Hult, a “perfect” 5.0 out of 5.0 evaluation at Harvard, and a Fulbright Scholarship to teach platform entrepreneurship in the Philippines.
His teaching, research and professional experience explore the optimal methods to develop successful business models for multi-sided platforms (also called online marketplaces). Most recently, he built ecosystems of technology partners for a smartwatch startup that was acquired by Google to become WearOS. He holds a PhD from Case, an MBA from Wharton, an MA from Johns Hopkins, a BA from Cornell, and a certificate in horseshoeing. He lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.