Lillian Lakes

Lillian Lakes

Lillian Lakes is a Doctoral Candidate in the Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy (TIES) group at MIT Sloan School of Management. She is also a Research Economist at the U.S. Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies, and an Associate with MIT’s Inclusive Innovation Competition, a part of the Initiative on the Digital Economy. Lillian serves on the advisory board for Blendoor, a merit-based based job-matching app and a Pipeline Angels portfolio company. Her research interests include the economics of entrepreneurship, innovation, and inclusive growth. Prior to attending MIT, she held several roles in strategy and financial services. She holds a BA in Economics and Management Information Systems from Chatham University and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Emory University.