Meeta Kothare teaches at the LBJ School of Public Affairs as well as the McCombs School of Business, where she is the managing director of the Sustainability and Social Innovation Initiative. She is the founder and principal of Neeva Solutions, a management consulting firm assisting nonprofits and for-profit organizations dedicated to social impact.
Kothare has over two decades of academic, business and social sector experience. She began her career in sales and marketing before pursuing graduate studies in business. After completing her doctorate, she joined the finance faculty at the McCombs School of Business at UT Austin, where she has taught in MBA, Executive MBA and Business Honors programs. Her research on corporate finance, governance and securities markets has appeared in leading academic journals.
Her areas of expertise include: impact investing, impact measurement, social entrepreneurship and social enterprise.