Michael Hole

Head of Michael Hole

Advisory Committee Member
Dell Medical School/LBJ School/The Impact Factory
Austin, TX

Michael Hole is an assistant professor of pediatrics, population health and public policy at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is founder and executive director of The Impact Factory, a cross-sector hub for social innovation, entrepreneurship and service learning. A former “street doctor” for families experiencing homelessness and a hospice pediatrician, Michael was named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list after establishing StreetCred, a national nonprofit helping low-income families file taxes and build wealth while they wait in hospitals and clinics. He was also named a 2019 Presidential Leadership Scholar by Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. As faculty at Dell Medical School and the LBJ School, Michael teaches his “business for the public good” model through his courses on health and social policy, community engagement, and social entrepreneurship. Alongside his students, he has launched several social impact organizations that aim to improve outcomes for vulnerable communities.