Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries with Dr. Amit Kapoor

Sponsored by US-Asia Technology Management center, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Center for East Asian Studies


Tuesday, April 16, 2019
4:30 pm – 5:50 pm
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Skilling Auditorium, 494 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

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Speaker: Dr. Amit Kapoor, President of the Institute for Competitiveness, India

Dr. Amit Kapoor is Honorary Chairman at Institute for Competitiveness, India; President of India Council on Competitiveness and Editor-in-Chief of Thinkers. He is as well the chair for the Social Progress Imperative & Shared Value Initiative in India and sits on the board of Competitiveness initiatives in MexicoNetherlands, Italy & France and University of Vermont’s SEMBA Advisory Board. In addition to being advisor to Thinkers50 and participant with the Global Solutions Network, he is an affiliate faculty for the Microeconomics of Competitiveness & Value Based Health Care Delivery courses of Institute of Strategy and CompetitivenessHarvard Business School and an instructor with Harvard Business Publishing in the area of Strategy, Competitiveness and Business Models. He has been inducted into the Competitiveness Hall of Fame which is administered by Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School.

He has worked with NITI Aayog on developing the ease of living index Indian districts; state innovation index for states of India; police effectiveness index and has recently presented his work on cluster mapping in India to Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister. In addition he sits on the committee assessing the performance of R&D Institutions in India that is housed at NITI and headed by Shri V.K. Saraswat.

Amit is a Ph.D. in Industrial Economics and Business Strategy and has received the Ruth Greene Memorial Award winner for writing the best case of the year, by North American Case Research Association (NACRA). He has been invited by Kennedy School of Government & Harvard Law School, Harvard University; Pennsylvania State University, Stanford University, World Economic Forum to present his views on various issues and themes like strategy, outsourcing and economic development in addition to speaking at TEDx and Unreasonable Thinking Summit.

This seminar is part of a weekly seminar series on "Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries" from April 2 - May 28, 2019.  Click here to see US-Asia Technology Management Center's speaker line-up.

Networking with light refreshments after the discussion.

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