March 1, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Asia Society Washington The Cinnabar Room Whittemore House, 2nd Flr. 1526 New Hampshire Ave, NW Washington, D.C. 20036 washington, dc
Asia Society members: $10 Asia Society non-members: $15. RSVPs are required by 12:00 pm on March 1.
Join Asia Society Washington on a discussion: What can we learn from India-inspired innovation, and how can we all benefit from it?
INDOvations showcases India-inspired innovations and their impact on the global knowledge economy, serving as a platform to catalyze intellectual links between India and the rest of the world. India provides a great source of inspiration for both the developed and the developing nations seeking to drive affordable and sustainable business, social and cultural innovation enabled by open and collaborative partnerships between Indian innovators and those interested in their entrepreneurial ventures.
Radhika Thakkar is the Head of Global Partnerships at Greenlight Planet, a social venture that provides high quality, affordable energy solutions for developing markets. Years of experience working with 'bottom of the pyramid' communities, fuel Greenlight Planet's mission to provide innovative, sustainable solutions to combat everyday challenges.
Peter Harrison is CEO of GlobalLogic, a leader in providing outsourced product development services. GlobalLogic operates a network of global innovation hubs throughout the US, India, Ukraine, China and Argentina that connects clients with over 4,000 of the brightest and most innovative software minds through an award-winning platform for distributed R&D. Peter joined GlobalLogic in 2002 when it was 20 people. Today GlobalLogic employs nearly 3,000 people in 20 locations around the world.
Kurt Larsen is a Senior Education Specialist at the Knowledge for Development Program at the World Bank Institute, where he works on education, learning and innovation issues in the knowledge economy; including technical assistance to developing countries on their transition towards knowledge-based economies and delivery of training courses on the knowledge economy and post-basic education. He has more than 20 years experience as an education and research specialist at the OECD (Organization of Economic development and Cooperation)
Navi Radjou is the Executive Director of the Centre for India & Global Business at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. Radjou is also a strategy consultant to leading organizations worldwide on topics related to leadership, innovation, and emerging markets.