Dr. Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School, has been a member of the faculty since 1993, where he studies, and works with, multinational and indigenous companies and investors in emerging markets worldwide. He has served as course head of the required Strategy course in the Harvard MBA program, and chaired the executive education program on Strategy, Leadership & Governance. Currently, he teaches in Harvard’s comprehensive general management executive education programs.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Princeton University in 1988, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University in 1993. He serves on the advisory boards of several multinational and emerging market companies in the financial services, automotive, life sciences and agribusiness sectors. He is also actively involved in mentoring startups in Asia, and with volunteering time with non-profits in India, e.g. the Parliamentary Research Services in New Delhi, which seeks to provide non-partisan research input to India’s Members of Parliament in advance of legislative sessions with a view to enhancing the quality of democratic discourse.
In 2007, he was nominated to be a Young Global Leader (under 40) by the World Economic Forum; and in 2009, elected as a fellow of the Academy of International Business.
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