PROF. TARUN KHANNA
Tarun Khanna is the ‘Jorge Paulo Lemann’professor at the Harvard Business School and Director of Harvard University’s South Asia Institute. He has both taught and written on entrepreneurship with increasing acclaim across the developing world and, increasingly, online. During his time on the Harvard faculty since 1993, he has served as the head of several courses on strategy, corporate governance, and international business.
Outside HBS, he serves on the boards of the global power company, AES Corporation, and India's largest microfinance firm, SKS Microfinance, along with several others in the financial services, energy, automotive, and life sciences sectors, and actively invests in and mentors startups across Asia and the Middle East. In 2007, he was nominated to be a Young Global Leader (under 40) by the World Economic Forum. In 2009, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business.