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Navi Radjou      

Innovation and Leadership Strategist; Fellow at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge & World Economic Forum Faculty Member

Navi Radjou is an innovation and leadership strategist based in Silicon Valley. He is also a Fellow at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and a World Economic Forum faculty member. He is also a regular columnist on

Navi is the lead author of the bestseller Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth, co-authored with Dr. Jaideep Prabhu and Dr. Simone Ahuja and published by Jossey-Bass in April 2012. The Economist calls Jugaad Innovation "the most comprehensive book yet to appear" on the subject of frugal innovation.

Most recently, Navi served as the Executive Director of the Centre for India & Global Business at Cambridge Judge Business School. Previously, he was a longtime VP/analyst at Forrester Research in Boston and San Francisco and advised senior executives worldwide on breakthrough growth strategies.

Navi has consulted with leading international organizationsincluding Ernst & Young, GM, Hitachi, IBM, Marks & Spencer, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Sprint, and TCS. He is a member of the World Economic Forums Global Agenda Council on Design Innovation.

Navi has been featured in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, Financial Times, Le Monde. He has published articles and op-eds in MIT Sloan Management Review, WSJ, and BusinessWeek. Navi has spoken at the World Economic Forum, Council on Foreign Relations, The Conference Board, Harvard University, Asia Society, and more.

Navi is also the co-author, with Dr. Prasad Kaipa, of From Smart To Wise, a book on next-generation leadership, to be published by Jossey-Bass in early 2013.

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