He is the Vice-Chancellor, LJ University, Ahemdabad (banner)
Experience of 45+ years. an Economist by training, he is Former Director, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), Ahmedabad. He was a Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, before joining EDI as Director. Currently, he is a Visiting Professor at Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad and Advisor. Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions, Ahmedabad. Independent Researcher and Speaker with an interest in development studies, technology entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, monitoring and evaluation studies.
He is the Former Adviser & Head, NSTEDB, Department of Science & Technology, GoI
Over 35 years of experience in which two decades of association with Government. He has expertise in innovation, entrepreneurship development and Incubation. He has been instrumental in giving a new vibrancy to promoting the innovation and entrepreneurial acumen among a wide section of Indian entrepreneurs ranging from simple rural industries to high end technological enterprises
25 years of experience in new start-ups in the hospitality business as well as the development sector with CRE strength in organisational development and networking. Gary has been with Viva – together for children, an international charity, working for the cause of children at risk since 2006. Gary is the Secretary of the Viva India Trust and the Senior Consultant for Viva in India.
Social Entrepreneur and owner of Yarn Glory ( Start Up) having Experience over 25 years in Textile Designing,marketing, with a demonstrated history of working in the textiles industry. Working with Weavers, artisans in Assam & North eastern states. Also former member of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO)
Over thirteen years of experience as a development professional with substantial experience in Government, national and international Organizations Viz CAPART, Reach India Trust, Aide-et-Action, ICCo, and PriceWaterhouseCooper (PWC). Had worked extensively in the sector of livelihood, agriculture, social enterprise development, Cluster development initiatives, Monitoring & Evaluation in all the North Eastern States of India.