With the conclusion of Professor Sugata Bose’s term as Founding Director, the South Asia Initiative would like to welcome Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School, as the new Director of the SAI. Professor Khanna has been a member of the SAI steering committee since 2007and has been on the Harvard faculty since 1993. He also serves as the Faculty Chair of the Harvard Business School activities in India. He is the author of Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India are Reshaping their Future and Yours (2008).
In his new role as director, Professor Khanna will work to advance Harvard’s research and educational mission within the field of South Asian studies, working with faculty colleagues on the SAI steering committee and reaching across the Faculties of the University.