Bhaskar Chakravorti, Innovations Expert Speaks at the Legatum Center
Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Co-Leader, McKinsey & Company's Innovation Practice
Bhaskar Chakravorti is a senior lecturer at the Harvard Business School, a faculty associate with the Harvard University Center for the Environment and a Partner of McKinsey & Company, the international consulting firm. At McKinsey, he is a leader of the Firm's Innovation practice and has served on its Knowledge Services Committee, which oversees McKinsey's 1,200 person global research system. At Harvard, he teaches and writes on innovation, entrepreneurship management, and new venture formation, and is co-leading an immersion program to study India’s fast-growing technology sector. Bhaskar has advised CEOs, Boards and senior management of the global leaders in multiple industries (technology, health and consumer care and renewable energy) on innovation, growth and new business-building. In 15 years of consulting he has advised over 30 companies in the Fortune 500. He has helped start new businesses that have scaled up in established companies, re-positioned private equity portfolio companies for growth and has been involved in the public policy arena with regulators and on Capitol Hill. His clients and scope of work cover many geographies in addition to the U.S. and the EU: e.g., Brazil, India, Malaysia, South Korea, Philippines, Canada, multiple African countries.