Dr.Kaustubh Dhargalkar

Dr.Kaustubh Dhargalkar is an entrepreneur-turned-academician & Innovation evangelist. He is a senior consultant for HP, Mercedes Benz, Citibank, Eaton & the Mahindra Group on business innovation, holds a PhD in Corporate Innovation & Design Thinking and has mentored more than 150 startups all around the world.

He has been awarded by Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania and is the recipient of the ‘Entrepreneurship Educator & Mentor' Award by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt of India. He is also a visiting faculty at IIT-Bombay and his views on innovation and strategy are sought by publications such as Knowledge@Wharton, Springer, E&T-Europe etc.