“I’m an academic on a mission to democratise capitalism and create prosperity for all using technology and innovation. Together as ONE unified force, we can make a difference to our collective destiny.”
Professor Jagannadha Pawan is an award-winning business economist specialising in interdisciplinary entrepreneurship and strategy research at Kingston Business School, London. Previously, he worked as an Associate Professor at the Southampton Business School where he also served as the Deputy Director for Impact and Collaboration at the ESRC South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership. He is a co-founder of iPowerz, the global digital ecosystem for fast-tracking microentrepreneurship and small businesses growth, and a steward at the Council for Inclusive Capitalism.
He has a PhD from the University of Goettingen and the Max Planck Institute for Economics. For his doctoral thesis on entrepreneurship in developing countries, he was awarded the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society and the Inaugural Best Dissertation Award of the Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID).
Prof Pawan is an alumnus Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning and Narendrapur Rama Krishna Mission, two revered Indian institutions founded on the ancient Advaita philosophy. He is a Universalist committed to advancing the cause of societal wellbeing through his endeavours, and is a founding trustee of the Indian Cultural Association of Dorset, a registered charity in the UK.
“Humanity is waiting for paradigm shifting innovations that advance universal education, empowerment and environmental resilience.” TJP