Vivek Pai Kochikar

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Independent Researcher and Innovator-At-Large
Introduction I'm a Researcher and Innovator-At-Large. I serve on editorial advisory boards and review panels for several international journals and conferences. I worked for Infosys (NYSE:INFY) as Principal Researcher and Assoc Vice President until Feb 2013. In 1999, as Principal Knowledge Manager, I conceived and led implementation of Infosys’s acclaimed internal Knowledge Management architecture. I've guest-lectured at business schools and industry fora worldwide. I'm developing an exciting new approach to innovation and risk management that can address many formidable challenges confronting business and society at large, and writing a book. I'm also Founding Partner at a philanthropic foundation (the US-based parent is one of the world’s largest devoted to social venture philanthropy). I've been biographed by Marquis Who's Who in the World 2006- , profiled by Knowledge Management Review magazine, and interviewed by, among others, Associated Press, BBC, TV18, Business Today, and Economic Times. I hold a PhD from IIT Madras, a Bachelor’s in Technology from IIT Bombay and a Master’s from IISc Bangalore. Comments to kochikvp@computer.org !
Interests Impact of Technology on Business and Society; Strategic Foresight; Knowledge Management; Risk Management; Innovation.