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Navi Radjou

Navi Radjou, consultant & author of Jugaad Innovation

CAREER / Academic and professional

Indian-born French national, Navi Radjou is graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris. Based in Palo Alto, California, he advises managers all over the world on the fields of innovation and leadership. He is a Fellow at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and a World Economic Forum faculty member.

Previously, he was a longtime Vice President at Forrester Research in Boston and San Francisco.

Highly sought-after speaker, he speaks in many conferences and seminars all over the world. Prolific author, Radjou co-signed two best sellers. Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth (Jossey-Bass, 2012) and From Smart to Wise (Jossey-Bass, 2013).

In 2013, Navi Radjou received the prestigious price Thinkers50 Innovation Award to have re-shaped the way that companies approach and apply the innovation.

ACTION / What is your project, initiative or business ?

The works of Navi Radjou are about the art of conceiving ingenious solutions with few resources. This art to « Do more with less » is widely used in emerging countries.

LOCATION / In which city, country, world area are you conducting your actions ?

All over the world.

IMPACT / What is the economic, social, political, environmental positive of this action, project, initiative or business?

In a world where financial and energetic resources are limiting, this art of conceiving frugal and ingenious solutions attracts more and more western companies.

QUOTE / A phrase, quote, motto that you like

« Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction » Albert Einstein