Mehran Gul

Author, adviser and speaker.

RADAR THINKER

Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2022. 

FAST FACT

´The New Geography of Innovation’ won the Financial Times/McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for writers under 35. 

FAST FACT

Served as a Lead for the Digital Transformation of Industries at the World Economic Forum in Geneva and an Expert on Higher Education, Entrepreneurship, and Industrial Policy at the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation in Vienna.

Ideas

Gul’s research focuses on the types of environments that serve as the breeding grounds for innovative ideas and practices and what countries and companies can do to foster more entrepreneurial and creative cultures. He also studies what upstarts in emerging technology and entrepreneurship hubs around the world are doing to compete with their more established rivals, and how new beats old, small beats big, and weak beats strong.

Bio

Previously a Fulbright Scholar, Fox International Fellow and Teaching Fellow at Yale, Gul has also been a Lead for the Digital Transformation of Industries at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, and an Expert on Higher Education, Entrepreneurship, and Industrial Policy at the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation in Vienna. His book The New Geography of Innovation won the Financial Times/McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for writers under 35.

 

Content

NATIONALITY: Pakistani

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Verdict

“An emerging authority on global innovation and big tech.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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