Prof. Vinay Dabholkar
Prof. Vinay is a visiting faculty at IIM Bangalore (since 2011), IIT Bombay (since 2016). Past teaching engagements: TISS Mumbai (2010-2014), IIM Indore (2016), IIM Visakhapatnam (2018), IIT Kanpur (2013), NIFT (2013), HEC Paris (2018-2019), NITIE (2020). Taught "Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation" at IIM Bangalore in 2019 and 2020.
President, Catalign Innovation Consulting
Works as a catalyst in three areas: innovation strategy, design thinking, and mindfulness. Engagements involve the facilitation of workshops, teaching, and design and execution of culture-friendly interventions.
Helped design and execute 20+ interventions ranging from President's challenge campaign, idea wall, innovation newsletter, technical ladder refinement, technology conference co-ordination, Facilitated 100+ workshops related to innovation, design thinking, and technical leadership. Invited speaker at events such as SIAM, CIO Leadership Summit.
Co-author of the book "8 steps to innovation: From jugaad to excellence
published by Harper Collins in 2013. The book was awarded the first prize by Indian Society of Training & Development (ISTD) in 2013-14.
Author of the book "Mindfulness: Connecting with the real you", HarperCollins, 2019.
B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering), IIT Bombay
Ph.D, Computer Science, University of Buffalo