Dr. Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada
Dr. Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada is an award-winning business economist specializing in interdisciplinary entrepreneurship and strategy research. He is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Southampton Business School where he also serves 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 Ph.D. 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).
Dr. Pawan is an alumnus of 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 well-being through his endeavors and is a founding trustee of three registered charities in England. He is married with three children and lives near Southampton, UK.
“Humanity is waiting for paradigm-shifting innovations that advance universal education, empowerment, and environmental resilience.” Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada