Krishna Tanuku

Executive Director of the Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (WCED) at the Indian School of Business (ISB).

The Idea of Scale

Is there more to expanding the scale of entrepreneurship than just growing sales volume? In this wide-ranging interview, Subroto Bagchi, Chairman and co-founder, Mindtree Limited and best-selling author of business books, including most recently, The Elephant Catchers: Key Lessons for Breakthrough Growth, speaks to Dr Krishna Tanuku, Executive Director of the Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at the Indian School …

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Deconstructing Innovation

In conversation: Krishna Tanuku and Arun Maira Krishna Tanuku: I would like to focus on India’s R&D landscape and its role in addressing broader challenges for India. What role do you see the research community playing in addressing the socio-economic inequities of the country? While we are having a lot of measured economic growth in terms of GDP growth, we don’t seem …

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Research to Marketplace: The Missing Links

This article examines research and innovation in the country and presents a model on how to improve the linkages from research to marketplace. A splendid economic growth and a rising socio-economic disparity characterise the dichotomous story of India. Sustaining this growth, while ensuring equitable development, hinges on inclusive innovations and pervasive entrepreneurship. The country’s major challenge today is how to unleash …

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Transformational Entrepreneurship

India has an inspiring growth story. In a time when most developed economies are still reeling under the worst recession in decades, India is surprisingly untouched and has emerged resilient by posting commendable economic growth rates of over 6.5 percent in the FY 2008- 2009. This is even more remarkable when we consider the unprecedented floods the nation had to …

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