Tarun Khanna

Tarun Khanna
  • Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor
    Harvard Business School

Tarun Khanna is the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School. He joined the faculty in 1993 after obtaining a BSc in Engineering from Princeton University (1988) and a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University (1993). As a professor at Harvard, he has served as the head of several courses on strategy, corporate governance and international business targeted at MBA students and senior executives. He was named Harvard University's Director of the South Asia Initiative in 2010. Khanna is the author of “Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India are Reshaping Their Futures and Yours”, which focuses on the drivers of entrepreneurship in China and India and builds on over a decade of work with companies, investors and non-profits in developing countries worldwide. He is also the co-author of “Winning in Emerging Markets: A Roadmap for Strategy and Execution”.