Sushant Palakurthi Rao

Head of Asia Pacific, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Geneva

BSc in Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Master's in International Affairs, Columbia University. Formerly: Management Consultant, Sony Europe, Berlin; with Accenture, Munich and Berlin. With World Economic Forum: heads Asia team with responsibility for developing relationships with industry, government and institutions in Korea, South and South-East Asia, and Japan; leads programme development, participant and co-chair engagement, and marketing of regional events in East Asia and India.