​​1995 - Present     Professor, Babson, Boston, USA
2001 - Present     Board Member & Trustee, Hymamshu, Bangalore, India

2010 - 2015          Member, Innovation Advisory Board, Ocean Spray, USA

2013 - Present     Principal, InnoQuotient & Dicere Global S.A., Spain
2015 - 2018          Member, Flavor Advisory Board, Firmenich, Switzerland
2015 - 2018          Member, Innovation Advisory Board, Bancolombia, Colombia

2016 - Present     Board of Advisors, Global Center for Social Entrep. Network


Facilitate & help executives at Global 2000 enterprises to:

  • Lead innovation, growth & change in turbulent contexts
  • Develop entrepreneurial leaders who can navigate uncertainty & ambiguity with strategic multi-dexterous skills, and
  • Create a culture of innovation.


Deliver key-notes & executive programs for up to 3 days at a stretch globally on:

  • ​Growth: Strategy & Innovation
  • Innovation & Innovation Culture
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership, Leadership Development
  • Leading Change & Digital Transformation
  • #CX #UX #XD Innovation
  • Scale-Up Entrepreneurship

rao@babson.edu            Skype: jayraoinc                  Twitter: @InnoYogi                LinkedIn                   Tel: +1-781-354-1254

1995 Ph.D., Management
UCLA

1989 M.S., Operations Research
University of Kentucky

1987 B.Tech., Naval Architecture
Indian Institute of Technology