Rajeev Merchant

Rajeev Merchant is the co-author of The New Asia: Business Strategies for the Exonomic Region That Is Shaking Up the World  (Praeger Books, 2013).  Based in Sri Lanka, he is the founder and managing director of Technoscenti, a business management, technology, and research consultancy and the Asia Advisory Group which specializes in emerging economies and frontier markets.

Mr. Merchant was the former international strategy and business development director at AT&T and an adjunct professor for a marketing-in-technology graduate program at the Department of Management in Science & Technology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.  He has served on the board of directors of the Singapore India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), and as an advisor to Ashoka’s Fellows on social entrepreneurship.

He holds a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Bombay, Mumbai, India; and an M.B.A. degree in international management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, AZ.