PhD - (Science Technology and Innovation Studies- STIS) - University of Edinburgh
MPhil - (Technology Policy) University of Cambridge
Doctorate - Institute of Management Technology
Worked with Cadburys, FIC, Zensar (RPG Group)
Expertise: Strategy, Technology & Policy, Entrepreneurship, Internet Governance, Higher Education and Government

Nikhil Agarwal

Nikhil Agarwal is President and CEO of Cambridge Global Partners (CGP). Prior to this role, he was CEO of Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society (APIS), Government of Andhra Pradesh where he setup India's first and most vibrant innovation department for the government. 

Dr Agarwal has founded businesses and advised firms on strategic matters in last 20 years of his career. He has worked with global multinationals like Cadbury's, FIC and Zensar (RPG Group). He has lectured at leading universities like Virginia Tech, Univ of Bradford, Univ of Edinburgh and Univ of Cambridge in visiting capacity. His interviews and work has been extensively covered in international media including HBR, Forbes, CNN Money, BBC Radio, The New York Times to name a few. 

He has served on many international think-tanks and hold leadership positions in global organizations. He is serving as high-level-advisor to United Nations Global Alliance on ICT & Development (UNGAID); board member at World-Entrepreneurship-Forum and Open Mind Foundation respectively. He was the first Asian to be elected as Co-Chair of prestigious Internet Society Advisory Council (ISOC-AC) for 2008-10. 

Professor Agarwal has traveled extensively around the world and worked with global institutions, corporations and multinationals. He has published over 40 research papers, conference publications and articles in leading journals. He is co-author of the best seller "Planet Entrepreneur" published by Wiley (2013). He is regularly invited to speak at seminars and conferences around the world. He spends significant time in academic research at University of Edinburgh.

Dr Nikhil Agarwal is alumnus of University of Cambridge and University of Edinburgh.