Kaustubh - Industry Expert | Webind

About the Expert

Kaustubh is Design Thinker, an 'Innovation & Strategy' evangelist, with unconventional lenses of looking at companies strategically for avenues for diversification & reinventing their business models. He has a Ph.D in 'Design Thinking & Corporate Innovation' Specialties: Need Finding across sectors to spot opportunities- help people ideate, help young students spin-off companies from campus, Unique biz models. - Designing automation technology for assembly-lines He has been an invited speaker at two TEDx events till date ( http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Entrepreneurship-Kaustubh-Dharg) His focus area is analyzing Consumer discomforts & spotting opportunities since he strongly believes, "Today's Pain Points are tomorrow's Opportunities". His work in this field has been acknowledged by The Wharton School of Business, which awarded him the runner-up award in their global 'Wharton Innovation Tournament' in 2010 for his app for mining Consumer Pain Points. http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/wipro/innovation.cfm He contributes his views to Knowledge@Wharton, a publication of the Wharton School of Business. In March, 2015, Kaustubh was awarded the 'Entrepreneurship Educator & Mentor' Award by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship-Govt. of India, , INTEL, British Council, NEN, EDII. In Nov 2015, his proposal on clean energy integration with electric vehicles was adjudged as the top seven in the world at the Smart City World Expo Congress held in Barcelona, Spain. http://www.smartcityexpo.com/en/awards-2015 Currently, heading the Innovation lab @ Welingkar institute of Management Development & Research, he has undertaken multiple research initiatives aimed at mining consumer insights and helping create new products and offerings. Mentoring start-ups is a passion, he is associated with various startup platforms as a mentor . His earlier ventures have been in the field of automation technology(focused on productivity enhancement through automation)

Company: IIM-A & WeSchool

  Position: Mentor & Professor

Experience13 Year 0 Months

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaustubh-dhargalkar-458a238


Kaustubh 's Master Classes

Innovative Business Models

Date: 19/09/2016

Emerging Technologies & Evolving Business Models

S V Institute of Management, Gandhinagar MBA Core

C.K.Shah Vijapurwala Institute of Management, Gujrat Training & Placement

Quantum School of Business, Uttarakhand MBA Core

Delhi Institute of Advanced Studies IT Management

Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana Training & Placement

Global Institute of Business School, Bengaluru Training & Placement

Faculty of Management Studies, Udaipur Training & Placement

Datta Meghe Institute of Management Studies, Nagpur MBA Core

P.E.S Modern College of Engineering, Pune MBA Core

S.K. Patel Institute Of Management, Gandhinagar MBA Core

Green Energy

Date: 13/01/2016

How Electric vehicles in the current form are not the Real Green solution

ABSS Electronics

G H Raisoni College of Engineering and Technology, Pune Electrical

Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded Computer Science

MANGESH MAROTI GAYAKWAD Information Technology

SURAJ LAXMAN NAIKWADE Electronics & Telecommunication

Sandhya Save Electronics

Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded Computer Science