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MBA | Babson College - USA

Prof. Darshan Doshi
MBA from Babson College, USA [2013]; Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Vishwakarma Institute of Technology and University of Pune [2006]

Director - Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Darshan is passionate about launching and scaling up ventures. He is currently the Director – Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at FLAME University. Recently, he was the head of programs at GenNext Hub, the startup initiative of Reliance Industries Limited. Previously he led digital services at JumpShift; a New Zealand based leadership development startup and expanded its operations in the US.

Darshan has previously managed and expanded $7M fertilizer and engineering business across India. He also led strategic projects for a $3bn chemical company at W.R. Grace (Boston) as a part of the Marketing Leadership Program. Passionate about entrepreneurship, Darshan graduated from Babson College (Boston) with honors and has been active in the US & Indian startup communities in various roles.

Darshan was part of the Babson College incubator program and also worked at MassChallenge, one of the largest startup accelerators in the US. He won the Babson College Next Big Idea competition, pitched his startup to billionaires Mark Cuban & Daymond John at Babson Shark Tank and was part of the Startup Chile accelerator program. Darshan ranked 3rd in chemical engineering at University of Pune, India and was the co-founder of D’FUSION, an all-India chemical engineering symposium. Darshan is also an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad.

Darshan was the co-chair of The Lean Startup Challenge, a six-week competition in Boston, and President of NetImpact Pune chapter, a global NPO that uses business skills to solve local social problems.