Navi Radjou is an innovation and leadership strategist based in Silicon Valley. He advises leaders worldwide on breakthrough growth strategies. He is a Fellow at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and a World Economic Forum faculty member. He won the 2013 Thinkers50 Innovation Award for re-shaping the way we think about and practice innovation. He has coauthored two global bestsellers (Jugaad Innovation and From Smart To Wise) and is writing his third book Frugal Innovation to be published by The Economist in late 2014. An Indian-born French national, Navi lives in Palo Alto, California.
Jaideep Prabhu is Professor of Marketing and Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business and Enterprise at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He has held positions at Cambridge, Imperial College London, Tilburg University (the Netherlands), and UCLA. His research interests are in marketing, innovation, strategy and international business. In particular, he studies various cross-national issues concerning the antecedents and consequences of radical innovation in high-technology contexts. His current research is mainly on how multinationals are using emerging markets in Asia, Latin America and Africa as a lab to do affordable and sustainable innovation for global application. He is the co-author of Jugaad Innovation described by the Economist as “the most comprehensive book yet” on the subject of frugal innovation. He has a BTech degree from IIT Delhi and a PhD from the University of Southern California.