Nish Acharya

Nish Acharya

CEO, Equal Innovation

Nish Acharya is CEO of Equal Innovation, a firm that consults with leading universities, governments, foundations  and companies to assist them with innovation, entrepreneurship and philanthropic strategies. Mr. Acharya is also a
Senior Fellow with the Center for American Progress, a contributor to Forbes and the author of the “The India-US Partnership: $1 Trillion By 2030” by Oxford University Press. Nish previously served as Director of Innovation &
Entrepreneurship and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Commerce for the Obama Administration, as Executive Director of the Deshpande Foundation, and in the Clinton White House.