Dr. Shiv S Tripathi is a mentor with India Future Foundation. He is a faculty in the area of Strategy at Management Development Institute, Gurgaon. He is a PhD from Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur. He has close to 16 years of corporate and academic experience in organisations like Exide, ICFAI & Century Ply boards. His core area of teaching research and consulting is innovation and growth through innovation and entrepreneurship. His objective of research is to bridge the gap between industry and academia. His research has appeared in international journals on innovation like Technology Innovation Management Review. He has written a book titled International Business: Theory and Practice published by Sage Publications. His research has been published in ABDC, Web of Science indexed journals and cases in Ivey, Case Center & International Books. He has been a consultant to State and Central and Public Sector organisations as well as multinational companies. He has trained the executives of more than 25 organisations, 15 of which were in the capacity of Program Director. He is an active member of International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM); Strategic Management Society (SMS); Academy of International Business (AIB) & Academy of Management (AOM). He is a professional Wildlife Photographer, an aero-numismatist and travel lover.