Dr. Pavan Soni is an Innovation Evangelist by profession and a teacher by passion. He is the founder of Inflexion Point, a strategy and innovation consulting. Apart from being an Adjunct Faculty at IIM Bangalore, Pavan has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, including 3M, Amazon, General Electric, Qualcomm, and Samsung, amongst others.
Pavan works closely with CII, Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, European Business Group, FICCI, Karnataka Knowledge Commission, and NHRD, towards shaping their innovation activities. Pavan is also a columnist at HT Mint, YourStory, Entrepreneur India, Inc 42, and People Matters.
Pavan was the only Indian to be shortlisted for the prestigious ‘FT & McKinsey Bracken Bower Award for the Best Business Book of the Year 2016’. He has also been invited five times to speak at the TEDx. He is a Gold Medalist from MBM Engineering College Jodhpur, and did his PGDIE from NITIE Mumbai.