Speaker - Mitul Desai

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Mitul Desai is Senior Advisor for Strategic Partnerships in the U.S. Department of State's South & Central Asian Bureau. In this capacity, he engages private sector, NGO, and diaspora organizations to build partnerships around a variety of issues impacting the region, including entrepreneurship, philanthropy, trade & technology. Mitul comes to government from the corporate arena, where he worked as an investment bank analyst, entrepreneur, and intellectual property attorney. Before joining the State Department, he was an entrepreneur in the international life sciences sector, and an equity research analyst at Piper Jaffray & Co., where he analyzed publicly traded companies for institutional investor clients. He began his post-law school career by practicing law as an associate at the New York offices of global law firms, and as a senior attorney at Merck & Co. He received his B.A. in chemistry and philosophy from Rutgers University, and his J.D. from the Boston University School of Law. From 2006-2011, Mitul was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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The Rise of Services in India's Economic Transformation

10.21.12 | 01:15:07 min | 0 comments