Vinod serves as Senior Director at Babson Executive and Enterprise Education. He develops custom solutions by collaborating with policymakers, the corporate sector and all relevant stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the Middle East, Africa, India, The Balkans and Eurasia. Vinod identifies the best cost-effective innovative design and delivery solutions by turning ideas and challenges into actionable opportunities.
Alongside Babson faculty, Vinod designs entrepreneurship programs for High Schools, undergraduate and graduate programs across the globe by emphasizing Babson's pedagogy of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action. Programs are delivered worldwide for entrepreneurs of all kinds at different intersections of their entrepreneurial journey: ideation stage, start-up stage, scale-up stage and exponential growth stage. Finally, Vinod is also part of the Babson team that designs and develops integrated entrepreneurship ecosystem programs for various economies around the world in order to drive economic growth. These programs focus on collaboration amongst all relevant ecosystem stakeholders: private, public, educational, financial sectors as well as culture impactors.
Vinod initially launched his career in the consulting arena at Coopers and Lybrand, then moved to Celerant Consulting as Director of Business Development and Sales Operations in the London and Boston offices. He facilitated Celerant's expansion within the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He was also Vice President, Business Identification and Marketing, for Alexander Proudfoot – Atlanta and Vice President, Business Identification at Maine Pointe – Boston.
Vinod holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Management with French and a Master of Business Administration. He has completed his Six Sigma MBB and speaks English, French, Creole and Hindi.