Prof. Anil K. Gupta
CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow 2018-21 Founder, Honey Bee Network, SRISTI, GIAN & NIF Visiting Faculty, IIMA & IITB, Academy Professor, ACSIRSession: Innovation in a crisis; learnings from frugal innovations
Prof. Anil K Gupta is an Indian scholar in the area of grassroots innovations and is the founder of the Honey Bee Network. He is a ‘Padma Shri’ award winner in 2004, for his contributions to management education. He is seen as a pioneer in the field of grassroots innovations, in which his contribution includes documenting people’s knowledge with the help of teams of volunteers spread across India. Today he is a retiree, after 36 years of service working as full-time professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 2017. He is also a fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.