Vinnie Jauhari

Dr. Vinnie Jauhari, Director Education Advocacy, Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd.

Vinnie Jauhari   works as Director, Education Advocacy at Microsoft Corporation India Ltd.  She is responsible for evangelizing Education initiatives at Microsoft. She leads and manages strategic engagements in Education and focuses on  K-12  for digital transformation in education. She works on  several strategic engagements with  Boards of Education and  key institutions driving impact  on faculty and student  readiness for future. The work spans around programmatically managing professional development, curriculum development, certifications, and explorations around gamification of education. Her  contributions have won her recognition across several years at Microsoft such as Greg Butler Award in the world wide team for the year 2014-15 ;  Brand evangelist award from Public Sector for 2016-17, Making A Difference in FY 19.

She has worked  as  a  Director and Professor of Strategy  at IIMT( now Vedatya Institute), Gurgaon and has been an academic for 15 years. Vinnie was earlier Region Lead for HP Labs Open Innovation Office for   India. She led research engagements for HP Labs India fostering and managing innovation grants as well as building research communities in areas such as Human Computer interface and managing academic relationships with top universities through leadership, faculty and student engagements. She has received numerous awards  Such as Women Empowerment grant, Innovator of the Year award in her world wide team for her work at HP Labs.

She has  authored  thirteen   books published from New York , Toronto, and Springer, Germany in the  domain of services, innovation  and technology management.   Some of the titles of her books are:

Innovation Management (2014) published by Oxford University Press; Services Management(2009)( Oxford University Press) Technology Innovation Across Nations( Springer Germany); Women Entrepreneurship(2009). Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry( Apple Press, New Jersey, 2014) Consumer Experience( Apple Press, 2017)

She has over 100  papers published in leading  national and international journals. She has Edited international journals and received several Best paper awards at an international  level.