Avik, Founder and Managing Director of Re-emerging World, a strategic advisory firm specializing in emerging markets “base of the pyramid” strategies. Prior to that, he worked in India as an engineer with ICI, a consultant with TATA Consultancy Services and The Next Practice, working with Prof. CK Prahalad. Avik has worked on the ground in 10 countries in Asia and Africa and across 11 sectors. Avik was awarded the Gold Medal in Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode where he was the General Electric Fund Scholar. He also graduated First class with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.