Vivek Wadhwa
Vivek Wadhwa
Columnist

Vivek Wadhwa is Vice President of Innovation and Research at Singularity University, Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance fellow at Stanford University, a Visiting Scholar at the University of California-Berkley School of Information, Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Exec in Residence at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering,  Senior Research Associate at Harvard University’s Labor and Worklife Program, and Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Emory University’s Halle Institute of Global Learning.  He helps students prepare for the real world; lectures in class; and leads groundbreaking research projects.  He is also an advisor to several startup companies, a columnist for Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and a contributor to the popular tech blog TechCrunch. He also writes occasionally for several international publications.  Prior to joining academia in 2005, Wadhwa founded two software companies. He holds an MBA from New York University and a B.A. in Computing Studies from the University of Canberra, in Australia. He is the author of The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent.

Latest by Vivek Wadhwa

Believe the dreamers, not the experts

Believe the dreamers, not the experts

Entrepreneurs should trust their gut if they have an idea, because experts are often the greatest inhibitors of innovation.

We’re heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does

We’re heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does

Robots will drive our cars, manufacture our goods, and do our chores.

When Star Trek becomes a reality

When Star Trek becomes a reality

Science fiction is becoming reality given the rapid pace of development in technology.

Hey Silicon Valley, fix your priorities

Hey Silicon Valley, fix your priorities

Instead of celebrating Yo, why not help the billions lacking reliable energy and good access to water.