Divyang Arora joins the One Globe Forum Advisory Board
New Delhi: The One Globe Forum, an annual forum of global thought leaders to build a 21st-century knowledge economy in India and South Asia, announced that Divyang Arora is joining as a member of its advisory board. Divyang Arora is a seasoned investor, operator and technology enthusiast, The One Globe Forum is India’s leading forum that explores the intersection of technology, innovation, entrepreneurship, economic growth, smart cities, skills, regional collaboration and education in harnessing the vast potential of India and South Asia.
Harvard Business School Alumnus Divyang Arora joins a distinguished set of leaders that includes a former Undersecretary of the U.S. Navy, a Member of the House of Lords in the U.K. and a high-ranking Indian government official, among other prominent business leaders. With his vast experience in business development and advocacy and passion for building entrepreneurial capacities, Divyang Arora will play an important role in guiding the forum towards entrepreneurial development and capacity building.
Harjiv Singh, Founder and Convenor of The One Globe Forum, said, “We welcome Divyang to the advisory board of One Globe Forum. His interest in different models of entrepreneurship and experience of working with entrepreneurs on capacity-building initiatives will play a critical role in one of the core themes of the forum, that is, entrepreneurship.”
Divyang Arora, said, “According to the World Economic Forum, nearly two-thirds of India’s population, which is between the ages of 15-59 will require massive job creation in the coming years. Start-ups will be the most effective way of spurring employment. It calls for more concerted efforts to build entrepreneurial capacity from the extraordinary talent pool in India. I am confident that with One Globe Forum’s strategic outreach, we will be able to nurture a holistic and supportive entrepreneurship environment in India.”
Divyang is an advisor and operator in the early-stage venture and technology ecosystem. Most recently, he worked at Evercore Partners in their Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) team in New York focusing on the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) industries. Before that, he worked at Central Square Foundation, a venture philanthropy organisation investing in early-stage education in India. Divyang started his career in management consulting in New York with Booz and Co. and then at JP Morgan Chase in its strategy team.