Introducing the GetGlobal 2018 Speakers

Dr. Sanjeev Khagram
Dean and Director General, Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University


Building a New Future for Global Talent

Dr. Sanjeev Khagram joined Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management as Dean and Director General in July of 2018, the next step in a distinguished career that spans the private and public sectors.  Dr. Khagram is a world-renowned scholar and practitioner in the areas of globalization, transnationalism, leadership, strategic management, entrepreneurship, social enterprise, cross-sector innovation, public-private partnerships, inter-organizational networks, good governance, transparency, the global political economy, sustainable development, human security, and the data revolution.  He holds a B.A. in development studies/engineering, an M.A. and PhD Minor in economics, and a Ph.D. in political economy, all from Stanford University.

Dr. Khagram has worked extensively with global start-ups, corporations, governments, civil society groups, multilateral organizations, cross-sectoral action networks, public-private partnerships, professional associations and universities all over the world from the local to the international levels. He has lived and worked for extended periods in Brazil, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, Thailand, Germany and the United Kingdom. Khagram is of Asian Indian heritage, a Hindu, and a refugee from Idi Amin’s Uganda, which brought him to the United States in 1973 via refugee camps in Italy.