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Thought Leaders

Destructive Creation Through Leadership

TIV is at the forefront of thinking and practice in producing solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Our team reflects this in expertise, excellence, and experience. Our experts couple their profound insights gained through trailblazing careers with their passion for alleviating poverty through innovation and sustainable development.


Atul Wad

President and CEO

Ravi Gupta


Arnoldo K. Ventura


Lisa Collins

General Manager

Advisory Council

Howard Rush

Innovation Ecosystems

Professor at University of Brighton UK, Project leader for the UK Department of International Development exploring the Humanitarian Innovation Ecosystem, founding member and former Head of CENTRIM.

Alistar Brett

Technology Commercialization

Partner Rainforest Strategies, LLP. Senior Technology Commercialization Advisor, World Bank

James Gillespie

Healthcare and Biotech

President and Co-founder, Center for Healthcare Innovation

Kurt Hoffman

Impact Investment

Director, Recipco Capacity Exchange Ltd.Former Director Shell Foundation, London

Hunter Lovins

Sustainable Development

President and Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions co-creator of the “Natural Capitalism” concept

Viji Sampath

International Food / Agribusiness and M&A

Managing Director, Keva Global PartnersFormer Senior Manager, Price Waterhouse Coopers

Oltac Unsal

Enterpreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

Member, NexGen Angels, and MD, Smyrna Capital

Charles Weiss

Energy and Cleantech

Visiting Scholar, AAAS, retired Distinguished Professor, science, technology and international affairs, Georgetown University

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