‘Ankit Khandelwal’ is an interdisciplinary professional who combines his skills from different areas (engineering, entrepreneurship, business management,and multilingualism ) to come up with disruptive thinking and thoughts. In a very short span, he carved a name for himself in both personal and professional fronts.
Graduated from top technical universities, his love for solving complex problem is not a hidden fact. His engineering education equipped him with logical and mathematically sound style of problem solving. A skill, he has profoundly used as an entrepreneur in making different strategic plans.
Talking about entrepreneurship, seeds of which were planted during his school days. He handled his extended family business during his summer vacations. It was there, he learn first steps in team working, negotiations, book-keeping, and sales forecasting.
As an out-going person, he has been member of many student organizations. He participated, organized, and lead teams towards successfull completion of many objectives. He honed his skills in large scale project management through all such work.
A global communicator, he has interacted with noble laureates, country ministers, executives, and government officials. Through his different projects, he has forged and maintained network of people in over 100 countries. First a need then obsession with languages turned him into a polyglot. He has self-taught German, Spanish, Russian, Indonesian, Japanese, Chinese-Mandarin, and currently studying French, Arabic. Language learning also made him a culturally diverse thinker, which he has complimented through extensive reading of regional histories. In short, he has ability to start a conversation with every other human being.
His introduction is incomplete without a brief introduction of his worldwide appreciated self-designed ‘Envisioning 21st Century Global Manager(Zero Cost MBA)’. Genesis of which lies in 2008 financial crisis. A newly graduate from University, he felt the need to better understand the world economy. And, he started following market trends and gradually started to build his knowledge into International Economics.
During the visit to European Commission in 2011, he felt a correlation exists between technology, business, and public policy. They are together needed to be understand and applied to mitigate external problems faced by any global business corporation. During this visit, he felt his ability to understand these 3 different areas at a much larger scale. But, he felt need to learn a formal framework to put his interdisciplinary thinking into simpler thinking. Thus, begin a journey which is now known as ‘Envisioning 21st century global manager(Zero Cost MBA)’.
Over past few years, he took his creative thinking to new heights. He has written over 100+ articles on education, management, and cultural affairs. During free time, he also write comic poems and short stories. He plans to publish his own short-stories books in near future.
Although modern in thoughts; he still maintains some old habits like making paper notes, writing diary every day, and reading old styled maps to locate buildings.
And apart from all the things mentioned above; he loves to travel, volunteering for social cause, and learning to cook different dishes.
So, this is the story of Ankit Khandelwal. Did it catch your interest? May be, give him a chance to explain more!!
– Bachelor of Chemical Technology from Vellore Institute of Technology (2004-2008)
– Elite Masters Program (Master of Science) in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Technical University of Denmark (2009-2011)
– Invented and successfully finished ‘Zero Cost MBA(Global Manager of 21st century)’. World’s first self-designed global managerial skill development educational path.
Honors & Awards (In Reverse Chronological Order