Penn Calendar Penn A-Z School of Arts and Sciences University of Pennsylvania

International Advisory Board


IAB members with 2015 Annual Lecture guest speaker

Founder and CEO

Associate Professor, Social Anthropology
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Former IAB Chairman (2004-12)
CASI Senior Fellow
CASI Acting Director & Visiting Scholar (2018-20)
President Emeritus, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs


Managing Director
Jennison Associates

Managing Director and Co-Head, Asia Private Equity
Bain Capital, LLC

Former IAB Co-Chair (2012-20)
Chief Executive Officer
Warburg Pincus LLC

Chairman, The Global Education & Leadership Foundation
Vice Chairman, SUN Group

Founder and Senior Partner
AZB & Partners

IAB Co-Chair
President & Chief Operating Officer
P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP

Managing Partner

CEO, Nurx
Former Head of Global Operations, Airbnb

(ex officio)
Ambassador of India to the United States

Founding Partner & CEO
New Silk Route
Partners; and
Founding Partner & CEO
Vedanta Capital

Managing Partner
Karya Capital LP

IAB Co-Chair
Senior Advisor
Credit Suisse

(ex officio)
Academic Director and Chief Executive
University of Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India

Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs & Senior Fellow
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

(ex officio)
CASI Director
Associate Professor of Political Science
Madan Lal Sobti Associate Professor for the Study of Contemporary India
University of Pennsylvania

Honorary Life Members

President Emeritus, Princeton University and
US Ambassador to India, 1977-80
Chairman Emeritus

Vice President, UPIASI Governing Council (1995-2011)
CASI International Advisory Board Honorary Life Member (2006-20)
Former Member of Indian Parliament (Rajya Sabha)

Chairperson, India International Centre-International Research Division
Former Member of Executive Board, UNESCO