Speaker Details


Dr. Vinnie Jauhari

Director Education Advocacy | Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd.

Vinnie Jauhari works as Director, Education Advocacy at Microsoft Corporation India Ltd. She is responsible for evangelizing Education initiatives at Microsoft. She leads and manages strategic engagements in Higher Education and K-12 and also works on policy issues related with education. She works on several strategic engagements with State government and key institutions driving impact around institution excellence, faculty development and student readiness for future. The work spans around programmatically managing professional development, curriculum development, certifications, and explorations around gamification of education. Her contributions have won her recognition across several years at Microsoft such as Greg Butler Award in the world wide team for the year 2014-15 ; award for compliance and business contribution for 2015-16, the greenest Subsidiary for evangelism recognition for 2016-17 , Brand evangelist award from Public Sector for 2016-17, Making a Difference Award for AI Digital Labs in 2019.

She has worked as a Director and Professor of Strategy at IIMT( now Vedatya Institute), Gurgaon and has been an academic for 15 years.Vinnie was earlier Region Lead for HP Labs Open Innovation Office for India.She led research engagements for HP Labs India fostering and managing innovation grants as well as building research communities in areas such as Human Computer interface and managing academic relationships with top universities through leadership, faculty and student engagements. She has received numerous awards Such as Women Empowerment grant, Innovator o the Year award in her world wide team for her work at HP Labs.

She has authored twelve books published from New York , Toronto, and Springer, Germany in the domain of services, innovation and technology management.
Some of titles of her books are

  • Innovation Management (2014) published by Oxford University Press; Services Management(2009)(Oxford University Press) Technology Innovation Across Nations( Springer Germany); Women Entrepreneurship(2009). Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry( Apple Press, New Jersey, 2014) Consumer Experience( Apple Press, 2017)

She has over 100 papers published in leading national and international journals. She has Edited international journals and received several Best paper awards at an international level.