Dr. Naushad Forbes

Dr. Naushad Forbes is the Chairman Governing Council National Institute of Design.

Dr. Naushad Forbes received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Stanford University and is PhD in Industrial Engineering. He also holds the B.A.S. in Industrial Engineering & History from the Stanford University.

He has been a Consulting Professor in the Management Science & Engineering program at Stanford University since 1987. He has a number of publications to his credit including the following: Forbes N. and D. Wield, From Followers to Leaders: Managing Technology in Newly Industrializing Countries. He was instrumental in developing courses in Technology and Policy in Newly Industrialized Countries and the Management of Technology in Firms in Newly Industrialized Countries.

He is the Co-Chairman of Forbes Marshall, India's leading Steam Engineering & Control Instrumentation company and he has been appointed as the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry for 2016-17.

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  • Chairman, Governing Council
    National Institute of Design