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Imran Zawwar
Regional Director (Middle East) at Cranfield University

Profile

Dr Imran Zawwar is an executive development strategist with experience in Asia, Middle East, Europe, and Australia. He is an Ex-military officer, and prior to his role with Cranfield, he was Director Executive Development Programmes and Head of Research at Madinah Institute for Leadership & Entrepreneurship (MILE) Saudi Arabia, where he led several executive and corporate development engagements/programmes.

Imran's current research focuses on the strategic interaction between technological innovation and the role entrepreneurs and freelancers play in helping the countries to catch-up with the developed world. His teaching, research and consulting interests include business strategy, entrepreneurial scale-ups and business model innovation.

As part of his role at Cranfield Imran leads the Executive Development Programmes portfolio in the Middle East as a Regional Director. He has worked on more than 200 client projects helping different organisations with their business needs.

Imran holds MBA with two Academic Gold Medals; MS in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, USA with Highest Academic Distinction and a PhD in Entrepreneurial Economics from Cranfield School of Management, UK.

Agenda Sessions

  • Use of AI & Data in Talent Identification and Development

    13:30