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Vikram Mansharamani

Vikram Mansharamani

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Vikram Mansharamani is a Lecturer at Harvard University. He teaches students how to use multiple perspectives in making tough decisions. Mansharamani is a widely-followed global trend-watcher who shows people how to anticipate the future, manage risk, and spot opportunities. He has been a regular commentator on issues driving disruption in the global business environment. Prior to this, he spent two decades working in venture capital, investment banking, and management consulting. His consulting work focuses on thematic analysis and risk management.

  • Mansharamani has also taught classes at Yale University on business ethics and governance, financial bubbles, and economic inequality. 
  • The Linkedin network twice listed him as the #1 Top Voice for Money, Finance, and Economics.
  • Worth profiled him as one of the 100 most powerful people in global finance.
  • He regularly advises asset allocators and corporate leaders on how to manage their allocations in the face of overwhelming uncertainty.
  • His ideas and writings have appeared in Bloomberg, Fortune, Forbes, The New York Times, and a long list of other publications. 
  • He helps business leaders and investors peer into the future on crucial areas, including China, Africa, the global economy, housing, investing, financial cycles, energy.
  • He is a paid advisor to several leading endowments and currently serves on the board of the Africa Opportunity Fund
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.