Dr. Pavan Soni

Dr. Pavan Soni

Founder, Inflexion Point

About Dr. Pavan Soni

Dr. Pavan Soni is an Innovation Evangelist by profession and a teacher by passion. He is the founder of Inflexion Point, a strategy and innovation consulting. Apart from being an Adjunct Faculty at IIM Bangalore, Pavan has consulted with leading organizations on innovation and creativity, including 3M, Amazon, BCG, Deloitte, Flipkart, Honeywell, and Samsung, amongst others. Pavan was the only Indian to be shortlisted for the prestigious 'FT & McKinsey Bracken Bower Award for the Best Business Book of the Year 2016'.

He is a Gold Medalist from MBM Engineering College Jodhpur, and did his PGDIE from NITIE Mumbai. Pavan finished his Doctoral Studies from IIM Bangalore in the domain of innovation management.

More From Dr. Pavan Soni

Startups

Five Blunders that Could Doom Your Start-up Even before it Takes off

The sheer enthusiasm, vigour, and even artificially fuelled excitement-funding-blinds the typical entrepreneur of the planning imperative
Innovation

Design Thinking is to Innovation what Six Sigma is to Quality

This iterative process relies on systematically shaving off waste from the system, resulting in a leaner process, with hopefully a better outcome
Business Ideas

How Ideas are Just like Lego blocks

The more base-level ideas you have, the greater would be the variety and efficacy of your final creation
Innovation

Competency Comes First, When it Comes to Innovation

Any important capability should not be easy to copy, should be product and market agnostic, and should be valued by the customer
Co-founders

The Co-founder Dilemma: To Have or Not To?

De-risking seems to be the primary objective of investors and not the economic impact per se