At C20-G20 Summit India 2023, Jaipur July 29-31, Boston Global Forum proposed Four Pillars of Enlightenment Tech Economy Alliance: US, India, EU-UK, and Japan.
A Joint Statement from India and the United States on September 8, 2023 from the G20 Summit: “Prime Minister Modi and President Biden reaffirmed technology’s defining role in deepening our strategic partnership and lauded ongoing efforts through the India-U.S. Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) to build open, accessible, secure, and resilient technology ecosystems and value chains, based on mutual confidence and trust, which reinforce our shared values and democratic institutions.”
Following up the success of Biden’s trip, BGF will organize US-India high-level discussions about Enlightenment Tech Economy Alliance between the US and India. Professor John Quelch, Co-founder and Member of BGF, will co-moderate these High-level Discussions.
John Quelch, the Leonard M. Miller University Professor at the University of Miami and Charles Edward Wilson Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has taken on a new global role as worldwide chairman of Globalpraxis, a Barcelona-headquartered management consultancy specializing in distribution, sales and pricing optimization studies for consumer goods and services multinationals. A veteran non-executive director, he currently serves as a board member of Amerant Bancorp, Global Crossing Airlines and Surfin Meta, a Singapore-based fintech.
Between 2001 and 2011, he was the Lincoln Filene Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School, teaching Marketing in the Advanced Management Program. He served as Dean of London Business School from 1998 to 2001.