Sashi Buluswar, PhD

Executive Director, LIGTT: Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Shashi Buluswar is the director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies (LIGTT). Shashi previously led Dalberg’s Conflict, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Aid practice and directed the firm’s San Francisco office. His recent work has included helping the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch and manage large agriculture programs in Africa, developing the global strategy for an international non-governmental organization that provides entrepreneurship training to youth, shaping the strategy for a large-scale climate change initiative in China, helping the UN’s Department of Peacekeeping to develop a plan to restructure its global support operations, and helping several corporations create innovative strategies for social responsibility and emerging markets. Shashi also teaches international development at the University of California at Berkeley.