Vinod Baya is a director at PwC’s Center for Technology and Innovation and an editor of the Technology Forecast. As a technology strategist and futurist, Vinod has been developing, analyzing and forecasting advanced uses of technology for over 15 years. He consults with established and emerging companies around the world on a wide range of issues that are impacted by technology trends, such as business and technology strategy, M&A, venture financing, R&D, intellectual property and others.
Before joining PwC in 1999, Vinod was a research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, leading many initiatives in the advanced uses of Internet technologies in facilitating collaboration and knowledge management.
Vinod holds a doctoral degree from Stanford University, an M.S. from Rutgers University, and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
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