Geoffrey Jones is the Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at the Harvard Business School. He obtained a PhD from the University of Cambridge in Britain. Since then, he has taught widely in Europe and the United States. He specializes in the history of global business and emerging markets, especially the ecological and social responsibility of business. His recent books include Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry (2010) and Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship (2017). He is a fellow of the Academy of International Business and a corresponding fellow of the British Academy.
Tarun Khanna is the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School, and the first director of Harvard’s Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, a university-wide endeavour straddling sciences, the arts and professions. His latest book, Trust, and his earlier book, Billions of Entrepreneurs, chronicle creative ventures in China, India and beyond. His co-authored book, Winning in Emerging Markets, distils lessons for building world-class enterprises in emerging markets. He is a co-founder and investor in several ventures across emerging markets. He has been appointed to several commissions related to higher education and entrepreneurship by the Government of India.