Ishtiaq Mahmood
National University of Singapore

Pasha Mahmood is a Professor at the NUS Business School where he studies and works with multinational firms and local enterprises on their transformation strategies. At NUS since 1999, after obtaining degrees from Oberlin and Harvard, he has taught courses on strategy, and international business to MBA and Ph.D. students and senior executives. From 2012 to 2015, he has worked as a Professor of Strategy and Asian Business at IMD where Pasha sat on the advisory board of the Evian Group. Pasha became the first person from a Singapore institution in 2014 to win the Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award. Dubbed by Financial Times as "the Oscars of the business school world,” this award was given by the Aspen Institute in Washington DC in recognition of Pasha’s work and research promoting sustainable business models in emerging markets. Previously, he won the Haynes Prize from the Academy of International Business (AIB) which is given to the most prominent scholar in international business under 40. At NUS, Pasha directs the popular “Business Strategies for Asia” program for top executives, and looks after the PhD program in strategy.