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Innovation, Intrapreneurship and Leadership
As the Chief Innovator and co-founder of PRASU, Mr Koushik advises major companies such as Bosch, Continental, General Motors, Mercedes Benz, Volvo etc. on Innovation strategy, Integrated Innovation talent management for Innovation culture, scaling business relevant Innovation, Innovation planning and Execution, developing Innovators & Intrapreneurs, developing Intellectual property leadership for business growth. Koushik works with Start-ups and Incubation centres and accelerators and connects Industry and Start-ups. Koushik also links academia and Industry through workshops and technical talks on Innovation. Koushik has also developed a syllabus for academia in Innovation & Intrapreneurship to enhance employability. Mr Koushik has been a passionate and practicing Innovator & technology professional throughout his career of 26 years, with more than 20 national & international patents in various stages and his areas of specialisation include Innovation Strategy, developing Innovators and business relevant Innovation, Intrapreneurship to convert ideas into new Products and Services for Business growth, IP & Patents, Technology & Innovation Competence Management, and Linking Industry and Start-ups. Koushik has served in Philips Global Development Centre, Singapore, Philips Advanced Systems Laboratory, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Philips Innovation Centre, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Philips Innovation Centre, India, HCL as Practice Director of Innovation, and TTK prestige as Vice-President and Head of Innovation. Koushik is a regular speaker at numerous forums including MIT Emerging Technology Conference, PMI, IEEE, TiE, IIT- Madras, CII Business Excellence, IIT-Gandhinagar, IIeX Europe, 2017 and IEI IEEE Mauritius. He has written articles for Book A conversation with the Innovator in You, Frost & Sullivan, The Machinist, Deccan Herald, People matters and IEEE Magazine etc. Koushik has received several awards and recognitions including Karnataka Government Innovation Council Award, HCL Award for Excellence, PatentsSir M Visweswaraya Award and World Innovation Congress Innovation excellence award Koushik is a leadership coach, helping technical people transition from task focused roles to task plus people oriented roles. He conducts various workshops to inspire people to achieve more, better and help contribute to the society very productively. He is also a cartoonist, sportsman, actor (TV & Movie), Stand-up comedian among other things.