George Washington U. names Sanjay Rupani chief strategy officer
September 30, 2010
The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) has named Sanjay Rupani as Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for helping to guide the School in its mission to engage the world from the nation’s capital and become a premier institution at the intersection of business and policy.
In this role, Rupani will work with all key stakeholders of the business school, including faculty, students, staff, the GWSB Board of Advisors, alumni and trustees, to identify strategic opportunities and initiatives that will continue to enhance GWSB’s reputation and prepare students to succeed in the global economy.
“Rupani’s work in social entrepreneurship and business, as well as his international experience, is a perfect fit with the School’s emphasis on international business, ethics and sustainability,” said GWSB Dean Doug Guthrie, professor of management and professor of international business. “We are pleased that he has joined our team.”
Rupani, who earned his Masters of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business, most recently served as managing director of Direct Involvement, an organization that educates future leaders about sustainability efforts in developing countries. Rupani has lead strategic initiatives for both the private and public sectors. In addition, he teaches courses on sustainability and social entrepreneurship.
Rupani holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia.