Avik is the Founder and Managing Director of Re-emerging World, a strategic advisory firm specializing in emerging markets “base of the pyramid” strategies. He engages with leaders of Multinational Corporations, Global Institutions, Civil Society Organisations, and Social Entrepreneurs on designing innovative business models, evaluating investment opportunities and market based interventions for “base of the pyramid” low income population in emerging markets. He has worked on the ground and conducted research in 10 countries in Asia and Africa and across 12 sectors.
He has worked with ICI India and TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) in India. In 2005 he joined The Next Practice, the consulting firm of Professor C K Prahalad which focused on incubating innovations for low income households and entry strategies in emerging markets.
Avik was awarded the Gold Medal for Best All Round Performance in Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode where he was the General Electric Fund Scholar. He also graduated First class with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.