Payal Arora

Erasmus University Rotterdam, Associate Professor, Author of "The Next Billion Users"

Born in India, Payal Arora moved to the US where she studied technology and development at Harvard and Columbia University. She is the author of the award-winning “Leisure Commons” book and most recently, “The Next Billion Users” with Harvard Press. She has consulted on tech innovation in emerging markets including for UNESCO, GE, and HP and has given 150 talks in 85 cities in 35 countries including at TEDx. She lives in Amsterdam and is a Professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam.