Mr. Karan Khemka
Partner, The Parthenon Group
Mr. Karan Khemka heads the Asia Office of The Parthenon Group and leads the Education Practice in the Emerging Markets. He has extensive experience in the private education sector, including higher education, K-12, vocational training, government funded programs and pre-K. Other education projects include international market entry strategies for major multinational educational firms. The geographical scope of his experience includes China, India, North and South East Asia, Middle East, Australia, UK, US, Western Europe, Latin America and Africa.
Karan is on the Asia Advisory Board for Phillips Academy Andover, a Senior Advisor to the Asian Womens Leadership University, and has been published in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes and other publications. Mr. Khemka is frequently asked to speak at leading global forums, such as the Goldman Sachs/ Stanford University Global Education Conference, Harvard India Conference, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) conference on sustainable investing in education, Credit Suisse Global Services Conference, - Higher Education Summit Asia - IBC Asia, EDGE, Indo-US Summit on Higher Education, IPSEF London, Middle East and Malaysia, Building Future (BFE) MENA and India among others.
Mr. Khemka holds a bachelors degree in International Relations from Georgetown University and an MA in Law from Cambridge University.
The Parthenon Group is an advisory firm focused on strategy consulting with offices in Boston, London, Mumbai and San Francisco. Parthenons Education Practice is the largest advisory team to focus on the education sector both for profit and non-profit/government. Parthenon has 40 professionals focused on advising the education sector in the emerging markets, with clients across diverse sectors that include publishing, primary and secondary education, higher education, consumer education, vocational education, corporate training, governments, foundations, NGOs, and other non-profit organisations. The Education Practice completes more than 150 education projects per year in over 60 countries globally.