M Hari Menon
M. Hari Menon is director of the India office of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and leads the foundation’s work in South and Southeast Asia. Menon oversees the foundation's efforts in India to improve family health, sanitation, digital financial inclusion, agriculture, and gender equality, a role that sees him working closely with India's central and state governments, local and global non-profits, community groups, researchers, and the private sector. Prior to this position, Menon led foundation teams for policy and advocacy as well as for program communications on global health, development, and growth & opportunity. He holds a graduate degree in business management from XLRI School of Management, Jamshedpur, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering & Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.