Pukar Malla is pursuing a Masters in Public Administration at the Kennedy School of Government. He hails from Kathmandu, Nepal. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 2002 with an Honors Major in Engineering and an Honors Minor in Economics. He received the Dean’s Award at Swarthmore, where he also played ‘Romeo’ in “Romeo and Juliet.” He spent 3 years at Cornell, where he attained MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering with a Minor in Business Management in 2007.Pukar Malla
Pukar has worked for 6.5 years in high-tech companies such as Silicon Graphics, AMD, Intel, and a Silicon Valley startup. Most recently, he worked with IBM and Government of Nepal on innovation policies. He is co-leading a global Nepali youth movement, Nepal Ko Yuwa, with many organizations and individuals spread globally. He is also the Vice-President of the Computer Association of Nepal-USA, a technology non-profit, working towards technological progress of Nepal. In his prior term, he served as the VP of Communications of HGC. At the Kennedy School, Pukar is investigating opportunities for technology, education and innovation to foster sustainable growth of developing nations. In his leisure, he enjoys theatre, fashion and poetry.

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  1. Ranjan

    He has recently been the head of Harvard Graduate Council! COngrats to him!