Iqbal Z. Quadir

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Iqbal Z. Quadir "is a founding co-editor Innovations. Quadir is also Founder and Executive Director of the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT. Previously Quadir was a Lecturer at the Kennedy School of Government and a Fellow with the Center for Business and Government at Harvard University. He founded GrameenPhone in collaboration with Grameen Bank of Bangladesh and Telenor AS of Norway. GrameenPhone provides telephone access throughout Bangladesh, including to its rural poor, by adding cellular telephony to village-based micro-enterprise. In January 1999, the World Economic Forum based in Davos, Switzerland, honored him as a "Global Leader for Tomorrow." Quadir worked as a vice president of Atrium Capital Corp. and was an associate at Security Pacific Merchant Bank and Coopers & Lybrand, and earlier as a consultant to the World Bank in Washington, DC. He was recently a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Business Innovation at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. He received an MBA and an MA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a BS with honors from Swarthmore College." [1]

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  1. Editorial Info, Innovations, accessed July 28, 2009.