Niaz Morshed Patwary is an Assistant Professor and Research Associate at the Center for Enterprise and Society (CES). He is currently on leave and teaching/researching at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia as an Endeavour Fellow. In 2015, He was the recipient of the British Government’s Commonwealth Fellowship and taught in Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland. As the first Kiva Fellow from Bangladesh, He served in rural India in 2014. Earlier, he was awarded the Higher Education and Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) grant – joint project of The World Bank and University Grant Commission. In 2011, he was a visiting scholar in HEC Paris, France. Prior to joining academia, he worked for Ernst & Young, USA. he received my MBA in Strategy from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) on a full scholarship. he graduated magna cum laude from Southwest Minnesota State University, USA, with valedictorian nomination, where he double majored in Computer Science and Business Administration. He has served as a Board Member for Carlson Net Impact and Lyon County American Red Cross, Minnesota, USA.