Asheen has dedicated his career to the innovative materials, processes and business models required to achieve sustainable industrial growth
He spent the early part of his career in R&D and management roles in the high technology sector. Drawing on this background, Asheen has developed further expertise in sustainable innovation.
He was certified in 2007 as a Biologist at the Design Table by the Biomimicry Institute and has traveled the country lecturing on Nature-inspired business models. These seminars and talks include guest lecturing for sustainable-business guru Hunter Lovins, co-author of Natural Capitalism, in her Principles of Sustainability class at the Presidio School of Management; and for renowned green builder Kevin Stack at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He has also guest-lectured at Thunderbird School of Global Management, IE (Madrid), and Cornell University.
Asheen is on the faculty of Babson College as an Adjunct Professor in the Entrepreneurship division. He teaches a unique MBA offering called Sustainable Entrepreneurship Inspired by Nature, the first MBA course in the country that will teach entrepreneurial innovation based on Nature’s principles.