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Kesh Narayanan Discusses Importance of Building a Strong Team In Order To Sell The Idea

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  • Date Added : 3/23/2007
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Kesh Narayanan

  • Director, National Science Foundation (NSF)
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Biography

Kesh Narayanan is the Director of Industrial Innovation Programs within the Division of Design, Manufacture and Industrial Innovation of the Directorate for Engineering at National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF's Industrial Innovation Programs serve the entire Foundation, with a focus on increasing the effectiveness of collaboration between university and industry researchers with a particular focus on small businesses.

Narayanan is charged with aligning the energy and inventiveness of small business with the unparalleled capabilities of university researchers in the United States to discover new knowledge, to their mutual benefit and to the ultimate benefit of our citizens, their security and economic well-being.

Prior to joining NSF in 1994, Narayanan was the Chief Scientist at Certainteed, a $500 million building materials company. In addition to providing technological leadership for the company, he was successful identifying research results from university laboratories that had significant impacts on the Certainteed product line. His longest tenure, spanning 20 years, was at the Norton Company. As the R&D Director of the Norton Abrasives Business, he led the world-wide introduction of new products, with a track record of identifying and developing new products accounting for more than 25% of total sales. His R&D group is credited with over 30 patents.

Kesh Narayanan received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1974 and his BTech in Metallurgical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Coming from a student point of view again I'll use the same word I used earlier, the democratic process of this. The ... people are looking for evaluating the research, it is true they are going to evaluate the team. So no student should apply as a singular person because remember, you are selling...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 8 Kesh Narayanan Shares Professional Background
  • Kesh Narayanan - Interview - National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 3/23/2007
  • Kesh Narayanan
  • 0 min. 45 sec.
Video 2 of 8 Kesh Narayanan Discusses NSF and the Tech Transfer Process
  • Kesh Narayanan - Interview - National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 3/23/2007
  • Kesh Narayanan
  • 2 min. 3 sec.
Video 3 of 8 Kesh Narayanan Discusses NSF's Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
  • Kesh Narayanan - Interview - National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 3/23/2007
  • Kesh Narayanan
  • 1 min. 29 sec.
Video 4 of 8 Kesh Narayanan States Amazement At Wealth of Ideas That Come Into SBIR Process
  • Kesh Narayanan - Interview - National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 3/23/2007
  • Kesh Narayanan
  • 1 min. 59 sec.
Video 5 of 8 Kesh Narayanan States Importance Of Creating a Systematic Approach To Entrepreneurial Education
  • Kesh Narayanan - Interview - National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 3/23/2007
  • Kesh Narayanan
  • 2 min. 5 sec.
Video 6 of 8 Kesh Narayanan Discusses Importance of Building a Strong Team In Order To Sell The Idea
  • Kesh Narayanan - Interview - National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 3/23/2007
  • Kesh Narayanan
  • 1 min. 40 sec.
Video 7 of 8 Kesh Narayanan States A True Entrepreneur Will Be Passionate About An Idea But Also See Its Commercial Value
  • Kesh Narayanan - Interview - National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 3/23/2007
  • Kesh Narayanan
  • 2 min. 25 sec.
Video 8 of 8 Kesh Narayanan States NSF Views Commercial Potential As An Importance Part of Each Proposal
  • Kesh Narayanan - Interview - National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 3/23/2007
  • Kesh Narayanan
  • 2 min. 5 sec.

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