Vikas Bahl is a senior development professional with over twenty years’ experience in private and non-profit sectors. He has successfully managed a diverse and thriving donor network across the Unites States and currently serves as the Head of Operations for Pratham USA. Prior to Pratham, Vikas worked for Dasra, India’s leading strategic philanthropy foundation, running the Dasra Social Impact program that focused on developing growth strategies and refining business models for India’s most innovative social entrepreneurs. His US consulting experience includes providing strategic HR/benefits services to several high-profile Fortune 500 companies.
Vikas has an MBA with honors from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He has recently led the establishment of the Pratham Dubai office and is enthusiastic about building a presence for the organization in the Middle East. Vikas is a travel enthusiast and is close to achieving his goal of visiting 50 countries by the age of 50!