Yash Ranga provides strategic vision to the two intertwined verticals of the Jaipur Rugs Foundation—skill development and social development—by engaging diverse stakeholders and curating an effective partnerships platform that maximizes impact at scale.
Jaipur Rugs is internationally recognized for its inclusive carpet value chain that links grassroots artisans with global markets. Featured in the book, The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid, the Foundation has received widespread accolades. Its unique socio-economic development model is a topic of considerable reference among government, industry, media, and academia.
Prior to joining the Jaipur Rugs Foundation, Yash was associated with a Silicon Valley-based Boutique IT company inspired by the disruption in technology that is taking place with Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Mobility, and the Cloud. His niche areas include conscious capitalism, founders’ mentality, social entrepreneurship, multi-stakeholder partnerships for development, the Sustainable Development Goals, and base of the pyramid Innovations.
With background in software engineering, entrepreneurship, and business strategy, he also is a national boxer and a theatre artist by passion.