Aman Merchant

Adjunct Lecturer of Business, Organizations and Society Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA University of Oxford; MA University of Oxford

Research Areas: High Performance; Flow; Biohacking; Venture Creation; System Thinking; Moonshots; Global Education Systems & Edtech


A mission-driven serial, parallel entrepreneur, futurist, investor & advisor with 25+ years of experience across twelve ventures in education, social impact, and disruptive innovation, Aman is the Chief Provocateur at Radicle, passionate about transforming industries, cities, and lives through ideating and launching ambitious platforms for solving the wicked system problems that challenge humanity today. A member of both the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) & Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO), he holds a 1st Class Masters (Hons) Degree from Oxford University & is also a Stanford Business School & London School of Economics alum.

His research & teaching interests include high performance, flow, biohacking, venture creation, system thinking, moonshots, global education systems & edtech.

An Entrepreneur Mentor in Residence at London Business School since 2014, he is the MENA region’s 1st Impact Investing Fellow at AVPN, UAE’s 1st Fellow with OnDeck Edtech, and a certified Peak Performance coach from the Flow Genome Project. Currently serving on the Global Council on SDG4, he has previously co-curated RewirEd (global education summit) for Dubai Cares, launched the MENAP region’s first Edtech collective, managed a Global Grand Challenges program for Expo2020, curated Abundance 360 Dubai (CEO Summit with Singularity University) and co-founded & led Impact Hub Dubai (global entrepreneurial network for positive impact).

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