Nish Acharya (pictured) has become a senior adviser to US-based Northeastern University after leaving the government. He will be assisting the university with its global education strategy. 

Acharya had been director of innovation and entrepreneurship and senior adviser to the Secretary of Commerce in President Barack Obama’s administration.

He managed the President’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship and worked with 26 federal agencies to provide more than $100m in funds to 500 universities, research centres and companies to increase…

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