Dr. Khavul has developed recognized expertise in the field of high-technology innovation & entrepreneurship. Her work focuses on the finance and management of high-tech start-ups. Dr. Khavul holds an appointment as an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. Dr. Khavul has consulted extensively in the U.S., Middle East, Asia, and was a Managing Director of the Soros Economic Development Initiative for a 17 country region in Eastern Europe. She completed her doctorate in International Business Strategy at Boston University's Graduate School of Management and graduated with High Honors from UC Berkeley and the London School of Economics.