Bala Mulloth

Assistant Professor of Public Policy
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Office Location/Room Number
Garrett Hall L020A
Curriculum Vitae
Education & Training
Ph.D., Technology Management, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2011
M.S., Technology Management, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2007
M.S., Telecommunication Networks, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2004
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Bombay, 2002
Courses Taught
Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
Innovation and Social Impact
Social Innovation in Emerging Markets: India and South East Asia
Developing a New Social Venture
Global Field Experience - Social Entrepreneurship in India

Dr. Mulloth is a globally oriented educator and entrepreneur who has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and North America. His focus areas are innovation and social entrepreneurship and he is currently an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He is also co-founder and CEO of Hava Inc., a life sciences venture that builds customer-centered air filtration products to make life in polluted cities healthier. 

He was formerly a Visiting Faculty Fellow at National Defense University at Fort McNair, in Washington DC. Prior to moving to Charlottesville, he was an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary and the Program Director of CEU’s experiential New York City MBA program. Prior to that, he was the Senior Manager of New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s Office of Innovation Development, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship.

He holds a PhD in Technology Management from New York University Tandon School of Engineering and has published articles in several entrepreneurship and management journals, including the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise DevelopmentJournal of Business Ethics EducationImpact Business Review, the International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development and the Journal of High Technology Management Research and has contributed chapters in books such as the Entrepreneurial University: Case Studies and Policy (Routledge), Multiple Helix Ecosystems for Sustainable Competitiveness (Springer), and Free Market in Its Twenties: Modern Business Decision Making in Central and Eastern Europe