Zahir Palanpur is the founder and President of Azul Arc. He brings a strong global perspective and diverse work experience in general management, business strategy and marketing along with extensive experience in working with design teams and technology development. Prior to launching Azul Arc, he has lived, studied and worked with firms in Asia, Europe and America including fortune 500 and Private 500 firms. He has an MBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School and a BA in Economics from Bombay University. Ongoing executive education includes courses at Columbia University, Kellogg Graduate School at Northwestern, Mckinsey and the Center for Leadership Studies.