VP – Base Of Pyramid Innovation & Market Acceleration, Essilor

Anurag Hans leads the Base of Pyramid (BoP) Innovation & Market Acceleration team at Essilor International. The BoP Innovation & Market Acceleration team works transversally across the inclusive business, philanthropy and advocacy functions of Essilor to incubate and test innovations, inclusive business models, solutions, partnerships, and innovative financing mechanisms to address the needs of the 2.5 billion people around the world who don’t have access to good vision today.

Before Essilor, Anurag has over 16 years of diversified experience across consumer products, strategy consulting and public policy. Anurag holds an MBA from INSEAD, a Masters degree from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and an Engineering degree from Delhi Institute of Technology.