Prem Khanal

IT-enabled frugal innovation.

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Prem Khanal, PhD student


Supervisors: Dr Jean-Gregoire Bernard, Prof Bill Tomlinson and Professor Benoit Aubert (HRA)

Nepal Profile

Prem has worked on a multitude of technology/business platforms as a Software Developer, IT Support Engineer, Database Administrator, and In-Charge of Data Center in the largest enterprises of Nepal. He was awarded an ADB-JSP scholarship for his Masters study and a Victoria Doctoral Scholarship for his doctoral studies.


Bachelor in Computer Engineering, Pokhara University, Nepal; Master in System Design and Management, Keio University (Japan) & TU Delft (The Netherlands)

Research interests

Prem’s research interests include digital innovations, frugal/reverse/bop innovation, entrepreneurship, effectuation, IT affordances, IT business alignment, IT project management.

Selected publication

Khanal, P.B., Bernard, J-G., & Aubert, B.A. (2017). IT-Enabled Frugal Effectuation. Proceedings of SIGMIS-CPR' 17. Bangalore, India.