Prof. Navneet Bhushan
Prof. Navneet Bhushan
Navneet Bhushan (Navneet) is a founder director of CRAFITTI CONSULTING ( – an Innovation, Strategy and Intellectual Property Research, Consulting and Training firm head-quartered at Bangalore, India, completing a decade of successful operations in 2018. 
He is the principal author of Strategic Decision Making- Applying the Analytic Hierarchy Process published by Springer-Verlag, UK. The book has more than 650 citations on Google Scholar and has been featured at Harvard Business School working knowledge for business leaders. He is an associate editor of the International Journal of Analytic Hierarchy Process and reviews research papers for Defence Science Journal. Navneet has been invited as an external expert for assessment board of DRDO Scientists and has participated as a facilitator for evolving citizen centric rural e-governance workshop conducted by IIPA, Delhi. He writes on Strategy, Defence and Security frequently at Indian Defence Review . Navneet has been conferred Entrepreneurial Innovation and Leadership Award for 2012 . The Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management (SREQOM) Conferred an Award to Navneet for his outstanding contributions as an Author, Researcher, Consultant and Innovator at its 6th International Conference at Delhi University, 2012.  
Over a career spanning more than 25 years, Navneet held positions such as Vice-President and Head (Innovation) with Hexaware Technologies, Principal Consultant with Wipro Technologies, CEO of CREAX Information Technologies Pvt Ltd., Technology Specialist at Philips Global Intellectual Property & Standards (IP&S) division, and Senior Research Associate with Infosys Technologies. Before joining the corporate world Navneet worked for more than a decade as a Scientist at Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO). Navneet has extensive experience in the fields of Innovation, Patent Portfolio Management, Software Development, Management, Research, IP Analysis. 
Navneet has authored more than 65 technical research papers and articles in various International and National Journals, Trade Magazines and Conferences. He has been an invited speaker in core technology forums, conferences and seminars and has been a regular contributor in national and international media on technology and business. Navneet has been interviewed on India’s national television network as a patent expert and on All India Radio as an Innovation expert. He has spoken at various organizations/forums/conferences as Invited speaker/Keynote speaker, such as Young Scholars Workshop on Strategic Issues, Central University Gujarat and Carnegie Endowment for International peace, 2017, GE TRIZ Trends 2016, Dr Reddy’s Labs Innovation day 2016, Thailand BISPA 2013, Thailand Research Forum (TRF) 2013, Nepal Technology and Innovation Management 2012 and 2014, PMI Bangalore conference 2012, TRIZCON (USA) 2008 and 2007, DSM (USA) 2006 and 2005, GE Medical systems, GE Industrial Systems, ISRO, DRDO, CII Conferences, IEEE APSEC, ICQRIT, FOODSIM, National Institute of Design (NID), IISc, CAIR, GTRE, ISSA, SPICONs 2010 and 2011, International IPR Conferences 2009 - 2013. Navneet has conducted TRIZ, Lean and Patent based workshops for more than 3000 senior and middle level executives of companies such as, HAL, LG, IOCL, GAIL, Wipro, Honeywell, Infosys, Aditya Birla Group, ABB, GE, Hughes, Sharp, Philips, Thomson-Reuters, CavinKare, TVS Motors, Weir Minerals, DRDO, etc. He is a visiting faculty for Digital Marketing, Online Business, Software Business and Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, in some of the MBA Schools and Engineering colleges at Bangalore. Navneet Blogs at

Brief introduction 
Navneet Bhushan founded CRAFITTI  ( – an Innovation Research and Consulting firm at Bangalore, India. His earlier positions include Scientist, Technology Specialist, Vice-President (Innovation) in a career spanning more than 25 years.   The principal author of 2004 book Strategic Decision Making, Springer- UK , currently he is writing “Choice Crafting – Innovation and Decisions for a Complex World”. He blogs at and can be contacted at