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Assistant Professor Dr. Karndee Leopairote

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Karndee Leopairote is an assistant professor at the Department of Operations Management, Thammasat Business School.  She holds BEng in Industrial Engineering fromSirindhornInternational Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, MS and PhD in Industrial Engineering from University of Wisconsin ? Madison, USA.  Her areas of research interest include ASEAN business movement and development, creative economy, social enterprise, and service operations and innovation. She has published a number of books and articles and contributed to a leading newspaper in Thailand about ASEAN integration, ASEAN business movement and impact, and the development of creative industries and businesses.


Previously she has served as Executive Director of ThammasatBusiness Consulting Center (TBCC) and has consulted and conducted research for a number of manufacturing and service companies and for the government organizations. She was appointed an advisor to the Deputy Minister of Commerce responsible for creative economy policies and initiatives, and has been actively involved in framing out creative economy policy at the national level.  Prior to joining ThammasatBusiness School, she held a faculty position at the Department of Industrial Engineering, SirindhornInternational Institute of Technology, Thammasat University.


Aside from academic activities, Karndee is also serving as Executive Director of the Future Innovative Thailand Institute (FIT) and an advisor of Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA).  She is an industrial-economic news analyst on MCOT national broadcasting network and an analyst and a host for ASEAN Beyond 2015 Documentary on Thai Public Broadcasting Service (TPBS).