Lokesh Dani


Lokesh Dani

Founder and CEO, Xopolis


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Lokesh Dani is the Founder and CEO of Xopolis, a small business providing research and development services for workforce and economic development. Lokesh has a PhD from George Mason University in Public Policy, and his core research revolves around the Future of Work, Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, and Small Business Economics. Lokesh models his business strategy around Lean Innovation. He was the Entrepreneurial Lead in the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps program in 2018 where he conducted 117 in-person Customer Discovery interviews in 6 weeks, an experience that laid the foundations for his entrepreneurial ventures. Since its inception, Xopolis has successfully developed and launched products for both public and private clients, and has engaged in large research projects aimed having real impacts on public policy.