Assistant Director for Economic Development and Community Engagement, Association of Public 

and Land-grant Universities (APLU)

Shalin Jyotishi is a strategist, analyst, and writer reveling at the disruptive intersection of higher education, workforce development, innovation policy, and public interest technology. He oversees the APLU's signature economic development strategic planning program for higher education institutions, the Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities program, and serves as a core researcher in the areas of university workforce development, R&D innovation ecosystems, and public engagement.