We help inno-preneurs bring their ambitious ideas to life

The current pandemic has fueled transformation more than ever. Prioritising innovation today is the key to unlocking post crisis growth sustainably. Recognising the youth’s potential in connecting the past and the present with the future and driving positive change, INNOVATE Bhutan (iBhutan) has been established to create impact, and epitomise what responsible Bhutanese entrepreneurs can accomplish.

At iBhutan, we aim to wed social and business innovation and forge empowered leaders to create socially and environmentally innovative ventures in Bhutan. It is a place for young entrepreneurs, innovators, professionals, investors, policymakers, and mentors to be the change makers.

Our Team

Kinley Tenzin

Program and Innovation Manager

(Co-founded iBhutan with YDF)

Kinley has over a decade long experience in the social sector in Bhutan and Australia, with a hands-on business comprehension. He’s currently on a mission to build businesses for people and the planet by leading social and environmental enterprises of the Bhutan Youth Development Fund (YDF). He is a graduate from MGSM, Australia.

Charudatt Chaudhari

Strategy and Finance Manager

(Co-founded iBhutan with YDF)

Consultant and Entrepreneur with demonstrated success in global issues—Public Health and Energy Efficiency. Experienced in public and private sectors, with global leaders and C-suite, in advisory, strategy and change management.

He is a graduate from BITS Pilani, India and HEC Paris, France.

Kesang Om

Implementation and Operation Partner,

(Founder and CEO of Institute for Learning Solutions)

Kesang is the CEO and founder for Institute for Learning Solutions (ILS), a management training institute. Kesang is result oriented and enables ideas and the development of professional standards. She helps her participants gain insights on different subjects to achieve a lasting positive result with her skilled leadership and effective communication. She is a travel and

food-driven woman and lives in Thimphu. 

Jigme Zangmo

Training and Operation Coordinator

Jigme coordinates all the training programs in iBhutan. She completed a diploma in computer hardware and networking from Jigme Namgyel Engineering College.