Dr Rahul Choudaha
Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Director of Strategic Development World Education Services, USA

Dr. Rahul Choudaha is a global higher education strategist. He advises, speaks, researches, and blogs on internationalization trends and insights, with a focus on growth and innovation strategies. He is a recognized thought leader, with expertise on student mobility, strategic enrollment management, transnational education, and academic innovation.

Choudaha blogs on DrEducation.com, HuffingtonPost.com, and UniversityWorldNews.com. As the Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Director of Strategic Development at World Education Services (WES), a New York-based nonprofit organization, he leads a team responsible for research, consulting, innovation, and strategy.

Choudaha is a visiting scholar in the higher education program at NYU Steinhardt. He received the Tony Adams Award for Excellence in Research from the European Association of International Education in recognition of his research on international student segments. He serves as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Studies in International Education. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of InterExchange, Inc., a nonprofit organization promoting cross-cultural awareness through exchange programs.

Choudaha has chaired or presented over 100 sessions at professional conferences such as NAFSA, AIEA, APAIE, CACIE, and EAIE. He has been frequently quoted in global media including the BBC, Time, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Times Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, China Daily, and The Economic Times.

Choudaha holds a doctorate in higher education from the University of Denver. He earned a master’s degree in management and a bachelor’s degree in engineering in India.