Pukar Malla is a Nepali youth activist, economist and a community organizer and innovation specialist. He confounded Nepal Ko Yuwa (Youth of Nepal), a non-profit organization that connects Nepali youths in Nepal and in diaspora. Pukar Malla, as of October 2016, also works as a Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and as a Senior Innovation Policy Specialist at the World Bank. While working at the World Bank, he has reportedly supported the governments of India, China and Ghana to promote innovation and inclusive growth. Also an IT engineer, Malla has worked for global IT giants such as Intel, AMD and Silicon Graphics.