Garry Jacobs is an American consultant on business management and economic development. He is partner in Mira International (www.mirainternational.com), a consulting firm based in Napa, California, which provides management consulting and training services to small, medium and large corporations in a wide range of industries in the USA, Europe and Asia. He is also Vice President of The Mother's Service Society, a social science research institute based in Pondicherry, India (www.mssresearch.org). Jacobs was elected a Fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science in 1995 and has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2005. He is co-author of two management books as well as numerous articles and reports on economic and social development.