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Polly Kiratikosolrak

Assistant Professor of Practice
2099 Pamplin Hall (0233)
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061


As an assistant professor of practice, Pakanat Kiratokosolrak or “Professor Polly,” brings over 20 years of international business experience and a broad background of academic studies to Virginia Tech. She has director-level experience in financial analysis, strategic investment, analyzing economic conditions for strategic direction of a public company. Polly focuses on mergers and acquisitions, entrepreneurship, organizational structure development, and employee development. She continues to work with international governments’ entities and multinational organizations to insure smooth transitions and compliance of the projects. Her latest works include international Sustainability projects which presented in 2022 G20 summit. She has unique insight into multinational trade and brings broad, practical knowledge into the classroom.

She has more than five year of university teaching experiences. She believes in active learning which help students to apply the class content rather than memorize it. She also values individual differences in the classroom so that multiple identities can collaborate to be a completed beautiful jigsaw puzzle.