Padam P Sharma, Ph.D. : Dr. Sharma, completed his B. Sc (Agriculture) from Udaipur University, and B.S., M.S., & Ph. D. from the University of Minnesota,USA. He has about 25 years of experience in teaching, research and consulting services in the United States and Nepal. Former faculty member of Tribhuvan University, he carries a long and distinguished career in teaching agriculture. He commands respect among large contingent of Agri-Vet scholars of Nepali origin as well from a large number of Diaspora Nepalese.
A long time resident of St. Paul, Minnesota, he is an active member of expatriate Nepali community of the USA. The founder President of Empower Nepal Foundation. Padam and his family currently own and operate Everest on Grand – the first Nepali restaurant in Minnesota.