Faculties



Indira Parikh

Former Dean of IIM Ahmedabad and has taught at the institute for more than three decades. Founder President of Flame, Pune and Sumedha. She has also taught at Insead and Texas A&M University.

Prof. Parikh has received innumerable awards for her contribution to the area and is listed as one of the most influential woman board member in the country.

S. Manikutty

Independent academician teaching in various Universities and Business Schools.



He was full time faculty at IIM Ahmedabad for 2 decades, and specializes in Business Policy Area and General Management.

Stewart Black

Professor of Management Practice in Global Leadership and Strategy at INSEAD. He specializes in leadership, strategy, change, globalization, & stakeholder engagement.

Has conducted programs for Astra Zeneca, Ciba, Ernst & Young, Lexmark, HSBC, IFF, Jones Lang LaSalle, Nissan, NYSE, Rio Tinto, Shell, etc.

Custodia Cabanas

An expert in leadership and workgroup management. Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Instituto de Empresa and visiting faculty at INSEAD, University of Georgetown.

Presently, Chair of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Department, Instituto de Empresa Business School.

Jagat Rathore

An Organization Development (OD) professional, focuses on Leadership Development, Team Effectiveness, Change Management, and Whole System Transformation. Besides being a guest faculty in top B-Schools like ISB, he also works closely with business leaders (CXO’s), business heads and/or functional heads. His clients are likes of Vodafone, JSW, Max Bupa etc.

Specialization: Organization Development

Shawqi Sajwa

An independent Consultant and trainer in the field of Performance Management, Business Excellence, Sustainability and HSE. He has participated as speaker in a wide range of conferences both in UAE and overseas. He is currently the chairman of DNV certification impartiality/advisory committee for the Middle East.

He specializes in the field of Performance Management, Organizational Excellence, Sustainability and Health, Safety & Environment.

Mathew Monippally

Prof. of Communications, IIM Ahmedabad

Specializes in leader communication for leaders, persuasive communication techniques.

Dileep Mavlankar

Director, Indian Institute of Public Health.

Faculty & Researcher at IIM Ahmedabad, National Institute of Health (Bethesda, USA). Consultant to WHO, UNICEF & World Bank

Tapan Panda

Dean at Jindal Global Business School. An alumnus of University of Houston, USA; he has also been faculty at IIM Lucknow, IIM Kozhikode and IIM Indore.

Specializes in Marketing Strategy, Brand Planning and Advertising, Marketing Research, Customer Relationship Management.

Vrinda Kadiyal

A Nicholas H. Noyes Professor of Management, and, Professor, Marketing and Economics at Johnson Cornell University.

Specializes in researching on organizations’ competitive strategies. Teaches strategy core in various programmes.

Philip Dover

Dr. Phil Dover is an Emeritus Professor of Marketing at Babson College.

His academic and business interests lie in the management of high technology products & services, entrepreneurial management etc.

Prithwiraj Nath

Professor of Marketing and Associate Director of the Retail Institute at Leeds Beckett University, prior to which he has also taught at University of East Anglia, University of Nottingham and at XLRI Jamshedpur.

He specializes in marketing (Services Marketing, Internet Marketing and Environmental Marketing).

Mukund R. Dixit

Prof. M. R. Dixit has been Faculty at IIM, Ahmedabad, in the Business Policy area, for over three and a half decades. His teaching, research and consulting interests are Case Method of Learning, Strategies in Longevity of organisations, Innovation and Knowledge Management. He has been a member of the Board of Governors of Private and Public Sector Undertakings in India. He was an EEC visiting professor in the Euro-India Cooperation Program at ESSEC, Paris, and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands.

Specialisation: Innovation and Growth Strategies

Sudas Roy

Presently, he’s a Professor of Marketing at IIM Calcutta.

Professor Sudas Roy is in the Management teaching, training, research and consulting profession for last 36 years.

Simon Knox

Presently, works with CEOs, CMOs, marketing management and academics in the UK, Europe and Australia.

He has been at the forefront of thought leadership in strategic marketing for over thirty years.

William Putsis

Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School specializing in the areas of Marketing, Economics, and Business Strategy.

Focuses on empirical application of game theoretic models of competition, competitive strategy, the marketing of private-label products, etc

Carlos Sequeira

A specialist in marketing and strategy. He has immensely contributed to the development of internationalization strategies and international marketing at various companies.

Has over 2 decades of teaching experience in Top Management & MBA programmes at B-Schools in the U.S., Latin America and Spain, etc.

Lluis Martinez Ribes

Lluis Martinez Ribes has been an ESADE Faculty member since 1986, and Director of the Department of Marketing Management, 'The Market Team' (2003-2005).

He is passionate about transforming businesses for the better by using two strong tools: neuromarketing strategy and omni-channel strategy.

Ramesh Bhat

Executive Chairman, WOne Management Systems. Actively engaged in dynamics of public policy making and implementation. Advisor to Ministry of HRD, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Harvard School of Public Health, etc.

Don Sull

Senior Faculty --Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management group at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Is a global expert on Strategy and Execution in turbulent markets.

Stefano Turconi

Research Associate and Lecturer, Department of Strategy & Entrepreneurship in London Business School.

Over a decade of international experience within corporations and consultancy firms.

George Eapen

Member of the Blue Ocean Strategy Network Works at Center for Social Innovation at INSEAD.

Principal Consultant – Innomantra Consulting

Mario Raich

Chairman of Learnità Ltd, the London based Innovation Enabler. Specializes in Innovation strategy.

An international management consultant who coaches and consults industries across the globe.

Stephen Burnett

Dr. Stephen Burnett is the Managing Director, The Executive Education Collective & Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University.

His research, teaching, and consulting interests focus on the interface of corporate, business, and market strategy.

Christopher Doyle

An expert in Performance Coaching for C-level executives, strategic planning and facilitation of strategy execution.

Co-Promoter of Dynamic Results India where he works with some of the biggest brands globally.

Shoumen Datta

An academician, author, advisor and arbitrageur at Sensory Informatics Network Systems & Energy Agnostic Global Economy.

He is a Research Affiliate at the School of Engineering at MIT, Senior Vice President for the Industrial Internet Consortium.

Robert Wolcott

Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) and a Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Kellogg School of Management.

His Areas of Expertise are Corporate Entrepreneurship, Globalization, Innovation in Non-Profits and Small Business Management.

Wendy Currie

Professor of Information Systems/Supply Chain Management/Logistics in Systems Management and Strategy, Audencia Business School, France.

She combines academic, business consulting and charity (not-for-profit) roles and specialises in policy, organisational & managerial issues.

Bram De Smet

Dr. Bram Desmet is Adjunct Professor in Operations & Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School. A management consultant for several businesses.

He supports global industrial and retail companies in transforming their supply chains and operations.

Ashok Som

Professor at Management Department, ESSEC Business School (Paris-Singapore).

Director of the Global Management Programs on Luxury & Retail Management in partnership with Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad.

Srikant Gokhale

Leads independent global research on Iconic Retail. As part of this process, he is teaching courses in Retail management, Sales and distribution Management, B2B and International Business at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Udaipur, while consulting with global retailers on their India entry strategy.

Rajanish Dass

Prof. Dass is currently Managing Director of CEEI and founder of the super speciality expert network, Catallysts. He has served as the Regional Director for India and Strategic markets for the Samuel Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and is former Professor of IIM Ahmedabad.

Prof. Dass works on the area of Technology Strategy and has worked with many Fortune 100 companies globally. He was awarded as the Best Professor in Information Technology in 2012 by the World Education Congress, Singapore.

Binay Bhushan Chakrabarti

Teaches at IIM Calcutta and is also a visiting professor at IIM Ahmedabad, CFVG, Vietnam, ESCP Paris, National University of Singapore, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, IIM Ranchi, IIM Bodh Gaya, Reims Business School, Bordeaux Business School and ESC Toulouse in France.

Dennis Jullens

Faculty, Accounting & Control Group at the Rotterdam School of Management and is a visiting faculty at the University of Edinburgh as well.

Mr. Jullens has over 2 decades of rich experience in Accounting & Financial Advisory.

Sumit Chowdhury

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury was the Vice President & Partner of IBM Global Business Services.

He was the CIO of Reliance Communications and CEO of Reliance Tech Services.

Shirin Madon

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Innovation, Dept. of Management at London School of Economics.

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Dr. Jhunjhunwala is an Institute Professor at IIT Madras. He is member of Prime Minister's Scientific Advisory Committee.

He is a Director in the Board of Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd., Polaris, 3i-Infotech, Sasken, Tejas, Tata Communications, etc.

Muttukrishnan Rajarajan

Professor of Security Engineering and leads the Cyber and Security Research and Consultancy at City University London.

Presently engaged with several government offices & the public sector partners to generalise the UK government’s identity assurance scheme.

Bakul Dholakia

Has taught at IIM Ahmedabad for 33 years, served as the Dean from 1998 to 2001 and as the Director of the Institute from 2002 to 2007. He also occupied the Reserve Bank of India Chair from 1992 to 1999. He was awarded Padma Sree by the President of India in recognition to his contribution in the field of Education.

He specializes in areas of Economics, Finance, Business Policy and Public Systems.

Debjani Roy Choudhury

Debjani holds a doctorate in Change Management and has been teaching Leading and Managing Change, Leadership and Organizational Development, Organization Behavior and Human Resources Management. She had worked at IIM Ahmedabad in helping firms innovate, incubate new business ideas and create a culture of entrepreneurship leading to many successful spin offs and spin outs. She has worked in numerous high impact initiatives for Reliance Money, Indian Railways, Mitsubishi Chemicals, Quest Mall to name a few, the Operation Savdhan of the Anti Terror Squad (ATS) etc.

Specialization: Leadership and Change Management

Arabinda Tripathy

Former Professor, IIM, Ahmedabad; Former Dean of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur and Former Director of Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar.

Specializes in Operations Management, Operations Research, Quantitative Techniques and Project Management.

Birju Acharya

Dr. Birju Acharya (M.Sc., Ph.D.) has inherited yoga from his family of Yogis, Pujya Yogaraj Swami Shri Manuvaryaji Maharaj his Dada Guru and His grandfather Dr. Vishnuprasad Sitaram Acharya. He has imparted his expertise as yoga teacher and therapist to many institutes of repute viz. Apollo City Centre, IIM Ahmedabad, NID, Oriental Bank of Commerce, HSBC bank, HPCL, Intas Pharmaceuticals, Zydus Cadila Pharma, Life Line Hospital, Heart Care Centre, Ahmedabad and others.

Specialisation: Yoga

Rajendra Patel

Prof. Rajendra Patel is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. Until recently he was a Professor of Finance and Management Control, at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad for 15 years and now a Finance Specialist at the CEEI. He has done Teaching, Research and Consulting in Retailing, Banking, Oil marketing, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Fisheries etc. in India, Africa, Middle East and Europe. Previously he has served as Finance Director for Rolls Royce Plc.’s Industrial Power Group and also had consulting experience in various industrial assignments while working as senior consultant with KPMG London and during which time he worked on a World Bank assignment for Africa.

Specialisation: Finance and Management Control

Pallab Bandopadhyay

Dr Pallab Bandyopadhyay has over thirty five years’ experience as a Leadership Architect, Career Coach, Change and Transition Specialist and Teacher. A skillful HR practitioner, he helps his client organizations to align people strategies with their business goals. He blends practice with concepts through his corporate experience coupled with academic rigor. He is an expert in change and transition management having lead people related strategic interventions in twenty five M&A deals across the globe. He teaches “HR issues in M&A” at XLRI, Jamshedpur. His clients include Citrix Systems, Dell Services, Perot Systems, Cambridge Solutions, Sasken Communication Technologies, Ashok Leyland Information Technology and National Dairy Development Board (NDDB.) He has worked across USA, Europe, India and the APAC region. A doctoral fellow in HRD from XLRI, Jamshedpur, he has received training in various human processes and organization development interventions at NTL, USA. He is also certified in Hogan and Thomas personality profile assessments.

Anand Kasturi

Dr. Anand Kasturi is a consultant trainer with over 20 years of experience working with organisations and leadership teams in the area of services management/ customer centricity. He has delivered workshops across 15 countries – to Governments, large global corporations, startups, micro-enterprises, and non-profits. Oracle Corporation awarded him “Customer Service Guru” award in 2007 for his work with their global support organisation. He has been teaching MBA students “Services Marketing & Management” since 1998. Since 2007 Anand has worked as an Executive Coach. Anand has a B.Tech from IIT Madras, MBA from IIM Bangalore, and a PhD (Service Management) from University of Buckingham UK.

M.j. Arul

Dr. Arul has over 40 years of experience in management education, spanning across IIM-Ahmedabad, IRMA-Anand and SP Jain, Mumbai. He has taught full-credit MBA courses of Individual and Group Behaviour, Management of Change, Organisational Theories, Human Resource Management and Creativity in Management. He was Director of the MBA Programme at Presidency College, Bangalore, for ten years and retired in March 2017. Dr. Arul’s expertise is in helping organisations understand and manage human behaviour at the individual, interpersonal and group levels. He has o ered MDPs/Executive Education programmes to many organisations in India, besides one workshop in the USA, two in Thailand and two in Bangladesh. His clients and associates, among others, include AMUL, NDDB, UN, BRAC, B-Con (USA) etc. Dr. Arul is an LHEP (Licensed Human Element Practitioner) from Will Schutz Associates, California. He is an MA and PhD in Psychology. He is a member of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Indian Society of Extension Education and National HRD Network (India.)

Dominic Houlder

Dominic Houlder is one of Europe's leading experts on strategy execution in B2B and professional services firms. He is Adjunct Professor in Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management at London Business School. At London Business School, Dominic was Associate Dean of the School's flagship Sloan Fellowship Programme. He is a repeated winner of the Sloan Fellows' "Best Teacher" award. Dominic leads London Business School's open Executive Education programme "Executing Strategy for Results" and co-leads the School's New Generation Professional services programme.

Prashant Mishra

Associate Professor of Marketing at IIM Calcutta.



Core areas of interest and training are strategic Issues in Marketing; Product Management; Managing Retailing; Services Marketing etc.

Ramesh Venkateswaran

A Management Consultant & Educator. Consults a number of national and multi-national organizations.

Visiting faculty at IIM Bangalore and IIM Udaipur, specializing in Marketing, Product Strategy, Customer-centricity and Quality systems.

Peter Bossaerts

Professor of Finance at the David Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah.

His specialization lies in Financial Risk and Financial Risk Taking.

Raghu N. Sengupta

Associate Professor, Industrial and Management Engineering, IIT Kanpur

Specializes in Sequential Estimation, Statistical and Mathematical Reliability Theory, etc.

Rob Cross

Professor, Management Department, University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce.

Consults & teaches on how to apply social network analysis ideas to critical business issues for actionable insights and bottom-line results

Abhinandan Jain

Professor in Marketing at IIM Ahmedabad.

Specializes in His interests lie in the fields of marketing research, quantitative models in marketing, strategic marketing etc

Arvind Lodaya

Renowned Brand strategist and consultant. A NID alumnus and co-founder of O&M in India.

CEO at Arvind Lodaya Consulting where he consults and mentors brands like HP Labs India, Panasonic Asia, V-Trans (India), etc.

Gerard Muttukumaru

Founder and Chairman, the US based Center for Global Leadership Inc (CGLI).

He has has served as faculty of several MBA and international executive education programs of leading universities in the US.

Prasenjit Majumder

An Assistant Professor at DAIICT, Gandhinagar since March 2009 – Till Date.

He has completed his PhD-Engineering (CS), Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Also completed Post Doctoral Researcher.

Bill Kahn

Bill Kahn, Ph.D., is Professor of Organizational Behavior at Boston Universitys Questrom School of Business. He received his BA in Psychology from Clark University and his doctorate in Psychology from Yale University. Bill has won several teaching awards and is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Management Education.

Christanthos Dellarocas

A Richard C. Shipley Professor in Management at Questrom, Chrysanthos (Chris) Dellarocas was recently appointed Associate Provost for Digital Learning and Innovation for the entire Boston University.

He is one of the world’s most cited scholars in the fields of online reputation and social media and has consulted on these subjects for corporations and the U.S. Federal Government.

Dinesh Gopalan

An expert in Financial Accounting & Standards, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets and Valuation.

A hard core professional who conducts training regularly on the above subjects in Public, Private and Multi-National companies.

Niladri Roy

Niladri Roy is an experienced consultant. He has spent 11 years with the Aditya Birla Group in internal consulting roles. Prior to that he was a Faculty Member in the Infosys Leadership Institute, where his teaching and consulting focus was on Leadership Process Development, and Change Management.

Specialisation areas: HR Function Effectiveness, Organization Effectiveness & Design, Leadership Development, Performance Improvement and Value Creation.

Rama Moondra

A certified Coach from International Coach Federation and listed as Premium Educator with Harvard Business Publishing, she regularly contributes to Harvard case studies and surveys.

She specializes in programmes on Communication, Team Strategies, Self Awareness and Building Leadership.

Dishan Kamdar

Deputy Dean, Academic Programmes at ISB.

Specializes in Behavioural Science, Cognitive Science and Biological Psychology.

Philip Young

A leading global corporate education consultant based in New York.

Active member of global faculty of Duke Corporate Education, ranked #1 Institute in customized corporate education.

Alan Braithwaite

Founder and executive chairman at LCP Consulting.

Specializes and is globally recognized for is expertise in Operations, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Ashish Sanyal

Present managing director of AMP Retail Services Pvt Ltd, providing advisory services to national and international retailers, in areas of Store Operations, Merchandising, Supply Chain & Logistics, Human Resource Management, Sales and Marketing, Store Layout & Design, Location, Choice of Suitable partners and Vendor selection.

A retail professional with 25 years of experience.

Arnab Laha

Associate Professor, at IIM Ahmedabad, in Business Analytics, Quality Management and Risk Management. Consults leading organizations in public and private sectors.

He is currently a member of Governing Council of Insurance Information Bureau of India and also a member of the FICCI Healthcare Committee.

Wendy Shaw

With experience in a Senior Management and HR advisory role with InterContinental Hotels Group, Wendy has experienced coaching both teams and individuals at all organizational levels.

Experienced trainer and professionally certified coaching consultant.

Prasanth Nair

He was instrumental in evolving and implementing the Human Resources strategy and architecture at Cipla and Thomas Cook where he held leadership positions.



A professional and expert in Human Resources strategy. Has also been associated with the RPG Group and Wockhardt.

Francois Brochet

Francois Brochet is Associate Professor of Accounting and the Dean’s Research Fellow at Questrom.

Prior to joining BU, he was a professor at the Harvard Business School for six years, and a visiting professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management for one year.

Frédéric Brunel

Associate Professor of Marketing, Frédéric Brunel is a consumer researcher dedicated to informing two main domains: consumer relationships and product design.

He has extensive international teaching experience, including Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Janelle Heineke

Janelle Heineke is Professor and Chair of the Department of Operations and Technology Management at Questrom School of Business.

She has 15 years of work experience in the health care industry as both a clinician and a manager and, while practicing, held positions as a lecturer and clinical preceptor at Harvard Medical School, Boston College Graduate School of Nursing, and Northeastern University’s Physician Assistant program.

Kathryn Griner

Kathryn Griner is Master Lecturer in Finance at Questrom School of Business. Her research and teachings focus on Financial Management and Investment Banking for entry and senior-level undergraduates.

In 2015, Kathryn received the Broderick Prize for Excellence in Teaching and the Broderick prize for Service to the Undergraduate Programs in 2001.

Paul Mcmanus

Paul McManus is an award-winning faculty Master Lecturer in the Strategy & Innovation Department at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University.

He teaches a range of required and advanced courses in corporate strategy, innovation management, entrepreneurship and sustainability across Questrom’s undergraduate, graduate and executive programs.