|Job Title||Director, School of Management|
|Introduction||An Academician with a strong commitment to help create responsible business leaders and executives. Currently leading School of Management at CMR University which offers Master’s and Bachelor’s program in Business Administration and Executive MBA in Product Leadership. I teach courses such as MIS, Accounting Information System, HRIS, E-Commerce, Application of Analytics, Financial Modeling & Analytics, Big data and applications & Operations Management at MBA and BBA programs. I am involved in curriculum development and design of new programs at University. I interact with industry to understand their needs and incorporate their inputs into our curriculum. I am currently advisor/guide to six doctoral students who are working on contemporary business issues. One of my research scholar is focusing on green manufacturing and is expected to complete his thesis by 2018.|
|Why am I an OPEN Fellow?||OPEN is an apt platform for co-creation. I am of the firm belief that co-creation brings a lot of synergy and solutions to problems easily.This network would help me collaborate with my fellow colleagues and co-create knowledge and practices in the area of sustainability. It is always a great learning experience to interact and collaborate with learned scholars who are part of OPEN.|
|Areas of Expertise||SDGs / sustainable development, Strategy, Governance & Ethics, Business models, Technology|
|My expertise in more detail||Application of Analytics, Sustainable Development, Green Manufacturing, Product Development, Strategy, Project Management and Operations Management|
|Credentials||MBA and PhD in Management with teaching experience in India, USA and Tanzania. Consultancy projects in the area of strategy for Cinnamon Ventures & SM Netserv Technologies, Bangalore. Co-ordinator for First International Conference on Responsible Business and Sustainable Development held at CMR University, Bangalore. Speaker on ‘Emerging Technologies in Education’ at India International Innovation Fair, held on September 9-11, 2016 at Bangalore International Exhibition Center, Bangalore
Speaker on ‘Evolution of Open Source Software’ at ‘Technology Enabled Productivity Improvement in MSMEs and Impact of GST on MSME’ – a seminar organized by IT panel of Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) held on 14 July 2016 at KLE Technology University, Hubli, India. Has published papers in international refereed journals.
|Products/Services offered||Teaching, Consulting, Faculty Development, Curriculum Development
Teaching in the area of Technology Management from Sustainability perspective, collaborative research and design of innovative pedagogical tools to be used in higher education.