Prof. M D Agrawal

Adjunct Professor
301, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, I.I.T.Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
Prof M D Agrawal

Consulting & Industry credentials:

  • Involved as leading consultant  with  Tata Consultancy  Services, India’s leading IT  firms as Advisor & Director Downstream for Global Oil & Gas practice
  • Former General Manager  and CIO Downstream of  India’s leading Petroleum company
  • Former President of Computer Society of India, SEARCC and  Bombay Management  Association

Current Teaching areas at SJSOM:

  1. Managing digital transformation in enterprise
  2. Software Project Management
  3. Knowledge Management
  4. Managing Industry 4.0 in Enterprise

Other Key Interests: IT & Digital Strategy, Consulting and assessment of maturity models and program management

Academic & Research Experience:

  • Since last 6 years, associated  with  SJOM, IIT  Mumbai for teaching electives like subject of software project management, Knowledge management and Managing digital transformation in enterprise
  • Since last 42 years involved teaching assignments either as full time  or as visiting faculty to many institutes including Agra University, SJOM, Welingkar, Chenta, Vivekanand, SIES .KJ Somaya
  • Involved in designing of pedagogy of multiple training programs and course material


  • Recently published – Smart Refineries: Leveraging data for decision and real time analytics in Oil & Gas published in an international journal – Hydrocarbon processing magazine
  • Key research Interest in latest industry trends

Successful Management development Programs:

  • Designed and offered 3 days MDP program at SJSOM, IIT Mumbai on subject of Global CIO competencies
  • Designed and developed 3 days MDP program on Digital transformation and offered at IIM Kolkatta.
  • Facilitated designing of 15 courses and their Pedagogy for Bombay Management association on subject of soft skills, Data analytics, HR analytics
  • Conducted over 50 training programs at TCS for Engg. and sales team on subject of domain knowledge, Digital transformation in Oil & Gas

Speaking assignments  at National & International  conferences

  • Recently addressed   following  conferences
    • Global energy summit  IRPC  2018 at Milan ,Italy
    • RPTM 2019 conference organized by Ministry of Petroleum
    • AICON  2019
  • During last 15 years, addressed over 100 national & international conferences on various  technical and business subject.


  • As CIO, Recipient of Many National & International awards
  • Delphi Best Practice International award 2002
  • Seagate Intelligent Enterprise Award 2003
  • CIO 100 Asia Pacific Award
  • NASSCOM Best IT Implementation Award 2011,
  • CSI IT Excellence Award 2013
  • Fellow of Computer society of India

Advisory role:

  • Member of board of studies of K J Somaya since last 10 years
  • Former Member of DSCI Data Security of Ministry of IT


  • Gold Medalist – Masters in Mathematics – Agra University
  • Lead Auditor ISO 27001 – 2005
  • Executive Certified Coach
  • Attended various National & International  programs

Consulting  experience:

  • Designing of strategy for downstream  domain excellence proposals
  • Empowerment sessions with Global CIOs on solution roadmap
  • Identification of business potential solutions  and  create  awareness among  team
  • Knowledge sharing sessions, power keynotes and workshops
  • Continuous research on upcoming scenarios and best fit solutions
  • Recently provided consulting  and mentoring for  comprehensive solution design  proposal  for  Asia’s larges Oil major
  • Natural trainer on Downstream process and HSSE
  • Mentoring to assessment of  IT Landscape for downstream
  • Handled technical proposals for Oil Majors – Petronas, BP, Shell, Husky, Puma energy, Total and few others.