Prof Atanu Ghosh

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Prof Atanu

He was a Professor at the SJM School of Management, IIT Bombay since September 1999 till July 2020. He was a Visiting Professor in Business Policy area, IIMA from April 2008 to June 2012 (on leave from IITB).

Former Dean, School of Management & Entrepreneurship (SME),   Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur ( August 2020- February 2021)

He teaches and researches in the area Strategy, Leadership and Marketing. His major areas of interest are Business and Corporate Strategy, Leadership & Innovation, Services Marketing and Customer satisfaction.

He has close to 21 years of experience as an academic and more than 18 years of senior level corporate experience with many textile and apparel organizations in India and abroad; as well as on many consultancy assignments. Presented papers and delivered invited talks at many national and international conferences/ seminars /workshops and also at many institutions in India and abroad.

Has conceptualized a new way of learning about the leadership from the leaders of various walks of life and implemented it successfully for 10 years.

 He has been the Project Leader of a world wide study of Internet usage by the business sectors in India.

He was the first Dean (Alumni & External Relationships) of IIM Ahmadabad from August 2010 to June 2012.

He authored the book titled “ Strategies for Growth”,  published by Random House India in 2010, as part of IIMA Business Book Series

Academic Qualifications:

  • B.Sc.Tech in Textile Technology (Calcutta University),

  • M.Tech in Textile Technology (IIT Delhi),

  • PGDM equivalent to MBA (IIM Ahmedabad),

  • Ph.D. in Strategic Management (IIT Bombay),

Affiliation with Professional Bodies:

  1. Life Member of The Textile Association of India
  2. Fellow of Institution of Engineers (FIE)
  3. Fellow of Indian Management Association (FIMA)
  4. Elected Member of AIMA Council as the Representative of Professional Individual Member for the three consecutive terms (2009-15)
  5. Member of Consumer Complaints Committee of Advertising Standards Council of India, since 2015

Membership of Board/Advisory Committee:

  1. Member of the Governing Board, IMT Nagpur from November 2019
  2. Member of the Governing Board, IMT Hyderabad,  from December 2019
  3.  Member of the Governing Board of IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai
  4. Member on the Board of Studies for the Strategy area of NMIMS, Mumbai.
  5. Member of Academic Advisory Board of GRG School of Management Studies, Coimbatore
  6. Member Board of Studies [Marketing Area] of N L Dalmia Institute Management Studies and Research
  7.  Was an Independent Director of Sewa Trade Facilitation Centre, Ahmedabad
  8.  Was Adviser to the Director, IIT Bombay, May 2006 – March 2007 
  9.  Was Dean ( Alumni and External Relations), IIM Ahmedabad, Aug 2010–June 2012
  10.  Was a Member of the Governing Board, Institute of Apparel Management, Gurgaon
  11. Was a Member, Academic Council, University of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, 2016-17