Professor G. Raghuram , the Director, IIM- Bangalore, is one of the pioneers of executive education in India with coaching experience in over 200 programmes globally.
He has also been guest/visiting faculty in over 25 institutions in India and abroad.Prof. G. Raghuram has a PhD from Northwestern University, USA, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from IIM Ahmedabad and a BTech degree from IIT Madras.
Prof. Raghuram was a faculty member at IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) since 1985. Prior to taking over as Director of IIM Bangalore, he was Professor and Chairperson of the Public Systems Group at IIMA. He was Dean (Faculty), IIMA, from September 2013 to December 2015. He was Vice-Chancellor of the Indian Maritime University from July 2012 to March 2013. He was the Indian Railways Chair Professor from January 2008 to August 2010.
Consultant and Advisor for Corporates
Professor Raghuram has consulted for 66 organizations in India and abroad, both in the public and private sector. The studies are related to (i) infrastructure and transportation (ii) supply chain and logistics management and (iii) management education and institution building. Most of the studies have resulted in research based reports with recommendations to the client. Many of the studies have been written as disguised cases and/or papers, some of which have been published.
He specializes in infrastructure and transport systems, and logistics and supply chain management. He conducts research on the railway, port, shipping, aviation and road sectors. He has published over 35 refereed papers in journals and written over 155 case studies. He has published six co-authored books. He was awarded the ‘MC Puri Memorial Award’ for Contribution to Operational Research in India, 2016; ‘Academician of the Year’ by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in 2012, and ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for contribution to logistics and infrastructure by EXIM News in 2014. He is a Fellow of the Operational Research Society of India, and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. He has teaching experience at universities in India, USA, Canada, Yugoslavia, Singapore, Tanzania and UAE.
He is a member of the Global Future Council on Mobility of the World Economic Forum, Executive Council of the National Aviation University, and of the Board of Directors of six companies in the fields of infrastructure, logistics and education. Overall, he has been on the Board of 12 companies. He has offered consultancy services to over 100 organizations including multilateral agencies.