Advisory Board

Professr Sridhar Seshadri
Alan J. and Joyce D. Baltz Endowed Professor and Area Chair, Information Systems/Operations Management/Supply Chain/Analytics at University of Illinois, Gies College of Business Sridhar Seshadri obtained his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley after graduating from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India. He was a Professor of Information, Risk, and Operations Management at the University of Texas, Austin. In addition, he was the Fellow of the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management as well as the CBA Faculty Fellow at UT Austin. He has also been a faculty member at the Stern School of Business, New York University and the Administrative Staff College of India. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, India. During his teaching career, he was awarded the Stern School of Business Teaching Excellence Award (1998) and recognised as the Stern School of Business Undergraduate Teacher of the Year in 1997. Know More
Professor Vishnuprasad Nagadevara
Former Professor and Dean, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Vishnuprasad Nagadevara obtained his doctorate in Economics and Operations Research, and also worked at Iowa State University. His current interests are Data Mining techniques and applications, application of Operations Research Techniques, Project Management, Project Evaluation and Information Technology applications.

Professor Nagadevara has carried out many research and consultancy projects for various organizations such as UNDP, NABARD, Government of India, Central Silk Board, Government of Karnataka, Karnataka Housing Board, NCDC, Wipro, PSC, Powergrid, ETA (UAE), Wise Scope Technologies (UAE), etc.

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Professor Subodha Kumar
Director, Center for Data Analytics - MSCM Marketing and Supply Chain Management Prof. Kumar research and teaching interests include healthcare analytics, social-media analytics, web analytics, and cybersecurity, among others. Kumar has published numerous papers in high quality journals and conferences. In addition, he has authored a book, and co-authored book chapters, Harvard Business School cases, and Ivey cases. He also holds a patent. Kumar serves as the deputy editor of Production and Operations Management and a senior editor of Decision Sciences.

Prof. Kumar studied at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he earned his PhD and MBA. He also received a Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from BIT Sindri, both in India.

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