Pankaj Jindal

Area of Specialization: Operations Management

Year of Entry: 2021



MS in Operations Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management

MBA, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

B. Tech. (Honors) in Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur


Deo, S., P. Jindal, S. Papineni. 2021. Integrating Xpert MTB/RIF for TB diagnosis in the private sector: Evidence from large-scale pilots in Patna and Mumbai, India. BMC Infectious Diseases.

 Deo, S., P. Jindal, M. Sabharwal, R. Singh, R. Kadam, A. Parulkar, H. Dabas, P. Dewan. 2020.  ​Field sales force model to increase adoption of a novel tuberculosis diagnostic test among private providers: Evidence from India​. ​BMJ Global Health​.

Deo, S., P. Jindal, D. Gupta, S. Khaparde, K. Rade, K. S. Sachdeva, B. Vadera, D. Shah, K. Patel, P.Dave, R.Chopra, N. Jha, S. Papineni, S. Vijayan, P. Dewan. 2019. ​What would it cost to scale-up private sector engagement efforts for TB care? Evidence from three pilot programs in India​. ​PLoS ONE​.


Fellowship, UCLA Anderson School of Management 2017-2019

Corpus Fund Scholarship, IIM Calcutta, 2012

Undergraduate thesis project accepted at International IEEE Conference, Macau, 2010

Work Experience

Research Experience:

0.5 years in Max Institute of Healthcare Management at ISB as Research Analyst

2 years in UCLA Anderson School of Management as Graduate Student Researcher

2 years in Indian School of Business as Research Associate

0.2 years in University of Porto as Research Intern

Industry Experience:

0.8 years in Flipkart as Product Manager (Demand shaping through dynamic pricing)

1.7 years in Times Internet as Product Manager (Digital news in Indian languages)

0.6 years in as Operations Manager (Order fulfilment)

0.2 years in Royal Bank of Scotland as Summer Associate (Asset-backed securities trading)

1 year in Oracle as Applications Engineer (Procurement ERP)