Rishikesh Krishnan

  Male      Indian      Educator

About Author

Rishikesha T. Krishnan is a Professor in the Corporate Strategy & Policy Area and Jamuna Raghavan Chair Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB), India. His research interests are in the areas of strategy, innovation and competitiveness. At IIMB, he is currently the Chairperson of Research & Publications. He was earlier the Chairperson of the Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGP) at IIMB.

Prof. Krishnan has been a consultant to, or conducted management development programs for, Hewlett-Packard, British Telecom, Daimler Chrysler, Wipro, Siemens, and the Governments of India and Karnataka.

Prof. Krishnan worked for four years as the General Manager of a small high technology company in the telecom sector from 1987-91. During this period, he also co-founded a software company working on specialized engineering application software. In 2001, he worked with a software product start-up in the knowledge management space founded by an IIMB alumnus.

Prof. Krishnan holds an M.Sc. in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur; an M.S. in Engineering-Economic Systems (now Management Science & Engineering) from Stanford University; and the title of Fellow (equivalent to Ph.D.) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, where his thesis proposal won the outstanding thesis proposal award instituted by the Industrial Finance Corporation of India...

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