Dr. S Raghunath - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Dr. S Raghunath was Dean overseeing administration at IIM Bangalore until 2014 and is currently Professor of Corporate Strategy and Policy at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. He has thirty three years of academic and part time consulting expereince .

He specializes in Strategic Leadership and Alliances He has researched these topics, taught them to Post Graduate students and executives, and consulted with major Indian companies and multinational corporations. He teaches post-graduate and doctoral courses in International Business ,Strategic Networks and Corporate Strategy and leads IIMB executive programme on Senior Leadership Coaching.

He was a Post Doctoral Fellow at Graduate School of Business , Stanford University before joining IIM Bangalore. He was also a Visiting Professor at INSEAD, France; HEC Paris; Toulouse Business School, EuroMed, Marseilles; University of Buckingham, UK; RMIT School of Business; Melbourne, Australia.

He has published several papers, case studies and book chapter and has been quoted in publications such as Economic Times, Business Line and the Computer Today and has been writing a column for Outlook Business.He was engaged in the study of strategy making in high-tech companies in USA such as Cypress Semiconductors Inc., Harris Semiconductors, Intel, Motorola and MIPS .

Dr. Raghunath was the Global Director of the International Masters Programme For Practising Managers (IMPM) in 2010-2011 and is the Co- Director For Aerospace- Airline MBA programme with Toulouse Business School with AIRBUS as the key sponsor. He has coached many top managers of Indian as well as multinational companies.

Dr. Raghunath is the India Chapter Chair of the Academy of International Business. He is on the board of directors of Vijaya Bank, K Two Technologies, Spire Technologies and National Venture Capital Fund. He is a Registered Consultant with the Office of Project Services, UNDP, New York.