Has worked with the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar from 1989 to 2005 and was Director, IBAT School of Management from 2005 to 2006 before joining Praxis Business School as Dean. He has been closely associated with the placement of XIM and has coordinated with several external agencies, government institutions and other donors and funding agencies during his tenure. His team’s work on innovative methods of revenue collection mechanisms in rural areas has been incorporated in the Electricity Act, 2003 and has been appreciated by leading development banks, including the World Bank. He has worked in the industry for six years and this includes stints at PricewaterhouseCoopers and MAA Bozell. He has been a visiting faculty at XLRI, Jamshedpur since 1995 and is currently an Adjunct Faculty at XLRI in addition to being Dean at Praxis. His teaching interests include brand management and sales & distribution management. His classes create an atmosphere that encourages energetic discussion and debate.