Dr Rishikesha Krishnan

Dr Rishikesha Krishnan Director IIM-Bangalore, Fellow (IIM Ahmedabad), Master of Science (Stanford University, USA), Master of Science (IIT Kanpur). His main areas of interest are strategy and innovation. He was Director, IIM-Indore from Jan 2014-Dec 2018. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania (Fall 2008), and at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad (2011-12). He held the Jamuna Raghavan Chair in Entrepreneurship at IIMB from 2007-10. He was listed among the Thinkers50 India, the most influential thinkers in management from India (2013) and jointly received the special Thinkers50 India Innovation award (2013). Earlier, he received the Dewang Mehta Award for Best Teacher in Strategic Management in 2010. He writes extensively and has more than 140 publications including two books. He has served on a number of committees set up by the Government of India, Nasscom, and CII, related to innovation in India, including the juries for the Nasscom and CII Innovation award.