Pankaj Chandra is a professor of operations and technology management at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). A tenured faculty at McGill University, Montreal between 1988 and 1995, Professor Chandra taught at IIM Ahmedabad since 1994 and has been with IIM Bangalore since 2007.
Professor Chandra served as the founding chairperson of the Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship, IIMA from May 1999 to April 2001 and from November 2006 to December 2007.
Professor Chandra’s research and consulting are focused on manufacturing management, supply chain coordination, building technological capabilities and hi-tech entrepreneurship. His writings on production and operations management and technological innovations have been widely published. He has lectured and consulted in many countries globally. He serves on some key committees of Government of India on Higher Education as well as Industry.
He received his Bachelor of Technology degree from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University and a Ph.D. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
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