Dr. Saroj Kumar Pani is a Fellow (PhD) in Corporate Strategy and Policy from IIM Bangalore. He holds an MBA in marketing and has completed the CPCL program from Harvard Business School, Boston. Dr. Pani has more than fifteen years of work experience in industry and academia. After completing his doctoral program, he has worked as a visiting faculty at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy and as a full-time faculty member at IIM Nagpur, IIM Indore, and XLRI, Jamshedpur. Dr. Pani also has first-hand entrepreneurial experience as co-founder of an education and consulting start-up during early 2000.
Dr. Pani’s area of research and teaching broadly relates to business strategy, ESG strategy, strategic leadership, business models, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Pani has been recognized for his research and teaching. He has received Andrew Towl Endowment Fund from Harvard University, Best Young Teacher Award from AIMS, Best Research Paper award at pan-IIM World Management conference, Best paper award at ICSBS, Singapore, and Outstanding Reviewer award at the Academy of Management annual conference, San Antonio, Texas to name a few. Apart from research and teaching, Dr. Pani has also been involved with industry as consultant and corporate trainer. In recent past he has been involved with reputed business firms such as EISAI Pharmaceuticals, Powergrid, ZIM Labs, Transrail, MECL, Mahindra Finance, SBI Life, Ashok Leyland, and Indian Oil to name a few.
Dr. Pani’s area of research broadly relates to socio-economic strategy, ESG Strategy, business model innovations, and entrepreneurship.
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Dr. Pani has been involved with business firms as well as government organizations as a consultant and trainer for over a decade and half. He has conceptualized and delivered customized programs and consulting solutions to organizations of repute such as:
Training (selected client organizations)
Consulting (selected client organizations)
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Selected responsibilities at previous organizations