Dr. M J Xavier

Founder Director of IIM Ranchi & Currently Executive Director at VIT Business School (Vellore/Chennai).

Governing Board of Committee
Prof. M J Xavier obtained his Doctorate in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta in the year 1984. He has been a teacher, trainer and consultant for over 25 years. He has authored three books and published more than 100 articles in Journals and Magazines in India and Abroad. His book `Marketing in the New Millennium’ won the DMA-Escorts Award for the best Management Book of the Year 1999. He has taught in premier Institutions like IIM Bangalore, XLRI Jamshedpur and IFMR Chennai. He has served as Visiting Faculty to a number of business schools in India and abroad including The University of Buckingham, U.K., Post Graduate Institute of Management, Sri Lanka, American university of Armenia in Armenia, The Texas Christian University, U.S.A. and California Polytechnic State University, U.S.A. He is currently the K B Chandrashekar distinguished professor of Marketing and the Director of the Kotler-Srinivasan Center for Marketing Research with Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. His research interests include e-governance, subsistence markets and spirituality in the workplace.