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Arindam Das

Area: Strategic Management


Areas of Interest

Corporate Restructuring, M&A and Alliances, Firm Performance, Technology Strategy

Name: Arindam Das
Designation: Associate Professor & Area Chairperson, Strategy


Dr. Arindam Das is an Associate Professor in the area of Strategic Management. He brings in a unique blend of academic and conceptual rigor with practitioners’ perspectives in his teaching, training, consulting and research activities.

Arindam holds a bachelor’s degree from National Institute of Technology (REC), Calicut and a master’s degree from Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. He has done his PhD on performance of M&A and equity joint ventures from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.

Before joining IFMR, Arindam worked with Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) where he designed and delivered short-term courses in the areas of general management, business policy and strategic management for practicing managers from Indian organizations and executives from other Asian and African countries. In addition, Arindam was also involved in consulting and research projects for government departments and organizations. Interactions, deliberations and cross-pollination of ideas with more than a thousand practicing executives from a large set of organizations helped him develop deep insights into distinct challenges and opportunities that organizations encounter.

Prior to ASCI, Arindam worked with a few global consulting and services organizations, namely, Accenture, Infosys and TCS. He handled responsibilities ranging from developing software solutions and program management to new business development and leading large service delivery units. His clients included global organizations in manufacturing and financial services sectors from North America, Europe and Asia. The engagements offered him unique opportunities to create business value for the clients through technology solutions.

He has been to IIM Indore, IIFT New Delhi, IMT Nagpur and IIM Sambalpur as visiting faculty to conduct core courses in strategic management. He is a certified PMP from Project Management Institute (PMI) and a certified Independent Director from Institute of Directors (IoD).

Dr. Das has published empirical papers in refereed international journals, wrote book chapters and management cases, and presented papers in international  conferences in the areas of corporate governance, M&A / EJV performance, competitiveness, technology innovation, supply chain and project management.

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