Vinodh Madhavan currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Finance and Accounting Area at Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) Sri City. Prior to this assignment, Vinodh has served as an Assistant Professor in the Finance & Accounting Area at IFMR, IMT Ghaziabad, IIM Lucknow and as an Assistant Professor on Tenure-Track in the Finance & Accounting Area at Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur. Vinodh successfully completed the Doctor of Business Administration program at Golden Gate University, San Francisco in Dec '09. Based on faculty recommendations, he was awarded the “2009–2010 Outstanding Graduate Student — Doctor of Business Administration” Award, by the Dean of Ageno School of Business, Golden Gate University. Subsequent to his doctoral days, Vinodh served briefly as an Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Finance & Economics, Golden Gate University and as a Malcolm S. M. Watts III Research Fellow at Technical Securities Analysts Association of San Francisco. Since the completion of his doctoral degree, Vinodh has taught courses such as Financial Reporting & Analysis, Introduction to Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Derivatives and Risk Management, Time Series Modelling in Financial Markets, Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation. and Mergers Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring, to a wide variety of audience that includes MBA candidates (with/without prior work experience), Practitioners, and Peers in Academia and Industry. Prior to pursuing his doctoral degree at GGU, Vinodh served in a managerial position for two years at Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd, India, where he was responsible for after-sales service delivery mechanism and day-to-day supply chain management. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and an MBA in Manufacturing and Operations Management.