Experienced Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Skilled in Analytical Skills, Market Research, English, Teamwork, and Leadership. Strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Healthcare Marketing from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Dr. Rajagopalan Venkatesh has nearly three decades of Academic and Industry Experience in India. After completing his MBA from the School of Management, Pondicherry University in 1988, he had worked in the Corporate Sector as a Marketing Executive/Manager for 13 years. Some of his achievements include re-launching The Hindu Delhi Edition in 1992 and motivating a large team of sales personnel to attain company objectives. In 2001, he shifted to Academics due to his passion for teaching and learning. He joined the Doctoral Program in the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras. After completing his PhD in the area of Healthcare Marketing in 2006, he has served IBS Chennai as a Marketing Professor and Vel Tech Multi Tech University, Chennai as a Director (MBA) till 2010. From June 2010, he is a Professor in the Marketing Area at VIT Business School Chennai. Was the Program Manager of the Integrated MBA program from August, 2010 till June, 2012. As the Placement Chair from 2012 to 2016, he had spearheaded placement activities successfully. He has presented papers in more than 15 International Conferences during the last 12 years including one in San Diego, California during May, 2005. He has published research papers in more than 14 International Journals during the last ten years. He has already guided 3 PhDs & 75 PG projects. He is guiding 5 PhD scholars now. He will be presenting a paper in the QS International Conference in Taichung, Taiwan during November 21 -24, 2017.