A .V. Rao, Ph. D.
Has expertise in Global Operations Management, Supply Chain Management,and Retail Management. Has over 30 years of experience, in corporate sector and leading B-Schools at Bangalore and Hyderabad. His 23 years of corporate experience included Materials Management, heading Marketing & Supply Chain Management operations at National and International platforms. During his corporate stint he won 4 times export excellence awards for his organization in a span of 5 years. In his short overseas stint, worked for a Swedish MNC based at Nairobi, Kenya taking care of both plant and marketing operations spreading to surrounding markets. Has attended international Exhibitions, Seminars, and conducted training sessions in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda as to how to handle quality complaints in over half a dozen countries. Has been associated with National Human Resources Development Network. Bangalore Chapter as one of the executive member looking after student development activities. He is on the academic councils of Sanskrithi School of Business, Puttaparthi, National School of Business, Bangalore and Noble School of Business, Bangalore.