Dr. R Raman,Director SIBM Pune, has a blend of corporate and academic experience. He started his career with Godrej and Boyce and then ventured into the area of consultancy with – The Leading Edge Consulting Services. His Passion for academics led him into teaching assignment at Vellore Institute of Technology. Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business, Canada gave him the platform for global exposure in teaching Information Technology while he was handling the teaching assignment with Kohinoor Business School along with the consulting assignment as an Information Technology Architect with the Kohinoor group of companies for the various verticals including Real Estate, Hotels, Hospitals, Education and Power Generation. He also taught at S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai.
Dr. Raman is a Computer Science and Engineering graduate from Madras University, he completed his MBA in Information Systems from the same University. He furthered his education by completing his Postgraduate Diploma in Software Marketing, M.Phil (Management) and Ph.D in Information Technology Enabled Services Strategy. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt and Six Sigma Black Belt Certified by RABQSA (Registrar Accreditation Board Quality Society of Australasia). He is also an Accredited Management Teacher, (a prestigious national recognition conferred by AIMA) and Green IT certified by ISEB.
His teaching and research area include Management Information Systems, Disruptive Technologies, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Project Management, Management of Information Technology Enabled Services and Green IT. He has published his research finding in serveral refreed journals and also has presented several papers in Indian and International conferences.