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Nagananda Kumar

Dr.Nagananda Kumar brings 27 years of diverse work experience across industry and academia. He was General Manager at Mudra Communications and contributed to the success of Mudra and conceptualized MICA (Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad). He went to the US in 1988 for a Ph.D. at Case Western Reserve University and took doctoral level courses in Organizational Behavior. However when the consulting bug bit him in 1990, he took to consulting and consulted with Exxon Basic Chemicals on identifying strategic intent of lead customers and has been a consultant since. His client roster includes blue chip companies like Hughes Aircraft Company, Hughes Space and Communications Company, Hughes Air Warfare Center, GMAC, Raytheon, Oracle, Robert Mondavi and Fiserv. Taking periodic breaks and he has taught Organizational Behavior at Pepperdine University, LA, USA (1996,1997), Strategic Planning at Management Development Institute (MDI), New Delhi (2005, 2006). He was Director of HR and Corporate Coach at Lowe Lintas during 2009 to 2010. He consulted for Lowe Lintas in 2011. Later he served as Director of Badruka School of Management, Hyderabad for one year during 2012 to 2013.

Dr. Nagananda Kumar studied his Bachelor’s degree from St. Stephen’s College New Delhi in 1973, Masters at Loyola College, Chennai in 1979, and PhD (Fellow) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, in 1986.

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