Prof. Rajiv Ranjan

Prof. Rajiv Ranjan


Speciality Area : Entrepreneurship
Speciality Domain : Innovation Ecosystems, Design Thinking, Public Policy & Program Implementation, Applied Data Analytics, and Business Ethics.

Prior to joining JAGSoM, Rajiv Ranjan has more than a decade of professional experience, having a rich blend of industry and academic experiences. He has worked at Ernst and Young as a Principal Consultant in the Government and Public Sector consulting practice and at Delphi, Technical Centre India as a Research and Product Development Engineer. He also has teaching, mentoring, institution building and research experiences at Liverpool Business School (UK), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), Alliance University, John Hopkins University (USA), Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jain University, MITS Madanpalle and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA).

He has earned a Doctoral Degree in Management and Public Policy from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, an executive post-graduate degree in Data Science and Business Analytics from University of Texas at Austin, USA and a Bachelor’s in Technology with Distinction in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Cochin University, Kochi, India.

He is author of non-fiction genre on die-hard entrepreneurship – “Small Big Bang” and has been a mentor and board member to few start-ups like Half-Circles Media Pvt. Ltd.,, e-Vishwavidyalaya LLP, SuMaya AaiT LLC (USA) etc. and Atal Tinkering Laboratory at School of Creative Learning as well as Atal Incubation Centre at Bihar Vidyapith. He is also a recipient of Social Hero Bihar Excellency Award from International Institutional Organization. He writes Hindi poems and English short stories in leisure time and is a cricket enthusiast and documentary aficionado.

Educational Qualification:
Ph.D. in Management and Public Policy. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Gujarat, INDIA.
Executive-PGP in Data Science and Business Analytics, University of Texas, McCombs School of Business, Austin, TX, United States.
B. Tech with Distinction in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Cochin University, School of Engineering, Kochi, Kerala, INDIA.

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