Sundar Raj Vijayanagar


Sundar Raj Vijayanagar
Professor - Digital Business

An alumnus of IIT Bombay and a topper at Bombay University in Operations Management with Doctorate in Talent Acquisition. A Top notch IT professional with successful track record of nearly 32 years in Manufacturing, Logistics and BFSI domain. Over 12 years in academics/teaching in various capacities. Have worked in reputed institutions like Manipal, ICFAI, Bombay University and VTU with 5+ years of full- time experience at a senior leadership level.

Educational Qualification:
B.E. (Univ of Mysore),
M.Tech (IIT, Bom),
MBA (Bombay Univ),
Ph.D (KUD)

Subject Taught:
Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, Operations Management, Principles of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Software Testing, HR Analytics

Research Interest / Consulting Area:
Research in Talent Acquistion and Management in Knowledge Sector
IT Strategy and Governance consulting
Consulting in the area of Shop floor Productivity

Academic Work experience:
Five years of full time and
Seven years as visiting faculty

Corporate Work experience:
Twenty-eight years of Corporate Experience in the field of IT, Production Planning & Control and Materials Management

Also teaches/taught at


  • Recipient of ICT-CTO Excellence Award at SAARC Tech Summit held in Dhaka in 2016.
  • Recipient of TECHMAESTRO Award during July 2016.

Books / Research papers published :

  • Developing a successful rehiring model, Internactional Research Journal of Social Sciences, Vol 2(6), p39-42, June 2013.
  • Industry Trends in Re-employment, International Journal of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Research, Vol 2(6), June 2013, p147-151.

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