Dr. Jai Raj Nair, Professor - IT/Systems, holds a Bachelorquote;s degree in Architecture from Bengal Engineering College (University of Calcutta), PGDBM from IIM, Calcutta and PhD from Symbiosis International University, Pune. He worked for 8.5 years in the business domain of Engineering & Software Consultancy in reputed organizations like Development Consultants Ltd. (Delhi & Calcutta), and Kirloskar Computer Services Ltd. (Bangalore) prior to joining the academic world.
Dr. Nairquote;s academic career spans three B-schools of repute prior to his joining Welingkar, namely, Siddaganga Institute of Technology (Tumkur), M. P. Birla Institute of Management (Bangalore) and Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (Bangalore). He had successfully handled courses on Marketing & Systems areas in these institutions, in addition to engaging himself actively in institution-building activities.
Dr. Nair is a voracious reader and an avid writer and has presented papers at several National and Regional Conferences. Two of his papers were selected for International Conferences conducted in Thailand and Italy. He has also published research papers, articles et al, in management journals of repute. Furthermore, Dr. Nair has also written a chapter in a textbook on Retail Management. His research interests include e-retailing, supply chain management and retro-logistics, business process reengineering, technology-enabled retailing, to name a few.