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Programme Coordinators

Management Team

The programme coordinators are faculty members of DMS, IIT Delhi. The details of the programme coordinators are as follows:


Arpan Kumar Kar (Fellow – XLRI) is Associate Professor in Dept of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. Earlier he was with IIM Rohtak and also had taught at IIM L, A, IIFT, and DRDO. His interests include business analytics, digital transformation, IT management and e-governance. He has published over 85 Scopus Indexed articles in Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, Taylor and Francis, IEEE, AIS, ACM, Inderscience, etc and presented his research in leading conferences like HICSS, IFIP, ICEGOV, etc. His research publications  exceed 100 with around 1500 citations in Google Scholar. He has coordinated 10 training programs generating over Rs 7 Cr. both nationally and internationally. He has also handled sponsored research in the tune of 6 Crores INR. He won prestigious awards and recognitions from IFIP, IIM, TCS, AIMS, PMI etc. His prior industry experience include IBM – India Research Laboratory and Cognizant Business Consulting. He has completed many prestigious projects for EU, GoI, PwC etc. He is a gold medalist in UG engineering from Jadavpur University.

His details can be found at his website: http://arpankar.com/


Sanjay Dhir is an Assistant Professor in the area of Strategic Management at Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. He is a Fellow (PhD) from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow. He worked at Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (Automotive), R&D Department, Nasik for three years. He has published several research papers in leading international journals including case studies at Richard Ivey School of Business, Western Ontario jointly distributed by Ivey and Harvard Business School. His research papers were presented and published as conference proceedings at several prestigious academic conferences such as Academy of Management (AoM), Academy of International Business (AIB), Strategic Management Society (SMS), Southern Management Association (SMA), International Simulation Conference of India (ISCI, IIT Mumbai) and Strategic Management Forum (SMF, IIM Lucknow). His major areas of interest are Strategic Management, Joint Ventures, Innovation Management, Management of Change and Transformation, Implementation Strategy and International Strategy.

His details can be found at his website: https://sanjaydhir.com/


Vigneswara Ilavarasan (PhD – IIT Kanpur) is  Professor at the Dept. of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. He researches and teaches about production and consumption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) with a special focus on India. His specific research interests are Information and Communication Technologies & Development (ICTD); Indian IT industry; and Social Media. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at United Nations University – School of Computing and Society (Macau). He is recipient of Outstanding Young Faculty Fellowship Award at IIT Delhi and Prof. M.N. Srinivas Memorial Prize. He is also a Research Fellow at LIRNEasia, a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank. He has received large research grants from IDRC (Canada), Govt. of India, Oxford Analytica (UK), IPTS (European Commission) and IdeaCorp (Philippines). Dr Ilavarasan had taught at Pondicherry Central University and Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, Indore and Amritsar.

His details can be found at his website: http://web.iitd.ac.in/~vignes/