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Shiv Nadar University Delhi-NCR brings on-board Dr. Pradeep Chintagunta as advisory council member for School of Management & Entrepreneurship

01 Apr 2022

Shiv Nadar University Delhi-NCR, India’s leading interdisciplinary and research-focused university, has announced that Dr. Pradeep Chintagunta from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has come on board as member of the advisory council of its School of Management & Entrepreneurship (SME). Prof. Chintagunta is the Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing at Chicago Booth. Shiv Nadar University is recognized as an ‘Institution of Eminence’ (IoE) by the Government of India.

Dr. Bibek Banerjee, Dean of SME, Shiv Nadar University Delhi-NCR, said: “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Pradeep Chintagunta to the Shiv Nadar University community. With his vast experience and impactful scholarly contributions to marketing science, Dr. Chintagunta is a globally renowned academic visionary who will mentor our institution to elevate the standards of research in general. Shiv Nadar University’s School of Management has a vision to focus its academic position in exemplifying the future of management research, especially in the context of the unfolding digital revolution. Furthermore, Dr. Chintagunta’s deep expertise in development marketing – studying the role of marketing in economic development, especially among small businesses and entrepreneurial enterprises – is central to SME’s mission.”

Dr. Pradeep Chintagunta joins other distinguished academics in SME’s Advisory Council that includes Dr. Rangarajan ‘Raghu’ Sundaram, Dean of New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business; Dr. Shekhar Chaudhuri, former Director of IIM-Calcutta; and Dr. Rishikesha Krishnan, Director of IIM Bangalore. Until recently, Dr. Srikant Datar, Dean of Harvard Business School had also served in SME’s Advisory Council for a decade. The Advisory Council supports the University’s efforts toward building future-focused strategies around research, teaching and learning, curriculum and methodology in Management and Entrepreneurship.

Dr. Chintagunta is on the advisory editorial boards of Marketing Science, Quantitative Marketing and Economics and the Journal of Marketing Research. His research has appeared in the Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Management Science, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, the International Journal of Research Marketing, the Journal of the American Statistical Association, and the Journal of Econometrics. In addition to being a finalist for the O'Dell award in both 1996 and 2001, Prof. Chintagunta is the recipient of the Hillel J. Einhorn Award for Excellence in Teaching and has been named one of the Chicago Booth's top professors by BusinessWeek.

Dr. Pradeep Chintagunta earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Banaras Hindu University, MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University, USA. Prior to joining Chicago Booth, he taught courses at the Harvard Business School and the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

As a member of the advisory council at SME at Shiv Nadar University, Dr. Chintagunta will contribute towards consolidating a nationally ranked business school with a global impact, within the University’s multi-disciplinary character; use his expertise and mentorship around vision, mission, strategy and execution elements for SME; contribute towards faculty recruitment and development; and actively take part in the curriculum design for various new-age courses offered by SME, especially for its Ph.D. program.

The School of Management & Entrepreneurship at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, was established in 2014 as a progressive management school. It offers programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels, guided by faculty members drawn from top institutions in India and across the world. The School equips students with the knowledge and competencies to flourish in the new-age digital economy in an international context through opportunities of global exposure and hands-on learning on entrepreneurship