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Dhruv Nath

Professor, Information Management
Chairperson - Entrepreneurship and Incubation Centre
Chairperson - Information Technology Area

Email : dhruv@mdi.ac.in
Phone : +91-124-2343684

Dr. Nath was awarded a first class degree in Electrical Engineering by the Indian Institute of Technology¸ Delhi. He capped his education with a Doctorate in Computer Science¸ once again from IIT Delhi¸ for his work on VLSI networks and algorithms.

Experience:
Prof. Nath spent three years on the Research Staff of IIT Delhi. Subsequently¸ he worked with NIIT Ltd. for almost 20 years. As part of his stint at NIIT¸ he established and headed the National Institute of Sales (NIS) in 1991. Subsequently in 1995¸ he created and headed the LEDA project¸ which revolutionises children’s learning through the use of Multi Media Technology. He also conceptualised and headed the eBusiness Consulting Group at NIIT. 

His last assignment at NIIT was heading NIIT’s CRM Practice as Senior Vice President¸ after which he joined MDI in 2002. 

Prior to joining MDI¸ he was also a visiting faculty in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering¸ at IIT Delhi

Designation:

Chairperson - Alumni Relations
Area Chairperson - Information Technology

Consulting: 
Prof. Nath has conducted Top Management Workshops in areas such as E-Commerce and Managing IT¸ and been a consultant to organisations such as Glaxo¸ Hindustan Lever¸ Apollo Hospitals¸ Gillette¸ Nestle¸ Indianoil Corporation¸ Thermax¸ Ministry of Railways¸ Vijaya Bank¸ Raymond¸ Air India¸ Bajaj Auto¸ etc. His consulting assignments have been in the area of IT Strategy and Planning¸ and eBusiness. He has also conducted programs in eGovernance for the Prime Minister of Namibia and the Chief Minister of Delhi

Awards & Honors: 
Prof Nath was awarded a medal for the first position in India in Physics in the All India Higher Secondary exam¸ 1972. He was also 6th in the overall merit list of the same exam. 

He has been elected a member of the New York Academy of Sciences 

Finally¸ he was invited by the Ministry of Science and Technology to deliver the National Science Day Lecture in 2001 

Areas of Interest: 
Software Engineering 
Data Warehousing and Mining 
Customer Relationship Management