Dr. M J Xavier
QUALIFICATION & SPECIALIZATION : BTech (Chemical Engineering) – CIT Coimbatore, MTech (Chemical Plant Engineering) – REC Warangal and Fellow in Management (Operations and Marketing) – IIM Calcutta
EXPERIENCE IN YEARS TEACHING/PRACTICE/INDUSTRY/RESEARCH : Teaching Experience 13 years, Industry Experience 7 years and Academic Leadership Role 12 years
Prof. M J Xavier obtained his B.Tech. from CIT Coimbatore(1976), M.Tech. from REC Warangal(1979) and the Fellow title from IIM Calcutta(1984). He served as a research Executive with Mode Research, Calcutta (presently acquired by GFK Global) during 1982-84. He also served in SPIC Limited during 1985 to 1990. Then he moved to academics and taught at IIM Bangalore during 1990 to 1996. After that he held leadership positions in Karunya Institute of technology, IFMR, SRM University, Great Lakes Institute of Management, VIT University and IIM Ranchi. Currently he is serving as a Professor of Marketing & Business Analytics and Chairperson of MDC at LIBA Chennai
In between, he also has taught for two years in CalPoly University in the USA, and for a semester each in Buckingham University UK, Texas Christian University, USA and the American University of Armenia in Yeravan, Armenia. He has also taught courses on marketing at PIM Colombo, SP Jain Singapore and Dubai campuses.
He has authored 3 books, including the award winning book titled, Marketing in the New Millennium. He has authored more than 100 research papers and has contributed extensively to business dailies and magazines.
He has won several awards that include, Most Motivating Faculty at IIM Bangalore, Chanakya award for Innovative leadership, Amity Academic excellence award, AIMS award for Outstanding B-school Director, ET Now award for Academic leadership and so on.