Dr. Vinayshil Gautam

Senior Adviser, TRIFED

Dr. Vinayshil Gautam has a background in consulting, industry, research and teaching. He has special interests in Organization and Strategy Management; Creativity and Innovation; Information Systems, Public Enterprise Management; Corporate& Hydrocarbon sector Management; Human Resources.

Dr.Gautam’s assignment include having served as the Founder Director of the fifth Indian Institute of Management at Kozhikode (Calicut), IIM(K).He was the 1stHead of the 1st statutory Management Department in the entire IIT pantheon, at IIT-Delhi Dr. Gautam was the 1st Chair Professor of Comp Manag & Abdul Aziz Al_Sager Chair Professor at IIT(D); Founder Coordinator of Industry Sponsored Research Programme on Comparative Management Practices in Asia .He was Senior Adviser KPMG & 1st Dean KPMG Academy; the Team Leader of the Consulting team for setting up of the 7th IIM in Shillong .He also served as Sr. MD and principal Economic Adviser Protivity(I) mem Pvt Ltd.

He has been a member of various significant committees of Government of India in the cabinet secretariat, ministries of Science and Technology; HRD; Industries; Personnel and Administrative Reforms etc. He has served on the Board of companies such as RITES; GAIL; Exim Bank; UTI Asset Management Co.;UTI International; SKNL;PCPL;JK Tyre and Industries; BAG Films; KEC International; Moser Baer Ltd ;SAIL Shivam Autotech Ltd, Hindustan Zinc NPCC Ltd. He has practiced Management Development interventions in enterprises such as BHEL; IOC;BPCL; Power Grid Corporation; NTPC; abroad in Dubai Port Authority, UAE Germany ,Bahrain, Saudi Arabia; Malaysia etc

Dr.Gautam` s work experience includes having taught in St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, serving as Visiting Lecturer, University of Sussex, U.K; In-charge of the Management Development Centre, DCM Engineering and Electronics Division, Chair Professor and Emeritus Professor at IIT-D.

He has earlier been on a Visitor to Universities of Cambridge; Brunel; Manchester ;Hull; London; Duke; Minnesota; Penn State; Dominican University ,Chicago; Toronto; York; China campuses of Victoria Univ ,Switzerland; Inst of Dev Economies, Tokyo; ULA and Central Univ, Venezuela.

A past Director of IFTDO, Geneva, an International Adviser of the Huaxia Institute of Management, Beijing&Member, Exec Board, Asia Pacific ARTDO-HRD Centre. Member Advisory Board, AEC Group Singapore. He is a past President of ARTDO International Manila. He was a member of the committee which set up terms of reference of Second Administrative Reforms Commission; GOI Committee on Performance Manag of Group A officials; search committee of VCs; Board members, Chairmen PSUs etc.

He has been extended various prestigious international invitations including that of delivering the 7th Penang Productivity Lecture (1998).He has been nominated to represent India in Economic Conclave in Morocco; Asian Productivity Organization and UNESCO sponsored activity.

He is an author/editor of about two dozen books and over a hundred papers, making him a rare combination of an academician and a practitioner .Several of his writings have won awards.

Dr. Gautam is the recipient of various national and International awards, including the Outstanding Individual Contributions Award of ARTDO International; Fellowship of the Royal Asiatic Society, London; Fellowship of the Association of Business Executives, UK; G-51,Mellenium Award; Legendary Contribution to Education Award at the World Education Congress ’13; Bharat Gaurav Award ; Shiksha Rattan Puraskar ; DMA Achievement Award. He was conferred the completion of 400 years Merida City (Venezuela) medallion in June 2009 ; Dewang Mehta Life-time Achievement Award ‘12.

He has addressed conferences/seminars from Montreal to Melbourne and Tokyo to Caracas.