Bengaluru: Professor Rishikesha T Krishnan, faculty from the Strategy area of IIM Bangalore, and ex-Director of IIM Indore, was named the ‘Change Maestro and Institution Builder of the Year’ at the IAC Awards 2019, an integral part of the Industry Academia Conference 2019, a leading conference committed to bringing industry and academia together, and acknowledge the contribution of stalwarts from these sectors.
Prof. Krishnan received the special award from R P Singh, Director Personnel, Powergrid, during a ceremony held on January 18 (Friday), 2019, at the India International Centre in New Delhi.
The jury of the awards, led by P Dwarakanath, Chairman of IAC Awards 2019, had luminaries from industry and academia as members, including S Y Siddiqui, Chief Mentor, Maruti Suzuki, Padma Shri awardee Dr Pritam Singh, CEO, Lead Center and Ex-Director, IIML, MDI, Dhananjay Singh, DG, NHRDN, Dr Debashis Sanyal, Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, Dr H Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH, to name a few.
Congratulating Prof. Krishnan on his success, P Dwarakanath, said: “Prof. Krishnan’s immense contribution in taking Indian management education to the next level and being a source of inspiration for the management education fraternity was acknowledged by every jury member, and hence, they unanimously decided that he was the most deserving name for this year’s award.”
Prof. Krishnan has been the recipient of many other awards, the most recent among them being the Bharat Asmita Acharya Shreshtha Award from the MIT Group of Institutions in 2017. Read more on him at: https://www.iimb.ac.in/user/85/rishikesha-t-krishnan