Sri B. Mahadevan is a professor of Operations Management at the Indian Institute of Management Bengaluru. He has close to 30 years of experience in teaching, research, consulting, and academic administration at IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Bengaluru and other reputed institutions such as IIT Delhi and XLRI, Jamshedpur.
Professor Mahadevan was the founder Vice-chancellor of Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth – a university for applied Sanskrit and Indian Wisdom.
He was a visiting scholar at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire.
Professor Mahadevan’s research interests include researching the possibility of using ancient Indian wisdom to address contemporary concerns, spirituality in the workplace, and management paradigms from Bhagavad Gita.