VC Profile

Dr. S. Vaidhyasubramaniam


Vice-Chancellor & TATA Sons Chair Professor of Management SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur

Alumnus of Harvard Business School with interest in Public Policy & Higher Education Management. Ph.D. in the area of “MBA Education in India” as a visiting Scholar at University of Virginia, MBA from Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines.

B.E. in Electronics & Instrumentation Bharathidasan University

Corporate Work experience: Siemens (India), MERALCO (Philippines) and Johnson & Johnson (USA & India)

Member in MoE, UGC, AICTE. etc. Committees, CII (SR & TN) & ASSOCHAM committees on Higher Education and various academic bodies

Young Manager Award winning team member, Madras Mgmt Association, 1996

Been resource person for LKY School of Public Policy, NUS and Asian Development Bank

Academic Bodies of various colleges

Regular columnist for New Indian Express and occasionally write for BusinessLine, Times of India, Thuglak and Dinamani

Author of EXPRESS RIGHTings (Three Volumes) – A Book predominantly on Education Policy

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