About South Asia Chapter of Academy of International Business

The South Asia Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of International Business in South Asia. It organizes an Annual Chapter Conference, Workshops and also Coursework in International Business Theory and Methods For Research & Publication.

Academy of International Business (AIB) has 3,200 members in 98 different countries around the world. Members include scholars from the leading academic institutions as well as consultants and researchers with an interest in international business.

AIB has several chapters established around the world. Click here for the Chapter List.

AIB South Asia Chapter

AIB South Asia serves Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka 


S Raghunath

Professor, Strategy,
IIM Bangalore.
CHAIR AIB-SAC Executive Board

Shainesh G

Professor, Marketing,
IIM Bangalore,
Vice Chair & Treasurer,
AIB-SAC Executive Board

Deepika Gupta

Assistant Professor, Strategy,
IIM Visakhapatnam
Vice Chair & Secretary,
AIB-SAC Executive Board

K Rangarajan

Professor & Head
IIFT Kolkata Campus
Vice Chair AIB-SAC Executive Board

Rajesh Srinivas Upadhyayula

Professor, Strategy
IIM Kozhikode
Vice Chair AIB-SAC Executive Board

Snehal Awate

Assistant Professor, Strategy,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay
Vice Chair AIB-SAC Executive Board

Manish Popli

Associate Professor, Strategy
IIM Indore
Vice Chair AIB-SAC Executive Board

Board Members: (by Country)

Dhruba Kumar Gautam

Tribhuvan University,
Kathmandu, Nepal

Mohammad Tayeenul Hoque

Assistant Professor
North South University,
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ajantha Dharmasiri

Head, Postgraduate Institute of Management University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka

Head – Department of International Business Faculty of Management and Finance University of Colombo

Sajitha Dishanka

Head,International Business,
Faculty of Management and Finance
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Advisory Council 

Ravi Ramamurti

Professor, International Business and Strategy Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts, US

Amit Karna

Professor, Strategy
Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Ahmedabad, INDIA

Surender Munjal

Associate Professor, International Business, Leeds University Business School,
West Yorkshire, England, UK

Sougata Ray

Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship (Practice)
Indian School of Business(ISB) Hyderabad, INDIA

Charles Dhanaraj

Professor, Strategy,
Daniels College of Business,
University of Denver, US