Panel Speaker

Sunil Sharma
Sunil Sharma

Prof. Sunil Sharma is Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has a rich corporate experience of 16 years. Prior to IIM-A, Prof. Sunil Sharma was a consultant with McKinsey & Company where he was involved in projects on strategic planning, leadership development, organization restructuring and cost optimization,for both Indian and multinational companies operating in Oil & Gas, Telecom, Health, and Mining sectors.  He has also worked in core industries of power and petroleum as an engineer in charge of operations, procurement, maintenance, performance management, and planning functions.  

Prof.Sunil Sharma’s specialization is in strategy formulation under uncertainty, innovation management, and organizational capabilities. As a member of the Business Policy Area, he teaches courses on strategy, consulting, and innovation. Prof. Sunil Sharma has designed and delivered executive development courses to several companies. His most recent consulting assignment was to formulate the vision and mission, review the organizational set-up and suggest a new organization structure, and develop a business model for the Competition Commission of India.

His research interests are in the areas of organization capabilities, strategic decision making, strategy implementation, management consulting, and strategic innovation. He has presented papers in leading international conferences and his work on capability building and growth challenges has been published in international journals.

Prof. Sharma has earned a Fellow (Ph.D) in Business Policy from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from UP Technical University.