Sivakumar Alur, Vellore Institute of Technology, VIT Business School
Dr. Sivakumar Alur is a professor in the marketing area at VITBS, VIT University, Vellore Campus, India. He has close to 2 decades of experience in teaching, research, consulting and executive education. He did his postdoctoral work for 2 years at Technology University Delft The Netherlands in the area of design for the BoP markets. He was the coauthor of the prize winning case “Primacy: Global Design from India?” in the 2012 ISB Ivey case competition in the Innovation Management category. His book on Retail Marketing was published in 2008. He has publications in journals like Journal of Medical Marketing & International Journal of Retailing & Distribution Management. He has contributed across teaching research executive education faculty development and academic administration. His areas of interests include Retailing, Marketing, Design and Agribusiness.
Amy Memon, AACSB International
Amy Memon is Manager of Accreditation Services (Asia Pacific) for AACSB. She has over a decade of experience working with AACSB’s member schools, and served as the association’s special advisor in India for six years. Prior to her relocation to Mumbai, India, Amy was Manager of Research at AACSB's US headquarters, where she contributed to research reports, including The Globalization of Business Schools and Impact of Research: A Guide for Business Schools. Amy also represented AACSB at the UN Global Compact to co-convene the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). She began her career at AACSB developing and executing conferences and seminars across five continents.