Debashis Chatterjee Director General / Author, International Management Institute

Professor Debashis Chatterjee has taught leadership classes as at Harvard University and at the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), Calcutta, Lucknow, and Kozhikode for nearly two decades. He has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship twice for Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral work at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. His published work include seventeen books including Leading Consciously (Foreword by Peter M. Senge), Can You Teach a Zebra Some Algebra?(Wisdom Tree) Timeless Leadership (Wiley) and Invincible Arjuna (Westland) that have been translated in several international and national languages. He has trained more than twenty thousand managers globally in Fortune 100 Corporations and over fifteen thousand school principals and teachers. His most recent book Invincible Arjuna has emerged as a path-breaking book in the education space in India. He has served as leadership coach to political leaders and CEOs of major Indian organizations. He has served as Dean of an international business school in Singapore. A pioneer in the field of Asian models in leadership, Professor Chatterjee is former Director of the Indian Institute of Management, (IIM), Kozhikode (2009-2014) Dean and tenured Professor at IIM Lucknow. Prof. Chatterjee is credited with transforming IIM Kozhikode from an obscure regional school to an institution of national impact and global recognition. Currently he is Director General of IMI Delhi, India’s first corporate sponsored business school where he heads three campuses. He served as Independent Director on the Boards of several multinational and Indian Companies.

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