Dr.Kothandapani Ganesh is knowledge expert and global head of SCM Center of Competence at McKinsey & Company. Dr.Ganesh graduated in Mechanical and Production Engineering from Annamalai University, Chidambaram with the university first rank. He pursued his Masters’ degree in Industrial Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli and secured college first. He then moved to Indian Institute of Technology Madras where he obtained his doctoral degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. He was a half-time teaching and research assistant for 4 years at IIT Madras awarded by MHRD research fellowship. He joined as Assistant Consultant at Integrated Supply Chain, Manufacturing Industry Solutions Unit, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Mumbai and worked mainly in the areas of supply chain network design and optimization. Later he joined as Senior Consultant in Global Business Services-Global Delivery of IBM India Private Limited, Mumbai, India and worked in Supply Chain Transformation projects for various industries. He worked as visiting the professor at 6 institutions. He is having total 14 years of research and consulting experience in supply chain domain.
He has published 100+ papers in leading international research journals and 10+ papers in leading national journals. He has presented and published 100+ papers in the reputed international conferences and 8 research articles in the national conferences. He has written a chapter for 6 books. He has been honored with 4 awards for academic excellence. He has obtained 3 awards from TCS. He has received 2 thanks, award and 3 appreciations in IBM India Private Limited. He is editor-in-chief for 5 International journals (IJGC, IJLSCM, IJDMSCL, IJOSHRM and AJMS), Editor for IJENM and associate editor for IJLEG, AJCST and IJISSCM. He is on the editorial board for various international journals.