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Professor of Marketing, Author, International Lead Thinker on Strategy & Marketing

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 Nirmalya Kumar Biography

Dr. Nirmalya Kumar is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Marketing at Singapore Management University and Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute. Prior to this, heading strategy as MemberGroup Executive Council at Tata Sons, he reported to Cyrus Mistry, the Chairman for the $100 billion Tata group with 675,000 employees worldwide. Professor Kumar previously taught at Columbia University, Harvard Business School, IMD (Switzerland), London Business School, and Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management). As a consultant and speaker, Nirmalya has worked with over 50 Fortune 500 companies in 60 different countries. He has served on many boards of directors including ACC, Ambuja Cement, Bata India, Tata Chemicals, Ultratech, and Zensar, each with billion dollars plus in capitalization. As an author, Nirmalya has written nine books, including Marketing as Strategy, Brand Breakout, and Thinking Smart. His publications, including six in Journal of Marketing Research and nine in Harvard Business Review, have attracted 22,000 Google Scholar citations. The 2006 Academy of Management Journal article was quoted in Oliver Williamson’s 2009 Economics Nobel Prize acceptance speech. A prolific case writer; he has won six Case Centre adoption awards and the Outstanding Contribution to the Case Method. His TED Talk on Indian innovation has a million views. Nirmalya is considered one of the world’s leading thinkers on strategy and marketing. He was thrice included in Thinkers50 (the biannual listing of the top 50 management thinkers in the world), received their “Global Village Award” for his contributions to the business community's understanding of globalization and emerging markets, and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2017. He has also appeared on the 50 Best BSchool professors in the world (Poets & Quants) and 50 most influential Business School professors (mbarankings.com). Winner of multiple teaching awards and student recognition at Harvard, IMD and LBS. Passionate about art, Nirmalya supports various museum exhibitions and publications through his Bengal School 1900-1950 art collection and served on the South Asian Acquisition Committee of Tate Modern. In recognition of his patronage and promotion of South Asian Art, he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

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Brand Breakout: How Emerging Market Brands Will Go Global

Brand Breakout: How Emerging Market Brands Will Go Global

India Inside: The Emerging Innovation Challenge to the West

India Inside: The Emerging Innovation Challenge to the West

India's Global Powerhouses: How They Are Taking on the World

India's Global Powerhouses: How They Are Taking on the World

Value Merchants: Demonstrating and Documenting Superior Value in Business Markets

Value Merchants: Demonstrating and Documenting Superior Value in Business Markets

Private Label Strategy: How to Meet the Store Brand Challenge

Private Label Strategy: How to Meet the Store Brand Challenge

Strategies to Fight Low-Cost Rivals (HBR OnPoint Enhanced Edition)

Strategies to Fight Low-Cost Rivals (HBR OnPoint Enhanced Edition)

Speaking Topics
  • Building A Culture of Innovation: The Ideo Way

  • Customer Value Management

  • Building Killer Brands

  • From Market-Driven to Market-Driving

News
  • Nirmalya Kumar

    Nirmalya Kumar is professor of marketing and director of the Aditya Birla India Centre at London Business School. He is listed on several prestigious lists such ...

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Nirmalya Kumar

Professor of Marketing, Author, International Lead Thinker on Strategy & Marketing

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Nirmalya Kumar Biography

Dr. Nirmalya Kumar is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Marketing at Singapore Management University and Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute. Prior to this, heading strategy as MemberGroup Executive Council at Tata Sons, he reported to Cyrus Mistry, the Chairman for the $100 billion Tata group with 675,000 employees worldwide. Professor Kumar previously taught at Columbia University, Harvard Business School, IMD (Switzerland), London Business School, and Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management). As a consultant and speaker, Nirmalya has worked with over 50 Fortune 500 companies in 60 different countries. He has served on many boards of directors including ACC, Ambuja Cement, Bata India, Tata Chemicals, Ultratech, and Zensar, each with billion dollars plus in capitalization. As an author, Nirmalya has written nine books, including Marketing as Strategy, Brand Breakout, and Thinking Smart. His publications, including six in Journal of Marketing Research and nine in Harvard Business Review, have attracted 22,000 Google Scholar citations. The 2006 Academy of Management Journal article was quoted in Oliver Williamson’s 2009 Economics Nobel Prize acceptance speech. A prolific case writer; he has won six Case Centre adoption awards and the Outstanding Contribution to the Case Method. His TED Talk on Indian innovation has a million views. Nirmalya is considered one of the world’s leading thinkers on strategy and marketing. He was thrice included in Thinkers50 (the biannual listing of the top 50 management thinkers in the world), received their “Global Village Award” for his contributions to the business community's understanding of globalization and emerging markets, and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2017. He has also appeared on the 50 Best BSchool professors in the world (Poets & Quants) and 50 most influential Business School professors (mbarankings.com). Winner of multiple teaching awards and student recognition at Harvard, IMD and LBS. Passionate about art, Nirmalya supports various museum exhibitions and publications through his Bengal School 1900-1950 art collection and served on the South Asian Acquisition Committee of Tate Modern. In recognition of his patronage and promotion of South Asian Art, he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

Nirmalya Kumar Videos

  • Nirmalya Kumar: India's invisible innovation
  • Nirmalya Kumar of LBS on his book - YouTube
  • Nirmalya Kumar on Indian Innovation - YouTube

Nirmalya Kumar Books

Nirmalya Kumar Speaking Topics

  • Building A Culture of Innovation: The Ideo Way

  • Customer Value Management

  • Building Killer Brands

  • From Market-Driven to Market-Driving

FAQs on booking Nirmalya Kumar

  • How to book Nirmalya Kumar?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Nirmalya Kumar for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Nirmalya Kumar, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Nirmalya Kumar or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Nirmalya Kumar?

    Booking fees for Nirmalya Kumar, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nirmalya Kumar, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Nirmalya Kumar?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nirmalya Kumar for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nirmalya Kumar for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Nirmalya Kumar or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Nirmalya Kumar or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Nirmalya Kumar is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Nirmalya Kumar for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Nirmalya Kumar generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jeffrey Pfeffer, Geoffrey Moore, James Canton, Donald Sull and Philip Kotler. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Nirmalya Kumar for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Nirmalya Kumar Speaker Videos

  • Nirmalya Kumar: India's invisible innovation
    Nirmalya Kumar of LBS on his book - YouTube
  • Nirmalya Kumar on Indian Innovation - YouTube
    Exclusive interview with Nirmalya Kumar, Tata Sons - YouTube

Nirmalya Kumar Speaking Topics

  • Building A Culture of Innovation: The Ideo Way

  • Customer Value Management

  • Building Killer Brands

  • From Market-Driven to Market-Driving

Nirmalya Kumar News

  • Nirmalya Kumar

    Nirmalya Kumar is professor of marketing and director of the Aditya Birla India Centre at London Business School. He is listed on several prestigious lists such ...

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