Speaker List

Dr. Bidisha Chakrabarty, is the Edward Jones Professor in Finance at The John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University.

Chakrabarty, who is recognized for her teaching and research, has received a number of awards and recognitions including the Outstanding Faculty Award given by the John Cook School of Business Alumni Board, the Kwak Research Award for the best research productive faculty, the ICRIER policy paper grant and the National Stock Exchange of India Research Initiative Grant. She is an accomplished author and researcher on the topics of market microstructure, securities regulation, disclosure and market reaction, and market design and price discovery. She has published in academic journals, including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Financial Management, Journal of Financial Research and Research in Accounting Regulations. Chakrabarty joined the faculty of the John Cook School of Business in 2003.

Krishnamurthy Subramanian is Associate professor of finance at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He holds a Ph.D. from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. His research in banking, law and finance, innovation and economic growth, and corporate governance has been published in the world’s leading journals.
He regularly appears as an expert commentator for NDTV and UTV-Bloomberg, is a featured columnist with The Economic Times and Mint. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur. In previous academic roles, Subramanian served on the finance faculty at Goizueta Business School at Emory University in the United States. He obtained his MBA and Ph.D. in finance at the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business under the advice Professor Raghuram Rajan and Professor Luigi Zingales.

Prof. Binay Bhushan Chakrabarti has over two decades of teaching, research and industry experience. He was a Professor of Finance at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. He has taught at many top B-schools including IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Indore, XIMB amongst others.

IIM-Calcutta alumni, Prof. Chakrabarti completed his Ph. D in Economics from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. His teaching and research interests include corporate finance, international finance, financial intermediation, financial derivatives, financial markets, asset pricing, capital management, risk management and profit centre management. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI). He became the Director of IIM Ranchi in September 2013.

Vineet Virmani is an Assistant Professor of the Finance & Accounting area at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad since January 2011. He has received his degree in engineering from IIT (BHU), Varanasi and his doctorate in management from IIMA with a specialization in Economics.  After finishing his doctorate, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow first at ISB, Hyderabad and then at IIMA before leaving for industry. Before coming back to IIMA, he was with Nomura/Lehman Services, Mumbai and Bank of America Continuum. Prior to that, he was at Dell International Services, Bangalore as an econometrician. His research interests are in the areas of Derivatives Pricing, Financial Econometrics & Risk Management.

Vivek Rajvanshi is an Associate Professor in the Finance and Control group at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. He joined IIM Calcutta in April 2015. Prior to joining IIM Calcutta, he was an Assistant Professor at IIM Lucknow. He has done his masters in Statistics and is a fellow of IIM Calcutta. His teaching areas include Corporate Finance, Derivatives and Fixed Income Markets. His research areas are Derivatives, Market Microstructure, Portfolio Management and Volatility Modeling. His Current Research Interests are Market Microstructure and Futures Markets and Current Consulting Interests is Commodity Futures Markets

Neerav Nagar is a Fellow of IIM Calcutta. He is currently an Assistant Professor at IIM Ahmedabad. Prior to joining IIM Ahmedabad, he was teaching at IIM Trichy. He has also taught at few management institutes in Mumbai and Pune. He has about six years of full-time teaching and research experience. His teaching and research interests lie in the areas of financial accounting, financial statement analysis and earnings management. His research work has been published in leading journals like Corporate Governance: An International Review, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation and Accounting Research Journal. Before starting with his teaching, he earned an MBA in Finance from Indira Institute of Management. His other educational qualifications include B.Com. (Honors, Accounting) and Diploma in Business Finance.

Ashok Banerjee joined the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) as Professor (Finance and Control) in August 2004. Prior to joining IIM-C, he was a professor at IIM Lucknow. He is a Postgraduate in Commerce from University of Calcutta and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He obtained his Ph.D. for his research on Economic Value Added as a Performance Measure. At IIM Calcutta, he is a senior Professor in the Finance and Control group, and takes several advanced courses in Finance like Financial Accountancy, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring and Behavioural Finance. He is also the faculty in-charge of the Finance Research and Trading Lab at IIM-C. Banerjee’s primary research interests are in areas of Financial Time Series, Operational Risk Management, News Analytics and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Ashok Banerjee is the author of the book Financial Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis, which is widely used as a text book in Finance and Accountancy courses in Indian Business schools. In addition to this, Banerjee has also authored several research papers in major Finance & Management research journals.

Partha Ray is currently Professor of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Prior to this, he was Director, Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai, and Adviser to Executive Director, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC during 2007-2011.

Ritwik Banerjee is an Assistant Professor of the Economics and Social Sciences area at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. His primary research area is at the intersection between Behavioural and Development Economics and he extensively uses Experimental Methods for his research. Some of the topics he has investigated or is currently investigating are corruption, inequality, education and discrimination. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Economics Letters and Journal of Public Economics. Prior to his current assignment, he has worked as Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Aarhus University, Denmark with an independent grant from the Social Science Research Council of Denmark. He was an Academic Visitor at the Research Department of Federal Reserve, Chicago during the summer of 2012 and a Visiting Scholar at the Economics Department, Harvard University in Spring 2015. He has also served as a Consultant at the World Bank in Washington DC and as a Research Associate at ICRIER, New Delhi. For more information of his research, please visit .