Prof. Das Narayandas
B.Tech., 1982, Metallurgical Engineering

Prof. Das Narayandas is Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean at External Relations and Publishing, Harvard Business School (HBS).

Prof. Narayandas earned his B.Tech. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1982, postgraduate diploma in management from IIM Bangalore and Ph.D. degree from Purdue University. He has been a faculty member at the Harvard Business School for the last 25 years.

Prof. Narayandas has published articles in leading academic journals in business including, among others, the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing and Harvard Business Review and co-authored two text books in the area of business marketing and customer management. He has also published over 40 cases, notes and simulations in the area of business marketing and leadership.

Prof. Narayandas has received the award for teaching excellence from the graduating HBS MBA Class on several occasions. Other awards received by him at HBS include The Robert F. Greenhill Award for his outstanding Service to the HBS Community (two-time recipient), the Charles M. Williams Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching.

Special Memories

"The time I spent with my wing mates and classmates from Hostel 5 was very special and played a major role in shaping my thinking and influencing my decision to pursue an academic career".