Dr. Dipak Jain - Jio Institute
Dr. Dipak Jain

Dr. Dipak Jain VICE-CHANCELLOR

Former Dean, Kellogg School of Management, USA
Former Dean, INSEAD, France

Dr. Dipak Jain is a globally recognized marketing and innovation expert whose insights have inspired a generation of business leaders to pursue success with significance.

Dr. Jain's influential career spans nearly three decades as an educator, a senior business school administrator, and a consultant to corporations, governments, and world renowned figures. His inclusive leadership style, rooted in a framework that embraces diversity and respects the unique value of each person, encourages others to achieve their full potential while contributing to organizational excellence. Dr. Jain has worked tirelessly to champion management schools as cross-disciplinary intellectual hubs. Throughout his career, he has furthered a pedagogical model that combines academic excellence and business relevance to produce high impact results with social significance.

He served as Director of the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok from 2014 to 2017. Prior to Sasin, he served as Dean of INSEAD, an international business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, from 2011 to 2013. Before joining INSEAD, Dr. Jain was Dean of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management from 2001 to 2009. Before that appointment, he served as the Kellogg School's Associate Dean of Academic Affairs from 1996 to 2001, working closely with Dean Donald P. Jacobs to set the school's agenda for curriculum design and faculty research initiatives. In recognition of his many scholarly achievements and outstanding teaching, in 1994, he also was named the Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Professor of Marketing at Kellogg, whose Marketing Department he joined as a faculty member in 1986.

An award-winning scholar in his own right, Dr. Jain's areas of research expertise include the marketing of high-tech products; market segmentation and competitive market structure analysis; cross-cultural issues in global product diffusion; new product innovation; and forecasting models. He has published more than 60 articles in leading academic journals and has earned the prestigious John D.C. Little Best Paper Award. He has taught courses on marketing research, new products and services, and statistical models in marketing. Among the many distinctions for his teaching and service, Dr. Jain received the Outstanding Educator Award from the State of Assam in India. He also has received the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman from the Prime Minister of India, an award that recognizes exceptional leadership contributions.

Dr. Dipak Jain has served as board member and consultant to many global companies. As an academic innovator with decades of leadership experience in Asia, the Americas, and Europe, Dr. Jain continuously explores new ways of anticipating and meeting global market demand for management education and practice.

  • Ph.D. in Management Science (Marketing), University of Texas at Dallas, USA, 1987
  • M.S. in Management Science, University of Texas at Dallas, USA, 1986
  • Diploma in Business Management  (International  Teacher's Program,  ITP) Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, 1982
  • M.S. in Mathematical Statistics, Guwahati University, India, 1978
  • Doctor of Business Administration (Honorary), University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong), 2017
  • Doctor of Business Administration (Honorary), Woosong University (South Korea), 2017
  • Doctor of Sciences (Honorary), Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati, Assam), 2014
  • Doctor of Public Service (Honorary), Florida International University (Miami), 2012
  • Doctoria Honorario Economia (Honorary), Ipade (Mexico), 2010
  • Doctor of Business Administration (Honorary), Chulalongkorn Univ. (Thailand), 2009
  • Best Doctoral Consortium Fellow, AMA Doctoral Consortium, 2010
  • Entreprenuer of the Year Award, Ernst & Young, 2008
  • Soul of Leadership Award, World Business Academy, 2006
  • Foreign Affairs Advisor, Prime Minister of Thailand, 2002-2006
  • Alumni Achievement Award, University of Texas at Dallas, 2005
  • Distinguished Overseas Indian (Pravasi Bhartiya Sanmaan) Award, 2004
  • Alumni Outstanding Professor of the Year, Kellogg School of Management, 2002
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Texas at Dallas, School of Management, 2001
  • Outstanding Professor of the Year, Nyenrode University (the Netherlands), 1996-1998, 2000
  • Best Professor Award, Whu, Koblenz (Germany), 1999-2000
  • Sidney Levy Award for Excellence in Teaching, Kellogg School of Management 1994-95
  • John D. C. Little Best Paper Award, Marketing Science, 1991
  • Kraft Research Professorship, Northwestern University 1989-91
  • Beatrice Research Professorship, Northwestern University 1987-88
  • Fellow, AMA Doctoral Consortium, 1985
  • Outstanding Educator Award, State of Assam, India, 1982
  • Gold Medal, Best Post-graduate of the Year, Guwahati University, India, 1978
  • Gold Medal, Best Graduate of the Year, Darrang College (Assam), India, 1976
  • Gold Medal, Jaycees (Rotary) International (USA), 1976
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Merit Award, Government of India, 1976
Academic Experience
  • 2017-2022- President (European) and Professor of Marketing, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai
  • 2014-2017- Director, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
  • 2013-2014- INSEAD Chaired Professor of Marketing, INSEAD
  • 2011-2013- Dean, INSEAD
  • 2009-2011- Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor in Entrepreneurial Studies and Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (NWU)
  • 2001-2009- Dean, Kellogg School of Management, NWU
  • 1996-2001- Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Kellogg School of Management, NWU
  • 1993-1994- Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, NWU
  • 1990-1993- Associate Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, NWU
  • 1986-1990- Assistant Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, NWU
  • 1983-1986- Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Dallas
  • 1980-1983- Lecturer in Business Administration, Guwahati University, India
  • 1979-1980- Lecturer in Mathematics, Nowgong College (Assam), India
Additional Teaching Experience
  • 1989-2013- Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkom University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1995-2011- Nyenrode University, The Netherlands
  • 1997-2010- Tel Aviv University, Recanati School of Management, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1998-2001- Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  • 1998-2001- WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Koblenz, Germany
  • 2001-2003- Indian School of Business, India
International Advisory Academic Boards / Councils (Present)
  • Ajman University College of Business Administration, UAE
  • American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt
  • Funda ao Dom Cabral (FDC), Brazil
  • Fabretto Foundation, Nicaragua
  • Woosong University, South Korea
International Advisory Academic Boards / Councils (Past associations)
  • Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkom University, Thailand (2009-2014)
  • Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh (2008-2014)
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong (2009-2014)
  • Nyenrode University, The Netherlands (2001-2013)
  • One Acre Fund, Kenya (2010-2011)
  • Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, USA (2009-2011)
  • Indian School of Business, India (2001-2010)