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Dr. Anil Sood

Dr. Anil Sood

Professor and Co-founder - Institute for Advanced Studies in Complex Choices (IASCC), Hyderabad, India

Anil is a professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Complex Choices (IASCC). IASCC, a registered not-for-profit, is an institute for higher learning set up with an objective of advancing the science and practice of making choices. Prior to the founding of IASCC, Anil practiced as an independent, self-employed professional helping firms build growth capability through his customized learning solutions in Business and Corporate Finance and Strategy.

Anil has served as an independent director on Megasoft’s Board, which is a medium-sized product and services focused technology firm based in India. He has served a term on the Board of Directors of Andhra Bank and has worked as a member of Technical Experts Committee for Restructuring of Punjab and Sind Bank. He has also been on the Board of VisualSoft Technologies Limited as an independent director.

Anil has been an adjunct faculty at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Vizag and taught a course on Valuation. He has also served as an honorary Senior Professor of Finance and Strategy at the Centre for Organisation Development, Hyderabad. He has taught courses on Corporate Finance at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Bank Performance Analysis, Financial Engineering and Risk Management at IIM Indore, and Advanced Corporate Finance at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He has also taught courses on Real Estatment Management at the School of Human Settlements, XIM University, Bhubaneshwar. He has also supervised dissertations for the Distance Learning MBA Programme of the Manchester Business School, UK and the Executive MBA programme at S P Jain, Dubai.

His industry experience includes management accounts, business development and financial accounting assignments with Smith Kline Beecham Consumer Health Limited, Delhi from 1983-1986 and executive (Business Head) responsibilities with Scientific Engineering (P) Limited, Hyderabad from 1986-1990.

Anil’s recent work has been with leading firms in consumer, manufacturing, information technology, pharmaceutical, engineering and construction, telecom, financial services, media and entertainment, banking, and healthcare in India and many developed (e.g., Europe, Japan, South Korea, Australia, etc.) as well as developing (China, Indonesia, Middle East, etc.) markets.

Anil’s has worked with AGI-glaspac, Airtel, Canon India, Cognizant India, Coromandel Fertilisers, Deloitte India, Dr Reddy’s, General Electric including their Capital Business in India and Asia Pacific, Genpact India and Europe, HBL Power Systems, HiCare India, Hewlett-Packard, John Keells (Sri Lanka), Johnson and Johnson (Asia Pacific), Larsen and Toubro, Monsanto India, Novartis, LAB (Mubadala-GE Joint Venture), Oracle India, Philips India, Sony India, USL-Diageo, Varian Medical, Viom Networks, Zensar, etc.

He was an honorary member of the Study Committee on Financing the Global Energy Sector- the Task Ahead, World Energy Council, London, UK during 1996-97 and has subsequently worked with them on Pricing of Energy in Developing Countries.

  • FPM (PhD Programme), Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad
  • PGDM (MBA), Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad