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Chandru Rajam

Chandru Rajam

Title: Visiting Associate Professor of International Business
Director, Assurance of Learning, School of Business
Department: International Business
Address: Funger Hall, Ste 401
Phone: (202) 994-7130
Email: crajam@gwu.edu

Degrees:
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1992
MBA, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), 1985
BTech (Honors), Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), 1983

Areas of Expertise: International Business, Strategy, Technology

After earning his PhD, Rajam taught at the University of Colorado at Denver and at the National University of Singapore, where he was the founding director of the Asia-Pacific Executive MBA Program, the first of its kind in Asia. He went on to become founding dean of Universitas 21 Global, an online business school.

Rajam left academia to serve as regional director for advisory services at the Economist Intelligence Unit, a division of The Economist Group, where he supervised research and provided briefings on the Asian business climate to the heads of multinational corporations. A regular commentator on CNBC, BBC and Bloomberg, Rajam has consulted or taught in executive-education programs offered by the Harvard Business School, IBM, McDonnell Douglas, Mobil, GE, Samsung and other leading institutions and corporations. Before joining GWSB, Rajam was founder and CEO of EduMetry Inc., an assessment-of-learning services provider.