Former Dean Academics, Institute of Management Technology, and Principal Consultant, Centre for Interactive Management India
Prof. Surinder Batra worked at IMT Ghaziabad, India, as a professor in IT management. During his tenure, he held the positions of Dean Academics, Dean Research, and Area Chair IT management among others. Earlier, he worked with Tata Consultancy Services in India as a senior consultant. He is currently the principal consultant at the Centre for Interactive Management India (CIMI), a proprietary consulting firm. He is also affiliated with the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) for the accreditation of management institutes in India.
He has authored several papers and case studies on topics related to knowledge cities, smart cities, knowledge-based development, and smart knowledge habitats. He has been a speaker and panelist at the Knowledge Cities World Summits (KCWS), organized by the World Capital Institute in Mexico (2007), Turkey (2013), and Peru (2017).