Uttam Kumar Sarkar Appointed Director Of IIM Calcutta

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta is pleased to announce its new Director Professor Uttam Kumar Sarkar with immediate effect. 

IIMC New Director Prof Uttam K Sarkar

Professor Sarkar, a professor at the Management Information Systems Group of the Institute, has obtained his B.Tech, M.Tech., and PhD degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He has an outstanding academic record and is a leading researcher in the field of information systems with numerous publications in prestigious international journals to his credit. He has vast experience in key leadership roles in India and extensive exposure to universities and academic communities worldwide. Professor Sarkar was selected from a large number of highly accomplished and qualified aspirants from India and abroad, through a very rigorous search process that lasted several months. 

Congratulating Professor Uttam Kumar Sarkar, the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of IIM Calcutta, Shrikrishna Kulkarni, said, “Professor Sarkar knows IIM Calcutta intimately: its history, culture and the aspirations of its large body of faculty, students, alumni, staff, Board, and all stakeholders. Moreover, he is acutely aware of “what nee

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