Born on: June 9, 1957
Born In: Tezpur, Assam, India
Career: Dean of INSEAD
Dipak .C. Jain is a noted educationist and a Dean of INSEAD, the international business school. He was also the former Dean of Kellogg School of Management. With more than twenty years of association with the Kellogg School of Management, he enjoyed his days in the institute as a professor, deputy dean and then as dean. Further with more than 50 books and articles to his credit, Dipak also served as an advisor to Thailand's Prime Minister during 2003-2006. In his long career, he has done research in various fields including marketing and management. For his service in the educational field he was honored with many prestigious awards. As a scholar, the achievements of Dipak was not only limited to management studies since he worked in a respectable position at many renowned companies and institutions like Microsoft, Motorola, United Airlines and Peoples Energy. Learn more about Dipak Jain by reading through what is to come your way.
Dipak .C. Jain was born on June, 9, 1957, in a small town in Assam, called Tezpur. He started his early education in Rastrabhasa Hindi School at Tezpur. Then he went to Darrang College, Tezpur, from where he earned his graduation in statistics and mathematics in the year 1976. Later in 1978 he obtained a Master's degree in statistics from Gauhati University. After completing his master's he taught at the Gauhati University for almost five years. Then he went to United Sates of America to pursue his PhD in marketing from the University of Texas, Dallas. Dipak is happily married and has three children namely, Kalash, Muskaan and Dhwani.
Dipak .C. Jain is the Dean of INSEAD, an international business school and research centre situated in Fontainebleau, France. He was also a former Dean of the reputed Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He served as Dean at the Kellogg School of Management for almost thirteen years and finally stepped down in September 2009 to spend more time with his family and on his teaching job. However he got an opportunity from INSEAD and has been serving the organization from March 2011. Dipak is also a Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and is also a professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management. In addition to this, Dipak is a visiting professor at a number of prestigious management schools around the world. With more than 20 years of experience in teaching and management Dipak is one of the most respectable educationists around.
Deepak's areas of interest and research are market segmentation, competitive market structure analysis, marketing of high-tech products, new product diffusion, cross-culture issues in global product diffusion and forecasting models. He has published more than fifty articles that revolve around his areas of his expertise.
Apart from his teaching job, Dipak serves as an administrator and advisor for some of the leading companies around the world. He is the Independent Director on the Board of Indian Conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited, one of the leading refineries in the world. He also works as a consultant to Sony, Nissan, Microsoft, Philips, Hyatt International, American Express, Novartis and Motorola. As a member of the Board of directors of Northern Trust Corporation and Hartmarx Corporation his influence on projects are highly appreciable.
His vast knowledge on various management subjects has helped him in his editorial job. Dipak has served as an area editor for Marketing Science, departmental editor of the journal Management Science and was also an editor of the journal Marketing Research.
Awards and Recognition
Dipak has received several honors for his excellence in his studies and teaching profession. Some of the prestigious honors on him include Jawaharlal Nehru Merit Award, Indian Government in 1976; Youth Merit Award, Rotary International, 1976; Gold Medal from Jaycees International in 1976; Gold Medal for Best Graduate of the Year from Darrang College, Assam, India in 1976; Best Post-Graduate of the year, Gauhati University, India in 1978; Outstanding Educator Award, Assam, India in 1982; Beatrice Research Professorship in 1987-88; Kraft Research Professorship in 1989-90 and 1990-91; John D.C. Little Best Paper Award in 1991 and Sidney Levy Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1995.
1957: Dipak .C. Jain was born.
1976: Completed his graduation in statistics and mathematics.
1978: He earned his post-graduation in statistics.
2001: He was appointed as the Dean of the Kellogg School of Management.
2009: He resigned from his position at the Kellogg School of Management.
2011: He was named as the Dean of INSEAD.