Professor Vinod Kumar, the winner of the two Scholarly Achievement and three Research Achievement Awards of Carleton University, received his graduate education from the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Manitoba. He has just completed ten years as the Director of the Sprott School of Business – Carleton University. Vinod has also served for several years on the Board of Governors and the Senate for Carleton University and on the Board of the Ontario Network of e-Commerce.
Vinod is a well known expert sought in the field of technology and operations management. He has consulted DND, CIDA, Canada Post, Industry Canada, CHEO, Federal partners of technology transfer and Canadian association of business incubator to name a few. Before joining academia in the early eighties, Vinod worked for five electronics and manufacturing firms for over 15 years in Canada, India and the U.S. in various line and staff management positions.
Vinod has given invited lectures to professional and academic organizations in Australia, Brazil, China, Iran, and India among others. He has taught in Executive MBA programs in Canada and Hong Kong and in Sprott MBA in Ottawa, Iran and China where he enjoys connecting his industry and research experience with management theories.