D.V.R. Seshadri is Clinical Full Professor of Marketing at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad since 2016. He has taught in various IIMs since 2000 (particularly at Bangalore, Ahmedabad, and more recently at Udaipur). Before that he worked in the capacity of a CEO in a variety of public sector firms, entrepreneurial start-ups, and family business companies spanning a variety of industries (petroleum refining & Petro-chemicals, precision manufacturing, software, etc).

His areas of interest include Strategy, B2B Marketing, Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship, and Leadership. He has taught a variety of courses and programs in MBA, executive MBA, long duration programs in public policy, short duration executive education programs, etc.

He is actively involved with several NGOs such as Aravind Eye Care Systems, Madurai and DHAN Foundation, Madurai, in addition to engagements with several top corporates such as companies of the Tata Group and L&T. He has been engaged in teaching or consulting capacity with over 100 large corporates .

He has co-authored, amongst others, books on Global Risk / Global Opportunity, the Indian adaptation of ‘Business Market Management (B2B): Understanding, Creating and Delivering Value,’ and ‘Smartonomics for the Global Manager: Simple, Powerful Macroeconomic Tools For Success in an Uncertain World’. He has developed over hundred case studies and authored several application-oriented
journal articles in his areas of interest.