Vijay Mahajan

Vijay Mahajan holds the John P. Harbin Centennial Chair in Business at Mccombs school of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He has received numerous lifetime achievement awards. Professor Mahajan is author or editor of twelve books including his recent 2012 book, The Arab world Unbound. These books have been translated into twelve languages. His book, The 86% Solution, received the Book-of-the-Year award (Berry-AMA) in 2007 and Convergence Marketing and Africa Rising were among the finalists for the same award in 2003 and 2010 respectively. Professor Mahajan is also one of the world’s most widely cited researchers in business and economics and has been invited by more than 120 universities and research institutions worldwide for research presentations. Mahajan received B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur, his M.S. in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D in Management from the University of Texas at Austin