Vijay Sethi is Professor ‐ Department of Information Technology and Operations Management, Nanyang Business School, NTU. He has held a number of leadership positions at the school including Director ‐ International Business Competitions and Dean ‐ Business Program.
Dr. Sethi specializes in electronic commerce, IT entrepreneurship, strategic information systems planning, IT productivity, and knowledge management. His work is specifically focused on digital disruptions, the economics of technology, social media and networks, data analytics, legal and IPR issues, and patterns of new technology evolution. He is published in the top IT journals and internationally recognized for his research.
Dr. Sethi teaches MBA and executive classes and has been voted EMBA Teacher of the Year (2010), MBA Teacher of the Year (2011, 2013), Teacher of the Division (2012), and awarded the Nanyang Award for Excellence in Teaching (2012, 2013). He was also voted as the Business Professor of the Year, 2013 by the London-based EIU (Economic Intelligence Unit).
Dr. Sethi has mentored many new Internet business ideas, many of which have gone on to win accolades in regional competitions such as the Asia Moot Corp, Bangkok Business Challenge and global competitions such as the Global Moot Corp (Austin, Texas) and Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC, North Carolina, Chapel Hill).
He has worked with a number of Singapore companies as a consultant and for executive education programs.
Dr. Sethi holds an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He was previously an Assistant Professor at the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo and then a tenured Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma.