Dr Abhishek Kumar pursued his undergraduate studies in Economics, from the University of Calcutta. He completed his MBA from Bharathidasan Institute of Management where he was also an Assistant Professor and later earned his PhD in Management from Pondicherry.
Before joining academia, he served in leadership positions across media (ABP), banking (Yes Bank), and telecom (Bharti Airtel Ltd) businesses for nearly a decade. His work has appeared in several top management, economics, and design journals. He has presented papers at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, American Marketing Association’s Summer Educators Conference, Chicago, USA, and World Congress of Philosophy, Beijing, China. His articles are published in newspapers like The Hindu and The Telegraph and he is often quoted on issues of leadership and managerial performance in The Economic Times.
Professor Abhishek’s current research work examines how theories of space, material imagination and design processes shape design discipline. He offers them as a course titled design dialectics.
Dr Abhisek Kumar is an Associate Professor and Director, Staff Training and Development at Anant National University. He teaches courses on
Design Philosophies and Philosophy of Architecture.