Dipak-C-JainDipak C. Jain is the Director of Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. Prior to this, he served from 2011 to 2013 as Dean of INSEAD, one of the world’s most prestigious business schools, with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. He is also INSEAD Chaired Professor of Marketing.

Dr. Jain was the Dean of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management from 2001-2009, after serving as the school’s associate dean for academic affairs working with Dean Donald P. Jacobs from 1996-2001. He was also Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, where he had been a member of the faculty since 1986. Dr. Jain has been a visiting professor of marketing since 1989 at the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

His academic career began as a student in Tezpur (Assam) India. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and statistics (1976) and his master’s degree in mathematical statistics (1978) from Gauhati University, where he taught for five years before going to the University of Texas (Dallas) where he obtained his Ph.D. in Marketing in 1987.

Jain’s areas of research include the marketing of high-tech products; market segmentation and competitive market structure analysis; cross-cultural issues in global product diffusion; new product innovation; and forecasting models. He has had more than 50 articles published in leading academic journals.

Dipak Jain has served as the departmental editor for the journal Management Science, the area editor for Marketing Science and associate editor for the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. He is also a former member of the editorial board of the Journal of Marketing Research.

Dipak C. Jain also serves as an Independent Director on Boards of John Deere & Company (USA), Northern Trust Corporation (USA), Global Logistics Properties (Singapore) and Reliance Industries (India). He is also a former director at United Airlines, Hartmarx Corporation and Peoples Energy. He has served as a consultant to Microsoft, Novartis, American Express, Sony, Nissan, Eli Lilly and Company, and Hyatt International. He has conducted training programs for organizations such as SCG (Thailand), Fiscal Policy Research Institute (FPRI), The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ministry of Finance, Thailand.