J. Philip

Prof. J. Philip was born in Kerala and educated in Law at Law College Ernakulum and in Human Resources Management at XLRI, Jamshedpur and in Business Management at Harvard Business School. An outstanding figure in Indian management education, he is best known as the founder of XIME-Bangalore, a business school that started with meager capital and make-shift premises, but is today a prestigious institutions noted for its devotion to high ideals as well as to excellence in academic learning. Currently President and Director Emeritus of XIME, Prof. Philip has had an illustrious tenure as Director of IIM, Bangalore, a role in which he redefined B-School leadership at a critical phase in that Institutions history. His wide-ranging professional experience includes five years as Vice President of the Oberoi Group of Hotels, right years as Director of the Central Management College of the Steel Authority of India and several years at XLRI, Jamshedpur as faculty member and Dean. He has left a profound and enduring imprint on all these establishments.