Prof. (Dr.) Tejpavan Gandhok

Professor of Practice & Vice Dean

B.E. (University of Melbourne);
MBA (UCLA, Los Angeles);
Ph.D. (Singapore Management University)

Prof. (Dr.) Pavan is appointed as Professor of Practice in Jindal Global Business School. His applied research interests are in learning innovations leveraging immersive engagement and bio-feedback based objective measures for better strategic thinking ; and in better appreciating the role of sub-conscious cognitive processes for Adaptive Strategic decisions under high flux and uncertainty.

Pavan is a serial entrepreneur with a strong track-record of investor returns and successful exits including start-ups, high growth and turn-arounds. He also has 20+ years of international Senior Partner level corporate advisory experience in Country & Regional Head roles across Australia, USA, South East Asia and India with Strategy consulting & Private Equity firms such as Halcyon Partners, AT Kearney, Stern Stewart & co. and the Boston Consulting Group. In earlier career roles, he worked in corporate strategy; technology management and incubation, and as an engineer and research scientist. Pavan is an Indian born, US educated, Australian citizen, former permanent resident of Singapore and an Overseas Citizen of India.

  • Gandhok, Tejpavan. (2018) “Building Superior Digital User Engagement: The Sports Opportunity”, ISB Insights
  • Gandhok, Tejpavan. (2018) “Digital Winner-take-all Platforms: Hype or Reality?”, ISB Insights
  • Gandhok, Tejpavan. (2018) “Beyond the Hype of Indian Digital Start-ups”, ISB InsightsGandhok
  • (2018) “The Chimera of India’s Half a Billion Customers”, ISB Insights
  • Gandhok, TejPavan. (2014) “Australia should focus on Asia’s millionaires not its middle class”
  • Godrej.,Gandhok, TejPavan. (2004) “CREATING VALUE AT A CONGLOMERATE: THE CASE OF THE GODREJ GROUP”, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 16 (1), 77-82
  • Gandhok, TejPavan.,A. Dwivedi.,J. Lal. (2001) “EVAluating Mergers and Acquisitions– How to avoid overpaying”, Stern Stewart & Co Research publication, 3 (8)
  • Gandhok, TejPavan. “Critical Review of Focus & Effectiveness of India’s start up Investments”
  • Gandhok, TejPavan.,Richard Raymond Smith. (2014) “Rethinking Cross-Border Talent Management: The Emerging Markets Perspective”, Asian Management Insights, Singapore Management University, 1 (2), 18-25  
  • Reeves, Martin.,Polli, Frida.,Gandhok, Tejpavan. (2019) “Your Capabilities Need a Strategy: Choosing and Developing the Right Ones for Each Environment”, BCG Henderson Institute
  • Gandhok, TejPavan.,Sammartino, Andre. (2020) “Architecting Leadership Development through Enhanced Cognitive Versatility”
  • Gandhok, TejPavan. (2020) “Driving Faster Adoption of Stationary Energy Storage in India”
  • Gandhok, Tejpavan. “Does Facebook’s Acquisition of Whatsapp for $19 Billion create value for its shareholders?”
  • Gandhok, Tejpavan. “Pizza Wars– lessons from the paradox of Pizza Hut’s dominance in China vs. Dominos in India”
  • Gandhok, TejPavan. (2016) “Dow acquires Rohm & Haas – Strategic Risk Assessment”
  • Gandhok, TejPavan. (2015) “Indonesian Market Entry Strategy Choice for an e-tailer”
  • Gandhok, TejPavan. (2015) “Blue-Ocean Strategy for an e-tailer”
  • Strategic Cognition – an immersive simulation for business strategic decision-making