Prof. Mahesh is a Fellow (PhD) of IIM Bangalore who has a blend of Academic and Industry/Consulting experience. His consulting experience includes solving supply chain issue at a leading automotive company, strategy and transformation advice to an international paper company and supply chain transformation of a leading FMCG company in India. He has designed a social game for a start-up in the prediction market domain. He has avid interest in Supply Chain Risk Management, Family Business & Entrepreneurship and Indian ethos as researcher and academic. He has been a visiting scholar at WHU, Germany.