Prof. J. Philip

Chairman, XIME Bangalore


General Management

Former Director, IIM Bangalore

Prof. J. Philip is the founder and builder of Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME). He is currently the Chairman of XIME Bangalore.


  • ITPBA, Harvard Business School
  • Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from XLRI Jamshedpur
  • Graduation from S.B. College, Changanacherry
  • Law Degree from  Maharaja’s Law College, Ernakulam.

Positions Held

  • Director, IIM-B
  • Director (HR), Oberoi
  • Dean (XLRI)
  • Principal, Management Training Institute, SAIL

Institution Building:

  • Founded Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
  • Founded Association of BRICS  Business School (ABBS)

Significant Publications

  • Human Resource practices and Labour Law – an International Comparison, 2014
  • Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives of Higher and Engineering Education-*, *Contributed a chapter titled Leadership and Excellence in Higher Education, Macmillan India Aug 2011.
  • Managing Management Schools: - A Leadership Perspective A festschrift in honour of Prof. J. Philip, President, XIME – 3rd July, 2010.
  • Business Education in India – A Ringside view – Jan. 2009.
  • Global Management education – Country Studies – May, 2009.
  • Institution building in India – Some experiences – Feb. 2007.
  • Management Education in India – Co-editor, March 1989.
  • Management the Simple Way – Co-Author – June 1979.

Recent Honours & Awards

  • The Prestigious Dr. Suresh Ghai Memorial Award for Outstanding Management Education leadership by the Higher Education Forum (HEF) on September 3rd 2016.
  • Life-time Achievement Award for Excellence in the Profession and Societal Contribution, Nov 2009, instituted by the Alumni Association of XLRI, Jamshedpur where Prof. J Philip was a student during 1958-60.
  • July, 2010: In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the cause of Human Resources Development in the country, Prof Philip was elected 'President Emeritus' of Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD).
  • November, 2010: B-School Leadership Award (Dewang Mehta Business School Award) from Business School Affaire & Partner, Amrop International.
  • Star News ‘National B School Awards 2011’ in association with Canon honoured Prof J Philip with Life Time Achievement Award on 12th Feb 2011.
  • Kewal Nohria Award for academic leadership in Management Education 2011 instituted by AIMA – Sept. 4, 2011.
  • Le Matinal Innovative Leadership Award - 14th December, 2011
  • Award for Managerial Excellence by Madras Management Association on 6th July 2012
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