Mr. Vijay Kumar works with the Center for the Advanced Studies of India (CASI), University of Pennsylvania, which is a leading centre of research in South Asian Studies engaged in policy relevant research focused on challenges facing contemporary India, its rapidly changing economy and transformation & emergence as a major power. He is also a visiting professor on Corporate Strategy and Policy at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Vijay Kumar started his career in management consulting with Booz, Allen. Subsequently, he joined Cresap, McCormick and Paget where he also served as a partner. He retired from the global consulting firm Coopers and Lybrand, LLP as a partner in charge of the India Desk.
Vijay Kumar holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University; MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.
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