Rajeev Roy

  • Designation :
  • Professor
  • Qualification :
  • LLB - University Law College, BBSR;Ph.D. - Utkal University, BBSR, PGDM IIM Ahmedabad Ph.D. – Utkal University, BBSR


  • Functional Area :
  • General Management

Experience Details

  • CEO C6Inc
  • Associate Professor. IIM Raipur
  • Associate Professor, XIMB
  • Faculty, Loyola University, USA
  • CEO Niladri Enterprises
  • CEO Miles Solutions

Academic Distinction (Awards and Scholarships)

RC Fellowship (2017) RC Circle, Palo Alto

Entrepreneurship Education Champion (2015), Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Skill Development & National Entrepreneurship Network

Romesh Wadhwani Fellowship (2012) NEN 

Administrative Distinction

Started 6 Business Incubators across 4 different countries

Other Achievements

Area of Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation

Courses Taught

Entrepreneurship and New Ventures

Consultancy Undertaken

  • Drafted Handbook for Incubators (GIZ).
  • Conducted entrepreneurship training programs in 14 countries including Costa Rica, Malaysia, Indonesia, Oman, Turkey, USA, Netherlands and Canada.
  • Consulting and training projects for Aditya Birla, Oracle, Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN), NASSCOM, HP, UNIDO, Ford Foundation and others.
  • Assessment of effectiveness of credit guarantee scheme of the Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE).
  • Development of tool for measuring impact of value chains on rural economies (Ford Foundation).
  • Development of tool for measurement of impact of alternate livelihood activities on rural households (Royal Tropical Institute, The Netherlands).
  • Capacity building for Industries Department (GoO) on cluster development methodology.
  • Developing a framework for cluster development (UNIDO).
  • Social and market impact of Suguna Poultry’s poultry farming model (Ford Foundation).
  • Social assessment of smallholder shrimp farming in Orissa (Ford Foundation).
  • Capacity building for Orissa Tourism Development Corporation.
  • Marketing of Kendu leaf and other non-timber forest products in Orissa (DFID).
  • Framework for community led sustainable tourism development (Ministry of Forestry & Environment, Govt. of India).
  • Assessment of business incubators in India

Journal Articles-Refereed

Udyogini and Lac Providers in Jharkhand: Catalysing Inclusive Value Chains at the Base of the Pyramid, South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, Volume 4 Issue 1 June 2015, Sage Publications (with Jeevan Arakal).

Moving to products: entrepreneurial IT firms in India, J. Project Organisation and Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2012 (with Sanjay Mohapatra).

Impact of Credit Guarantees on Entrepreneurship, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Volume 12, No. 1, 2011.

Sula Wines, Vilakshan, Volume VI, No. 1, March, 2009.

Ginger Hotels – Use of IT in Budget Hotels in India, Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge Volume XIII, No. 2, September, 2008 (with Sanjay Mohapatra).

An Exploratory Study of How Entrepreneurial IT Firms in India Compete in the Market, Journal of Global Business Management Volume IV, No. 1, April, 2008.

Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd., Vilakshan, Volume V, No. 1, March, 2008 (with Dr. Brajaraj Mohanty).

Suhas Gopinath: A Case Study, Vilakshan, Volume IV, No. 2, September, 2007 (with Dr. Brajaraj Mohanty).

Mass Customisation: An Entrepreneurial Marketing Opportunity, Indian Journal of Marketing, Vol XXXVI, Nov, 2006.

Published Research Monographs

Scholarly Books

For-Profit Value Chains. With Malcolm Harper & John Belt. Practical Action Publishing, UK 2015

Entrepreneurial Marketing Lemon Ideas, 2016.

Chapters in Scholarly books

Entrepreneurship in Small Scale Organisations’ in Dealing with Small Scale Producers Ellen Mangnus and Bart De Steenhuijsen Piters, KIT Publishers, Amsterdam, 2010

"Falcon Marine Exports" in Inclusive Value Chains in India Malcolm Harper, World Scientific, Singapore, 2008.

Paper Presentations-Refereed

'Country report: Entrepreneurship Education in India' at UNESCO - APEID meeting on Entrepreneurship Education at Bangkok October, 12-14 October, 2015.

'Rural Women Entrepreneurs: The Self Help Groups' at EMU Entrepreneurship Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 24 – 27 November, 2011.

'Framework for cluster identification and development', at the ESU Conference 2009 on Entrepreneurship, Benevento, Italy, 8 - 13 September 2009.

'Web-based destination marketing for sustainable tourism', at the International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 27 - 29 March 2009.

'Consumer Perception of No-frills Budget Hotels', International Conference on Business, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Ocho Rios, St, Ann, Jamaica October 8 - 11, 2008.

'Key Account Management and the NPD Process', at the research forum, PDMA annual conference, Atlanta, GA, 21 - 25 October, 2006.

'Government's role in promoting CSR in SMEs', at the seminar on ‘Emerging issues in Corporate Social Responsibility’ organized by ISCR and CSSR, February, 2006.

Text Books

Entrepreneurship: Text and Cases. Oxford University Press, 2020, 3rd Ed. 

Other Professional Activities

Research Report

Working paper

Key note presentation

Published articles in newspapers/magazines

Cases developed for teaching purpose