Professor Jagdish Sheth Receives Distinguished Global Thinker Award from IILM

Professor Jagdish Sheth

IILM Institute for Higher Education in New Delhi, India








IILM Institute for Higher Education recently conferred its 11th Distinguished Global Thinker Award on Professor Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

Professor Sheth is the one of the foremost experts in the world on consumer psychology and marketing, with more than 50 years of experience in teaching and research at Columbia University, MIT, Emory, the University of Southern California, the University of Illinois, and other universities. He advised former President Bill Clinton and Prime Minister Modi, and has contributed to scholarly journals on consumer behavior, relationship marketing, and related topics. In addition, Professor Sheth was instrumental in establishing the first Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Kolkata.

Mrs. Malvika Rai, Chairperson, IILM, presented the award to Professor Sheth on January 15, 2018. At that time, Sheth delivered a lecture titled “How the Trump Presidency will Transform U.S. Trade Policy: Implications for India.”

The IILM Distinguished Global Thinker Award, launched in 2006, celebrates and honors individuals who have contributed substantially to the global stream of consciousness, ideas, and knowledge and have made a significant difference in the national and global community. IILM is a leading business school in India and offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and executive education programs in management and engineering.

For more information on IILM, visit their Web site.

For additional information on Jagdish Sheth, visit the Emory University Web site.

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