Vijay Govindarajan is a professor and a consultant.
Vijay started his career as a professor at the Indian Institute of Management where he served as an associate professor from 1978-80. From 1980 to 1985, he served as a visiting associate professor at Harvard University and as an associate professor at Ohio State University. In 1985, he joined the Tuck School of Business as a professor, where he has taught ever since. During his time at Tuck, Vijay has also served as a visiting professor at INSEAD’s Fontainebleau campus and the International University of Japan.
Vijay has served as a consultant to CEOs and management teams at more than 25% of the companies listed in the Fortune 500. Some of his most prominent clients include IBM, The New York Times, P&G, Sony, Coca-Cola and Walmart.
Vijay has been honored for his teaching by organizations like CNN Money and Businessweek. Businessweek has rated him as a "Top Ten Professor in Corporate Executive Education". CNN money has listed him as one of the "top-ten business school professors in the world", citing his prolific work as a consultant to show that his "influence on the business world is clear".