Dr. D.L. Sunder is a Professor in the area of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Indian Institute of Management, Indore. He earned his PhD at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He also has an MS from BITS Pilani.
Sunder has 35 years of industry, teaching and consulting experience. He has worked in various organizations such as HMT Ltd., and Indian Carburettors Ltd. before moving to teaching. He served as a faculty at Hindustan College of Engineering, and Sathyabama Engineering College before joining the Regional Engineering College Tiruchirappalli as Professor in the Department of Management Studies. He was the Director, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad before joining IIM Indore. He was also a visiting faculty at BIM, Tiruchirappalli and guest faculty at IIT Madras.
Sunder has a number of publications to his credit in national and international journals. His research interest is in strategic management, entrepreneurship, mathematical modeling, business forecasting and scenario planning. He has provided consultancy services to various small-to-medium scale enterprises in the area of new product development and growth strategies.