Dhir, Sanjiv (Prof.)


Associate Professor


Finance, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Research


  • Education
  • Ph.D. (Pursuing): LMTSM, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology.
  • M.Tech.: University of California, Los Angeles.
  • MBA: Santa Clara University, Santa Clara.
  • Experience - 7 years (Teaching) and 16 years (Corporate world)
  • He has been teaching classes in Finance, Entrepreneurship and Marketing.
  • Prof. Sanjiv has over 22 years of rich experience; of which over 16 years are in the corporate world and 7 years in the academic world.
  • He has held senior positions in Finance at IBM, HP and helped grow two startups in the Silicon Valley.
  • He was an early employee at AOL India and instrumental in setting up, and growing, the Analytics division.
  • His areas of interest and expertise are in Finance, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, IT and leadership.
  • Prof. Dhir likes to engage with, and motivate, students to have great careers and be better citizens.
  • Teaching Interests:
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Finance
  • Marketing Research
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Interest:
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate finance
  • Entrepreneurial motivations and personality
  • Working paper on "Behavioral Biases in Decision Making"