The former director of Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM-I), Rishikesha Krishnan, has been appointed as director of IIM Bangalore. Krishnan has previously served as the professor of corporate strategy and policy at IIMB.
Krishnan will take charge on 31 July, upon the superannuation of G Raghuram, Director, IIMB. Krishnan is also the founding director of IIM Sambalpur. Krishnan studied at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, IIT-Kanpur, and at Stanford University, USA. He has also co-authored books on innovation.