He is institute professor at EDII and editor of The Journal of Entrepreneurship. He chairs the Centre for Research in Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CREED) and Biennial Conferences on Entrepeneurship. He was previously professor of organisational behaviour at IIM Ahmedabad; Vice-Chancellor, Berhampur University, Odisha; visiting professor, McGill University (Canada); visiting professor, Ludwig Maximillians Universitat Munchen (Germany) and Universitat Bamberg (Germany); and visiting lecturer, Abo Academi (Turku, Finland) and Stockholm University (Sweden). He is a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Germany), Commonwealth Faculty Research Fellowship (UK) and Shastri Indo-Canadian Fellowship (Canada). He was Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School (USA). His publications (including books, chapters, cases and journal articles) are numerous. He is an educationist of repute and a behavioural scientist of distinction. He serves on Boards and Governing Councils of several institutions of higher learning.