Dr R. Vaidyanathan is retired Professor of Finance at IIM, Bangalore. He is two times Fulbright scholar, a Fellow of ICSSR and Visiting Faculty at various universities in USA/UK. He has been selected by Business today as one of the ten best professors at all IIMS. He has been on many committees of regulators and a consultant to many organizations. His book India Uninc – Role of Non-corporate sectors in Bharat was well received. He is a member of “National Security Advisory Board” under National Security Council. He is Cho S Ramaswamy Chair professor in Public policy at Sastra University.