Uday Karmarkar
Operations Advisor

Advises clients on process re-engineering, management systems, and deisign of general and specialized management offerings

Professor Karmarkar works with Miralto as a Consulting Advisor on engagements demanding world-class academic credentials and insight regarding technology, strategy, and innovation. His work with Miralto has included advising on process re-engineering, management systems and design of general management and specialized management offerings.

He is a Distinguished Professor and LA Times Chair of Technology and Strategy at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is also the director and founder of the UCLA Business and Information Technologies (BIT) global research project at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.  His research interests include the information economy, operations strategy, and technology management in manufacturing, service and information industries.  Professor Karmarkar has published over 100 research papers, book chapters, and articles and has co-edited six research volumes. He has been the founding editor of two academic journals and has served on several editorial boards.

Dr. Karmarkar previously taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Rochester, where he held the Xerox Chair in Operations and was founder and Director of the Center for Manufacturing and Operations Management. He holds a B.Tech. from I.I.T. Bombay and a Ph.D. in Management Science from M.I.T.  He was recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus of IIT-B in 1997 and received their Distinguished Service Award in 2003.  He was elected an Honorary Fellow of IITB in 2008.  He received the MSOM (Informs) Distinguished Service Award in 2003 and was elected a Fellow of MSOM in 2014.  He received an IBM Faculty Research award in 2004 and is on the Global Team of SRII. He is on the Advisory Board of the IITB Heritage Foundation and was on the Council for the Digital Strategy of Chile for the Ministry of the Economy, Chile.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD in Management Science

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Bachelor of Technology