Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
Rakesh Chopra

Adjunct Professor

Area: Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

PhD from Mumbai University in Strategic Studies & International Relations focusing on “Energy Security
MBA from JBIMS, Mumbai
M.Sc. from Madras University
Studied at Bishop Cotton School & at the National Defence Academy


Corporate Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Geopolitics & Business


Academic Experience

  • Alumnus of Harvard Kennedy School attended Leadership Program
  • Senior Visiting Research Fellow with the “Oxford Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War” at All Souls College Oxford University.
  • Professor of Strategy, XLRI Jamshedpur

Professional Experience

  • Served in various operational appointments in the Indian Navy dealing with strategy formulation 7 implementation.
  • He commanded a ship in the 1971 Indo Pak war in the Eastern Theatre & in operations in Sri Lanka in 1988
  • Alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and has been on the Directing Staff.
  • Chief Instructor or the Dean of the College of Naval Warfare at Karanja, Mumbai.
  • Chief Instructor of the Navigation & Direction School where officers specialize in the planning and conduct of maritime operations.

Achievements and Awards

  • ‘Mention in Dispatches’ for gallantry during military operations.
  • Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India for exemplary service.