Sushil Khanna is a Professor of Economics and Strategic Management at the Indian Institute of Management (IIMC), Calcutta, India. Originally a student of physics, he transitioned into management and economics through his MBA and PhD level graduate studies at IIMC. Sushil Khanna has also been a Visiting Professor at the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland (1998) and in Department of Applied Economics, Katholieke University, Leuven, Belgium (1989-90). His teaching and research interests are in the areas of Indian Economy and Industrialization, Economic Development, Industrial Economics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Management, Multinational Corporations and International Management. Apart from serving on several Boards in Indian companies, he is also a member of the Board for Restructuring Public Sector Enterprises, Department of Public Enterprises of the government of India that oversees the process of liberalization and privatization of the Indian state-owned enterprises. With extensive consulting experience in state-owned and private enterprises, Sushil Khanna has been an active contributor in the process of economic liberalization of India in the recent past.