Dr. Arunkumar O N has a doctorate from National Institute of Technology, Calicut. He has done M.Tech (Industrial Engineering and Management) and B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. His research interests are in supply chain finance, demand forecasting, supply chain modeling and analysis. He has published papers in national and international journals. Prior to joining SIBM, he taught various subjects in the Operations domain at Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management for 2.4 years. Four scholars are pursuing PhD under his supervision at Symbiosis International (Deemed University).