S Veena Iyer

Assistant Professor, Finance
Chairperson - International Relations & Inernational Summer University
Coordinator - AACSB & AOL

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·         Fellowship in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (2007)

·         CFA charter holder - ICFAI (1997)

·         Masters in Business Economics, University of Delhi (1992)

·         B.Com (Hons.), Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi (1990)


Prof. Veena Iyer has nearly 11 years of industry experience. Besides, she has also taught Finance and Economics courses at ITUC-Hyderabad, XIME-Bangalore and ICFAI Business School-Bangalore for nearly 4 years.

Prior to joining MDI in August 2013, Prof. Iyer had been working with Infosys Ltd. for nearly 7 years. Her last position with the company was of a Senior Practice Lead in the area of Business and Strategy Research. In this role she has led teams of analysts for many research assignments for clients viz. drawing up business plans for capital raising, evaluating market strategy of a multinational in different markets, competitive analysis for strategy development, counterparty credit risk analysis for banking clients, Investment thesis for a private equity client, etc.

She also has to her credit publications, both academic and non-academic. She has published articles in The Economic Times, Hindu Business Line as well as online journals such as Consulting Magazine as well as Infosys blogs.

Research papers:

Iyer, Veena S. IIMB Management Review (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore). Dec2006, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p327-338. 12p. , Database: Business Source Complete

Links to some of the articles are as below:

Cut the CFO some slack! – Infosys Blogs, February 2013;

 How do you measure value delivered to clients? – Consulting Magazine, January 2012;

 “Business of Research - Proof of the pudding is in the eating” published in Outsource (UK) in January 2011;

“Good-bye ROI, Hello EVA” in the Hindu Business Line, 6th June, 2002;

  “Enron Still a Fortune 500 Company!” in The Economic Times, 11th April, 2002;