M.G. Sreekumar, Ph.D.


Dr. Sreekumar is an adjunct professor in Humanities and Liberal Arts in Management at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK). He is the Chief Information Officer of IIMK. He has the distinction of leading the Library and the Learning Resources team at IIMK to bag the first Wiley Award 2015 for IIM Kozhikode, for "Digitally Transformed Academic Library in India".

Dr. Sreekumar is the Chief Architect of the Indian Business Museum at IIMK which was inaugurated and dedicated to the nation, in 2013. The spectacular ISRO Gallery is the latest addition to the Museum. During 2007-2008, he served on sabbatical as Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology of the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Sreekumar has recently received the AIMS International Outstanding Adjunct Management Faculty Award - 2016.

During 2014, Dr. Sreekumar was awarded the prestigious Sir Ratan Tata Scholarship to Harvard University (Harvard Business School & Harvard South Asia Institute) for advanced research in Indian Business History. He is a fellow of the South Asia Institute of the Harvard University. He was a Fulbright Scholar (Information Science and Technology) at the University of Maryland and at the NIH, Bethesda. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Calicut. He is a gold medalist of the University of Kerala for his Bachelor's Degree and obtained his Masters Degree from the University of Madras, and later he qualified the UGC Lectureship. He has received several awards and honours and prominent among them include the AIMS International Outstanding Management Information Professional Award and Gold Medal (2013), Best Research Paper Award, International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization (ICDK) 2011, American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIST), Salzburg, Hewlett-Packard (HP), SATKAL and MANLIBNET. At IIMK Dr. Sreekumar leads several national and international projects and programmes. He has been a consultant to WHO, UNESCO, NSF Colombo, Coir Board, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and several other Universities and Institutions. Dr. Sreekumar sits in the editorial boards of several national and international journals on digital libraries and information science. He is also a peer-reviewer and referee to some of the reputed and indexed journals. Dr. Sreekumar has been nominated to the Academic Advisory Board of EBSCO Information Services, USA in 2015. He is a research guide in the Bharatiar University. Dr. Sreekumar is the UNESCO Coordinator of the Greenstone Software for the South Asia Region. A widely traveled professional, Dr. Sreekumar has conducted courses, seminars and workshops in the USA, UK, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Ethiopia, Austria, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines and Thailand.