September 2 - 3, 2020


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L.J Skaggs Distinguished Professor, Leavy School of Business

Dr. Kalyanam is the L.J. Skaggs Distinguished Professor, the Marketing Department Chair, and Director of the Retail Management Institute at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. He has also served as Faculty Director of the Executive MBA program, a visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, a guest faculty in the Stanford Executive MMP program, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of SpinCircuit Inc, a provider of supply chain integration services to the electronics industry. He received his Ph.D. in business administration from the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University.

Dr. Kalyanam advises early stage startups. He has advised or consulted for Comscore Networks, Propel Corporation, Xambala, Kiwi Networks, Symphoniq Corp, Boorah, and CoffeeTable. He has served as a board advisor and consultant to the Commander of AAFES, a $9B retailer ranking #36 in the Top 100 Retailers. He designed and delivered the first Retail University program at Google and today is developing the 3rd generation of this program. He currently serves on the board of directors of