Dr. Raja Shekhar Reddy is an Associate Professor at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad, India, in the Technology Policy, Management and Innovation Area. He worked in the Industry as General Manager before transitioning to Academia and has an overall experience of twenty years.  He holds a B.E. (Hons) degree from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India; MBA from Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines; and PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTUH), Hyderabad, India.


 He attended a program on ‘Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy’ at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Boston, USA in October 2019. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, PMI, USA. Other academic qualifications include M.A. Public Administration, Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights. Prior to joining ASCI, he worked as Associate professor with IBS Hyderabad. He has publications and conference presentations to his credit. He participated in the panel discussion on “Public Sector Innovation: The new Normal” organized by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission Directorate for Research and Innovation, in November 2017, at Paris, France.


At ASCI, he undertakes Management Consultancy assignments and conducts Management Development Programs (MDP) in the areas of General Management, Public Sector Innovation, Research Management and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for Senior Management Executives and Scientists from the Corporate sector  and Government organizations viz. Department of Science & Technology (DST) / Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) labs, Defense organizations, Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) institutes and other Public Sector Units of Government of India. He also conducts programs in General Management sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for foreign participants from Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Latin America. His other areas of interest are - Strategic Management; Business Ethics & Corporate Governance; International Business


He worked in Industry for more than a decade with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Zydus Cadila Healthcare, Lupin Laboratories and Piramal Healthcare Ltd across functions such as Technology Transfer, scale up of Research projects, Manufacturing, Project Management, Marketing and held the position of General Manager of an SBU. He was involved in the Business Development activities for Asia Pacific region and led the delivery of projects to clients in the US and Europe.



 His other areas of interest are - Strategic Management, International Business and Business Ethics & Corporate Governance.


Mr. M Raja Shekhar Reddy

Associate Professor - Technology Policy, Management and Innovation Area, Centre for Innovation and Technology,

Administrative Staff College of India,

Bella Vista, Raj Bhavan Road,

Hyderabad - 500 082.


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