Sri Arvind Hejmadi did his BE (Electrical Engineering) from City College of New York, New York City in 1972, and his MBA from the Bernard M Baruch College of Business, City University of New York, in 1974.
He has over 30 years industrial experience, of which, 14 years were in top-management leadership positions in India and the US. These include Larsen & Toubro (Powai, Maharashtra state) 1974-1978; Marketing Manager and Region Manager (South), Alfa-Laval India (Subsidiary of Alfa-Laval, Sweden), 1978-1990 (Pune and Bangalore); Executive Director, Neeka Tubes Ltd. (Gujarat Steel Tubes group), 1990-1992 (Ahmedabad, Gujarat); Vice President, BMD India (A German multi-national which subsequently became part of DISA/MAERSK group of Denmark) 1992-1994; Managing Director, Universal Semiconductors India Pvt Ltd (Subsidiary of Universal Semiconductor Inc., USA located in San Jose, California.) 1994-1998 and Vice-President (Operations), Universal Semiconductor Inc., USA, San Jose, California. 1998-2004.
Since 2004, Sri Hejmadi has been a visiting honorary lecturer at the Dept. of Management & Commerce, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, and is currently the Placement Officer of the University.
Areas of Teaching
Strategic Management, Marketing Management, Consumer Behaviour