Founding Dean, ISB; Founder & Trustee, Ashoka University; Managing Director, 9.9 Media
Pramath Raj Sinha is the Founder and Managing Director of 9.9 Media, a niche media company. Before founding 9.9 Media, he was the MD & CEO of the ABP Group, one of India’s leading and most diversified media conglomerates. He spent 13 years with McKinsey and Company as a Partner, where he led McKinsey India’s telecom, IT, and media practices as well as its organisation practice, where he focused on issues of transformation and leadership. Pramath is the Founding Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB). He is also the Founder & Trustee of the acclaimed liberal arts university, Ashoka University, which launched the popular Young India Fellowship in 2011. Pramath has now launched the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, a unique 18-month “reimagined MBA” program that attracts high-potential women from across India. Pramath received M.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.Tech. from IIT-Kanpur.