Dr. Pai has over 28 years of work experience. He has conducted research in the field of Strategic Management (guided 3 PhD scholars successfully, completed an ICSSR, New Delhi funded research project and published several research papers). His publications, which number over 80, have appeared in refereed journals both in India and abroad, business magazines and national business newspapers. His business cases have been uploaded to The Case Centre (ECCH), Cranfield University, UK and have won prizes in international case competitions held in Canada.
His experience in Management teaching is in the areas of Business Strategy, Corporate Strategy, International Business, Organization Structure and Design &Management Control Systems. He has taught at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programmes.
Dr. Pai has also been actively involved in designing, developing and delivering executive education programmes for many organizations. He has also undertaken consulting assignments. Dr. Pai has also held academic administrative positions and has managed events.