T.V. Rao is currently chairman, T.V. Rao Learning Systems. He has been associated with the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad for the last forty years in various capacities: first as a professor (1973-94), a visiting or adjunct professor (1994-2014) and, until recently, as a member of the IIMA Society and the board of governors. Dr Rao worked as HRD adviser to the Reserve Bank of India and he is the co-founder and first president of the National HRD Network.