The India Innovation Institute is led by Professor Partha S. Mohanram, the CPA Ontario Professor of Financial Accounting at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Professor Partha S. Mohanram is the CPA Ontario Professor of Financial Accounting at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is also the Area Coordinator for the Accounting Area and the director of the India Innovation Institute at the University of Toronto.
Professor Mohanram obtained his PhD in Business Economics from Harvard. Prior to that, he obtained his PGDM (MBA) from IIM-Ahmedabad, where he won the gold medal for being the best all-round student. He did his B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT-Madras.
Professor Mohanram has published extensively in the top accounting and management journals, with publications in The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research and Management Science. He is considered to be one of the leading experts in the area of valuation, with many papers on fundamental analysis and the measurement of implied cost of capital. His papers are highly cited and featured in the business press – his research has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, The Globe and Mail and other publications and he has discussed his research on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street, NPR and TVO (TV Ontario).
Professor Mohanram is an editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and also serves on the Editorial board of The Accounting Review and Review of Accounting Studies. He serves on the executive committee of the CFEA consortium, and is the co-organizer of the 2016 CFEA conference.
Professor Mohanram teaches Business Analysis and Valuation to MBA students, Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation to undergraduate students, and also at the executive and PhD levels. He is also actively involved in mentoring PhD students, serving as chair and committee member for numerous PhD students.