Sumod is an Assistant Professor in the Strategic Management area at IRMA since 2021. He completed his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode. He has industry experience of over 8 years in banking and solutions consulting with some of the prominent public and private sector organizations in India. He was also associated with some of the leading b-schools in the UAE as a visiting faculty. His research and teaching interests include corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and sustainability, international management, creation of shared values and strategies in creative industries.