He was a senior executive and part of the
founding team of
Subhiksha Trading Services, one of India's
largest chains of supermarkets and pharmacies, before joining the
GSB faculty. He was also an assistant vice president of Viswapriya
Financial Services Limited in India and an assistant manager of
investment banking at the State Bank of India Capital Markets
Suraj earned a bachelor's degree Electrical and Electronics
engineering and a masters degree in physics from BITS in 1991 prior
to earning an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in 1993.
Suraj also received a doctorate degree in business administration
from Harvard Business School in 2004, where he earned the George S.
Dively Award for outstanding thesis research.