Rajendra Todalbagi

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Lean Management, Six Sigma, TQM & Quality management frameworks, Supply chain management, Software Product Development and services delivery management, ERP, Technology management, Business transformation to achieve Operational excellence, Services Operations Management.

Courses Offered
Lean management & Toyota Production system, Six Sigma, Project Management
New product development, Supply chain management.

Positions Held / Associated With
President & COO – Digital Juice Animations Private Limited, Bangalore.
Director – Creative Genius Software Pvt. Limited, Bangalore.
Head of Division – Sony India Software Center, Sony India Pvt. Limited, Bangalore.
Information Systems & Quality Manager – Wipro Peripherals & Systems Division, Wipro Infotech Limited, Bangalore.
Business Planning Manager - Wipro Peripherals & Systems Division, Wipro Infotech Limited, Bangalore.
Commercial Manager – Wipro Communications Division, Wipro Infotech Limited, Bangalore.
Procurement & Planning Manager – Wipro Infotech Limited, Bangalore.

Also teaches/taught at
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar and Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore
St. Jospehs’ College of Business Administration, Bangalore

Prof. Rajendra TodalbagiBE(Mech), EGMP
Associate Professor - Operations

Rajendra Todalbagi is a Gold Medalist in Engineering from Karnatak University, Dharwad and has completed his Executive General Management Program (EGMP) from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He has over twenty-five years of industry experience with managerial & leadership roles and has served reputed organizations like Bharat Electronics, DCM-Toyota, Wipro Infotech and Sony India. He played a key role in setting up and establishing Sony India Software Center and Digital Juice Animations from ground up and led for growth as Division Head and President & COO. 
He has moved in to academia and business consulting since last two years and taught at Symbiosis, Kirloskar Business School and St. Josephs’ business school as visiting faculty.


Edited Book

  1. Jagadeesh, R., Srilakshminarayana, G., Todalbagi, Rajendra & Dhurkari, Ram Kumar [Editors] (2017). National Conference on Operations Management, Analytics & Statistical Methods Proceedings. Mysore, SDMIMD. [ISBN: 978-93-83302-20-8].
  2. Jagadeesh, R., Todalbagi, Rajendra & Srilakshminarayana, G. [Editors] (2016). International Conference on Operations Management and Research (ICOMAR 2016)  Proceedings. Mysore, SDMIMD. [ISBN: 978-93-83302-11-6].

Book Chapters

  1. Todalbagi, Rajendra. (2016). JIT and Kaizen Costing. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. V. by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-15-4].
  2. Todalbagi, Rajendra, Nilanjan Sengupta & Mousumi Sengupta (2015). Change management and business excellence at titan. Cases in Management- Vol IV. N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN:978-93-83302-14-7]

International Conference

  1. Todalbagi Rajendra, Quality Evangelist & Management Consultant, Prof. R. Srinivasan, IISc, Bangalore, & Dr. B Janakiram, Prof & HOD MSRIT, Bangalore; International Conference on Technology Management, (ICTM 2012) conducted by Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore; Impact of Technology on Leadership style- analysis using Least Preferred Co-worker.