Rajendra Todalbagi

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Supply chain management, Toyota management systems, Lean in manufacturing and services, Six Sigma, Quality management frameworks, Business transformation to achieve excellence

Courses Offered
Supply chain management, Services operations management, Lean and green management,
Project management, Quality management, Lean and six sigma

Positions Held / Associated With
Regional Director – Project Management Associates, Noida, Delhi
President & COO – Digital Juice Animations Private Limited, Bangalore.
Head of Division – Sony India Software Centre, 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.
Production Planning & Control Manager – Wipro Infotech Limited, Mysore

Also teaches/taught at
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar and Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore
St Joseph's Institute of Management, Bangalore

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

Rajendra Todalbagi has done his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Karnataka University, Dharwad and secured Gold Medal as University topper. Further, he has done his PG Diploma in Materials Management. He has also completed his Executive General Management Program (EGMP) from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He has twenty-nine years of industry experience with managerial & leadership roles and has served reputed organizations like Bharat Electronics, DCM-Toyota, Wipro Infotech and Sony India. He has played a key role in setting up and establishing Sony India Software Centre from ground up and led for growth as Division Head. He was also instrumental in setting and scaling up a US based start-up Digital Juice Animations Pvt Ltd, as President & COO. 

He has moved to academia and business consulting since last five years. He has also taught at Symbiosis Bangalore, Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune, and St. Josephs’ Institute of Management, Bangalore as a visiting faculty before starting his career with SDMIMD.
He is also a certified Assessor from CII Institute of Quality for CII-Exim Bank Business Excellence Award modelled on European Quality Award instituted by European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) and serves as a member of the panel for Award Assessment.


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]
  1. TodalbagiRajendra. (2017). Passion to Profits: What makes Royal Enfield bigger than Harley Davidson?. SDMIMD Journal of Management, Vol. 8 (2), September, Print-ISSN:0976-0652, pp.55-63.

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.