Prof. Jagdish K Math FRICS

Dean, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, Mumbai


Jagdish Math is an Executive Coach, Mentor, Director, Business Leader, Consultant, Professor of Practice, Visiting Faculty, Trainer, Geomatics Scientist, ICT Solutions Architect, Project Manager and Social Entrepreneur with over 35 years’ experience. He is a multifaceted leader having worked on diverse roles managing professionals and providing leadership for large, hyper-growth premier companies, government organizations, Research and Education Institutions.

He has formulated and implemented innovative Solutions for Planning, Engineering and Management in Telecom, Utilities, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Logistics, Manufacturing, BFSI, Retail eGov, Education, Healthcare, Watershed, Agriculture, Forestry, and Mining. Also, his works in Pan India Spatial Data Infrastructure, Urban mapping, Land use Mapping, Forest Mapping, Crop Acreage Estimation, Watershed planning have been recognized for Excellence in Innovation, Cost saving, Timely and Quality Services.

His experience has given him an opportunity to develop leadership skills with both depth and breadth of roles to manage people, processes, finances, projects, technologies, relationships and governance. He tends to be the brand-ambassador of ideas, leading to successful deliveries. He has been an Intrapreneur, taking ideas and converting them into successful applications for businesses outside the organization.

He has been mentoring professionals and Start-Up companies in diverse areas like health-care, natural resources, location based services, ICT, financial and career services. He has been helping them with conceptualizing their ideas, creation of the business plans and fund-raising.

Professor of Practice , visiting Faculty, External Examiner, Industry Expert since 1992 at Business Schools ( SJSOM, WeSchool, JKITM), IITs , IARI, IAT, ICAR, GSI, FSI , FRI . Mentor / Guide for UG/PG Students, Incubation centre.

He speaks in conferences, workshops, courses on technology, career and management. He is author in international publications on technology applications and management.

His education started from well-balanced schooling leading to B.E, M.Tech. from IIT-Bombay followed by Ph.D. along with work, has created a solid foundation for inquisitive problem solving and optimistic result oriented leadership. His diploma in Entrepreneurship Management and professional trainings polished his work experience with structured Business & Governance skills.

  • Diploma in Entreneurship Management, Entreprenership Development Institute India (2003-04)

  • Diploma in Computer Organization & Design, IISc. Bangalore (1985)

  • Diploma in Database Management Systems, IISc. Bangalore, (1986)

  • Masters in Technology (M.Tech.) Remote Sensing specialization, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (1982-84)

  • Bachelors in Engineering (B.E) Civil Engineering Karnataka University (1976-81)

  • Ph.D. Enterprise GIS for Infrastructure development, Golden State University (2006-09)

  • Research work for Ph.D. - Expert GIS for Project Feasibility Analysis, Visweswarya National Institute of Technology, (1992-97)

  • Executive Coach, Mentor, Advisor, Empowerment Coach, Independent Director since 2010.

  • Professor of Practice / Visiting Faculty since 1993 till date ( > 23 yrs)

  • Director Operations & Business Head, Mentor, GIS & HLS, Rolta Limited 2010

  • Top Management Cadre, in Reliance Group, 2000-2010

  • Mentor, Founding member, VP–Business Development, Reliance Tech Services, 2008-10

  • Mentor, VP - IT Strategy, Solution Engagement, Reliance Communications,2005-2010

  • Director & Business Head, Reliance Digital World Limited, 2005-2010.

  • VP - IT Strategy, Solution Engagement, GIS, Reliance Communications,2005-2010,

  • Head GIS, Architect, VP, RTL, Infocomm, Reliance Digital World Limited, 2000-2005.

  • Business Head & Mentor, Consultancy & Professional Services, ESRI_India, 1997-2000.

  • Scientist/Solution Architect/PM, NNRMS, Indian Space Research Organization, 1984-1997.

  • Research Fellow, CSRE, IIT-Bombay, 1982-1984; *Lecturer, PDA College of Engineering, 1981-82.

Honors & awards
  • Community Service Award for outstanding contribution, Rotary International -2007

  • MapIndia 2003 – Large GIS infrastructure for utilities

  • ESRI Special Achievement in GIS 2003

  • MapWorld Forum 2009 – Geospatial Excellence Award

  • Co-Founder, JK Institute of Technology & Management

  • Nominated for Lifetime Achievement Award for Geospatial Applications - 2009

  • Jury, TM Forum, Geospatial Awards, Invited speaker International Conferences, Forums, Institutions.

  • Member, Advisory Council at K.J Somayya College of Engg. Industry Faculty at School of Management, IIT-B