A noted scholar and teacher, Dipak C. Jain was named dean of the Kellogg School of Management in July 2001. Jain is the Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor in Entrepreneurial Studies and a professor of marketing.
His research areas include the marketing of high-tech products; market segmentation and competitive market structure analysis and cross-cultural issues in global product diffusion.
Jain was born into a family of teachers in Tezpur, Assam. He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and statistics in 1976 and his master’s degree in mathematical statistics in 1978 from Gauhati University.