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Pramath Raj Sinha

BTech, IIT Kanpur; PhD, University of Pennsylvania Founder & MD, 9.9 Media; Founding Dean, ISB

Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha is a Senior Advisor of India of Albright Stonebridge Group (also known as Stonebridge International LLC). He is currently Founder and Managing Director of 9.9 Mediaworx Pvt. Ltd., a diverse media business, spanning print, online, research, conferences and events. He was also the MD &CEO of the Ananda Publishers Pvt. Ltd. (also known as ABP Pvt. Ltd. and also ABP Group), one of India’s leading and most diversified media conglomerates with leading properties in the newspaper, magazine, and TV genres. Prior to joining ABP, he was a Partner at McKinsey & Company. He spent 12 years with McKinsey and Company, initially in the North American Practice, but in 1997, he moved to India to help develop the Indian Practice. He led McKinsey India’s telecom, IT, and media practices as well as its Organisation Practice, where he focused on issues of transformation and leadership.

Pramath took a year off from McKinsey to be the Founding Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB), an initiative led by McKinsey and a group of leading Indian business leaders, in partnership with Kellogg and Wharton, to establish a world-class business school in India. He has been associated with the project right from its inception and continues to be actively involved in the School as a Member of its Executive Board. Pramath is on the Board of Directors of BILT, India’s largest paper products company; DLF-Pramerica, an insurance JV between India’s leading real estate company and Prudential of USA; and Kaleidoscope Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., a prominent film and TV production business. He serves as a Director of Welham Girls' School Society and International Foundation for Research & Education. He is at present the dean of the Young India Fellowship Programme.

Pramath received M.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.Tech. in metallurgical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.


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