Faculty/
Prof Sanjay Saigal
Sanjay Saigal, 
Professor of Business
Accomplishments

  • Ph.D. and M.A. in Mathematical Sciences from Rice University; B.A. (Honours) in Mathematics from St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi
  • Founded and led startups in Information Technology and education from inception to exit
  • Consulted and trained executives in business process improvement in North America, Europe and Asia, including iconic brands such as FedEx, NASDAQ, Netflix, UPS and Walmart
  • Lecturer and Former Visiting Professor at UC Davis's Graduate School of Management
  • Former Executive Director and Professor at St. Stephen's Institute for Management Excellence in New Delhi, India
  • Former Visiting Professor at Ashoka University in Sonepat, India

Sanjay Saigal studies the intersection of business, computing, and analytics, specializing in deterministic and stochastic methods for making strategic and operational decisions. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Mathematical Sciences from Rice University and his B.A. in Mathematics from St. Stephen's College in Delhi, India.

After two decades as a consultant and entrepreneur, Saigal returned to the classroom, working with MBA students at the University of California, Davis. A developing interest in management pedagogy led him to incorporate Active Learning into his teaching. Saigal approaches each lesson as an opportunity to find new ways to stimulate curiosity and to collaboratively arrive at insight. At Minerva, Professor Saigal teaches Operations and Marketing in the College of Business.