A. V. S. Kamesh obtained his doctoral degree in Sociology from the University of Hyderabad, India. Dr Kamesh specializes in the sociology of science, sociology of organizations, industrial sociology and criminology. He has taught at different academic institutions, among which the International Institute for Information Technology in Hyderabad, India. Dr Kamesh has been a consultant and trainer in human capital management, organization development, ERP and project management for various organizations based in India. Dr Kamesh’s current interest lies in the emerging relationship between industry and academia in the Indian context.