Kiran Kumar holds PhD from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and MA in Economics from Hyderabad Central University. Currently he is an Associate Professor and Chair, Finance & Accounts area at the Indian Institute of Management Indore. Prior to joining IIM Indore, he worked with National Institute of Securities Markets, Mumbai; Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and ICICI Research Centre, Chennai.
His research interests include high frequency trading, market microstructure and derivatives. He has published several papers and cases in national and international journals in the areas of capital markets and corporate finance. Five of his papers were conferred the best paper award in national and international conferences. His teaching interests include Quantitative Finance, Financial Econometrics and Investment Analysis.