Dr. Vinay Pandit holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay a Master's degree in Powder, Technology from King's College London, and an MBA in Philosophy and Ph.D. in Business Administration from Columbia University. He is also a Certified Management Accountant.
Dr. Pandit has taught courses in business policy and marketing at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Having received many awards and grants throughout his career, including a Doctoral Study Award from 1971-74; Kennecott Copper Fellowship Award in 1970-71; British Ministry of Technology Fellowship in 1968; Merck, Sharp and Dome Award in 1968 and 1969; Best Track Paper in Marketing Research Methodology at the Academy of Marketing Science Conference in 1984; Outstanding Paper in Consumer Behavior in 1987; listed in Marquis' Who's Who in Education in 1988, Marquis' Who's Who in the East in 1988; listed in Marquis' Who's Who in Marketing in 1988; and was recognized by the India Association of Buffalo as "Man of the Year" in 2003.
He is the author of "Treatment of Item Nonresponse: An Empirical Investigation," published in the Academy of Marketing Science; "Marketing American Goods to the Far East: A Case Study," presented at a Pan-Pacific Conference; "Technology and Cultural Barriers in Marketing," presented at an American Science and Engineering, Inc. Conference; and "Selection of Transshipment Points and Transportation Modes," presented at a Pan-Pacific Conference.
At MAPYN he looks after US Operations , Compliances and Customer Transactions. He beings with him decades of experience that complements the young team that we have.
Pandit was a member of the Academy of Marketing Science. He has also been active in Olean's National Accounting Association, the United Way of Olean and the India Association of Buffalo.
Pandit and his wife, Rajashree, have two adult daughters