Rajeev Kamineni

Dr Rajeev Kamineni

Academic Director

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Passionate about Movies and Education, fortunate to work in both the industries. Proven leadership and senior management skills in higher education and movie industry. Dynamic, mature, self-starter with outstanding communication and people skills. Unique blend of international experience in Australia and India, with start up businesses, teaching, retail, education, theatre, media and entertainment experience. Teaching experience across several international markets including Australia, Dubai, India, Japan, Singapore and South Africa. Phd in movie entrepreneurship, demonstrated ability to provide high quality academic leadership through the support and mentoring of academic staff. Instrumental in launching a MBA program and redesigning another MBA. Networking and business development are major strengths with excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills including cross-cultural communication abilities.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Academic Director University of Adelaide
    2022 - ongoing Associate Head Accreditation University of Adelaide
    2020 - 2022 Online Course Facilitator University of South Australia
    2017 - 2019 Adjunct Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2012 - 2016 Executive Director Picture House Media Ltd
    2010 - 2019 Visiting Professor SP Jain Institute of Management
    2010 - 2012 Chief Officer Kumaraguru College of Technology/Sakthi Institute of Information and Management Studies
    2009 - 2009 Visiting Professor PSG Institute of Management
    2006 - 2010 Director Kamineni Retail Enterprises Ltd
    2005 - 2006 Head of International Business Program University of Western Sydney, Richmond
    2003 - 2004 Lecturer University of Western Sydney, Richmond
    1998 - 2002 Post Graduate Fellow/Associate Lecturer Bond University, Robina
    1998 - 1999 Research Assistant Bond University, Robina
    1996 - 1997 Area Sales Manager Madras Cements Ltd
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Hindi Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Tamil Can speak and understand spoken
    Telugu Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Bond University, Robina Australia Master of International Management (MIM)
    Bharathiar University, Coimbatore India Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntūr India Master of Arts (MA)
    Osmania University, Hyderabad India Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    Graduate Certificate in University Teaching University of South Australia Australia
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2002 Fellow Academy of Marketing Science United States
    2000 Fellow and Certified Practicing Marketer (FAMI CPM) Australian Marketing Institute Australia
    Member (MAICD) Australian Institute of Company Directors Australia
  • Research Interests

$10,000 grant from the Federal Government of Australia to organize a business plan competition within the university, 2001.

$5,000 grant from the Federal Government of Australia to organize the business plan competition for the second consecutive year, 2002.


  • Coordinating and teaching Research for Decision Makers, Strategic Management and Managing across Cultures for MBA and undergraduate students at University of Adelaide
  • Taught Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Creativity and Innovation, Entrepreneurial Strategy and Resourcing and Opportunity Assessment to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students at University of Adelaide’s Adelaide, Australia and Singapore campuses.
  • Coordinated and taught Entrepreneurship for Social and Market Impact, Organisational Entrepreneurship, Career Development for Professionals and Strategic Management courses at University of South Australia's Adelaide and Hong Kong campuses
  • Developed course content, coordinated and taught Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Promotional Design and Planning, International Marketing and Entrepreneurship for undergraduate students at Bond University, Australia           
  • Taught International Business Marketing for undergraduate students at Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia           
  • Taught Business Planning for MBA students at Global School of Business’s Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa campuses.           
  • Taught Entrepreneurship and Business Planning for MBA students in the Kenichi Ohmae BBT offshore education Program, Japan.
  • Developed course content, coordinated and taught Marketing Principles, Consumer Behaviour and International Business & Asian Environment units for the undergraduate students at University of Western Sydney, Australia.
  • Developed course content, coordinated and taught International Business Environment, Masters Project in International Business, International Marketing, Promotion and Advertising Overseas and Contemporary Issues in International Marketing for the postgraduate students at University of Western Sydney, Australia.
  • Developed course content and taught Strategic Marketing and Marketing Management courses for postgraduate students at Auston Institute of Management, Singapore (3 consecutive years).
  • Taught Corporate Strategy course for final year MBA students at PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore, India.
  • Developed course content and taught Consumer Behaviour for MBA students of SP Jain Global School of Management at Sydney, Dubai and Singapore
  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2023 Principal Supervisor The role of affect in entrepreneurial entry amongst Indian skilled professional migrant group in Australia. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Devendra Narendranath Kumaria
    2023 Co-Supervisor Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the sustained development of infrastructure projects putting economies on the brink. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Naresh Gupta
    2023 Principal Supervisor Navigating Barriers: Disruptive Technology and Internationalisation in the Context of Latin American SMEs Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Dannie Delanoy Carr Quiros
    2023 Principal Supervisor The new topic looks at the impacts of AI adoption on team effectiveness and the mediators and moderators of this. It will build on recent research in AI-human teaming, team effectiveness, and the future of work. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Harry Ross Spurrier
  • Mentoring

    Date Topic Location Name
    2017 - ongoing New Venture Start Up ThincLab University of Adelaide ThincLab Entrepreneurs
  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2023 - 2027 Board Member Rotary District 9510 Leadership Board Rotary International Australia
    2020 - 2024 Board Member Board of Directors Rotary Club of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - 2019 Chair University of Adelaide Theatre Guild University of Adelaide Australia
    2012 - ongoing Board Member Board of Directors Coimbatore Arts and Theatrical Society India
    2012 - ongoing Board Member Board of Trustees Small Differences India
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2020 - ongoing Member Australian Institute of Company Directors Australia
    2008 - ongoing Member Rotary International Australia
    2000 - ongoing Member Australian Marketing Institute Australia
  • Consulting/Advisories

    Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country
    2023 - ongoing Woxsen University Business and Law School or college India
    2020 - ongoing Student Filmmakers, New York, USA Magazine and Online community Business and professional United States
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2017 - 2017 Member The Undergraduate Awards The Undergraduate Awards, Dublin Ireland
  • Position: Academic Director
  • Phone: 83137521
  • Email: rajeev.kamineni@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 10
  • Org Unit: Management

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