Prabu Desikan

Prabu Desikan, currently the Regional Director (South Asia) for IOP Publishing, has extensive global experience working in Sales & Business Development roles with leading publishers like Proquest/Bowker, Wiley etc.

An Engineer by background, and an MBA, his work has enabled him to work with libraries in the US, Canada, Middle East, and India, for over 20 years, which has enriched his experience and learnings.

His strong belief in customer-centric solutions, be it a product, service, or technology, has guided him to provide key feedback and strategic directions in the organizations he has served. He believes this forum will be a platform where he would be able to contribute by bringing regional insights and nuances while discussing open research and its direction.