Dr. K.A.Chinnaraju is the Director of CIET, Coimbatore. He completed his postgraduate degree in M.Sc. (Statistics) from Madras University and MBA from Bharathiar University and later obtained his Ph.D from Bharathiar University in 1995. He has a rich academic knowledge and teaching experience of more than 25 years. He has produced many doctorates and M.Phil Scholars. He is an Examiner and Chairperson of academic bodies of several Universities and Autonomous Colleges in India. He is the University Nominee to the College Committee of various colleges. He is nominated as Academic Council member in various colleges and universities. He is nominated as member of Planning Board, Syndicate, General Body of universities and colleges. He has served as a resource person for various institutes in higher education, especially in curriculum redesigning and restructuring of curriculum, besides developing innovative teaching learning methods in management. He is a Management Committee Member of Coimbatore Management Association, Member of Coimbatore Productivity Council and Computer Society of India, Coimbatore Chapter.