DR. Kumar held Consulting assignments with many Governmental institutions, Public and Private sector organizations, and Multinational companies. The wide range of the client list denotes his diverse consulting expertise. He has contributed to Institution building and Corporate Governance by being on the board of many governing bodies of institutions: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, All India Board of Management Studies (AICTE), National Institute of Financial Management, TA Pai Management Institute, National Institute of Administrative Research, NALSAR University, IFIM Business School, to mention a few.
DR. Kumar has been on several journals’ editorial boards that include International Journal of Leadership Education, UK and holds membership with American Psychological Association and Academy of Management, USA. He is currently researching on Strategic Institution Building, Transferable Leadership, Managing on the Edge and Organizational Transformation.
On 31st May 2019, due to superannuation DR. Kumar demitted his office at IIMB. Currently he holds office of Honorary Professor at School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.