James Dominic

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Dr. James Dominic holds Ph.D. in Finance from IIT Madras. His corporate, academic and research experience spans over 15 years. A CAIIB certified banking professional; he has handled various operational roles in banking industry for seven years prior to pursuing his academic interests. He is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) certified by AIMA and a SEBI resource person for financial education. His academic and research experience spans over six years with SCMS Business School, Cochin and IIT Madras. He was a recipient of research scholarship from IIT Madras. His research interests include venture capital/private equity, business valuation, corporate finance and capital market investment/technical analysis trading. He has presented research papers in various international conferences at USA and Europe.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Finance, IIT Madras
  • Master of Business Administration, MG University, Kerala
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, MS University, TN

Work Experience (Research /Teaching)

Corporate Experience

  • Branch Operations Head at AXIS Bank, January 2011 to March 2014.
  • Branch Operations Manager at Dhanlaxmi Bank, September 2009 to January 2011.
  • Assistant Manager at ICICI Bank, July 2007 to September 2009.

Academic Experience

  • Research scholar and teaching assistant, IIT Madras, July 2015 to December 2019
  • Asst. Professor-Finance at SCMS Business School, Cochin, June 2014 to July 2015

Area of Interest (Research /Teaching)

  • Venture capital/Private equity
  • Technical analysis
  • Financial derivatives
  • Firm valuation
  • Corporate finance

Journal Publication

  • Sisodia, G., Joseph, A. and Dominic, J. (2022), "Whether corporate green bonds act as armour during crises? Evidence from a natural experiment", International Journal of Managerial Finance. (ABDC – A; Scopus – Q2)
  • Dominic J. and A K Gopalaswamy, “Decoding VC exit returns: The Indian experience”. Journal of Indian Business Research, 2022, 14 (1), 49-64 (Scopus – Q2, ABDC - C)  
  • Dominic, J. “Is it Always Necessary to Time the Exit? Insights from Indian Venture Capital Market”,Journal of Accounting Research & Audit Practices,2021,20(4),1-14.(ABDC –C) 
  • Dominic J., “Decoding Venture Capital Exit Patterns: An Indian Perspective”, Asian Economic Financial Review, 2020, 10, 9, (Scopus – Q3)
  • Dominic J. and A K Gopalaswamy, “Is VC market liquid? Evidence from India”, Global Finance Journal, 2019, 41,3 (ABDC – A; Scopus – Q2)

Conferences / MDPs Attended / FDPs Attended

  • “Whether corporate green bonds act as armour during crises? Evidence from a natural experiment”, Third SEBI-NISM Research Conference, NISM Mumbai, February 2022
  • “Decoding Venture Capital exit returns”, INDAM, IIM Rohtak, January 2022
  • “Decoding Venture Capital exit returns”, World Management Conference, IIM   Kozhikode, December 2021
  • “Do VCs time the market? Evidence from India”, UEH International Conference on Business and Finance, Vietnam, August 2019
  • “Investment duration and value creation in Indian VC market”, South Western Finance  Association(SWFA) conference, Houston, USA,  March 2019
  • “Factors affecting VC market liquidity- An Indian perspective”, 9th Annual Financial Market  Liquidity Conference, Budapest, November 2018
  • “Is VC market liquid? Evidence from India”, ECONWORLD, Amsterdam, July 2018

Workshops / Training Attended

  • ‘Teaching summer school in Finance’, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, April 2019
  • ‘Financial research workshop’, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, November 2018
  • ‘SEBI resource person training’, Securities and Exchange Board of India, May 2016


Certifications from Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF)

  • CAIIB, 2011
  • Diploma in International Banking and Finance, 2014
  • Certification in AML & KYC, 2009
  • Certification in Banking Codes and Standards, 2013
  • Certification in Trade Finance, 2013

Other Certifications

  • NCFM-Depository operations from NSE, 2009
  • NCDO from NSDL, 2010
  • AMFI-Advisors’ module, 2008

Professional Memberships

  • SEBI Resource Person for financial education
  • Accredited Management Teacher(AMT) by All India Management Association (AIMA)
  • Member of All India Management Association
  • Member of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF)