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Prof. Mithileshwar Jha (Director)

Prof. Mithileshwar jha

Prof. Jha is a Fellow (PhD) from IIM Ahmedabad, and has served as a faculty member in leading like IIMB, IIM Lucknow, the IRMA, and XLRI, Jamshedpur. In a career spanning more than two-and a- half decades, Prof. Jha is credited with having defined rural marketing in India, and contributed to national-level policy-making. He was founding chairperson of the N. S. Raghavan Centre of Entrepreneurial Learning at IIMB, which is mandated to incubate and promote entrepreneurship among young management graduates.

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Prof. Arun Bhattacharyya

Prof. Arun Bhattacharyya

A PGDBM from IIM Calcutta and a Fellow (PhD) of IIM Bangalore, Prof. Arun has over 23 years of industry and academic experience. He started his carrier as a mechanical design engineer, but a passion for marketing saw him working in areas such as branding, sales and distribution management and project marketing in various organizations. He has published articles in such journals as Harvard Business Publishing, Decision (IIMC), IIMB Review,Vision (MDI), Management and Labour Studies (XLRI) and Journal of Entrepreneurship.

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Prof. Amit Gupta

Prof. Amit Gupta

An engineer from VJTI, MBA from IRMA, who did his doctorate late in life, Prof. Gupta is a certified independent Director from Institute of Directors and Founding Director of ISBR Business School. He was among the top 25% worldwide on the Founders Institute’s test for entrepreneurial personality traits; was shortlisted in NASSCOM 10,000 start ups for his social entrepreneurship venture; was among top 12 finalists in Bloomberg UTV “The Pitch” national business plan contest and among top 27 finalists in ET Now “Pioneering Leaders”- Season 2. Prof. Gupta’s 28+ years corporate career includes stints in the corporate sector in organizations like ITC and Amul.

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Prof. Mahesh M. V.

Prof. Mahesh M. V.

Prof. Mahesh M.V. specializes is in Operations management, and has wide-ranging experience in supply chain consulting, research, teaching, and starting ventures. He did his FPM (PhD) from IIM Bangalore and has worked with reputed organizations such as IBM, Meritor Inc. and TCS. He was a visiting scholar at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management at Vellender, Germany.

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Prof. Jaykumar Padmanabhan

Prof. Jaykumar Padmanabhan

Prof. Jaykumar is a Fellow (PhD) from IIMB has an industry experience of 20+ years in the semiconductor and telecom industries with organizations such as Texas Instruments, Tektronix, Hughes Networks and Sasken Technologies. He has consulted for Fortune 100 companies such as Nortel, Nokia, Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, Cisco, Motorola, Nokia and Siemens in roles spanning product development and business functions. Prof. Jaykumar holds a B.Tech in EE from IIT Bombay, Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill.

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Prof. G. Kanti Kumar

Prof. G. Kanti Kumar

Prof G Kanti Kumar is a Fellow of IIM Bangalore and has 25 years of well-rounded experience as an engineer, analyst, venture capital partner, entrepreneur, consultant and academician. As an analyst he wrote on current economic trends and industry sectors such as technology and automobiles. He had the opportunity to handhold start-ups right from the idea stage. He is an expert in the area of industry research and valuation.

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Prof. Sethu Gururajan

Prof. Sethu Gururajan

Prof. Sethu Gururajan is B.Tech(Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (IIT Kharagpur), M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering (IIT Madras) and Doctorate in Management (FPM, IIM Ahmedabad). He has about 41 years of experience spanning administration, teaching and research. He served in the Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Indian Administrative Service, IIT Madras, XLRI Jamshedpur, UTI Institute of Capital Markets, National Institute of Securities Markets and IIM Tiruchirappalli. He has taught corporate finance, investments, management control and financial markets to MBA students and executives. He has been a visiting professor for many years at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Indore. He has been an independent director of many companies and served on many committees.

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Prof. Abhijit Nair

Prof. Abhijit Nair

Prof. Abhijit Nair completed his post graduate degree and Doctorate in English Language and Literature from University of Canterbury, Kent, in United Kingdom. Prof. Nair has been associated with the advertising industry in PR, Content and Creative and has been involved as a Communication and L&D consultant with the Telecom companies like Hutchinson Whampao 3UK, IT firms and advertising agencies like Karmarama in London, UK, and Wunderman, NY, US. He has dabbled with entrepreneurship thrice in his career and carries a rich experience in understanding and running businesses.

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Prof. H. R. Badrinath

Prof. H. R. Badrinath

Prof. Badrinath holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University and a FPM from IIMB in the area of Finance and Control. He has previously worked with NAL, Canara Bank, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, Protrack Education and Alliance University in various capacities. He has over 18 years of experience in academia and industry.

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Prof. Sashi Sivramkrishna

Prof. Sashi Sivramkrishna

Sashi Sivramkrishna completed his M.A. in Economics from the University of Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1985 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University, USA, in 1990. His experience and interest spans business, academia, the NGO sector and documentary filmmaking. In academia his areas of research are economic & environmental history and contemporary macroeconomics. He has published extensively in national and international journals, authored two books and screened his documentary films at a number of international documentary film festivals.

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Prof. Navodita Mishra

Prof. Navodita Mishra

Prof. Navodita Mishra is a PhD from IIT Madras, and has a Master’s degree in Industry Psychology. She has taken up extensive assignments and research in the areas of Emotional Intelligence, Sports Psychology, Stress Management, NLP- Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Behaviour Modification Techniques.

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Madhukara M

Madhukara M

Mr. Madhukara M has completed MLISc from University of Mysore. Started his career from Indian Institute of Psychology and Research. Have more than 7 year experience in the Learning resource center setup, Bu He is involved in the Technical activities related to Open Source Software and Library server. Presently he is involved in Website Development, Mobile Application Development and other open source software’s related to library and information center. Areas of interest: Business Development, Digital Marketing, Social media Marketing, Designing, Developing website and other library automation software like Koha, D-Space. Etc. He believes "Learning is a never-ending process"

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Bharath Shamanna

Bharath Shamanna

Hands-on experience in the travel sector with decent knowledge in customizing tour packages. Currently having more than 6 years of experience as MIS Executive, having worked in renowned companies like Shriram Group, Tata AIG with the ability to multitask

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Harish Kumar

Harish Kumar

4 years of experience in academic office activities.

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Narottam Mishra

Narottam Mishra

Narottam is Ugc-Net qualified in Yogic science and completed his Postgraduate in Yoga Therapy from S-VYASA. He is specialized in teaching stress management at five level of human existence- body, breath, mind, intellect, and bliss. Expertise in yoga texts and Bhagavad Gita"

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Gowri Hegde

Gowri Hegde

An eminent Administrative domain-oriented A science graduate from Bangalore University with over a Decade of EXPERIENCE of working in renowned educational institutions like Vidyasagar academy, Neev academy, Baldwin College. Presently contributing to KEMI(Jain institutions) as a program executive entitled to academic activities to manage all aspects of Programme delivery.