Pavitra Mishra
Pavitra Mishra


Pavitra is a Fellow in Management from Management Development Institute, Gurugram(India). She has received two international awards: Highly Commended Award winner of the 2015 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the Human Resource Management category & Outstanding Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. She has several national and international peer-reviewed publications. At MBA level, she teaches individual & organizational dynamics, managerial skills for conflict resolution, managing across cultures and organizational change for sustainable development.

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Simanti Bandyopadhyay
Simanti Bandyopadhyay


Simanti has done her Ph.D in Economics on a UGC fellowship from the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and has been an International Centre for Tax and Development Post-doctoral Fellow at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, USA and Institute of Development Studies, UK. She was associated with National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) as a full time faculty, which is a leading think tank under Ministry of Finance, India, for ten years before joining Shiv Nadar University. She works on applied development economics, mainly related to public finance and public policy and has an experience of sixteen years of research, teaching, consultancy and capacity building.

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Vishwanath S R
Vishwanath S R


Vishwanath has held academic positions at S P Jain Institute of Management, T A Pai Management Institute, Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, Sharjah, UAE, and Institute of Management Technology. He is the recipient of the Ruth Greene Memorial Award, the Best Workshop case award and the Jonathan Welch award from the North American Case Research Association and Unilever-Dewang Mehta Best Professor in Financial Management Award. He is the author 6 books and 80 cases in Corporate Finance, Investment Management, and Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring for Springer Verlag, Sage Publications, McGraw Hill, and PHI Learning.

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Jaideep  Ghosh
Jaideep Ghosh


Jaideep holds a Ph. D in Theoretical Physics from the University of Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, USA. He was a Ramanujan Fellow Scientist at the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Dr. Ghosh has worked for more than 9 years in senior positions in software R&D and telecommunications as well as in the US Federal Government. He has taught as adjunct/visiting faculty in the areas of Information systems and Operations Management at the School of Management, George Mason University, Virginia; and Computer Information Systems and Technology at the University of Maryland, University College. His research interests include quantitative modeling (social network analysis; system dynamics) of business and management systems; IT workers, cultural and social dimensions; econometric studies of large-scale systems; and management education; among others.

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Pradeep Mehra
Pradeep Mehra


Pradeep Mehra has over three and half decades of corporate experience including two decades of experience at CFO, CEO and Director Level. Pradeep’s teaching interests are in the area of Negotiations, Strategy formulation and execution and Entrepreneurship. His area of expertise are in creating and managing strategic global alliances, managing turnaround, new venture creation, negotiating and executing winning moves and deals. Pradeep is a B Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Delhi. Pradeep has done his PGDM (MBA) from IIM Calcutta where he was awarded a Roll of Honour. Pradeep is also a qualified Cost Accountant.

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Surya Sarathi Majumdar
Surya Sarathi Majumdar


Surya is a Fellow of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, specializing in Operations Management. His research areas are Data Envelopment Analysis, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Control. He won multiple awards at Texas A&M University Kingsville - Dean's List 2006, International Education Fund Award 2006, President's List 2007, Summa cum Laude 2008.

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Kaushik Chaudhuri
Kaushik Chaudhuri


Kaushik is a Post-Doctoral Fellow from Hiroike Institute of Education, Reitaku University, Japan. He is in the editorial board of seven academic journals published from IGI Global USA, Bucharest University, International Academy of Business Disciplines, USA and SCMHRD, Pune. He has been reviewing papers for Academy of Management, Asia Academy of Management, India Academy of Management, Association of Japanese Business Studies, and International Academy of Business Disciplines from 2011.

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Paromita Goswami
Paromita Goswami


Paromita is a AAUW Postdoctoral International Fellow and Center Associate, University Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh, USA. Her paper won the IBS Kolkata-The Telegraph Award for Excellence in Management Writing Second Prize in 2006. Her research interests are Religious terrorism and Social Marketing, HIV/AIDS Communication, Green Marketing, Effect of big retail on small retail, Gender Discrimination, Marketing to Youth. Her papers and articles have been published in both National and International journals.

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N T Sudarshan Naidu
N T Sudarshan Naidu


Sudarshan has done Fellow program at the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) and Master of Engineering from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. His research interests include b2b marketing, rural and agricultural marketing, political marketing, managing collectives and local governance. He was awarded with University Gold Medal for highest grade point average in graduation. At IRMA, Sudarshan has worked on a major national level research project 'The State of Panchayats' sponsored by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Govt of India. His work on Gambhira collective is popular and also finds a mention in the final report of the Twelfth Five Year plan working group of Planning commission on 'Disadvantaged farmers including women'.

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Shalu Kalra
Shalu Kalra


Shalu is a Phd (Finance) from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Her research interests are Systematic Market Liquidity, Asset pricing and Valuation, Capital Markets. She has published papers in peer reviewed journal and conferences. She had reviewed the papers for selection for the conference “International Conference on Educational Leadership” held at IIM Bangalore during 2009.

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Ragupathy M B
Ragupathy M B


Ragupathy is a PhD from IIT Madras. His research areas are Venture capital and Private equity financing,Initial public offerings, Business valuation and analysis, Capital market research in accounting. He has 13 years of experience in teaching and research. He is on the panel of reviewers for NMIMS Management Review, Decision – Journal of IIM Calcutta, Indore Management Journal, PRIMAX International Journal of Commerce and Management Research, Public Works Management & Policy.

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Partha Sarathi Roy
Partha Sarathi Roy


Partha is a Fellow from Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). His primary research interest lies at the intersecting domain of strategic management, entrepreneurship and innovation. He has presented papers at three international peer reviewed research conferences in Europe, for all of which he was awarded funding support. Apart from his doctoral work, he was part of a national level research project on understanding innovations in Indian MSMEs from an ecosystem perspective funded by an International Development Agency.

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Arvind Shatdal
Arvind Shatdal


Arvind is a Fellow from Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad. His research interests are Organizational Learning and Organizational Innovation, Transactive memory, Group Information Sharing and Group Learning. He has published papers in journals and conferences. He has been a visiting faculty at Indian Institute of Management-Indore and School of Petroleum Management-PDPU.

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Sunil Bowry
Sunil Bowry


Sunil has over 25 years of experience working in the financial sector. His expertise has been related to introduction of both market and credit risk management systems at a number of large European banks (DG Bank, ABN Amro, Barclays Capital). He has been involved in the development of the validation processes of models used in pricing exotic derivative products trying to address the robustness of the models to both user errors and to misspecification of parameters. He has also worked on proprietary pricing models for a large number of structured Credit Derivatives.

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Rajendra S Sisodia
Rajendra S Sisodia


Prof.Sisodia is the F.W.Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar. He is a much sought after thought leader who has given more than 300 presentations on Conscious Capitalism and High performance organizations at leading corporations, universities, non-profits and other organizations around the world. He is a best-selling author of seven books and over 100 academic articles.His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, CNBC and numerous other media outlets worldwide.

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Srikant M Datar
Srikant M Datar


Prof Datar is the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and the Faculty Chair of the Harvard Innovation Lab. Cited by his students as a dedicated and innovative teacher, Datar received the George Leland Bach Award for Excellence in the Classroom at Carnegie Mellon University and the Distinguished Teaching Award at Stanford University. He teaches MBA and executive education classes in design thinking, innovation, big data, and strategy implementation. He is a co-author of the leading cost accounting textbook, Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis published by Prentice-Hall, and of Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads published by Harvard Business Press.

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Mohan Subramaniam
Mohan Subramaniam


Prof Subramaniam currently teaches at The Wallace E. Carroll School of Management, Boston College. His more recent work includes new strategic frameworks for the digital economy and ecosystems. His research has received several grants including those from Novell Corporation, the National Science Foundation and the Carnegie Bosch Institute, and awards from the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society, McKinsey & Company and the Decision Sciences Institute. He is a member of the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society and the Academy of International Business and also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Management.

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Alan N Hoffman
Alan N Hoffman


Dr. Hoffman is a Professor at Bentley University. He currently serves on the MBA Advisory Board of The New England College of Business and Finance. His major areas of interest include strategic management, global strategy, investment management and technology. His publications have appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Human Relations, the Journal of Business Ethics, the Journal of Business Research, and Business Horizons. He has authored forty strategic management cases. Four of his cases were used for the SAM National Case Competition. Recipient of the 2004 Bentley College Teaching Innovation award for MG755: The Organizational Life Cycle - The Boston Beer Company Brewers of Samuel Adams Lager Beer.

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Howard J Ross
Howard J Ross


Prof Howard Ross is the Founder & Chief Learning officer of cookross.com. He is the architect of award-winning diversity and leadership education programs including Reinventing Diversity, the Diversity Toolkit, Culture Vision, and Inner Journey Seminars DC. Howard is past chairman of Leadership Washington and a former director of the Greater Washington Board of Trade. Howard was appointed the 2007-2008 Professor of Diversity in Residence at the Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion Institute at Bennett College for Women, serving as the first white male diversity professor for a historically Black women’s college. He also serves on the Diversity Advisory Board for the Human Rights Campaign.

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Makarand Chipalkatti
Makarand Chipalkatti


Dr. Makarand Chipalkatti is the Managing Director, Dr. Chips Consulting LLC, Massachusetts. His consultancy works with companies dealing in lighting, energy efficiency and environmental verticals – focusing on complete technology to business launch cycle, global market and product launch strategies. He has been a leader and pioneer in bringing solid state lighting (SSL) innovations to market as the original “intra-preneur” for the LED Lighting business for OSRAM. He has been Chairman, Solid State Lighting section, National Electrical Manufacturers Association and Founding Member, Next Generation Lighting Initiative. He is a senior advisor at TSG Equity partners.

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Michael J Gelb
Michael J Gelb


Michael J. Gelb is the world’s leading authority on application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. Gelb leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, Roche and YPO. He brings more than 35 years of experience as a professional speaker, seminar leader and organizational consultant to his diverse, international clientele. Michael Gelb is the author of 14 books on creativity and innovation.In 1999, Michael Gelb won the Brain Trust Charity’s “Brain of the Year” award, in 2003, he was awarded a Batten Fellowship by the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business.

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Kumar S Nochur
Kumar S Nochur


Dr. Kumar Nochur is an education pioneer who developed in 1987 the first training course specifically designed to foster and promote innovation in organizations. This course “The Innovation Program” was part of the core skills training offered for eight years at 3M, a company that has a legendary reputation as an innovator. Other clients for Kumar's training and consulting services include P&G, Lockheed, National Semiconductors, AT&T Bell Labs, General Electric, and the US Coast Guard R&D Center. As a software entrepreneur, he invented, patented and commercialized a visual software application called ThoughtFlow for decision making, planning and knowledge management.

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Himanshu Saxena
Himanshu Saxena


Himanshu is the Founder & CEO of Center of Strategic Mindset (COSM TM), a C-Level Thought Leadership & Consulting organization, focused on managing strategy, driving execution; developing top leadership and executive coaching. He headed Strategy Alignment, Balanced Scorecard and Leadership Development at TCS. He successfully implemented Balanced Scorecard and won TCS the Hall of Fame Award, for strategy execution. He was also recognized as BSC Professional of the year 2012 by Dr. Robert Kaplan & David Norton.He has also been appointed as Senior Fellow at Tuck Business School, Dartmouth University, to teach an elective on ‘Building Strategic Mindsets’.

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Samira Kohli
Samira Kohli


Samira is Managing Director- Geographic Marketing & Communications, Asia Pacific at Accenture. She has over 23 years of work experience in the in B2B, B2C and B2E environments with consistent value-creation. She had led global Marketing & Communications for Tata Communication from its journey of the VSNL acquisition to the formation of the Enterprise Business Unit, through its globalization journey as VSNL International with Tyco and Teleglobe acquisitions, culminating in a consolidated global brand over a 7 year period. Managed Alliances and Partner Management to start a new GTM stream of revenue, exploring partnerships in South Africa, China, Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia.

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