List of Faculty

List of Faculty

At GIBS, our faculties are not just renowned academicians but also accomplished scholars with practical experience from various industries. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge, experience, and practical expertise from diverse backgrounds, ensuring that our students receive a high-quality education that prepares them for success in their chosen fields. Our faculties are passionate about teaching and are dedicated to helping our students achieve their goals. They provide individualized attention and support to each student, ensuring that they have the tools they need to succeed.

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Mr. Ritesh Goyal - Founder & MD - GIBS B School, IIM-B, PGDM - Marketing & IT, Motivational Speaker & Business Coach

Area of Specialization: Leadership, Public Speaking & Entrepreneurship

Experience: He is a Motivational Speaker, Business Coach & An Author. He has delivered 500+ Talks to Corporate Employees, Leaders, Students and Entrepreneurs.
He has been hosted by Several Top Universities. He has also been hosted by Many Startup forums, and Corporate such as BNI Champions Chapter (the World’s Largest Chapter of 120 Highly Successful Entrepreneurs), Inspiration Unlimited and many more. He has addressed more than 50000 audiences.
He and His Team of Entrepreneurs are hosting a very successful BMP (Business Mastery Program) for Students & Startups.

He has been awarded "India's Top 40 Under 40" in Education 2021, Best Educationist Award by Sharmila Tagore in World Education Summitt, Featured in Hindustan Times, Business World and Times of India, Interviewed on Multiple Platforms, Appointed as an advisory board for Global Business Federation, Dubai & India and Many more...

His Life Story and Articles on Entrepreneurship are covered by many media houses like Hindustan Times, ANI News, TOI, Business world, Business Standard, Zee 5, Yahoo and more..


For more details about Ritesh Goyal please visit

Courses Taught: Leadership, Public Speaking, Executive Coaching & Entrepreneurship

Research Interests: Life Coaching, Career Development Coaching, Public Relations, Brand Consulting, Educational Consulting, Management Consulting

Dr. Kavita Mathad, MA (Economics, Gold Medal), Ph.D (International Economics), MBA (Marketing)

Dean & Chief Growth Officer

Area of Specialisation: Economics, International Business, International Trade and Policy 

Educational Qualifications: BA(Economics, Statistics, Political Science) from Karnatak University(III Rank), MA (Economics with Econometrics as specialisation) from Karnatak University (Gold Medal), PhD (International Economics) from Karnatak University, MBA(Marketing) from KSOU, Mysore 

Experience: Dr Kavita was a full-time research scholar receiving a University fellowship. She has been in academics for more than a decade working at reputed Business Schools and universities like Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore, Alliance Business Academy, Bangalore, IFIM Business School, Bangalore, Christ University, Bangalore, and Galgotias University, Greater Noida in various leadership positions and as a member of the core team of accreditations/rankings. Dr Kavita Mathad to her credit has a number of research papers presented and published at both national and international levels. With her experience, Dr Kavita has organized various international conferences and Business Conclaves on topics related to International Business, Sustainable development and Business Management. She has conducted and has been invited as a resource person and key speaker at various Quality Improvement Programmes, Faculty Development Programs, Management Development Programs, conferences and webinars in diverse streams of Business Management. She is actively involved in consultancy and funded research projects, Dr Kavita believes in continuous learning and has done numerous certification courses like the Global Business certification program from Harvard Business School online.

Courses Taught: Business Economics, Managerial Economics, Macro Economics, International Business, International Trade and Policy, Entrepreneurship, International Business Strategy 

Research Interest: Outward Foreign Direct Investment, International Trade and Policy, Digital Economy, Economics of Environment Management, SDGs, Health Care and Medical Tourism

Dr. Lakshmi R B, MBA, Ph.D

Assistant Dean & Head IRE

Area of Specialization: - General Management & HR

Educational Qualification:  MBA in Human Resources, PhD in Human Resources,

Experience: Dr Lakshmi R B has been teaching since 2010. She has worked in corporate for two years as a recruiter. She now heads the PGDM L&D programme. She has published various research papers in International and National Journals. She is a recipient of the AVLG women‚Äôs achievers award. She has also guided several students to publish papers and present at conferences. She has conducted several outreach programmes for UG and PG students. She has also conducted workshops on ‚ÄúDesign Thinking: An Introduction‚ÄĚ. She has played as a moderator for several panel discussions. She has attended several international and national level FDPs, webinars and expert sessions in the field of management. Her area of interest includes HRM, Strategic management, and Entrepreneurship.

Courses Taught: Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources Management and HR electives.

Research Interests: - Human resources management and differently-abled at the workplace.

Prof. Kiran Babu C V, BE, PGDBA 


Area of Specialization: Digital Technologies, Data Science, Machine Learning, Python, Tableau, Power Bi, Business analytics.

Educational Qualification: BE from PESIT, Bangalore, PGBA, SCDL, Pune

Experience: Mr Kiran with 21+ years of IT Industry Experience has been handling project delivery across many countries including, the US, UK, Brazil, and Japan. He has been teaching Machine Learning, Data Science to both academic & corporate audiences in the form of full courses, crash courses, and MDPs.  He is on the expert panel of the Syllabus board for various universities. He has been associated with IIM, Lucknow, IIT, Guwahati, LPU, Jalandhar, and Reva University to name a few in addition to GIBS.

Courses Taught: Data Science, Python, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Tableau, Python. R, SQL

Research Interests: Machine learning and Big Data in Biomedical and Health informatics.

Prof. Bharath Gopalan, B.Sc (Physics), M.Sc (Psychology), MBA (HRM), Dip T&D

Professor & Chief Process Officer

Area of Specialization: HRM: Talent Management, Learning & Development, OB,

Educational Qualification: BSc (Physics), MSc (Psychology), MBA (HRM), Dip T&D


Experience:  Has around 13 years of experience in Operations Management Research (BARC), steel and chemical industries and 23 years in leading and steering HR and L&D Practices in Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran, BFW, Hyundai Motors and Ramco Cements

Courses Taught: HRM, IHRM, and Materials Management

Research Interests: International HRM

Prof. B N ARUN, M. Com, MA (Eng), PGDM, CA

Assistant Professor

Area of Specialization: Finance

Educational Qualification: M. Com, MBA, PGDM, PGPM, MA (Eng), CA

Experience: Has a good mix of Industry and academic experience. In the industry was working for various financial institutions and as a faculty member worked at Christ University, ABBS, BNMIT, and currently with GIBS Business School

Courses Taught: Various Finance related subjects like AFM, FM, BF Taxation

Research Interests: Financial Management and Taxation



Area of Specialization: - HR & Marketing

Educational Qualification: - MA (English), LLB, MBA, FDPM(IIMA) TEFL

Experience: - A result-oriented and resourceful IIM Ahmedabad-trained Professor with 26 years’ qualitative experience in teaching business management subjects at the MBA level. Worked .as a Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Professor, Professor and Head of the Department, Dean, Director, and Principal in reputed colleges and B Schools in Coimbatore, Bangalore, Oman, and the UAE. Rich corporate experience in HR, IR, and Office Administration at Nuclear Power Corporation under the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. IIM Ahmedabad certified Business Studies Faculty (FDPM) and The American TESOL Institute and Birmingham College certified English Language Trainer (TEFL).

Courses Taught: Principles of Management, Strategic Management, Marketing Management, Consumer Behaviour, Services Marketing, Rural Marketing, Business Law, Business Research Methods, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources Development, Organizational Development, Change and Knowledge Management, International Business

Research Interests: CSR, Consumer Dissatisfaction, Company Law, Constitutional Law

Prof. Jyoti Prakash Sahu, MBA (Ph.D)


Area of Specialization:  Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree, Mathematics · (1991 - 1994) Stewart Science College,  MBA( Marketing),  Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, Ph.D. Scholar at SP Jain School of Global Management - Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore & Sydney

Experience: Has worked as Senior Executive, Sales leader, pioneer & strategist with 25 years of experience across diverse industries including Food & Beverages, Alcohol, FMCG, and Technology in Sales Transformation, Sales Re-engineering, Business Development, Capability building across channels, and geographies. As a Sales Trainer delivered 10K+ hours of Functional training & content creation. He has been a Curator of successful sales teams and developed and executed Brand Activation Calendar. He is a Ph.D. Scholar & lifelong learner, Servant Leader, and Music aficionado.

Courses Taught: - Marketing & Entrepreneurship

 Research Interests: Marketing Management 



Area of Specialization: HR, Economics, Law, Sanskrit, Hindi, Accounts, and Finance

Educational Qualification: MA (Political Science), M.A (Sanskrit),  MBA,  LL.B, LL.M.

CS (Inter)

Experience: Has an experience of 29 years of corporate and academic teaching various subjects related to Law, Finance, and Languages. Worked as a faculty member at IFIM Business School and Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management, and has been associated with NMIMS University. While in the industry was working at Honda Co, Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, and other business groups. He has represented management in labor court and the High court.  Has given expert advice to the Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce for the liberation of labor laws. Has administered Company Law in the secretarial department and has represented management at various forums.

Courses Taught: HR, Economics, Law, Sanskrit, Hindi, Accounts

Research Interests: Law and General Management

Prof. Antarpreet Singh, B.E. M.B.A. (PhD)


Area of Specialization: AI adoption in HR, Digital transformation of HR, Designing & Building corporate academies, Blended education models (management education), Strategic human capital development

Educational Qualification: B.E. (Electrical Engg.), M.B.A. (University Gold Medalist), PhD (pursuing from IIM-Indore)

Experience: - He is a techno-business strategist cum academician with 37 years of experience with global technology companies and premier B-Schools. He held top/senior leadership positions with Alcatel Lucent, Lucent AT&T, Fujitsu, Tellabs, Reliance Jio, and the Indian School of Business (ISB). In his role as Director of R&D with Lucent AT&T and later Alcatel Lucent, he spearheaded technology transformation initiatives in the CDMA network in the USA. Later, he moved to global corporate education within Alcatel Lucent and held the position of Asia Pacific head with Alcatel Lucent university (24 campuses in APAC). He later set up a countrywide Jio university as a Chief Learning Officer of Reliance Jio. He moved to the management education space in 2018 with ISB (Hyderabad) and spearheaded initiatives to set up ISB digital campus. He has been associated with IIM-Lucknow (Executive programs), MDI (Gurgaon), and Amity University Online MBA (Global). He also conducts master classes & management development programs for CEOs, CHROs, and senior/mid-level professionals in the industry.

Courses Taught: HR & Digital Transformation in HR

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence adoption in HR, Human-Machine collaboration, Digital Leadership, Digital Transformation in post Covid19 era, Strategic HRM, and Future skills.

Prof. Shankar Iyer, B.Sc, MBA.


Area of Specialization: Sales, Marketing, International Marketing, International Business

Educational Qualification:  B.Sc, MBA

Experience: Mr. Shankar Iyer has over 20 years of experience in the industry (13 years abroad in MNC) in Sales, Marketing, and Customer Development functions in FMCG/Consumer Electronics, Dairy/, Home & Personal Care, Foods & Beverages/Real Estate in MNCs (ONIDA, Titan Watches/Unilever Arabia/Cream line Dairy in India and other countries Oman, Bahrain, Iran, Nigeria. He rose to the position of Vice President and then ventured into his own. In academics, he has over 10 years teaching Management related courses.

Courses Taught: Consumer Behaviour, International Marketing, International Business, Marketing Analytics, Brand Management, Advertising Management, Sales Promotion

Research Interests: Sales, Marketing and Consumer Behaviour 

Prof. Malabika Purkayastha, BA, MBA, M.Phil. (PhD)

Assistant Professor

Area of Specialization: Marketing Management

Educational Qualification: BA (Economics), MBA (Marketing), M.Phil. (Management), UGC NET, (PhD)


Eleven years of teaching experience at PG & UG levels for MBA/BBA/ PGDM as regular faculty in leading institutions including Christ University (Bangalore), NSB (Bangalore), ICFAI (Bangalore & Hyderabad), Sikkim Manipal Learning Centre & North Eastern Regional Institute of Management (Guwahati). Also worked as Visiting Faculty for Adam School Institute of Management (Bangalore), LIIMS &ISMS (Bangalore). Currently working as a Faculty member with the Global Institute of Business Studies (GIBS) Bangalore. Have conducted various workshops and seminars as an external resource person for various organizations like the AJMAL Group, RVIM, St. Joseph’s College & Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru.

Courses Taught: Marketing Management, Services Marketing, Rural Marketing, Advertising & Communications Management, Brand Management, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Research, Business Strategy Management, Managerial Economics, Business Environment

Research Interests: Consumer Behaviour, Online Marketing, Services Marketing, Value co-creation

Prof. Shreedhar Deshmukh, B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Tech. MBA


Data Analytics and Technology ‚Äď Alliance University

Area of Specialization: Data and Business Analytics with R and Excel, Statistics, Research Methodology, Technical: Proficient in Python, R, ML Algorithms, Ms-Excel, Adv, Excel, Data Analysis Tools, Vlookup, Hlookup, Macros, VBA, Data Analytics using R, SPSS, Python, SAS. Python, ML, R, SQL, PySpark, Pandas, WxPython,

Educational Qualification:  B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Tech. MBA(P)

Experience: Has around two decades of industry experience in industry and B-Schools and has successfully conducted corporate Training related to Data Science and Experiential learning at reputed companies and B-Schools like NMIMS, Mumbai, Alliance University, Bangalore, ABBS Bangalore, National School of Business, etc..

Courses Taught: Business Analytics and Data Science related

Research Interests: Wireless Sensor Networks, Digital Business, Cloud ERP Systems

Prof. M Sowmya B.E., MBA., PGDFT., (Ph.D)

Controller of Examination & Head - IQAC

Area of Specialization: Finance and Marketing

Educational Qualifications: PGDFT (Foreign Trade), MBA (Finance & Marketing), B.E(Computer Science), (Pursuing Ph.D)

Experience: Ms. Sowmya has been teaching since 2009, She has taught in colleges affiliated to Anna University, Chennai, and Bangalore University. She has published papers in UGC care and Scopus listed journals. She has won prizes and awards for the result, achiever of the month twice. Consistently she is in the toppers list for student feedback.  She has remarkably shown a greater involvement in her work and positions held. She has been a resource person for a national-level seminar.

Courses Taught: Quantitative Techniques, Operations research and operations.

Research Interests: Marketing, Consumer Behavior and Perception.

Prof. Mohan Kumar, BE (Electrical), MBA (HR)


Area of Specialization: Human Resources, Leadership, Management and Digital Business

Educational Qualifications: Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and MBA in Human Resources

Experience: Mohan Kumar has 34 years of IT experience spanning Global organizations and has over years of Learning &Development and Teaching Experience. His area of expertise is in Digital Technologies and deeply engaged with competency development, setting up Innovation centres globally, campus ambassador and holds pre-placement and is part of the Interview panels. Mr Mohan provides mentorship to students pursuing their projects and publication. He has conducted various FDP and MDP sessions. Mr. Mohan is on the Board of studies, IQAC  and is also a member of industry-academia advisory committees for several colleges & universities and contributes to AICTE, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA) assessments representing the Industry.

Courses Taught: Leadership and Emotional Intelligence subjects, Project Management, Technology for Managers, Digital Business, Business Analytics, Industry Readiness, Orientation programs

Research Interests: Human Resource Management

Dr. Deepthi Shanker, MA, PhD (University of Mysore)

Associate Professor and Head - Research, Publications, and Consulting Projects

Area of Specialization: Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Educational Qualifications: MA in Sociology (Kuvempu University), PhD. in Sociology (University of Mysore), UGC-Net Qualified.

Experience: Dr. Deepthi Shanker is an academician with 20 years of experience in ‚Äėteaching‚Äô, ‚Äėresearch‚Äô and ‚Äėadministration‚Äô across IITs, IIM, and other management institutes. She started her career with Bangalore University as a visiting faculty and later worked as a full-time faculty with the Humanities and Social Sciences Department of the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) and Indian Institute of Gandhinagar (IITGN) for 6.5 years. She was also associated with the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) for more than four years as ‚ÄėResearch and Publications Manager. At Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore, she served as a full-time faculty for close to three years. Before joining GIBS, she was an academic consultant to IGNOU and a few other organizations. At GIBS, she is currently serving as Associate Professor and Head - Research, Publications, and Consulting Projects. She has presented research papers at more than 40 international and national conferences/workshops and has visited several countries: USA, Switzerland, France, Italy, Bangladesh, Egypt, and Singapore multiple times for academic assignments. She has authored one book and published 25 international/UGC-listed/ peer-reviewed journal articles. She has also served on editorial boards of journal/research groups as an Associate and Managing Editor and prepared several research reports in Management and Social sciences.

Courses Taught: Organizational Behavior; Human Resource Management; Business Communication; Negotiation Skills; Effective Written Communication; Culture, Media & Society; Emerging Knowledge Societies; Science, Technology and Society

Research Interest: Entrepreneurship Studies, Organizational Studies, Stratification Studies, ICT, Globalization & Development.

Prof. Hari Prakash Karcherla, B.Com, MBA

Professor of Practice

Area of Specialization: - Marketing and Innovation

Educational Qualification: -B. Com from Nagarjuna University (Andhra Pradesh), MBA from Karnatak University, Dharwad.

Experience: Has been with the industry for three decades working for the top corporates in India and in West Africa. Held senior leadership roles in companies Viz., MRF, Tata Motors, CEAT Tyres, Valvoline Cummins, Gillette, etc. Was instrumental in developing INNOVATIVE marketing ideas at CEAT (CEAT CRICKET RATING) and in starting branding through cricket at Valvoline by associating with IPL and Virat Kohli as brand ambassadors.


Courses Taught: Consumer Behaviour, Brand Management, and Innovation


Research Interests:  Consumer Behaviour and Brand Management.


Professor of Practice

Area of Specialisation: Management Accounting and Finance

Educational Qualifications: Cost and Management Accountant CMA from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India , M.Com ( Banking and Finance ) & Data Analytics Certification from IIM Rohtak

Experience: Mr Kirron Bindu has been teaching since 2003 and has taught in India and France in AACSB, AMBA and Equis-accredited Business Schools.  He is now associated with GIBS and teaches International Finance in the PGDM program. He has presented papers in an International Conference organised by ESC Clermont in France. . He has also guided several students to publish papers.   He has been associated with an Accelerator called Kyron wherein he has guided over 3 dozen tech startups and has Valued the companies incubated at Target Accelerator He has offered corporate training in Oracle, HP, Ashok Leyland and Northern Trust.  He has authored over 30 equity research reports . Since 2007 he has established student and faculty exchange programs between  Indian and Foreign B Schools .

Courses Taught: International Finance and Financial Derivatives.

Research Interests: Financial Derivatives and Risk Management. M&A and Bloomberg Analytics

Prof. N Dhanushkodi. B.Com, CA


Founder Director, Management Consultant, Start-up Mentor, Angel Investor, Leadership Coach

Area of Specialization: - Advance Financial Management, Project Financing, Management Accounting, Costing, Pricing, Global Business, Entrepreneurship

Educational Qualification:-  B.Com, CA

Experience:  Has been with the industry for about two decades and has been practicing consulting for the past 12 years. Is a passionate teacher and has expertise in Financial re-engineering, Business Valuation, M&A, and Demergers. Mr. Dhanush heads a  start-up of his own and is passionately guiding budding entrepreneurs.

Consulting :

  • Financial Re-Engineering, Business Valuation, M&A, Demergers
  • Identify growth areas and facilitate higher growth of Revenue and Profits
  • Advice on Diversification, Modernisation and Strategic Alliances
  • Founder Director of Bizcatlyst Management Consultants Pvt Ltd (

Start-ups :

  • Angel Investor, Investment Advisor
  • Business Plans, Business Valuation, Pitch Decks, Fund Raising
  • For Start-up Businesses :
  • Advice on Business Models, Revenue Models, Business Strategy
  • Help in identifying Start-up Ideas, Provide Business Incubation, Entrepreneurship
  • For Academic Institutes : Knowledge Partner for Incubation, Mentorship, Business Plans

Corporate Management Training :

  • Currently, a Mentor for Women (Senior Executives and Entrepreneurs)¬† with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)
  • Conducted about 400 Training Programmes for Entrepreneurs
  • As a part of IBM‚Äôs Initiative, trained Entrepreneurs in Karnataka on¬† : Financial Management, Costing, Working Capital Management
  • Handled the Technical Session on ‚ÄėManaging Money Better‚Äô at a Karnataka Govt. Initiative on Women Entrepreneurs on International Women‚Äôs Day
  • Trained a set of Germans and Indian Experts who are a part of the German Govt.‚Äôs Green Initiative in India on ‚ÄėBetter Performance with Better Teams‚Äô
  • ‚ÄėFinance for Non-Finance Managers‚Äô for various corporates
  • Regular training to Officers of Banks on Better Customer Engagement, Managing NPAs, Better Risk Assessment

Technology Business Incubators, Academic Institutes and Universities : 

  • Business Mentor in Hackathons, Judge in Business Plan Competitions
  • Entrepreneurship Development, Various aspects of Start-up Businesses
  • Guest Lectures and Panel Discussions on various topics

Subject Matter Expert Sessions in Faculty Development Programmes at VIT ‚Äď Vellore,¬† Bangalore University, Pondicherry University, Madurai Kamarajar University

Courses Taught: Contemporary Business Environment, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Business Model & Valuation, Business Plan,

  • International Financial Management, Foreign Exchange Management, Financial Derivatives,. Risk Management
  • Advanced Financial Management, Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Services, Financial Markets and Instruments, Portfolio Management
  • Cost Accounting, Management Accounting & Control Systems, Pricing Techniques
  • Operations Management, Operations Research, Supply Chain Management
  • Taxation, Business Law, Financial Reporting & Compliance

Research Interests: Financial Derivatives and Risk Management. M&A and Bloomberg Analytics

Dr. S. Chitradevi, M. Com, MBA, M. Phil, PGDCA, PhD

Assistant Dean

Area of Specialization: Finance, Tax, and Accounting

Educational Qualifications: Ph.D. in Finance from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, TN. (Full-time Research scholar).  M.Com (Commerce), MBA (Finance), M.Phil. (Marketing), PGDCA (Diploma in Computer Application).

Experience: Dr. Chitra Devi has been teaching since 2008 before her Ph.D.  She worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at T John Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore for 3 years. She worked as an Associate Professor for 9 years at the PG Department of The Oxford College Business Management, Bangalore, and headed the M. Com department. She has also guided several students to publish papers and present at conferences. She presented more than 40 papers at International and National conferences and she has published more than 45 research papers in UGC and Scopus as well. She conducted many FDPs session for various colleges as a resource person.

Courses Taught: Accounting for Managers, Corporate Tax Planning and Management, Research Methodology, Customs and GST, SCM, IFRS, and Direct tax.

Research Interests: Finance, Marketing & Accounting.


Professor and Head of Department

Area of Specialization: Marketing, Event Management, and General Management

Educational Qualifications: MBA in Marketing from VTU, M. Com from Annamalai University, BBA in Marketing from Bangalore University, PGDCA from NICT, PGDEM from EMDI, UGC NET in Management, Pursuing Ph.D. in Marketing from Bharathiar University.

Experience: Mr. Girish Babu M has around 12 years of Experience in teaching. He taught at The Oxford College of Business Management and at Alliance University before joining to GIBS. At GIBS Heads UG program for the past 4 years. He has published research papers in International and National Journals. He has guided several students in their Project work and guided them to publish papers. Mr. Girish Babu was also been a Panel Member and External Examiner for Bangalore University Project Viva-Voce Examinations and also on the Board of Evaluators for both UG & PG under the Management department.

Courses Taught: Marketing Management, Advertising, Brand Management, Consumer Behavior.

Research Interests: Mobile Applications and their impact on Consumer Behavior.

Prof. Lakshmi Hyma, M. Com, MBA.

Assistant Professor

Area of Specialization: Finance and HR

Educational Qualification:  M.Com (Finance), MBA (Finance & HR).

Experience: Ch. Lakshmi Hyma has over 17 years of Teaching Experience.  She worked as an Assistant Professor and HOD in the Department of Commerce at Maris Stella College, Vijayawada. She worked as an external faculty at the BBA Department of Christ University Bangalore. She worked as Associate HOD in B.Com and BBA departments at The Oxford College of Business Management. She has also guided several students for & BBA projects. She presented and published papers at various national and international conferences.

Courses Taught: Accounting for Managers, Fundamentals of Accounting, Financial Accounting, AFM, FM, Business Research Methodology

Research Interests: Finance, Accounting & HR

Prof. Nischitha  Gowda  C G

Assistant Professor

Area of Specialization: Law, General Management & HR

Educational Qualification:  LLB, MBA, MPhil, (Ph.D.)

Experience:  Worked as faculty at Kuvempu University, Kadur,  The Oxford College of Business Management, and is currently associated with GIBS Business School since 2019.

Courses Taught:  BRM, BOI, PM, EWSS, Business Law.

Research Interests: Art, Culture, and history

Prof. Rajesh .V

Assistant Professor

Area of Specialization: Kannada

Educational Qualification:  MA in Kannada, B.Ed. Diploma in Folk (Janapadha)

Experience:¬†Mr. Rajesh worked at Christ Junior College, Christ University. He is expertise in ‚ÄúKamsale, Dolukunitha, Patakunitha, Kolata and all folk related dance‚ÄĚ. Honors and awards Felicitated with ‚ÄúJANAPADA DEEPA PRASHASTHI‚ÄĚ in 2003 state award. Awarded with ‚ÄúSUVARNA KARNATAKA PRASHASTHI‚ÄĚ in 2006. Awarded with ‚ÄúYUVA JANAPADA GAYAKA PRASHASTHI‚ÄĚ in 2008. The central government honoured the ‚ÄúDistrict youth award‚ÄĚ in 2010.¬† Participated in various Govt organized programs like HAMPI UTSAVA, JANAPADA JATRE, GADINADA UTSAVA, DAVANAGERE HABBA, and many more.

Courses Taught:  Kannada, Vyavahara Kannada, Kannada Sahithya

Research Interests:  Art, Culture, and history.


Area of Specialization: Finance and Marketing

Academic Qualifications: MBA (Finance & Marketing), from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, from Calicut University, Kerala and currently pursuing PhD in Finance from Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore.

Experience: Started teaching career in the year 2008. Worked as an Assistant Professor at T.John College, Bangalore, Administrative Management College, B.G Road, Bangalore, and Christ Academy Institute for Advanced Studies, Bangalore. Published various research papers in international journals and presented papers at several international conferences. My area of interest is teaching and research, particularly finance research.

Courses Taught:  Finance, Accounting, Marketing & General Management Courses.

Research Interests: Finance and General Management

Prof. Gaurav Nigam, B. Engg (Electrical & Electronics), PGDM (MICA)

Field Marketing Lead ‚Äď Small Business, Dell Technologies

Area of Specialization: Product Marketing, B2B Marketing & Lead Generation

Educational Qualifications: Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics from Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT), Bhopal., PGDM in Marketing & Communications from MICA Ahmedabad; International Management Course from Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland;

Experience: Mr. Gaurav Nigam has over 14 years of work experience with the Corporate sector. Presently, he is working with Dell Technologies as a Senior Field Marketer. In the past he has worked in the strategic and international marketing roles with Wipro and Infosys limited.

He helped an early-age start-up Spire Technologies launch its HR product from Big data space for an Asia Pacific audience in Singapore. He provides consulting and helps chalk out blueprints for several ventures with respect to holistic marketing plans and business goals. Gaurav has won several awards for the largest lead pipeline generation and executing brand campaigns. Gaurav is an alumnus of Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA) and  Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). He loves academia. He mentors and trains students for various life and domain skills, seamless transition to the corporate world and other requisites for placement preparation. He has coached students and professionals on Design thinking, Demand generation, Brand management, Brand metrics, B2B/B2C marketing, IT marketing and marketing communications mix.

Courses Taught: Design Thinking, Sports Marketing, Services Marketing, Technology Marketing, IT Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, Brand Metrics, and Public & Media Relations.

Research Interests: Consumer Behaviour, new age marketing and all modules related to grooming students under campus-to-corporate initiatives.


Asst. Director-L&D and Corporate Affairs, Exzellenz Career Shapers Pvt. Ltd.

Area of Specialization: Campus to Corporate Training, Performance Improvement Training

Educational Qualifications: BBA (IMS, Dehradun), PGDM (Apeejay School of Management, New Delhi)

Experience:¬†Mr. Himanshu Garg is a Performance improvement coach with a specialization in conducting Campus to Corporate Training Programs and Objective driven Training Programs. An NLP Master Practitioner, MBA and currently a PhD scholar at Presidency University, Bangalore. He has conducted training programs for UPES Dehradun, IMS Unison University, ONGC, BHEL, Genpact, Teleperformance, Amazon, NIIT, and Presidency University. At present, he is the Associate Director ‚Äďof ¬†L&D and Corporate Relations at Exzellenz Career Shapers.

Courses Taught: Employability skills, Communication Skills, Soft Skills.

Research Interests: Emotional Intelligence, Confidence building, Team building (Strategic Planning‚Äď Coordinated Execution) & Anger management.


Trainer, Mentor, Content Developer

Educational Qualifications: MBA with specialization in training and human resource from Mysore University -distance learning program, B. Com with specialization in accountancy from Osmania University, Hyderabad, Management in International Airlines Travel and Tourism (IATA-UFTAA) from Trade Wings Institute of Management, Mumbai. Management training - Vidyasagar (Mumbai). - Namma cargo services (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia). Customer Service Program ‚Äď Telephone Doctor (Bangalore / USA). Sales Training - Trinity Academy (Mumbai). Public Relations training - Center for Excellence (Mumbai). Outbound learning

program ‚Äď ZBac (Mumbai).

Experience: Motivated and talented Trainer. Inspires participants to pursue academic, personal and professional excellence. Creates a challenging and engaging learning environment; Result ‚Äď participants become lifelong learners and leaders. 21 years of strong experience in learning and development across industries and geographies. Adding value to organizations and ensuring beneficial relationships. Trained in various colleges and schools in Maharashtra and South India and MNC‚Äôs - *Accenture * JP Morgan Chase * HP * Honeywell India * IBM India * HCL Technologies. Associated with 92.7 Big FM and Fair & Lovely ‚Äď ‚ÄėBanao Khud Ke Phaichan‚Äô Campus to Corporate project. Helped in setting up of an academy and institute (IFA, AIIT), Designing and planning the layout of a pre-primary school (Cocoon). Pilot team for setting up Customer Service Dept. Communication Workshop and Quality Dept. for the Quality assessments (KCC).

Courses Taught: Skill Development Programs, Behavior, Etiquettes and Attitude, Customer Service, Motivation, Communicative English. Conducting Aviation Programs under Bangalore University NEP syllabus.

 Research Interests: Positive Attitude, Work-Life balance, Motivation and closer to home - Customer Delight.

Prof. Xavier J Stalin, MBA (HR), EDP from IIMB (General Management & Entrepreneurship) PhD (HR - pursuing)

Area of Specialization: HR, Operations, Marketing

Experience: Mr Xavier J Stalin has been teaching since 2008. He has been a visiting & full- time faculty for over 25 colleges PAN India. He has published several research papers in International & National conferences. His area of interest in research is HR & Entrepreneurship.

Courses Taught: HR, Operations, English, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Placement training

Research interests: HR, Operations, Entrepreneurship

Prof. Reenaa Verma, Mrs. India ‚Äď I am Beautiful 2019, Certified Image Consultant, Faculty at GIBS GFS.

Freelance Image Coach, Pageant Trainer & Jury, VP Membership, The Gabbys Toastmasters Club

ISO (International Service Organiser) Inner Wheel Bangalore Blossoms (Social Work Organisation)

IMPA Certified Member (Image Management Professionals Association)

Area of Specialisation: Image Management, Personality Development, Make up, Grooming, Styling, Makeovers & Soft skills like public speaking, body language, etiquette etc

Educational Qualification: B. Com Mumbai University, IATA Geneva Certification, Image Consultant Certification from ICBI & NABET Certified Trainer.

Experience: Reenaa Verma began her career in the International travel industry after completing her IATA (Geneva). With her passion to head an enterprise, she set foot into the Overseas Education sector and worked for nearly a decade as a Business Development Manager. She turned two start-ups into super successful stories with her dedication and perseverance viz Edwise International, Chennai & Manya, The Princeton Review, Bangalore.

Reenaa is the Crown winner of Mrs. India IAB 2019 & Mrs. Beautiful Personality (subtitle). To her credit she has a cameo debut in Senapura, a Kannada movie, Flipkart Advertisement & has modelled for Ethnic Designer Boutiques.

A certified Image Consultant she is passionate about grooming men & women to be the best version of themselves. Reenaa has coached Pageant Finalists of Miss & Mrs. Face of India in Styling and Makeup, Judged Beauty pageants like Ms. South India Queen, SVFIDA South India International, Freshers Day 2022 Fashion show at Jain Centre for Management Studies, Beauty Pageant Parineeta 1.0 and Kids Talent contest Magic 21.

Reenaa’s love for public speaking delivered keynote sessions, conducted Image management seminars and created video on Makeup and Skincare.

Her second innings inspirational journey of winning the Pageant, an article was written on Medium and interview on Youtube channel. Knowledge buddy conducted an Instagram live interview with Reenaa, to motivate women to keep challenging themselves and prove age is not a barrier to success.

A Covid Warrior Reenaa helped patient’s families find beds & oxygen cylinders. Inspired by her selfless journey to help strangers during the pandemic she was invited as a guest speaker by New Horizon Media Arts, the interview was broadcasted live on Facebook.

Reenaa appeared with well-known TV Celebrities in a YouTube video spreading message of positivity during Covid.

Reenaa has been a Toastmaster for two years and worked as PR manager for Area E4 District 92, Sergeant at Arms at The Gabbys and currently VP membership. She has been a Toastmaster Speechcraft mentor helping corporate executives in Public Speaking.

An active social worker and Reenaa find solace only when she helps the underprivileged. Her empathetic nature and wanting to share blessings, she worked on various projects like supporting women prison inmates learn life skills, educating tribal women on Menstrual hygiene, plantation drives, spreading joy to intellectually challenged kids, orphanages, street kids, food drives, blanket drives and many more. Reenaa is currently part of the officer’s team and holds the position of ISO at IWCB Blossoms, as social work organisation.

Courses Taught: Image Management, Etiquette, Grooming, Styling, Accessorising, Body Language, Art of First Impression, Make up & Soft skills

Research Interest: Public Speaking, Soft skills, Personal growth, Personality Development and transformation inside out.

PROF. AMLAN BHATTACHARYA, MBA (University of Wales, UK), PGDTM (IITTM, Gwalior)

Corporate Trainer & CXO Level Coach

Area of Specialization: Sales, Soft-Skills & Digital Marketing

Educational Qualifications: MBA (Marketing) & PG Diploma in Tourism Management

Experience: Mr Amlan Bhattacharya has a training plus teaching experience of 15 years. Earlier to this, he worked in the tourism sector at Jaipur, Agra, Muscat (Oman) & Dubai (UAE). He is now associated with GIBS and trains at GFS. He has big names like ONGC, Gillette, Cisco, Amazon & 3M in his kitty. Also, he has taught at top B-Schools like Tata Institute of Social Science, Symbiosis, Welingkar, Narsee Monjee, Christ, CMS-Jain University, NIT Warangal and many more.

Courses Taught: Marketing Management, Branding, Organizational Behaviour, Services Marketing, Organizational Structure & Development, Training & Development, Digital Marketing / Social Media Marketing.

Research Interests: Digital Marketing and Service Marketing

Prof. Seroja Manoj - Communication Skills & English Fluency Trainer

Area of Specialization: Communication Skills

Educational Qualifications: BSc, Certificate in Print & Broadcast Journalism

Experience: Seroja is an English Fluency and Soft Skills Trainer with an experience of a decade and a half to back her credentials. Her core strength is her ability to intuitively connect with her participants and customise the delivery of concepts to enable learning.

A certified IELTS Trainer from the British Council, Seroja has handled participants from varied backgrounds and across age groups. From training five-year-olds participating in national-level spell bee contests to students prepping for job interviews to employees from the corporate sector aspiring to blend in seamlessly with their overseas counterparts, she has satisfactorily played her role as an efficient and effective trainer.

Prior to her entering the learning and development arena, Seroja worked with the NGO sector as a fund-raiser. She also worked with the corporate sector, helping enhance customer experience and driving brands.

Courses Taught: Campus to Corporate Skills.

Research Interest: Communication Skills

PROF. SHIKHA NAG Founder and Director of the Indian Academy of Public Speaking, 3 Times TEDx Speaker and Author of the Book Tear the fear

Area of Specialization: Marketing, Image Management, Personal Branding, and Public Speaking

Educational Qualifications: MBA in Marketing, Internationally Certified Image Consultant from ICBI & Conselle Institute of Image Management, USA, Certified soft skills training by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA), Train the trainer certification from National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET)

Experience:¬†Shikha Nag is the Founder and Director of the Indian Academy of Public Speaking. Symphysis Training Pvt Ltd is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. It owns the brand‚Äôs Indian Academy of Public Speaking. She did her MBA with a specialization in marketing. Has Authored the book Tear the fear 3 D Approach to Public Speaking. She was also the Ex-President of- the Bangalore Chapter ‚Äď of ¬†the Image Management Professional Association (IMPA). She has corporate work experience in hospitality, tours, and travels, education, training, and exhibitions industry. The stage has been her first love which she expresses through her efforts in the Indian Academy of Public Speaking, corporate presentations & anchoring, motivational speeches, PERSONALITY & IMAGE development. She has been on TEDx Stage 3 Times. She was awarded Times Power Women 2019 by Times of India. She also participated and won Mrs. India World ‚Äď 2nd¬†Runner Up 2016.¬†She was invited as Keynote Speaker and Thought Leader in Women Top 50 Conference 2019 in Sri Lanka, BIOCON 2018, CII, WEFT 2019 future women leadership in BALI, Indonesia, and many more.

Courses Taught: Image Management, Public Speaking, and Soft Skills

Research Interests: Marketing, Personal Branding, Communication, Entrepreneurship, and Image Management.

PROF. SUJEET KUMAR JHA, M.Sc (Applied Psychology), PGDBA-HRM(Symbiosis)

Director-L&D and Corporate Affairs, Exzellenz Career Shapers Pvt. Ltd.

Area of Specialization: Life Skills and Performance Enhancement Training

Educational Qualifications: MSc. -Applied Psychology (Annamalai University), PGDBA-HRM(Symbiosis)

Experience: Mr Sujeet Jha is a natural fit for L&D role. A highly motivated trainer and a leader with vast experience in training small and large groups across diverse industries. Proven success in designing, developing, and delivering successful training programs for multiple purposes. Well-versed at ‚Äėtraining the team of trainers, classroom training, outbound learnings and designing the training processes. He has a total work experience of about 21 Years of which 16 years are exclusively in the field of training the corporates and students of business schools. He has been a visiting faculty to many prestigious B Schools and has trained more than 30,000 people to date. He has set up L&D Team from scratch at 2 Colleges & 1 University.

Courses Taught: Employability skills and Soft Skillsing content development.

Research Interests: Communication skills, goal setting, time management and attitude.

Prof. Soumyadip Chakraborty - An Electrical Engineer (JU) & PGDM (IIM Bangalore)

Area of Specialization: Digital Transformation, Business Development, Marketing

Experience:  Soumyadip brings to the table more than 16 years of experience across business development, strategic planning, business process re-engineering & transitioning, account management, change management and execution of various projects. Soumyadip has worked for almost a decade in Big-4 consulting ecosystem and worked across multiple geographies including India, Bangladesh, USA, China and Uzbekistan.

While building presence in Eastern India for different Big-4 firms, Government and PSU agencies in the East and Northeast have been a major focus area for Soumyadip. He has a strong relationship with the Commercial Taxes, Excise and Social Welfare departments. He has worked in both team as well as individual-driven environments and been comfortable in driving the various strategic and business KPIs for a territory and/ or for the entire organization. Soumyadip has rich experience in carrying out conceptual selling and been trained in Miller Heiman methodologies for Strategic Opportunity Management, commensurate for driving consultative selling. Soumyadip‚Äüs strength lies in building Business Practices in Management Consulting & Digital space. Despite a successful and decorated corporate career, Soumyadip never lost touch with Academia. He had been associated with a number of established Business Schools across India, like VGSOM (IIT KGP), IEM, AMITY (Kolkata), ISB&M, IMS (Institute of Management Sciences), IMT, ASB Hyderabad, Woxsen School of Business (Hyderabad). Soumyadip had taught a number of Marketing & Strategy papers as well as conducted many workshops targeted towards grooming and confidence building, mock interviews, career guidance, etc.

Courses Taught: Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Research interests: Business Development & Delivery


Area of Specialization: Expert in Digital Marketing, Neuro-Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management & Marketing

Experience: Dr. Kunal has 14 years of extensive expertise in the fields of technology, IMFL, and education. He is a digital marketing expert, data specialist, and strategic marketing leader. He is currently working on a project involving GPS, or maps, and he is also contributing to education.

He has presented numerous papers in various major schools, including Harvard, Stanford, Massachusetts, and all IIMs. He is a data specialist who makes heavy use of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and sentiment analysis.

In his most recent position, he oversaw a network analyst team at an IBM project in Gurgaon and had helped Bell Technologies Canada reach a significant milestone. Prior to this, he left the MBBS programmed.

Dr. Kunal is a world traveler who has been to over 72 countries as his job and initiatives have required. He speaks about 34 languages extremely well.

He has been a well-known speaker at institutions including IIM-A, ISB-HYD, WELINGKAR, ALLIANCE, Narsee Monji, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, and more. He has shared his opinions on current trends in a variety of marketing and business management genres. He instructs professionals in areas such as international marketing, supply chain management, supply-side optimization, and digital marketing. He has written numerous articles in related topics.

Dr. Kunal Saxena also collaborates with the Delhi School of Internet Marketing (DSIM), where he mentors several professionals and is a top student in his second master's programmed at IIM-C. Prior to that, he earned an MBA in marketing from Edith Cowan University in Australia and a Ph.D. in digital marketing from the same institution. He also holds an engineers associate certificate in data analytics from Massachusetts.

In addition to his professional career, he is an avid traveller, a car enthusiast, a well-known golfer, a professional stage anchor, and the seventh board diver in swimming.

Courses Taught: Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management & Marketing

Research interests: Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship, & Marketing

Prof. VIKRANT HIREMATH ‚Äď MBA (HRM) Application Development Assoc Manager at Accenture

 Area of Specialization: HRM: Talent Management, Learning & Development

Experience: Prof. Vikranth Hiremath has more than 14 years of expertise in SAP SuccessFactors, business process management, and HR & recruitment, Vikrant Hiremath is a skilled technocrat. He presently works as a Manager HR- Global application for Capgemini Technology Services India Limited (SAP-SuccessFactors). He has managed numerous national and international implementation and support projects successfully. He has held positions with businesses including Aditya Birla Minacs, Convergys India Services Pvt. Ltd., and Robert Bosch Engineering Services - India.

Courses Taught:  HRM, IHRM, and Materials Management

Research Interests: International HRM

Prof. Anoop R Nagarajan ¬†- MBA ‚Äď International¬†Business

Professor of Practice

Area of Specialization: Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Experience: Prof.Anoop R Nagarajan is  an avid traveler. Studied in Europe and worked in Asia and America now currently lives in Singapore. He has always believed that, there is nothing like travelling and teaching. As an International trainer, this is what keeps him going, so much of preparation, so much less talk, just to gain a momentum amongst the new learners, more observation and only at the end of the day to realize we all have the same blue sky.

There is a huge gap between Perception and Reality. At the end of the day there is nothing like good music, interesting conversation with unknown people and a good book by a new author from a different continent. Had many success and failures, which is again very subjective, all these things only from an other person's perception in view of the financial world.

Prof.Anoop Nagarajan is an excellent trainer in the areas of organizational development and change management who is very versatile. Over 500 Organizations have received training from an MBA who practices and lives by the Six Sigma principles over the course of the previous 15 years.

Numerous well-known companies have been clients of Exilant Consulting, including Honeywell, Oracle, ING, Chrysler, Exilant Consulting, Infosys, HAL (Hindustan Aeronautical Limited), and many more. He is also a very skilled trainer in the areas of Balance scorecard, Design for Six Sigma, and Six Sigma-Green Belt.

Prof.Anoop Nagarajan has also provided instruction at a number of MBA campuses, sharing his best knowledge and opening doors for other young people. More than ten years ago, while working in Geneva in Switzerland, he began to pursue training as his passion.

Courses Taught:  Entrepreneurship, International Business & Innovation

Research Interests: International Business

PROF. SHANKAR M MEPPARAMBATH ‚Äď MBA, FDP at IIM-Ahmadabad, SFDP (Marketing), IIM-Ahmadabad, Financial and Accounting Research, IIM Calcutta

Area of Specialization: Workshop, Accounts and Finance

Experience: Over 19 years, Prof. Shankar M has worked in both academia and industry. Central University of Jammu, the National Institute of Design in Bangalore, AHRD, and Nirma University in Ahmedabad are participating in the Academics Association as resources, association with Satyam computers, Manthan software services, Intouch Analytics, etc. as a research manager or consultant.Corporate Trainer at WisdomToolz, STARCOMM, IBMSPSS, Gujarat Gas Ltd., F&R DASS Ltd., Neyveli lignite India Corporation, TN, Bangalore, and IHRD-Bangalore.

Courses Taught:   Accounts and Finance

Research Interests: International Finance and Financial Derivatives.

Dr. MARY JEYANTHI -  (Ph.D.), Business Intelligence and Forecasting Analytics

Area of Specialization: Business Analytics, Business intelligence, Decision Intelligence Analytics.

Experience: Dr. Mary Jeyanthi worked in the business intelligence division of Chennai, Tamil Nadu's HDFC Bank Ltd. for ten years. She was a business intelligence and forecasting analytics professional with a wealth of knowledge. Her study was conducted in "A New Implementation of Mathematical Models with Metaheuristic Algorithms for Business Intelligence." She will be in charge of coming up with and putting ideas into action for Business Intelligence & Analytics initiatives on High Net Worth (HNW) Portfolio. In addition, she has a significant body of work published in reputable journals both domestically and abroad. various workshops on research methodology and business intelligence. The most recent edited volume, "Decision Intelligence Analytics for the Implementation of Strategic Business Management," is available from Springer. Regarding Decision, this is the first book published in India.

In India, this is the first book on decision intelligence analytics. She had written numerous pieces for magazines about business analytics and building up human capital. She has experience with the cutting-edge method of managing and writing analytics using real-time situations. Her research interests include management information systems, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, business models, and business intelligence and analytics.

Courses Taught:   Business Analytics, Business intelligence, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Research Interests: Business Intelligence and Machine Learning with Information Systems. CBT and Stress Management Practitioner.


Area of Specialization: Incorporation of Company (Public and Private Limited), Incorporation of One Person Company, Incorporation of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

Experience: Mrs. Shilpa Kiran Gududur has over 18 years of experience working in a variety of businesses and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She holds a law degree from Bangalore University, a master's degree in business law from the prestigious National Law School, Bangalore, and a degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai, where she excelled academically all three years. She is both a registered securities and financial asset valuer and an insolvency professional.

She serves as Bangalore Valuers Association's Vice President for Education. She might be selected as an independent director as well. She provides numerous corporate advising services while also working as a company secretary in the fields of corporate law, securities law, and FEMA compliance. Regular speaker at a variety of colleges, including the Institute of Company Secretaries, the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, the College for Bankers' Staff Training, MBA programmes, 50-hour valuation classes, and IIV RVO, among others.

Reports on valuation for various startups, mergers and amalgamations, demergers, stock reports, buybacks, and insolvency cases have been published. Additionally, Glopore IM Services Pvt Ltd and Liquid Space Entertainment Private Limited received the Valuation Report under IBC.

Courses Taught:    Finance

Research Interests: Conducting due diligence as required by Banks / Financial, Institutions, Preparation of search report of charges, Creation, modification and satisfaction of charge

Prof. Pradeep Kumar, MBA. (CA)

Assistant Professor

Area of Specialization: Accounting and Finance

Educational Qualification:  MBA (Finance)

Experience: Mr. Pradeep Kumar R has over 3 years of Teaching Experience and 3year of Industrial Experience.  He worked as an Audit team head at Rajendran and Co. a CA firm in Bangalore. He worked as an External faculty at the MBA Department of INIMS Bangalore and full-time faculty at Hillside College for Aviation management. He has also guided several students in their projects and publications and has actively participated in various international conferences and faculty development programs.

Courses Taught: Managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Income tax, GST, Corporate Tax planning, IFRS, Strategic Financial Management, E-Business, and Digital Fluency.

Research Interests: Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics & Taxation.

Dr. Mary Metilda J - PhD , M Phil(Mgt), MBA (Finance), MA (Economics)

Area of Specialization: Entrepreneurship and Mutual Fund Investment and Loss Aversion

Experience: Dr Mary Metilda has published many research papers like IIMB Management Review, Volume 27: Issue 4, December 2015, "A Study on the Impact of Investment Experience, Gender, and Level of Education on Overconfidence and Self Attribution Bias."

International Business Management, vol. 8, issue 1, "Mutual Fund Investor and Loss Aversion: A Study on the Influence of Gender, Experience and Investor Type."DOI 10.39.23/ibm.2014.30.35, pages 30‚Äď35.

Review of Overconfidence and Illusion of Control in Entrepreneurship and Cognitive Biases Control Bias, Arts and Literature, Volume 7, Issue 4, April 2019, International Journal of Humanities Researc, Journal of Management & Entrepreneurship, Volume 12, Issue 6, May 2019; "Green HRM: A Study on Sustainable Management Practices" Asia Pacific Journal of Research, April 2018 edition, "Impact Of Demographic Variables On Self Attribution Bias (Sab) Among Mutual Fund Investors" India's Climate Change Commitment And Green Financing Innovations International Journal of Finance and Management Research (EIJFMR), Journal of the Emperor, ISSN 2395-5929 IUP Publications' Portfolio Organizer, Volume VIII, No. 4, October 2016, "Investor Bias and Investor Decision: A Study on the Interrelationship between Biases"

The role of control bias illusion in herding behaviour is discussed in The Adarsh Journal Of Management Research, ISSN 0974-7028.Indian Journal of Applied Research, Volume 3, Issue 4, Pages 246 and 247, April 2013, ISSN-2249-555X, "Hindsight Bias and its Significance in Investor Decision Making."

Courses Taught:    Finance, Accounting, Marketing & General Management Courses

Research Interests: Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics & Taxation.

Dr. Srikant Parthasarathy¬†‚Äď B Com, CA, Ph.D in Finance

Area of Specialization: Finance and Entrepreneurship

Experience: Dr. Srikant Parthasarathy holds a PhD in finance from NUS and is a Chartered Accountant (Rank 2) and Chartered Management Accountant (India Topper). He began his career in the investment banking sector 13 years ago. before becoming the Head of Process and Policies at Citibank Daimler. He currently serves as Chakra Venture Partners LLP's managing partner a boutique private equity, tax, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and IPO advisory business with an emphasis on SMEs and startups. Additionally, he teaches finance at IIMs, SP.

Global and Indian campuses for Jain The company is active in India, Singapore, and the UK with seven partners globally

Courses Taught:    Finance and Entrepreneurship

Research Interests: Mutual Fund Investor Decision Making

Prof. RAMACHANDRA DESU¬†‚Äď B.Ed (Physics) & M Sc Physics

Area of Specialization: Business Law

Experience: With twenty five years of dedication in sixth form education in reputed schools, Mr. P. Ramachandra envisions multi skill education for every child enrolled for the program.

Being an explorer from his childhood, he has stamped his imprint in e-learning, university entrance examinations, career counseling, IB, Cambridge and AP curricula way back from the year 2000. While Amateur astronomy, HAM radio, coding, poetry, chess and ball badminton were his interests from school days, the recent additions to the list are Design thinking and Leadership modules for teachers. Master's in Physics from the University of Mysore and Bachelor's in Education from the Bangalore University, he forayed into conventional and nonlinear pedagogies in education. His unrelenting vision of ‚ÄúAcademics First‚ÄĚ has placed many of his students in OXBRIDGE and other universities of repute.

Served in Indian Air Force From Jan 1981 to Jan 2001. Deputed to Legal Cell from Jul 1997-Dec 2000

attending all cases pertaining to Air Force Yelahanka, for drafting, opinions, and liaison work with many government and private organizations.

‚ÄĘ As a junior Advocate at ILPM Consultants, Bangalore, Feb 2001 ‚Äď Feb 2003. Industrial, Labour, Personnel Management consultants. Retainers for 250 (approx) Government, private and Public Sector Companies. The areas of work undertaken include:

1. Litigation work in respect of Labour and Service matters, before Industrial Tribunals, Karnataka Administrative Tribunals and High Court of Karnataka.

2. Actively involved in a closure matter of Hatti Gold Mines, before CGIT, Bangalore.

3. I was a key person involved in solving a matter regarding coverage of ‚ÄėBall Pen‚Äô manufacturing company for Minimum wages, before the Authority appointed under Minimum Wages, Bangalore.

4. I voluntarily involved and contested in many matters regarding ESI and PF disputes.

5. Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements including agreements related to licenses, labour and service contracts.

Courses Taught:   BRM, BOI, PM, EWSS, Business Law.

Research Interests: Presently practicing as an independent Advocate at Bangalore since Feb 2003 representing in High

Mr. Subramanian Chandramouli¬†‚Äď MBA ‚Äď Management IT

Area of Specialization: Pan India Sales, Build, Train and nurture Sales Team, work with Strategic Alliance Partner, work with Channel partners

Experience: Mr. Subramanian has worked in IT Services, HRTech, SalesTech, Edutech and Fintech. He also has 2 years of experience in advising 2 funded SaaS startups in helping them getting their first 30 customers over a period of 18 months. In his career spanning 18 years, he has worked with 1000+ clients across US,Europe, India and MiddleEast

As a Sales Thought Leader:

Mr.Subramanian’s mission is to transform 100,000 Entrepreneurs and Sales executives into Sales Superstars He is an Author, Entrepreneur, Visiting Professor, Specialist Offline/Online Sales Trainer, Nasscom Mentor, NitiAyog/AIC Trainer, MeitY-Startup India Trainer, Tie Charter Member, Member of Bangalore Chamber of Commerce, SAARC Chamber of Commerce Trainer/Speaker, Trainer at T-Hub, Kerala Startup Mission

Courses Taught:   Sales, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Research Interests: working towards building India’s 1st Talent Market Network.


Area of Specialization: CMA/CPA/ACCA. Motivational Speaker, Corporate Trainer.

Experience: Prof. Bala Sulugundi has an experienced executive with more than 24 years of progressive expertise in the Accounting/Financial Management of Electrical, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas industries, enjoyed an international corporate career and made a bid adieu.

* With an in depth knowledge of best practices standards I possess the ability to increase learning quotient for budding young professionals who pursue international accounting professional qualifications like CMA/CPA/ACCA.

*Possess strong knowledge in vital areas like US GAAP, IFRS, SOX, FCPA, Ethics & compliance issues. Deliver exceptional corporate programs on these topics.

Courses Taught:   Coach-CMA/CPA/ACCA.

Research Interests: US GAAP, IFRS, SOX, FCPA,

Prof. Y. K. Gaur - BE Mech., M.Tech, Diploma Packaging, Perusing Ph.D. from Jain University.

Area of Specialization: Product Marketing, B2B Marketing & Lead Generation

Experience: Prof. Y. K. Gaur¬†Started Consulting and Advisory Firm on 18-04-2018, Project completed for Paras Power Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Auto Tech Pvt. Ltd. (Toyota Kirloskar Motor Fixture Development).Ongoing Project ITC Limited ‚ÄúWaste Management‚ÄĚ Machines Design and Development. Visiting Faculty, IFIM, NHCE, KIAMS, SBMJCE and GIBS Business School Bangalore etc. Association with following Organizations:

The Mysore Kirloskar Pvt. Ltd: 1983 to 2000 , General Manager New products Development and Packaging Machinery Division. Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management (KIAMS) Harihar. Faculty Operations Management ,2001to2004 ,Developed "New Product Development and Launching and First CBT programme develop on "Toyota Production (TPS) for Kirloskar Group and Trained, 100 Managers from 6 K-Group companies. Nagel, worked as Senior Manager Strategic Planning, Improve machines Delivery and responsible for Implementing ISO 9000 and Management Representative. Wedpack, Executive Assistant to Joint Managing Director. Developed MIS. and MR for ISO 9000.

Jain Group of Institutions, Head Entrepreneurship Development and Incubation Center, AIeMS, Head of Corporate Training Center, 2004to 2010.TOYOTA Group 2011 to 2014 Developed Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) Training Curriculum Trained 50 TL and Gl , Developed Ownership Maintenance "DOJO" Started Machine Tools Rebuilding Division Technocraft Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, Agni Motors Bangalore General Manager 2014-2015. Joined Fluid power Technologies Pvt. Ltd. On 01-10-2015 as Vice President Business Development.

Achievements: Machine Tool Designer, Designed and developed 6 Special Machines, Vertical and Horizontal Machining Centers Cigarette Packaging Complex and High Speed Wrapper 300PPM 5 packets per Seconds at MKL Harihar, Reconditioned machines, Advisor Maintenance at Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts Pvt. Ltd, TPS , TPM FTA Trainer,, ISO 9000 Management Representative at Nagel Special Machine Tools & Wadpack. Member of AMSI, BCIC, SAE, AMIE and Invited member CII. Paper presented: ‚ÄúBenchmarking of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Best Practices‚ÄĚ Participated and Exhibited Machining Centers at IMTEX 1989,1994, International Exhibitions visited : Dusseldorf ‚Äď Germany ‚Äď INTERPACK -1996.Osaka ‚Äď Japan ‚Äď JIMTOF -1990.Milano ‚Äď Italy ‚Äď EMO -1987.¬†

Courses Taught:   Supply Chain Management

Research Interests: Benchmarking of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Best Practices


Area of Specialization: Brand Management-Sales Management-Services Marketing & Materials Management

Experience: Recognized for outstanding contribution from Alliance-Symbiosis-CMS Jain - IIPM-GIBS & MS Ramaiah Accolades received in training & development from Microsoft India, Power Systems Corporation (POSOCO Govt of India Enterprise) & Inflow Technologies to name a few Mentored coached & guided humongous numbers of students in aligning them with their vision and goals Earlier into leadership roles across IT Distribution with Micropoint ME - Micro Contacts LLC ‚Äď Thakral Distribution to name a few delivering sustained results meeting Revenue - ROIC & Customer Satisfaction Client relationship with top MNC‚Äôs (Panasonic-Mitsumi-LG-NCR- NEC etc) and Channel partners globally

Courses Taught:   Sales, Marketing, International Marketing, International Business

Research Interests: Sales, Marketing and Consumer Behavior 

Full Time Faculty at GIBS Business School Bangalore