PROF. P. M. AUSTIN
Area: Finance and Economics
- MBA, Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
- B.E. Agricultural Engineering, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Austin P.M. is an engineer and an MBA from IIM, Bangalore, with more than two decades of managerial experience in the areas of banking and financial services, internet-based technologies and education. His financial services experience includes stints at State Bank of India and the Tata group. He set up Carstreet.com, India’s first auto web site for SIFY. He was the founder and CEO of India’s first personal finance FinTech start-up, PaisaPower.com, funded by ICICI Ventures. He was the Director of the Management Development Centre at LIBA, Chennai. He was also the Country Head, India for St Joseph’s University, Philadelphia. Currently, he is a social entrepreneur and the CEO of EduCentral.in, an online education start-up focussed on offering affordable employability courses to college students. He is also a conference speaker and a visiting faculty at several well-known business schools. His areas of expertise include FinTech, Blockchain, Business Analytics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Digital Marketing, Ebusiness and Online Education.