Visiting Faculty

General Management

Abhishek Gupta – Founding member and Managing Director, i3 Consulting Pvt Ltd and Director at Quintics Private Ltd, Delhi. Has experience in research, analytics, and consulting in the areas of risk and marketing analytics across different industries. He worked with McKinsey and GE Capital prior to i3. He teaches Business consulting.


D.Harsha – A senior engineering professional with corporate experience of thirty years. A practitioner and environmental enthusiast, retired as Additional General Manager from BHEL, Trichy. He teaches Environmental Management.


K.Kalyanaraman – A senior academician and a retired professor from the University of Kerala, Kerala. He teaches Mathematics and Statistics for Managers, Operations Research & Business Research Methods


Krishnan Viswanathan – Chief Executive Officer of Krisk Consulting, he is an independent risk advisory and assurance consultant providing solutions in areas of operations risk, InfoSec, business continuity, AML, fraud, internal controls, compliance and governance after three decades of professional experience in the areas of strategy formulation, risk, operations, accounting, technology, projects etc. He teaches risk management.


R.Kumar – Currently Director, UXL ConsulTrain Mgt. Consultants, Corporate Trainer & Coach. For over three decades worked in various capacities across organisations in the fields on Finance & Accounts, Indirect taxation, strategic planning, M&A, sales and marketing (B2B and B2C), international business, global sourcing, HR and IR and as CEO. He teaches International Business Environment and Strategic Management courses.


Dr.Latha Vijaybaskar – Leadership Coach, Communications Coach & Trainer, Speaker & Author. Her expertise includes Organisational Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Communications, Online and Business Communication.


Pattu Subramaniam – Director at Walla Walla Logistics Pvt Led and formerly Senior Manager – Inbound and Customs Management, BMW Group, Plant, Chennai. His top skills include automotive engineering and customer satisfaction. He teaches Business Communication.


Dr.N.Raju – A senior academician and a retired professor from the Department of Statistics, University of Calicut, Kerala. He teaches Mathematics and Statistics for Managers, Operations Research & Business Research Methods.


V.G.Sarangan – A seasoned academician who served as professor and Academic Dean in various Business Schools of repute. His area of expertise includes Business Law, Strategic HRM, Environmental Management, Business communication, Business Ethics, Corporate Governance and Financial reporting.


G.Srinivasan – A senior professional having three decades of experience in Business and Technology Consulting. Business Consultant and Advisor to enterprises in the areas of strategic planning, leadership development and process improvement. Has expertise in the development of corporate performance

management systems and processes in manufacturing, insurance and healthcare domains. He teaches Strategic Management and Business Consulting courses.


Ms. Sukanya Badri – Director, Hexagram Business Solutions, is a business consultant for over two decades across finance, B2B market research, strategic HR, and Business Leadership. Her functional exposures are in the sectors of manufacturing, services, and technology. She teaches International Business Environment.

Economics & Finance

Dr.T.Arul Velan – A Veterinary Doctor turned Commercial Banker turned Management professional. Corporate trainer certified by SEBI, IIBF cum NIBM and NISM. His expertise includes securities markets, Banking, and Project Finance.


Dr.V.B.Athreya – A senior academician who served both in Indian and foreign universities of repute like University of Wisconsin, Bucknell University, Oxford University, Cambridge University, Lund University, IIT Madras, MIDS, and CDS Thiruvananthapuram. Currently the Adjunct Professor at Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Delhi. He has been actively involved in the areas of gender, literacy and development as both planner and social activist. He teaches Managerial Economics and Indian Economics.


Dr.G.Balasubramanian – A senior academician and acclaimed researcher has more than three decades of experience in executive training, teaching, consulting and research in Accounting, Finance and Information Technology. He has trained more than 1000 executives across multiple organization covering both private and public sector. Some of his most sought-after courses are Finance for Managers and Financial Modeling.


Dinesh Gopalan – Corporate Trainer and consultant in Finance, Management and Leadership. He worked for various companies like Godrej & Boyce, the Tata Group, and Fidelity Investments as CFO. He teaches Corporate Valuation.


Dr.Ganesh Sankar – An investment professional currently working with Cholamandalam Investment and Finance as its DGM – Enterprise Risk Management, has around 12 years of industry experience and six years of academic experience. His areas of expertise are Derivatives, Market and Credit Risk measurement and management and Financial Modelling.


Meenu Sharma – Currently Associate Vice President – Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd, Mumbai proficient in the areas of strategy planning and development, business excellence and innovation, new business opportunities including M&A activities. She teaches Financial Modelling using spreadsheets.


T.V.Rajalakshmi – A practicing chartered and cost accountant. She is also I financial planner certified by FPSB and an independent financial advisor. She is the founder of TVR and Associates, an audit and financial services firm. She is also the founder director of Bankonus financial solutions providing services in personal wealth management for HNIs and strategic financial solutions to corporate through process consulting and business advisory services.


R.Ravi Sankar – A company secretary and cost accountant having around 35 years of experience, of which 22 years in manufacturing and financial services industries in senior positions in different functions and

more than 15 years in training and consulting field. His areas of expertise include company law, financial markets, investment banking and international finance.


K.Saaminaathan – Former Additional Director, Tamil Nadu Industrial Guidance and Export Promotion Bureau, Chennai. His expertise includes Financial Reporting and Performance Analysis, Corporate Finance, Business Ethics, Government and Governance and Project Appraisal and Finance.


Sreedharan Srikanth – A practicing chartered accountant and a company secretary. A regular faculty for corporate laws at SIRC ICAI and branches. Authored books in law and finance. His expertise includes corporate law, Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance, and Corporate Valuation.


N.C.Srivatsan – A Chartered and Cost Account Professional and an independent management consultant. His expertise includes Financial Planning and Control, Budgetary Control, and Profit Centre Management.


K.R.Suresh – A senior and seasoned charted accountant handling various courses like income tax, audit procedures, credit appraisal, project management and control at SIRC of ICWAI, National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics, HDB Financial Services etc. He teaches Taxation Management


Dr.S.M.Suriyakumar – A senior academician and economist specialized in International Economics. His areas of expertise are international business, Managerial Economics, Development Economics, and Urban Economics.


A.P.Vasantha Kumar – Founding member and Investment Principal, Ascent Capital, is responsible for sourcing and evaluating deals and representing the fund on the boards of portfolio companies. Has experience in private equity and capital markets. He teaches electives in finance discipline.


S.V.Vijayaraghavan – Held a number of very senior positions in a wide spectrum of industries. In his capacity as Director, Finance ISOFT R&D Pvt. Ltd and CFO, Thinksoft Global Services Pvt. Ltd, he has independently handled finance and accounts operations and has vast experience in areas of financial management, accounting, costing, statutory audit, credit control in diverse industries such as auto, financial services, IT (Hardware and Software). He teaches Spread Sheets for Management, Financial Modelling, Corporate Finance, Strategic Finance, and International Financial Management courses.


B.Venkatesh – A well known columnist for Business Line and Founder, Navera Consulting, a firm offering wealth mapping and investor learning solutions. Has two decades experience in financial markets. He teaches at many business schools of repute and teaches Portfolio Management, Derivatives and Risk Management and Behavioral Finance courses. Besides CA and ICWAI, he holds many reputed degrees like CFA, CIPM, FRM, CPRM


Mr. Govindrajan Srinivas – An academician teaching Marketing at various business schools, and is also currently the Director at Vertical Limit Education. His top skills includes marketing research, marketing and teaching.


Mr. N. Jagannathan – An experienced entrepreneur in IT infrastructure specialised cloud computing, networking, security, storage and computing solutions and virtualisation.. Founder of Fourth Dimension Technologies and also co-founded a software product company besides an investor in two other ventures.


Rev Dr. C. Joe Arun – An academician having teaching and research experience of around 25 years. Served as Director for many business schools like XIBA, Playamkottai, GIM, Goa, JIM, Trichy and presently LIBA, Chennai. His interests are in the areas of Economics, Philosophy, management and Anthropology.


Dr. R. Kasthuri Rangan – A strategic management consultant having 35 years of experience encompassing strategic marketing, marketing consultancy, country management and project implementation in a wide variety of domains such as industrial automation, electronics, wireless communications and ITES. His areas of expertise are services marketing, sales and distribution, B2B Marketing and strategic marketing.


Mr. Prasenjit Das Purkayastha – A Market Research consultant and Trainer, and an Ex-Group Business Director of IMRB International. Besides IMRB, he also served TNS (NFO-MBL) and ACNielson ORG-MARG, in different roles. His areas of expertise include marketing research and marketing analytics.


Dr. J. Rajaretnam – A specialist in market research, he worked with Kantar IMRB and Research International and he held senior positions in charge of business units. His areas are expertise are marketing research and consumer behaviour.


Ms. Sangeetha S Abhishek – Co-founder of Digital marketing company, CGD creative, a young digital agency. She is Digital marketing Strategist and Social Media and Content marketing enthusiast. Her areas of expertise include Social media marketing, Digital marketing strategy, video marketing, facebook marketing, linkedIn for business, content marketing, online customer relationship.


Mr. Satheesh Krishnamurthy – A Brand consultant, who headed Marketing and business development at Cricinfo. He has long stints in Marketing and Advertising, having served MNC and Indian companies like Cavincare, McCann Erickson, Reliance etc. His areas of expertise are brand management and integrated marketing communication.


R.Seshadri – A rural marketing specialist and Former MD, Anuragh Madison Advertising and Director of Anuragh Madison Rural marketing Academy, he worked earlier with Ulka Advertising (now FCB Ulka), and Clarion Advertising, Mumbai. His interests are in rural markets and advertising.


Mr. Shanker Gopalakrishnan – Currently the President of Madras Consultancy Group. His consulting practice areas include business and marketing strategy, market research and marketing consultancy. He advises foreign firms on the Indian regulatory environment and entry strategies. Has significant consulting experience in UAE and Europe.


Shriram Sanjeevi – A retailer by profession, he has around 25 years of retail experience with RPG Retail, Spencer’s Retail, Central – Future Lifestyle Fashion, Benetton India, BIAL, Café Coffee Day, India Plaza, Royal Enfield and currently the Vice President at Levista Coffee. His top skills include retail management, new business development and strategic planning.


Dr.R.Venkatraman – Having experience of over four decades in logistics industry (aviation, shipping and surface transport) and a decade of experience in academics as Director of a b-school, he is a professor of business strategy, marketing and sales management and global business environment.

Information Technology

Mr Alok Sharma – Technology Lead working as network and security engineer at Infosys, has demonstrated history of working in IT and service industry. His top skills include network administration and security and information security. He teaches elective courses in IT discipline.


Mr. Ananth Subramanian – Over three decades of experience across business consulting (E&Y India, Tata Group), Financial Services (I-Sec, ICRA) and Digital transformation (Future Sofetware, HCL, Hitachi Solutions), he is a leader in defining strategy and leading execution in incubating new business lines, opening new markets, strengthening revenue, enhancing market position, scaling teams, profitability growth, anchoring business turnarounds and strategic M&A. Teaches IT related elective courses.


Mr. Arvind Kumar – Principal Data Scientist at Intentico Inc. graduated from Indian statistical institute. Had around 10 years of experience in the analytics field. His top skills are in Java, C and Data Mining. He teaches data science tools.


Mr. Balu Srinivasan – He has extensive experience for more than two decades with multiple industries like automobiles, consumer products, pharma, distribution and retail. His expertise include formulating the strategy and implementation plan for enterprise wide digital and IT programs, coaching and mentoring the IT and digital leaders in end-user organisations. He also advises IT and digital start ups on product and business development. He teaches technology courses.


Mr. Philip Solomon – More than a decade experience in machine language, statistical modelling, data mining, predictive analytics using mathematical and statistical approaches. Use data science methodologies to solve business problems. Well versed in R Python, SAS, SQL. Teaches machine language and AI.


Ms. Sreeradha Vasudevan – Project manager and business analyst working with SLA compliance, Process compliance, Maintaining CSF/CTQ targets, Incident , Problem, Request and event management, proficient in SDLC (Waterfall and agile) and end to end project management. She teaches IT related courses.


Mr. D.C. Vairavel – A technology professional keen to transform businesses to improve customer experience and enhance profitable revenues for over three decades in diverse industries such as manufacturing (Automotive & Chemical), IT & ITES, Logistics sectors. Presently Principal at Amazon Internet services. Teaching IT related courses at BIM. His top skills includes Six sigma management and ITIL.


Mr. Venkadesh Narayanan – Has three decades of work experience in consulting, business analysis and process improvement. A recognised instructor from APICS and is an Indian channel partner for them. He has successfully led the business analysis projects on movies such as Thani Oruvan (2015) and Velaikkaran (2017). He teaches business analysis and design.


Mr. S Venugopal – currently the Head, Business Excellence at Bosch has experience in business process management, plan and execute strategy management process. His top skills are in TQM, process excellence and continuous improvement. He teaches elective courses in IT discipline.


Mr. V. Gopalakrishnan – Founder and CEO of Global Operational Excellence Solutions, a Fullbright Scholar, and is a supply chain management consultant and corporate trainer, trained over 10000 working professionals across 12 countries which includes Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organisations, MSMEs in emerging economies. He teaches operation related elective courses.


Mr. T.J. Harikrishnan – Experienced professional in Data Science, Revenue Science, Machine Learning, Optimization, and simulation, cognitive computing technologies, NLP, image mining and worked in several industries such as airlines, aviation, manufacturing and services. He is teaching operational related elective courses.


Mr. Johanan A. Daniel – A coach, Trainer and Managing Director of Juran Academy, India. He is responsible for managing the Indian and Srilanka practices as well as assisting clients in implementing enterprise-wide assurance systems, business process re-engineering., cost of quality analysis, value stream management, Lean enterprise techniques and six-sigma implementations. He is a specialist in designing organization wide quality improvement policies and reward & recognition policy for quality improvement initiatives.


Mr. Michael Arun – Currently with Vestas as deputy manager, he has experience in FMCG, Consumer Electronics and Renewable energy industries sectors. He is also certified with Six Sigma, TOC and in business analytics. He teaches operation related elective courses.


Mr. Prabhu Chandrasekaran – Seasoned business and digital transformation leader with two decades of experience in enabling people and organisations through data driven informed decisions and focussed strategy execution. His top skills include six sigma, program management and change management. He is teaching operations related elective courses.


Ms. Ritu Gulati – worked in industries like banking and media, she is a certified bank trainer and a post graduate in marketing and communications. She teaches service operations management.

Human Resources

Prof. A.G. Balasubramanian – An academician having 25 years of experience in academics and five years in industry, he held various leadership roles as the Director, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Dean, Bhavan’s Royal Institute of Management and Head, Goa Institute of Management. His interests are in human resources management.


Prof. Biswanath Ghosh – A seasoned HR professional having around three decades of experience in various HR functions. Currently engaged in many consulting activities across various companies. He teaches HR related core and advanced courses.


Mr. C. Mahalingam – An executive coach and HR advisor, consults in the areas of HR transformation and leadership development., He served in various HR roles as Executive Vice President & Global Chief People Officer (in Symphony Teleca), Vice President – HR (in IBM India/South Asia and Hewlett Packard India), HR Director (in Royal Philips Electronics). For over 30 years in HR, his strengths include building strategic organization capabilities. He teaches leadership course in many leading b-schools.


Mr. N. Muralidharan – A senior HR professional, worked in reputed organisations like Hindustan Aeronautics, UB Group and Ashok Leyland for over three decades handling multiple facets of HRM including industrial relations, labour law compliance, recruitment, compensation strategy and management, performance management. He teacher elective courses in HR discipline.


Mr. V.M. Ramalingam – A human process facilitator, coach, and trainer. He facilitates change in large systems, groups, and individuals since 1986. Has over 36 years of managerial experience in organisations covering the fields of manufacturing, Banking, Finance, Marketing, HRD and OD. His professional interest is in applied behavioural science, psychodynamics of groups and organisations (Large systems) and NLP based interventions.

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