Visiting Faculty

Shreyashi Chakraborty
FPM-IIM Calcutta.

Shreyashi Chakraborty

  • Assistant Professor (Visiting)
  • Academic Area: Human Resource Management
Research Interests
  • Diversity Management and Inclusion, Human Resource Management in Mergers & Acquisitions, Implementation of Human Resource Management in Organizations
  • Title : Antecedents of Diversity and their Impact on Implementation of Organizational Structures and Systems for a Gender Inclusive workplace: A study in the Indian IT / ITES industry
  • Area of Specialization: Human Resource Management

Dr. Pallab Bandyopadhyay
Director - Human Resources, Citrix Systems, Bangalore

Dr.Pallab Bandyopadhyay

Dr. Pallab Bandyopadhyay currently heads the country HR function for India for both R&D and Sales as Director-Human resources for Citrix based at Bangalore.  Citrix Systems (NASDAQ listed 2 billion US$ revenue) is a leading provider of virtualization, networking and software as a service (SaaS) technologies for more than 230,000 organizations worldwide.
A doctoral fellow in HRD from XLRI, Jamshedpur, and Dr. Bandyopadhyay has also been trained at various human process and organization development interventions at NTL, USA as well as adult learning theories at Interactive consultants, Canada. Dr Pallab has more than twenty four years of professional experience in the areas of Institution, Organization and Human Resources Development. Dr Pallab was the past-President of NHRD Bangalore chapter and currently a member at the National HR and IR/ER committee of CII. He has been the member of the CII and NHRD team that developed the first HR competency model HR Compass in India. He has been the member of the CII and NHRD team that developed the first HR competency model HR Compass in India. He is also a visiting faculty in number of reputed business schools in India in the area of HRM/OB. He is an honorary member of the HR Academic Area Advisory Council of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), a research guide for PhD students under the Faculty of Management Symbiosis International, a deemed University and also a member of board of studies for IFIM, Bangalore. He is also an expert reviewer at Harvard Business School (HBR) Press.

J Raghunathan 


Mr. J Raghunathan is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has over 30 years of experience in the Finance and Commercial management as well as IT and Business Consulting. He started his career in Hindustan Unilever Limited where he held various commercial management positions. He moved to Sundram Fasteners Limited, the flag ship Company of the TVS group. He also headed the global marketing and the ERP practice in Sundaram Infotech, and has been the architect of putting the till-then in-house servicing division on the international map. He is currently the CEO of alletecAX, a gold Certified Partner of Microsoft and specializing in ERP Consulting, Business Intelligence and Business Collaboration solutions. 
He has delivered consulting solutions to a range of industries including consumer goods, commodity, perfumery, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, engineering contracts as well as banks and financial services.

Mr. H.S.Shama Sundar
Founder CEO & President Motivational Speaker, 
Leadership Coach, Mentor and Business Strategist.

H.S.Shama Sundar has a commerce & law background and is specialized in International and Labor Laws.  He is also a post-graduate in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, & MBA apart from specialization in Behavioral Sciences and IPR management and protection. He is presently Vice Chairman for the IT, BT & Food Technology Committee, Board member at KASSIA for Women Entrepreneur development committee. .Immediate past Hon. Secretary- NIPM, Mysore Chapter, Past Additional Secretary of NHRD Bangalore Chapter, Immediate past treasurer of NIPM, Karnataka Chapter, and life member of  NHRD & BMA and faculty member for MSMEs (Govt. of India) and AWAKE- A NGO for developing Women Entrepreneurs.


Director, Gemba Management Consulting

Dr. R.Karthikeyan, Director, Gemba Management Consulting, Gemba School of HR, Chennai is a Clinical Psychologist turned HR Professional. He has nineteen years of Academic, Managerial and Consultancy experience. He has worked in Tube Investments and Hyundai Motor India as HR Manager. He has trained more than 27,000 corporate executives till date. His clients include Airtel, Ashok Leyland, Brigade Solutions, Delphi, TVS, Ford, Hexaware Technologies, Hewitt, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Philips, Sundaram Fasteners, Titan, TVS Sri Chakra, Verizon Data Services and others. Apart from corporate training, he conducts assessment centres for Selection and Development and is in board for selecting senior level executives in a lot of companies. He is a writer with Indian Express, a Television film maker and a corporate film maker. He is also a Sports Psychologist and affiliated with Dr.Sandy Gordon, Cricket Psychologist of Australia and he helps sports people and athletes on mental skill training.

Expert: Operations Management


Mr. Kidambi Srinivasan, has extensive engineering and manufacturing experience. A Mechanical Engineer, a post-graduate from IIT Madras and ISI (Indian Statistical Institute), his qualifications also include a PG Diploma in Management from LIBA, Chennai. With 30+ years of experience in TVS manufacturing unit, his depth of knowledge encompasses implementation of ISO 9000 and TS 14949 inside a variety of manufacturing settings. As Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Practitioner, he has worked with clients on site as a Project Leader and Project Mentor. Srinivasan has been a Visiting Faculty member in many leading B-Schools and his expertise includes Operations Management, Operations Research and Quantitative Methods.

Mr. P. Gopinath


Mr. P. Gopinath, is a multi-qualified person holding Masters in Commerce, Bachelor of Laws, passed Intermediate Company Secretaries of India, Diplomas in Labor law, Central Excise and Customs and at present he is pursuing Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law in India’s top law school namely National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He is born in the family comprising of members who are very highly educated in their fields. He is currently practicing as an Advocate in the Salem District Court and in the High Court, Chennai and also a Corporate and Tax Consultant. He is Legal Advisor for large number of Corporate Hospitals, Speciality Hospitals, Super Speciality Surgeons, Doctors, Software companies etc. He is a Legal advisor for recovery agents under SARFEASI Act and has a good experience in the field of Debt recovery including investigation, scrutiny of documents, Vetting of documents, Recovery and Possession of Assets.


Michael Milli, DGM 
IBM, Human Resources, (India Software Labs)


He is a MBA (PGDPM & IR) in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations in XLRI, Jamshedpur and completed Graduation in Journalism in Delhi University. He is currently working as DGM (Human Resources) in IBM and overall responsibility of driving the performance management process, employee developmental initiatives, compensation and benefits efforts, employee engagement activities, reward and recognition programs, career and succession planning, manpower planning, HR process, procedures and practices and attrition management in the India Software lab of IBM. His previous experience includes Head-HR of Biocon and Head-HR of Think3Designs, reporting to the worldwide VP-HR. Other experience includes Hewlett Packard, Novell Software, Sasken Communication etc.

Pavan Soni 
Innovation Evangelist at Wipro, Bangalore

Pavan Soni

Pavan Soni, an Innovation Evangelist at Wipro, works towards innovation consulting and enablement both for Wipro’s internal teams as well the clients. He has over 20 papers and articles published on the subject in various national and international journals, latest being at IEEE Journal on Innovation and Technology Management. He has worked on innovation consultancy with firms such as Wipro, Tata Steel, Mahindra & Mahindra, Titan, Tanishq, GlaxoSmithKline, Future Group, Cryo-Save and Ericsson, among others. He has been conferred with prestigious “On the Job Achiever” award at Lakshya 2007 by CII at Mumbai. He is also a visiting faculty at some of the leading Management Institutes in India. He is a Post Graduate from NITIE Mumbai and a Gold Medalist in Engineering from JNVU Jodhpur.

Prof. Sarit Kumar
Director, Trendz Consultant, Bangalore


He is a PGDM from IIM-C and has over 25 years of experience in top managerial positions with MRF, Xerox, and Grasim – where he was directly reporting to Kumaramangalam Birla before establishing Trendz Consulting Group. He is a visiting faculty in IIM-A, B&C and top Universities abroad including Singapore & Malaysia. He has delivered MDPs to over 50 leading companies in India & Abroad like: ACC Limited, CTS, Honeywell Tech Solutions, i-Flex Solutions, ITC Group of Companies, L&T, Murugappa Group, Reckitt Benckiser, Sona Koyo Steering Systems, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant etc.,

Dr. NandKishore Rati
Chief Navigating Officer, Loratis Career School, Bangalore


A Globally renowned management thinker & consultant was earlier Director – Asia Pacific, Oracle Corporation Inc., and Head of Training & Development, IIT Mumbai and has over 25 years experience in corporate and in institutions. Before Oracle Corp., he was National Sales Manager in Videocon International. Dr. Rati’s Doctoral thesis at IIT won the Mercer award for the best thesis global level. He is trainer and consultant with no. of MNCs and Nationally reputed companies.

Rohan Bhate
Director, Wealth Insight Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore

Post Graduate from M. S. Ramaiah Insitute of Management in field of Finance and Marketing. He is currently pursuing his course in Chartered Financial Planner with IIFP.

Rohan carries a rich experience in fields of Banking and Finance. Starting his career from a Multinational Bank he laid the stepping stone in the field of banking. He excelled with his good work and was elevated to a senior position in the bank. He was always interested in core Wealth Management field and hence he moved to a private Wealth Management Firm in 2006 and was promoted twice to a senior role. He always believed in working differently and setting milestones as he moved ahead in his corporate career by inculcating the positive aspects of his fellow mates. He is also a visiting faculty to lot of Business schools imparting education by workshops, seminars and specialized courses.

Wealth Insight (WI) is the emergence of his passion and talent to incubate and generate wealth for his clients. He wanted to start an entity which is truly a listening entity. He is now set to reform the Corporate Arena by his line of thoughts and policies.