Core Faculty

Prof. A.Vidyasagar

Designation: Deputy Director
Education Qualification: B.Tech, PGDM (IIM-C),UGC -NET
Total Experience (In Years): 29
 Prof. A. Vidyasagar has done his B. Tech (E & C) from NITK, Surathkal and PGDM from IIM, Calcutta. He is NET (UGC) qualified. He has over 30 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Business Strategy, Corporate Planning, and Brand Consulting. He was part of the top management team in several companies across Telecom, IT and Durable sectors. He was associated with various companies like T.I. Cycles, Usha Martin Telekom, JT Mobiles, Logix Microsystems, Vertebrand and others. His teaching and research interests are in the fields of Digital Marketing, Sales and Distribution Management, Branding and Marketing strategies. A case study co-authored by Prof.Vidyasagar has won the Marketing category of  ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2017.
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Prof. Saina Baby

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: MA, M. Phil
Total Experience (In Years): 9
Ms. Saina Baby is a Postgraduate and M. Phil in Economics from Stella Maris College, Chennai. She has been trying to instil a passionate and pragmatic approach among the students towards learning the concepts, theories and applications related to the diverse and dynamic domains of Economics. During her 10 years of teaching career, she has presented several papers in national and international conferences. She is very keen on exploring the learning and research possibilities in the fields of International Economics, changing macroeconomic scenario and Gender Studies.
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Prof. Atish R. Dasgupta

Designation: Adjunct Faculty
Education Qualification: B.Tech.(Hons.), IIT Kharagpur, PGDM IIM Calcutta
Total Experience (In Years): 45
Prof. Atish Dasgupta has done his B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and a PGDM from IIM, Calcutta. He has over 35 years of industry experience and 6 years of academic experience. He has worked in several organizations such as ACC, Cellnext, Pertech Computers Ltd., IDM, Sonata Software and HCL in diverse fields like Engineering, Software Delivery, Software Services Marketing and Recruitment and HR. He last held the position of HR Director at HCL Technologies. Post his industry stint, he moved into academics and for the last three years he has been teaching Organization Behaviour and HR subjects. His areas of interest are Recruitment & Selection and Competency based HRM among others. Prof. Atish R Dasgupta has been awarded 1st prize in EdgeFarm – the HR Case Study Competition 2017 conducted by CII. Prof. Atish also has corporate training experience with Wipro. 
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Dr. D Subramaniam

Designation: Adjunct Faculty
Education Qualification: MBA, M.Phil, UGC-NET, Ph.D
Total Experience (In Years): 41
Dr. D.Subramaniam has done his MBA from (PSG Tech, Coimbatore) of Madras University, M.Phil from Bharathiar University. He is UGC NET qualified and has been awarded his PhD in international marketing area. He has about 30 years of industry experience and 11 years in Academics. He has worked in several organizations such as LMW, Ashok Leyland, EID Parry & Coramandel Fertilizers all in supply chain area. Post his industry stint he moved in academics and has been teaching Strategy Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, ERP etc. Prior to joining SIBM he was with XIME, Bangalore. He has many publications to his credit in Journals and also presented papers in various National and International Conferences.  
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Prof. Semila Fernandes

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: MBA, M.Phil
Total Experience (In Years): 12
 Ms. Semila Fernandes holds an MBA in Marketing Management from Pune University, an M. Phil in Management from Periyar University and a B.Sc. from Goa University. She has also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from NLSIU, Bangalore. She is pursuing her Ph.D from SIU, Pune. She has 12 years of teaching experience in the area of Marketing. Ms. Semila has corporate exposure from her stint at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company as an Executive - Direct Marketing and at ICFAI as a Regional Summer Internship Co-ordinator. Her research expertise has been in the area of Consumer Behaviour. A case study co-authored by Prof.Semila has won the Marketing category of  ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2017.
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Prof. Pooja Gupta

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: MBA,UGC-NET
Total Experience (In Years): 10
Ms. Pooja Gupta is a BA (Hons) Economics graduate from Sri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. She has completed her MBA (Finance) from the International Management Institute, New Delhi. Having completed her NET (UGC), she is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the area of Behavioural Finance. She has more than 10 years of teaching experience and teaches Corporate Finance, Security Analysis, Valuation and International Business. Her research interest is in the area of Contrarian Investing and Behavioural Finance. She has presented papers in various International and National Conferences. A Case study co-authored by Prof.Pooja has been selected as one of the top 10 cases in ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2016. She has several peer reviewed publications in various National and International Journals and two Case Studies with Ivey Publishing and Harvard Business School Publishing to her credit. Prof. Pooja Gupta has been awarded the 1st prize in EdgeFarm – the HR Case Study Competition 2017 conducted by CII. Another case study co-authored by Prof.Pooja has won the Marketing category of ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2017.
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Dr. Madhvi Sethi

Designation: Professor
Education Qualification: MBA, Ph.D. Post Doctoral Fellow
Total Experience (In Years): 13
Dr. Madhvi Sethi completed her post-doctoral fellowship from Indian School of Business(ISB), Hyderabad on “Product Market and Capital Structure Interaction – Evidence from Spectrum Auctions” after doing her Doctorate in the area of financial markets from Vikram University, Ujjain. She did her. Her research interests lie in the area of financial markets, financial economics, mergers and acquisitions and capital structure decisions. She has presented papers in several international and national conferences. Her research papers have been published in various peer reviewed journals in India and abroad. She has co-authored a book titled "Indian Business Groups: Strategy and Performance" which has been published by Cambridge University Press, India. Her co-authored cases have won several competitions including ISB-Ivey Case Competition and CII-Edgefarm Western Region Case Competition. Three of her cases are available on Harvard Business Publishing and Ivey Publishing. Dr. Sethi has been appointed as the Research Mentor for SIBM-Bengaluru by Symbiosis International University. She has been involved in corporate programmes conducted at Wipro Ltd. where she has been teaching executives at different management levels.
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Prof. Aarti Mehta Sharma

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil
Total Experience (In Years): 17
Prof. Aarti has completed her MSc (Hons) and M. Phil in Statistics. She is also pursuing a PhD in Statistics. She has 6 years of experience in the Market Research industry in reputed organizations like MODE and FORE along with 8 years of teaching experience. Prof. Aarti also has corporate training experience with Wipro. Her areas of interest are the applications of decision sciences using SPSS, R and Tableau. She has publications in various journals and has presented research papers at several national and international conferences. Her current research interest is in the area of corporate governance and eco-friendly business practises. 
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Prof. Lavina Sharma

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: MHRM, Diploma in Training & Development, UGC - NET
Total Experience (In Years): 8
Prof. Lavina Sharma holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from The M S University of Baroda. She has also done Diploma in Training & Development from ISTD, New Delhi and is UGC (NET) certified. She is currently pursuing Ph.D. from Symbiosis International University. Before joining academics, she has worked with leading corporates like Alembic Ltd., Atul Ltd. and Ma Foi Randstad Management Consultants in various capacities. Her expertise areas are Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Learning & Development and Employee Relations. She has written various research papers and conducted various Management Development Programs for Corporates in areas of Human Resource Management. Prof. Lavina also has Corporate Training Experience with L & T, HPCL & Wipro.  
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Dr. Biranchi Narayan Swar

Designation: Associate Professor
Education Qualification: M.A, M.B.A, Ph.D (Marketing)
Total Experience (In Years): 14
Dr. Biranchi has a M.A in Economics and an MBA in Marketing from Berhampur University, Odisha. He was ranked 3rd in order of merit in B.A (Economics) and M.A (Economics) in the University Examination. He also has a Ph.D in Business Administration from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. He has more than 14 years of rich teaching, research and industry experience in reputed organizations. His teaching areas of interest are Services Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Research, and Sales & Distribution Management. He has published more than 30 research papers in various national and international referred journals including Scopus and ABDC listed Journals. Dr. Swar has been invited as a session chair to various conferences organized by IIM-Calcutta and Symbiosis- Pune. He is the reviewer and in the editorial board of the various Journals like Business Perspectives and Research, International Journal of Applied Services Marketing Perspectives, International Journal of Intercultural Information Management, International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, and International Journal of Services Technology and Management etc.  Dr. Swar conducted various MDP in the area of marketing for various organizations. His current areas of research are Shoppers’ buying behavior, Online Retail Service Quality and Branding.   
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Prof. Ravi Kumar

Designation: Adjunct Faculty
Education Qualification: M.Sc
Total Experience (In Years): 31
Mr. V. Ravi Kumar spent nearly 30 years in Corporate Life in the area of Banking with a specialization in the area of Financial Markets. He headed the Treasury for ICICI Bank, IDFC Bank and the ING Group in India. He began his banking career with State Bank of India. He progressed in his career as a Senior Dealer with ANZ Grindlays and Chief Dealer with ABN AMRO Bank before assuming the Head of Treasury position. He has also served on the Board of IIM Bangalore, ING Mutual Fund and with FEDAI and FIMMDA (Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association), both of which are self-regulating entities established by the Govt. of India. Mr. Ravi Kumar also has corporate training experience with Wipro.
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Dr. T Viswanathan.

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: MFC, Ph.D
Total Experience (In Years): 17
Professor T. Viswanathan, holds a Ph.D from Bharathiar University Coimbatore, Master’s Degree in Finance and Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Madurai Kamaraj University. He has 17 years of teaching, training and consultancy experience. He was associated with Alliance University as Faculty in Alliance School of Business. He served as a Member of Board of Studies. He had spent a decade with Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies. He has conducted over 150 MDPs for Kirloskar Group of Companies, in the area of Finance and trained over 500 executives. He served as an Assessor for Ravi Kirloskar Quality Price Award for business excellence and CII EXIM Bank Award. He is a CII certified Assessor for Competency Mapping and Assessment and conducted five assessment centres. He is a program committee member of Global Science and Technology Forum – Singapore. He has presented several papers in national and international conferences. His areas of interest include Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management and Financial Derivatives.
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Dr. John Ben

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: FPM (IIM L), PGDM (IIM L), B.E (Mechanical)
Total Experience (In Years): 14
Dr. John Ben has a doctorate from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. He has a PGDM from IIM Lucknow and has done B.E (Mechanical) from NIT Trichy. He has a blend of corporate as well as academic experience spanning 14 years. His corporate experience of about ten years include eight years in the supply chain domain with apparel retail organizations and two years in the lean practices / industrial engineering department with an automobile major. His research interests are in Strategy and Corporate Governance. He has published papers in national and international journals. Prior to joining SIBM, he taught various subjects in Operations domain at Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship for four years.
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Dr. Mallika Srivastava

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: MMS, PhD in Customer Relationship Management
Total Experience (In Years): 10
Dr Mallika Srivastava has earned PhD for her research on Customer Relationship Management in Indian Corporate Sector from University of Allahabad. She has also done Master of Management Studies (MMS) from JD Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, S.N.D.T University. Dr Mallika has more than 10 years of work experience of which she has over 6 years of teaching and research experience in marketing management domain and 4 years of rich corporate work experience in organizations like Blue Star India Ltd and Eicher India Ltd in the area of project management, customer relationship management, systems design & development, training and implementation. Dr Mallika has taken various internationalization initiatives and organized various Study India Programs for students from International University like DHBW CAS, Heilbronn, Germany, University of Cologne, Gedu College of Business, Royal University of Bhutan, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University, Nanyang Technological University. She has conducted sessions for international study India program for students from various international university like Nanyang Technological University, Royal University of Bhutan, Kelly School of Business at Indiana University. Dr Mallika has authored a management text book titled: Customer Relationship Management – Indian Context with Vikas International Publishing House and coauthored a book titled “Modern Business Organization and Management” with Prayag Pustak Bhawan. She has credit of having published various research papers in reputed refereed National and International Journals. She is also a certified trainer for market place simulation. Areas of Interest: Customer Relationship Management, Customer satisfaction and customer loyalty Services Marketing, Sales and Distribution.
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Dr. (Mrs.) Bandana Nayak

Designation: Associate Professor
Dr. (Mrs.) Bandana Nayak holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Ph.D from Utkal university, Bhubaneswar and MSW from Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Indore. She started her career as an Assistant Welfare Officer in Sonic Electrochem Ltd., Indore in 1993. After a year, she joined academics as a teaching faculty and was associated with different B’Schools like Rourkela Institute of Management Studies, Rajdhani College of Engineering & Management, Institute of Management & Information Sciences, Institute of Business & Computer Studies (Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar). She was a member of ‘Academic Council’ and ‘Board of studies’ of SOA University and was heading the department of HR. She has completed a major research project sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi, under Research Promotion Scheme as Principal Investigator. As a committed academician and prolific writer, Dr.Nayak has 26 national and International research publications and 3 books to her credit. Two scholars have successfully completed their Ph.D under her guidance. Dr. Nayak has been a consultant to Odisha Pisci Culture Development Corporation (OPDC), Department of Public Enterprise and a trainer to department of Water Resources, Govt. of Odisha.

Dr. Vandita Dar

Designation: Adjunct Faculty
Education Qualification: Ph.D. in Economics (NET & SET qualified)
Total Experience (In Years): 17
Dr. Vandita Dar is a Ph.D. in Economics (NET & SET qualified) from Mumbai University with over 17 years of diverse work experience in academics, research, as well as the corporate. Her varied stints involve heading the training division of an apex state training institute, working as faculty in management institutes, and also being associated with the research division of a premier Indian financial institution. In her last corporate assignment, she held the profile of an economist with a global financial services company. Her research interests include macroeconomic policy and development economics.

Dr. Shubhadeep Mukherjee

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: FPM (IIM Ranchi), B-tech (WBUT)
Total Experience (In Years): 5
Dr. Shubhadeep Mukherjee is a fellow of IIM, Ranchi, he holds his PhD degree in the area Information Systems. He has previously worked with various IT MNCs in India and Australia. During his Industry stint, he has worked as a Data Scientist and as an AI consultant. He has published his research work in ABDC listed journals and has presented his work in conferences in India and the US. He teaches Business Analytics at SIBM Bangalore and has keen research interest in application of machine learning in Business, Healthcare and Education.