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Dr. Rajesh Panda

Education Qualification: M.A,PGDABM(IIM-A),Ph.D,UGC - NET
Total Experience (In Years): 13

Dr. Rajesh Panda is a graduate of IIM, Ahmedabad and he holds Master’s degree in Economics and  PhD degree in Retailing. Besides being a Professor at SIBM B, he is also an adjunct Faculty with School of International Business and Entrepreneurship, Steinbeis University, Berlin and a visiting faculty at IIM Ranchi. Dr. Panda has been awarded the Best professor in Marketing by National Educational Leadership Awards (2014). He has more than 25 peer reviewed publications in various national and international journals and three case studies distributed by  Ivey Publishing and Harvard Business School Publishing to his credit.

Dr. Panda is a member of the ‘Board of Studies (Faculty of Management)’,   ‘Planning and Monitoring Board’ and ‘Academic Council’ of Symbiosis International University. He also served as the member of Academic council of SCDL in the past. Dr. Panda has vast experience in corporate training, research and consulting with companies like Godrej, HUL,  ITC, IBM, Amdocs,  Zensar, BMC Software, Mphasis, Wipro, CapGemini, WNS, BACS, John Deere, Avaya, McDonalds, Praj Industries, Taco,Tyco, M&M, Allscripts, Eclerx etc.

 Dr. Panda is a reviewer of marketing books with Pearson Education and Tata McGraw-Hill education private limited. 

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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. Lakshmaiah Botla

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education Qualification: MBA,M.A,UGC-NET
Total Experience (In Years): 10

Prof. Botla holds an MBA (Marketing) and MA (Public Administration) from Osmania University, Hyderabad with UGC-NET in Management and Public Administration. He is a certified Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) in Marketing Management by AIMA, New Delhi. He is also an awardee of Best Teacher from IAMEE, Hyderabad along with Doctoral Fellowship from ICSSR, New Delhi. Prof. Botla has more than a decade of experience in teaching and research and formerly associated with ICFAI, IAMEE, IPE, etc. He has presented papers in national and international conferences with publications in reputed national and international journals. He has a passion for research in ‘Rethinking the Organization’ from Indian Ethos perspective.

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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: Assistant Professor
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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Mrs. Shivani Inamdar

Designation: Research Assistant
Education Qualification: MBA
Total Experience (In Years): 2
Ms Shivani Inamdar has completed her MBA in Human Resource Management from Pune University, India with distinction. She was the recipient of Academic Excellence Award for being the topper of the University in her discipline. As a part of her MBA, Shivani was also selected to study at University of Wisconsin, Parkside, USA during the summer of 2011 as part of Student Exchange Program. Shivani has worked as an HR Executive for 2 years with Zensar Technologies Limited, Pune, India. Currently, she is a PhD scholar at Symbiosis International University, Pune under the Faculty of Management, HR.
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Dr. Asha Nadig

Designation: Associate Professor
Education Qualification: M.Com, PGDMM, Ph.D, UGC-NET,SLET
Total Experience (In Years): 20

Prof. Asha Nadig holds a doctorate from Mysore University on the subject “An Empirical Study on Semi Strong Form of Market Efficiency of Select Sectors in Bombay Stock Exchange”. She has more than 23 years of teaching experience in reputed B schools in Bangalore and Mysore. She has attended and presented papers in various National Conferences and has published several research papers in reputed referred journals. Her teaching interests are corporate finance, Financial Statement Analysis, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management.

 

 

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Dr. Madhvi Sethi

Designation: Associate 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. K.Shivakumar

Designation: Professor
Education Qualification: M.Com, M.Phil,Ph.D(Marketing)
Total Experience (In Years): 38

Dr. K. Shivakumar has a PhD in Marketing from Delhi University.He has more than thirty five years of teaching experience both at the under graduate and Postgraduate levels:  Has been A Research Guide for M.Phil scholars, Resource Person and examiner for Pondicherry University, Madras University, and Annamalai University for their Distance Education Programs for more than a decade and as a counsellor for Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU) – MBA Program, Pondicherry Centre, for a number of years. Has published more than 25research articles and has attended more than 20 national and International conferences. 

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Dr. Biranchi Narayan Swar

Designation: Associate Professor
Education Qualification: M.A, M.B.A,Ph.D.
Total Experience (In Years): 13

Dr. Biranchi has an MA in Economics and an MBA in Marketing from Berhampur University, Orissa. He was placed 3rd in the BA (Economics) and MA (Economics) University Examination at Berhampur University. He also has a PhD in Business Administration from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. He has more than 12 years of rich teaching, research and industry experience in reputed organizations. His areas of interest are Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Research, Services Marketing and Sales & Distribution Management; He has published more than 30 research papers in various reputed national and international referred journals. He is currently working on an SIU funded research project on ’Service Quality Delivery and Customer Satisfaction in Indian Retail Banks’.

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Prof. Ravi Kumar

Designation: Placement Head
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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