Dr. Vishal Talwar is an ardent educationist. He is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of the EMBA/BBA Programs at the SP Jain School of Global Management for their Mumbai, Dubai, Sydney and Singapore campuses. Dr. Talwar has also spearheaded the JRE School of Management (an Educomp-Raffles Joint Venture) in Delhi (Greater Noida Region) for two years. Dr. Talwar has been associated with the leading universities in the United Kingdom such as the London School of Economics and the Henley Business School, University of Reading. At Henley, he was awarded the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Learning and Teaching Award’ in recognition of his consistent endeavor to improve the student experience. He is a Ph.D. in Marketing Strategy from Manchester Business School where the Shell Oil Company awarded him a doctoral scholarship. He has not only published and presented in leading international academic journals and conferences, and has published in leading journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics (a Financial Times Top 45 Journal) and has received best paper proceedings at the Academy of Management in the US. Being a startup enthusiast, Dr. Talwar has worked with a variety of startups from India and the UK to help them grow and succeed.
Professor - Economics
Dr. Satish Deodhar is a veteran academician who is associated with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) as an Associate Professor of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from the Ohio State University. Dr. Deodhar has an experience of developing competitive market structures, addressing agricultural trade, WTO, and food quality issues. To his credit, he has also conducted consulting projects for Indian Banks; the ministry of food processing industry from the Government of India; and the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. It was during his tenure as the chairperson of admissions at IIM-A (in 2007-08) that the idea of a computer-based CAT for India was suggested. He was the convenor of the first computer-based CAT and was instrumental in successfully introducing the paper-and-pencil test which was passed unanimously by all the IIMs Admission chairpersons.
Director - Academics
National University of
Dr. Nitin Pangarkar is an internationally acclaimed author, educationist and a renowned strategist. He is currently the Director for Academics and Associate Professor at National University of Singapore (NUS). As an ardent academician, he has been involved in teaching strategy to students from leading universities across Asia, US, Europe and the Middle East. Dr. Pangarkar has published 19 Journal Articles, 3 Chapters in Books, and several other publications. He has previously authored Books / Monographs like Business Strategy in Asia: A Casebook and Flying High in a Competitive Industry: Singapore Airlines. For his tireless efforts, Dr. Pangarkar has been conferred with various national and international honoraries. It includes Best Paper – Asia Academy of Management, Taipei, 2008, Favorite Professor – NUS MBA Alumni, School of Business nominee for the Outstanding Educator Award, NUS, NUS Excellent Teachers, Outstanding Service Award, NUS Business School, Outstanding Educator Award, and NUS Business School.
Suhrud S. Neurgaonkar
Professor - Avantika,
Suhrud Neurgaonkar is a senior faculty member from the Economics and Finance discipline of Avantika University. Before Avantika, he was associated with MIT School of Telecom Management as the member of the academic team teaching Indian Economy and its Global Implications, International Business Management, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Direct Taxation, Financial Management, Multinational Financial Management and Economic Environment of Business. In addition to this, he was also acting as Head Students Development and Faculty Incharge – Placements by promoting Industry-Academia Initiatives and monitoring Administration of Academic Staff and Student Discipline. Mr. Neurgaonkar has also been a visiting faculty for the management program (MBA) with Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Alandi, Pune. An ardent researcher, he has been instrumental in publishing papers on topics ranging from Indian economy to Education. For his tireless efforts, Prof Neurgaonkar was conferred with several accolades, as the “Best Teacher in Financial Management” by Amar Ujjala B-School Excellence Award ( 2012-13), and “Ideal Teacher Award” by the World Peace Centre of MAAER’s MIT, Pune, India (2013).