The institute wants to become a Center of Excellence in fostering managerial leadership and entrepreneurship in the development of human capital through quality research, teaching, residential learning and professional management services.
The following are the Board of Governors for the Institute
|1||Dr. Bala V Balachandran||Chairman|
|2||Shri Mohana Krishna Lakhamraju||Member|
|3||Shri Shantanu Prakash||Member|
|5||Shri V Sankaran||Member|
Prof Balachandran is a global thought leader in Management Education with many stellar distinctions to his name in the field of education. He was recently voted among the top 10 Global Thought Leaders and is also a recipient of the Padamshri award by Government of India.
Prof Balachandran’s academic career spans across 5 decades and has been with Kellogg Graduate School of Management since 1973. He has the rare honor (for an Indian in America) of having an endowed chair professorship in his name. In Indian management education, Prof Bala was closely involved in setting up the PGPM program at MDI Gurgaon and Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
Mr. Lakhamraju received a B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay where he was the recipient of the Hughes Best Scholar Award, an MS in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley where he was a recipient of the Regents Fellowship and an MBA from Stanford Business School where he was the recipient of the David Packard Fellowship. Mohan pursued doctoral studies at UC Berkeley in the area of high performance data storage systems and has presented papers in leading research conferences like SIGMOD and holds technology patents issued by the US Patent Office.
In prior life, he was a Private Equity investor focused on India and other Emerging Markets in his capacity as Managing Director, India for Tiger Global, a leading investment firm headquartered in New York. He also spent close to 10 years in Silicon Valley, first as an entrepreneur helping build a SAAS (software as a service) company called Stratify (now a division of HP) and then as a Venture Capitalist at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ).
Mohan is very passionate about high quality education and its ability to transform lives, having experienced it firsthand. He credits all of the exposure and opportunities he has got to his educational experiences and has made it his mission to enable other students in India have impactful and transformational learning experiences.
“Mr. Shantanu Prakash, MBA (IIM- Ahmedabad) is the Chairman and Managing Director of Educomp Solutions Limited. He founded Educomp Solutions Limited in 1994, a few years after acquiring an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
As a visionary who aspires to transform the conventional educational practices and infuse technology into school education, Mr Shantanu Prakash is extremely passionate about improving the “quality of education” and “access to education”, two things, he feels, that are essential to improving the education system in the country.
Mr Shantanu Prakash’s entrepreneurial skills have changed the face of Indian education, bringing an altogether new dimension to the conventional teaching–learning process. Educomp boasts of several innovations in educational technology under his leadership. The most recognized ones are smartclass, Quest, Mathguru, WIZiQ, Learn Hub, Leap, and Magickeys. Educomp also operates through its various collaterals such as authorGEN, ThreeBriXeServices, Learning.com, USA, AsknLearn and Singapore Learning.
Shantanu is also the Founder and Managing Trustee of the Learning Leadership Foundation (LLF), an organisation dedicated to bringing best practices in education to under-resourced schools. Shantanu is a charter member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), an organisation that connects entrepreneurs. He is a frequent speaker in education and business conferences worldwide.”
Gautam is a marketing and branding professional with significant expertise in the education sector. Earlier Gautam was a management consultant and worked with many of the top private and public sector energy firms in India. Gautam is an MBA from MDI Gurgaon and holds a B.Tech in Information and Communication Technology from DA-IICT.
Mr. Sankaran is a Senior Member of the Board of Directors and has varied and seasoned experience of more than 4 decades in Business and industry.He retired from ONGC after about 34 years of service and was the head of exploration and development activities.