Faculty Profiles

The academic environment at ABBS is inspired by a distinguished panel of faculty with global experience. Our faculty is carefully hand-picked based on intellectual acumen and research quality. At ABBS, we look to equalise in-house excellence with industry prowess. In line with this thought, we welcome distinguished visiting faculty from across the globe, who bring diverse perspectives to course delivery. Many members of our faculty are part of ongoing research projects, and a sizeable number have earned international awards and felicitations for their exemplary contributions in the realm of research.

Faculty Of MBA

Name: Dr.H.R. Venkatatesha
Qualification : M.Com, MBA & Ph.D
Designation : Professor
Date Of Joining : 01/02/2008
Nature Of Association : Regular

Dr H. R. Venkatesha is Director, MBA at ABBS. Armed with a MCom, an MBA and a PhD, he holds over thirty years of teaching experience at some of the most prominent universities in India.

Name: Dr. V. S. Chauhan
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Professor
Date Of Joining: 15/07/2009
Nature Of Association: Regular

Dr V. S. Chauhan is an industry veteran whose academic experience touches thirty-five years. Having begun his career as an electronics engineer, he went on to work with leading organisations in India across quality management, testing, production and control. Over the past fifteen years, Dr Chauhan has focused exclusively on academia and has been associated with some of India’s premier business schools. He is a core member of the marketing panel at ABBS.

Name: M .Viswanathan
Qualification: MBA
Designation: Professor
Date Of Joining: 01/08/2012
Nature Of Association: Regular

With an experience that spans global geographies, Professor M. Vishwanathan has held unique roles over his 25-year long corporate career. He is now an integral part of the marketing faculty at ABBS.

Name: Dr.R.Jayanthi
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Professor
Date Of Joining: 15/10/2012
Nature Of Association: Regular

Dr R. Jayanthi is a Professor of Human Resources at ABBS and has over two decades of teaching experience. She holds various degrees, including an MBA, a MPhil, a SLET, a PGDGC and a PhD.

Name: Dr. Sengottuvelu
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Professor
Date Of Joining: 1/8/2017
Nature Of Association: Regular

25years of work experience in Industry and 6 years in teaching assignments. He is a Qualified and Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) by Institute for Supply Management, USA. He is awarded with MaxEd award for “Best Project Faculty” during 2017-18. He has published 25 research papers in both National and International Journals. Dr. Sengottuvelu visited Sri Lanka, UAE and Bangladesh on official assignments.

Name: Dr. Rajesh. C
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor
Date Of Joining: 03/08/2015
Nature Of Association: Regular

An MBA and a doctorate holder, Dr Rajesh Chandrashekar has worked with companies in the pharmaceutical and manufacturing space in India and China. With a corporate career of eight years under his belt, his marketing course modules are engaging, relevant and practical.

Name: Dr.Syed Kazim
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor
Date Of Joining: 18/07/2016
Nature Of Association: Regular

Dr. Syed Kazim is an Associate Professor of Management at ABBS. He has completed an MBA and a MPhil and is currently pursuing his PhD in Marketing from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He is an author, a proficient speaker, a life skills trainer and a voracious reader. He has authored three books and presented and published papers and case studies at national and international conferences. He has more than six years of pedagogical experience.

Name: Dr.Geevarathna
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor
Date Of Joining: 06/07/2017
Nature Of Association: Regular

She has 17 years of extensive experience in teaching and training. Holds 7 years of industry experience of IT, Education Services and Banking. Worked for more than a decade with Premier B-Schools . Played a key role in mentoring and conducting technical training and soft skills training for GNIIT programs. Conducted software training programs for Social welfare Department, Bank staff and Police Department. Has been on board for setting question papers and syllabus for autonomous institute. She has international publications in refereed journals and presented papers at various national and international seminars and conferences.

Name: Dr. Ravi Shankar Bhakat
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor
Date Of Joining: 17/07/2017
Nature Of Association: Regular

His qualification includes MBA in Marketing (NIT Trichy); Ph.D in Consumer Behavior (NIT Trichy). Post Ph.D, Dr. Ravi has associated with StartUps and SMEs in the role of Marketing Analyst and Manager. He has organized FDPs and Conferences for B School faculties and Management practitioners. Dr. Ravi is reviewer of journal articles in Journal of Asia Business Studies, Qualitative Marketing Research, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics etc.

Name: Mr.Siddanagouda Policepatil
Qualification: MBA
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining:17/07/2017
Nature Of Association: Regular

Prof. Siddanagouda has a corporate experience of around 3 years with Deutsche Bank and 6 years of teaching experience with different institutes and universities. Currently pursuing his Ph.D in the area of Risk Management. His passion for teaching lies in the area of Statistics, Quantitative Techniques, Risk Management & Financial Derivatives. He has presented and published many papers in both National and International Conferences and Journals.

Name: Mr.Ashwin R John
Qualification: MBA
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining:17/07/2017
Nature Of Association: Regular

He has 6.5 years of industry work experience in financial operations and the financial research department. He has over 7 years of academic experience teaching courses in the finance and economics domain. His areas of interest are Investment Management, Financial Derivatives, Corporate Finance and Econometrics. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D from Visvesvaraya Technological University in the Management domain.

Name: Dr. V.P.Sriram
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor
Date Of Joining: 28/08/2017
Nature Of Association: Regular

Dr.V.P.Sriram is an M.B.A, Ph.D-Management Studies and In addition to educational qualification, he is an International Certified SAP Business One – Functional Consultant and worked as a Senior Functional Consultant in various prime projects of India. Overall He has 13 yrs of Professional Experience. His breadth of experience includes 9 years of Academic Teaching Experience in University Level and 4 years of Industry Experience.

Name: Mrs. Shalini H.S
Qualification: MBA
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 01/08/2018
Nature Of Association: Regular

She is a rank holder in MBA from Visvesvaraya Technological University. She has 6+ years of experience in teaching and she rendered her services in Top B School. She has also occupied the role of paper reviewer (in national and international conferences). Shalini H S is pursuing her Ph.D from VTU on topic of “Design and Development of an effective Option Trading Strategy” at the final verge of completion of her Ph.d. Her areas of interest are Financial Management, Risk Management, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management.

Name: Mr.Girish R
Qualification: MBA
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 13/08/2018
Nature Of Association: Regular

At present he is pursuing his Ph.D in HRIS. He has 3 years of Industry experience and 6 years of Teaching experience across reputed Institutions. He has domain expertise in Quantitative Techniques, HR Management. Delivers Guest lectures on ‘Operations Research’ for other Institutions. He has presented and published three research papers at National Conferences.

Name: Mr. Lakshmi Narayana Maroli
Qualification: M.Com
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 01/08/2009
Nature Of Association: Regular

With over 10 years of corporate experience and 14 years of academic experience, Professor Laxminarayana Maroli has worked for several reputed multinational corporations; and his courses at ABBS are often modelled on his experiences. A specialist in accounting and finance. Holds an PG in Commerce and MBA in Corporate Secretaryship, MBE

Name: Mrs. Neethu Sharma
Qualification: M.Phil
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 07/08/2013
Nature Of Association: Regular

An expert in communications, Professor Neetu Sharma specializes in advertising and public relations. Her corporate career has been centred on public relations, and she has been associated with organisations like ISRO, the Income Tax Department and the Indian Defence Organisation. She was the first Chief Coordinator of the Young Communicator Club, the youth wing of the Public Relations Council of India. She was given the ‘Best Motivator’ award at the 7th Global Communication Conclave 2013 at Hyderabad. Backed by more than 11 years of academic experience.

Name: Mr.Ravi Aditya
Qualification: PGDM
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 03/08/2015
Nature Of Association: Regular

Ravi Aditya is an Assistant Professor of Finance, with over a decade of experience teaching at management institutes. He is currently pursuing his PhD from the renowned Acharya Nagarjuna University. Professor Aditya has carved a niche for himself in the emerging field of financial derivatives and has authored several research papers in national and international research journals.

Name: Mr.Naveen Pol
Qualification: 
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 2019
Nature Of Association: Regular

Name: Mr. Dattareya Ready
Qualification:
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 2019
Nature Of Association: Regular

Name: Dr. Arul Senthil
Qualification:
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 2019
Nature Of Association: Regular

Name: Mr. Bharath Raj
Qualification: MBA & Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor
Date Of Joining: 29/08/2016
Nature Of Association: Contract

With teaching expertise of over 11 years and has 18 years of corporate Experience. Dr. Bharathraj Shetty holds an MBA and an MSW, amongst other educational qualifications. Conducted research in the areas of HR, Job Satisfaction & Motivation. Also undertakes Consultancy assignments.

Name: Mr.Arun B.N
Qualification: M.Com
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date Of Joining: 29/08/2016
Nature Of Association: Contract

With over 15 years of academic experience and 30 years of corporate experience,
Professor Arun B. N. conducts modules spanning a range of subjects in the area of Management at ABBS and is currently pursuing a PhD.