Core faculty

Dr.H.R. Venkatatesha

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

Dr. Madhumita Chatterji
Human Resource

With more than 22 years of experience in academics, Dr. Madhumita Chatterji asa member of Academic A dvisory Board and Executive Council of ABBS, has played a significant role in evolving strategies for academic advancement. She is a prolific writer and also has to her credit various research articles in national and International journals. That apart, she has been actively involved in forging collaborations with international institutions for various academic activities.

M .Viswanathan

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

Dr. V. S. Chauhan

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

Prof. Ravi Aditya

Professor Ravi Aditya is an Associate Professor of Finance, with over a decade of experience teachin g 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.

Dr. Rajesh.C

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.

Human Resource

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

Dr. Sengottuvelu
Operation & QT

25years of work experience in Industry and 6 years in teaching assignments. He is a Qualified and Ce rtified 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

Dr. Yavana Rani S
Human Resource

Dr S. Yavana Rani is an Associate Professor of statistics and quantitative techniques. Since receivi ng her MBA and PhD, Professor Rani has devoted her career to research and teaching. She also has a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering and holds fourteen years of teaching experience.

Mr.Ellur Anand
Operation & QT

Professor Ellur Anand worked in the garment industry for four years before diving into the world of academia. Fourteen years later, he is a recognised face in the field of statistics, operations management and quantitative techniques. He is currently pursuing his PhD.

Mrs. M.B. Roopa

Has rich experience is teaching finance subjects. Pursuing Ph.D from University of Mysore. Very act ive in research and has presented many papers in conference.

HR & Marketing

She has 17 years of extensive experience in teaching and training. Holds 7 years of industry experie nce 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.

Dr. Ravi Shankar Bhakat

His qualification includes MBA in Marketing (NIT Trichy); Ph.D in Consumer Behavior (NIT Trichy). Po st 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.

Dr.Vijaya Bhaskar K

Professor Vijaya Bhaskar K. is a specialist in insurance and banking and delivers courses covering p ertinent topics in finance and accounting. She has a MCom, an MBA and a MPhil and has over seventeen years of industry experience. She has published articles in leading insurance journals and presented more than 27 papers at national and international conferences. She is a member of the Insurance Institute of India.

Mr.Syed Kazim

Professor Syed Kazim is an Assistant 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.

Ms.Heena Kosar
Accounts & Finance

Professor Heena Kosar is an Assistant Professor of Management Studies. She holds several degrees, in cluding a CS, a CA, a double MCom and an MBA. Her career has been divided across the academic and corporate realms. Her areas of expertise are accounting policies and regulations, financial reporting, financial statement analysis, strategic financial management, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and corporate taxation.

Mr. George Santhosh

Professor George Santosh,

Professor George Santhosh has an MBA and other postgraduate degrees and 17 years of teaching experience across undergraduate and postgraduate courses. His areas of expertise include marketing. Professor Santhosh has participated in many national level conferences, workshops, and seminars. He is a registered lifetime member of Eco-Ethics International Union. He currently serves as an Associate Professor at ABBS.

Mr.Siddanagouda Policepatil

Prof. Siddanagouda has a corporate experience of around 3 years with Deutsche Bank and 6 years of te aching 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.

Mr.Ashwin R John

He has 6.5 years of industry work experience in financial operations and the financial research depa rtment. 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.

Mr.Ashish Vazirani

He is an MBA from National Institute of Technology-Trichy. He has 6 years of Industry experience.He has done research work in Behavioural Finance and Decision making and conducted MDPs in Decision making, AI and Analytics. Ashish Vazirani has done courses from IMF and Yale in the areas of Debt Management and Dynamics of Financial Market.

Mrs. Shalini H.S

She is a rank holder in MBA from Visvesvaraya Technological University. She has 6+ years of experien ce 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.

Mr. Rahul Sharma

He received his MBA from National Institute of Technology, Trichy. In his career, he has served for leading companies like Nielsen, IMRB International, a Market Research Start up and a Public Sector Bank in varied capacities as a marketing expert. He has also trained and mentored several new joiners during his stint at various companies. In addition he has done a Certificate course in ‘Entrepreneurship Development Program’ by National Institute of Entrepreneurship. His areas of interests include Market Research, Advertising and Sales Effectiveness.

Mr.Girish R

At present he is pursuing his Ph.D in HRIS. He has 3 years of Industry experience and 6 years of Tea ching 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.

Ms. Bhargavi
Operation & QT

After completing BE from UVCE Bangalore, has pursued MBA in Systems & Marketing from Bangalore Unive rsity. Started career with Infosys, Mysore and after brief stint in industry, has become a faculty due to her passion for teaching.

Dr. Kamini Dhruva

An academic at heart, Dr.Kamini Dhruva ultimate goal is to foster equality in education to students across the world. She has over 20 years of postgraduate teaching experience, having held positions at business schools in India and overseas. That said,she possesses considerable expertise in the realm of Marketing Management.

Dr. Shareiff M H

Holds 17 years of Corporate Experience and 10 years as an Academician. He is also an Industry Mentor to Corporate Executives & Corporate Trainer to top MNC’s. Holds Proficiency certificate in “Engineering Consultancy Practice Course”, Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Contributed for premier B Schools in Bangalore & in Nepal. Also well versed in Consultancy assignments.

Mrs. Pala Suriya kala

Pala SuriyaKala obtained Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), from GITAM. (Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management) and was University Gold medalist in Marketing. Cleared NET (National eligibility Test) as professional Faculty. Has been awarded JRF (Junior Research Fellow) BY UGC ,enrolled for Ph.D. in the Department of Commerce and Management Studies ,Andhra University . She has 25 years of experience in teaching, industry and research. She has international experience of teaching two years in Africa in a World Bank funded initiative. She has written two books, “Digital Marketing” on course work on Bangalore university along with two other authors and “Musings” , her own book of collected verses in poetry. She has published 15 papers, 10 in national journals and 5 in international journals and attended over 20 national and international conferences where she presented papers. She was groomed in Case study method of teaching by two pioneering professors of management Dr.K.V.Sivvayya and Dr.K.K.Das. She is member of professional body Analytics Society of India.

Mr. Anand Sasikumar
Operation & QT

Mr. Anand Sasikumar has been in academia for over eight years and has been instrumental in delivering specialized subject matter to students at ABBS. He has a technical background with an MSc in industrial engineering and an MBA. He is currently pursuing a PhD.

Mr. Lakshmi Narayana Maroli
Accounting & Finance

With over 10 years of corporate experience and 14 years of academic experience, Professor Laxminaray ana 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

Mrs. Neethu Sharma


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.

Dr.A. Dhanalakshmi

Accounting & Finance

A seasoned academician, has more than 15years of teaching experience. Completed her Ph.D in 2008 and postdoctoral research from Daito Bunka University in 2013. A regular resource person for financial awareness programs on behalf of SEBI and other financial institutions. Has participated in many international conference held in India and abroad.




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.

He had participated and published research articles in both National and International Conferences of Reputed Organizations in India and Overseas. He had acted as Reviewer cum Scientific Committee Member for several IEEE International Conferences and also he‘s been currently acting as a senior reviewer in many of reputed national and International Journals.

Mr. T.Krishna Reddy


After gaining experience in industry, decided to pursue teaching as his profession. He teaches marketing