Visiting Faculty


Name: Prof. Arun Kumar Sinha

Area of teaching/subject: HRM

Intro: Former Senior Vice President & Head IR, HRD and Business Excellence, Domestic Textiles Business, Aditya Birla Group. Ex – Adjunct Professor ( Strategic HRM), Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT, Kharagpur. Visiting Professor and Examiner, MBA course, Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management ( IISWBM ), Kolkata. Member, Board of Governors, Non-AICTE Courses and Member, Management Committee, MBA Course of International Institute of Management Sciences, Kolkata.


Name: Prof. Ashok Arora

Area of teaching/subject: Quantitative Techniques


Name: Prof. Tanusree Mazumder

Area of teaching/subject: Digital HR

Intro: Dr. Tanusree Mazumder is a Fellow of the Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India. She has published cases with Harvard Business and Richard Ivey. Her research interests include organizational
identification, workplace innovation and mixed research methods.

Dr. Mazumder is a Human Resource Development professional with 18 years of work experience at Capgemini, Wipro and Intel. She has conceptualized, designed and deployed a number of talent and life span programs for talent development and assessment, leadership development, executive coaching, managerial skills enhancement programs, nurturing and developing women leaders, and deploying psychometric tools for career planning. Dr. Mazumder is passionate about creating an Industry – Academia ecosystem that can harness talent for an increasingly digital future.


Name: Prof. Vinit Thakur

Area of teaching/subject: IT,Operations & Analytics

Intro: Prof. Vinit Thakur is a certified psychometric analyst, and Management trainer and consultant to organizations like 3M India, SAP India Ltd, Ernst &Young, Titan Industries, IBM India, Oracle University, and Corporation Bank. He is an adjunct faculty at Great Lakes Institute of Management.He has worked with US Technology Resources LLC(as Global Head of Learning and Competency Development), International Institute of Information Technology (as Associate Professor of IT), Professional Management Centre, Dubai (as Trainer), and Indo German Chamber of Commerce (as a functional CIO, and Centre Head, Mumbai).


Name: Prof. Aditya Billore

Area of teaching/subject: Marketing

Intro: Prof. Aditya Billore is an assistant professor of Business Administration at IIM Indore in the department of Marketing. His research interests are in the areas of Consumer Behavior, Experimental research designs and Digital Advertising.


Name: Prof. Rohit Kapoor

Area of teaching/subject: Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques

Intro: Prof. Rohit Kapoor is an associate professor of Business Administration in the Operations Management unit at IIM Indore. He holds an excellent academic credentials - FPM (PhD) from IIM, Ahmedabad and Master of Engineering in CAD / CAM & Robotics from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala.


Name: Prof. C.P. Shrimali

Area of Teaching: Human Resource Management

Intro:  Prof.Shrimali holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Ph.D. from the University of Udaipur. He has a singular combination of entrepreneurial experience and teaching and consulting proficiency. He holds a diploma in Labor Laws from Delhi and Management Consulting Course from University of Philippines¸ Manila.  

As a Professor in the Human Resource Management Area, Prof.Shrimali has offered courses on Core HRM, Training and Development, Compensation management, Management Consultancy Development, in the National Management Programme, Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management and Executive MBA Program. He has been actively involved in institutional building efforts and contributing towards developing the Institute as a leading business school in India. He has been teaching management for over 36 years, written over 40 case studies / papers and edited two books on management. He has been a key note speaker in a number of national and international conferences. He has successfully discharged responsibilities as Dean for three tenures, Chairman MDP, Chairman Consultancy Services, Chairman Student Affairs, Chairman Placements, Chairman Alumni Relations and several committees including audit committee of the Institute. He was also the Chairman of the Human Resource Management Area at MDI.  


Name: Prof.Rajhans Mishra

Area of teaching: Management Information Studies

Intro:  Rajhans Mishra is a Fellow of Indian Institute of Management Lucknow in Information Technology & Systems Area. He holds a B.Tech degree in Electronics engineering from I.E.R.T. Allahabad. He has taught courses at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Lucknow in the academic session (2012-2013), as a visiting faculty. Prior to joining FPM at IIM Lucknow, he worked in Tata Consultancy Services. He has published several papers in international journals and conferences. His research interests include information systems, data mining, recommender systems, text mining, e- Governance and business analytics. His teaching interests are management information system, data mining, e-Commerce, text mining, business analytics and fuzzy logic. 


Name: Prof. Mukul Gupta

Area Of teaching:  Management Information Studies 

Intro: Mukul Gupta is a  Fellow of Indian Institute of Management Lucknow in Information Technology & Systems Area.   He holds an M.Tech degree in Computer Science engineering from Dayalbagh Educational institute and a B.Tech Degree in Computer Science engineering from Raja Balwant Singh Engineering Technical Campus in Agra.


Name: Prof. Prantosh J. Banerjee

Area of Teaching: Marketing

Intro: Prantosh Banerjee is a  Fellow of Indian Institute of Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He completed his PGDM from IIM Calcutta and completed B,tech from IIT Kharagpur.  Prantosh J. Banerjee is an independent Management Consultant in Analytics-based Strategy domain with over two decades consulting experience encompassing Automobile and FMCG verticals. He has also conducted Managerial Development Programs for Corporates in Business Strategy, Marketing and Business Analytics. His research interests lie in counter-intuitive Consumer Behaviour and Pricing.


Name: B. B. Chakrabarti

Area of teaching: Finance

Intro: Prof. BBC is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University (1972) and obtained Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in 1980 from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta). He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI). He is also a Ph.D. in Economics from Jadavpur University (2003). He has published more than forty journal articles and working papers since joining IIMC in Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Journal of International Finance and Economics, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, International Journal of Economic Sciences, Journal of Applied Finance, IIMB Management Review, Economic and Political weekly, Vikalpa, The Management Accountant and Decision. Prof. BBC has more than 24 years of corporate experience in multinational and Indian companies in India. He spent about five years as President in the manufacturing as well as financial sectors. He has been Independent Director in many company boards.


Name: Prof. Bhavin Shah

Area of Interest: Operations

Intro: Bhavin J. Shah is working as faculty in the area of Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques at IIM Indore.Bhavin holds PhD in Statistics and Operations Research from School of Sciences, Department of Statistics at Gujarat University. He obtained Master of Science in Statistics with distinction from School of Sciences, Department of Statistics, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. He is a member (CA) of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.His current areas of research interest include Supply Chain Modeling; Hospital Management; Healthcare Delivery Models; Hospital Management; Perishable Inventory Systems; Revenue Sharing Models in coordinated supply chains; Service Operations; E-Commerce; Online Retailing; Business Model Generation and Validation; Simulation Studies and Case Research.


Name: Prof. SaumyaRanjan Dash

Area of teaching: Finance

Intro: Dr. SaumyaRanjan Dash has done his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. (IIT Kharagpur), India. The topic of his doctoral dissertation is Asset Pricing Models, Financial Market Anomalies and Investor Sentiment: Evidences from the Indian Stock Market.

Dr. SaumyaRanjan Dash holds an M.Com degree from Utkal University, Odisha & a B.Com too from the same University. Prior to joining IIM Indore, he worked as Assistant Professor with IMT-Ghaziabad for two years.

His research interests include Behavioural Finance, Equity Research and Portfolio Management, Financial Market, Socially Responsible Investment Management, and Corporate Capital Structure.

His teaching interests include Financial Accounting and Reporting, Cost and Management Accounting, Empirical Asset Pricing, Behavioural Finance.


Name: Dr. Lovneesh Chanana

Area of teaching: Information Systems Management

As Vice President – Digital Government for Asia Pacific and Japan, Dr. Lovneesh Chanana leads the digital policies, Government programs and thought leadership engagements for SAP in the region. He engages on policy and key programs and initiatives including digital India, make in India, Industry 4.0, smart cities, start-up India and skill India. His domain of responsibilities covers engagements related to policies and large digital transformational projects with digital technologies. His core domain is strategic linkages between technology and business domains.   

Dr. Lovneesh brings more than twenty-eight years of wide-ranging IT and consulting experience to the role, with a track record of strategic engagements on IT. He has handled multiple consulting and IT implementation projects and has also been contributing to capacity building of Government officials. He has designed and developed training programs on various areas related to Information and communication technologies in Government. Prior to SAP, he has worked for IBM, EY, KPMG and National Productivity Council of India. 

Dr. Lovneesh is chairing the IT/ITES and e-commerce council of Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM). He has been a member of Executive Council of Manufacturers’ Association for IT (MAIT) in the past.

He works closely with academia in facilitating a strong industry-academia connect. He has also been facilitating the entrepreneurship programs and the related industry-academia engagements. He has been working closely with top management institutes like IIT Roorkee, IIT Delhi, IIM Indore, Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, PDPM IIIT Jabalpur, TERI University, UPES and Jindal Global Business School. He engages as a visiting professor handling courses on Information Technology for Management. 

Dr. Chanana holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems Management. 


Name: Prof. Amarjeet Kaur

Area of teaching/subject: Management Accounting


Dr. Amarjeet Kaur has nearly three decades of experience in education and food industry. She is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA and MBA from The University of the West of the Scotland UWS), UK. She has taught at two prestigious Universities of USA viz., College of Business (AACSB Accredited) at Valparaiso University, Indiana and North Dakota State University, North Dakota. She is currently working as professor of Accounting, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Management and Director, Foreign Students Cell at Gururgram University, Gurugram, India. She holds vast administrative experience as Director and Dean while working with prestigious business schools and regularly conducts management development programs for corporate executives.

She has 8 books and 54 research papers to her credit; out of which 22 research papers are published in Emerald, Sage, Inderscience and ABDC listed journals. Dr. Amarjeet is associated with UGC EDUSAT program for higher learning and delivers live lectures on Television at Doorsarshan VYAS Channel for Higher Education.

She has been conferred with ‘Excellence in Academic Leadership’ Award by Top Rankers, New Delhi and has been felicitated by Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD) for her Innovative Practices at her workplace in the year 2015. She
has also been conferred with ‘Great Indian Woman Leader in Education’ Award by Golden Signatures in the year 2021.


Name: Prof. Akshat Saxena

Area of teaching/subject: Entrepreneurial Orientation


Akshat carries a hands-on and well-diversified experience of building and scaling businesses. In his current role as co-founder of ePayLater, he has led the company to become one of India’s largest players in the space of retailer credit, a $500 Bn market. ePayLater is a strategic partner of global majors such as Wal-Mart, Metro AG and Reliance. The company is also credited with the launch of India’s 1st Digital credit card, that won it a host of coveted awards and recognitions including “India’s most innovative FinTech (lending)” by Govt of India.


Akshat has led successful rounds of investments from reputed Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds into the company. He is an active member of industrial associations like FICCI and contributes with his inputs towards policymaking. He was recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” and awarded “40 under 40” by BusinessWorld in 2017. As a proponent of technology-driven change, he led a successful initiative for mass digitization of retailers in 2019 and his efforts towards solving the problem of air pollution in Delhi through an innovative air purifier (patent granted) also won him widespread appreciation.


He loves coding and was recently declared World No 1 in Python by HackerRank, a web community of 7 Million engineers across the globe. In his personal time, he likes to read history and philosophy. His opinions on subjects ranging from technology, financial markets, entrepreneurship etc. have been featured by over 100 media publications, both domestic and international. He is a visiting Faculty to IIM Sambalpur and is regularly invited by other prestigious institutions for leadership talks. His passions also include writing short stories, technology blogs ( and staying fit.


Akshat started his professional journey in 2007, and prior to founding ePayLater in 2015, he worked with Technology doyens – TransUnion, SAP, IBM and Oracle in India and UAE. He has also done short term advisory assignments with a few organizations in Germany. His academic credentials include an MBA degree from MDI, Gurgaon and B.Tech in Computer Science from DA-IICT, Gandhinagar