Faculty - School of Film & Media



Alexis Ouillet
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    Mr. Alexis is a French national with 14 years of experience in digital marketing and online communication. He has successfully launched his own ventures including a digital agency which handles clients such as Remy Cointreu and Business France. He has been named as the entrepreneur of the month in March 2015 by the Indo French Chamber of Commerce. He helps the university's budding entrepreneurs by teaching Business Modelling, Business Planning and Social Innovation. He applies a project-based approach to teach disruptive and innovative ways to create a long-lasting impact online and prepares the students to face the challenges of the digital industry. He joined ADYPU in 2016 and since then he has been teaching promotion of brands online in creative and interactive ways.


Dr. Manju Rughwani
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    Dr. Manju is a multi‐faceted media, entertainment and communication professional with over a decade of experience in the field of journalism, communication, public‐relations and media training. She has been awarded a PhD by Savitribai Phule University of Pune in 2016. Her areas of specialization are journalism, advertising, public relations, experiential communication, corporate communications and content publishing. She has written several articles in leading national and international dailies publishing firms including Time of India, Indian Express, Sakal Times, The Week, New Global Indian etc. She writes on education, information technology, entertainment, culture and real estate.  She served as an India based correspondent for a Hong‐Kong based NRI diaspora magazine 'Beyond Sindh' circulated in over 125 countries. To her credit, she has edited two books written by India's famed fitness and wellness trainer‐Abhimanyu Sable and India's first bau‐biologist‐Mayank Barjatya. Her hobbies include reading non-fiction books, listening to soft romantic melodies, and making new friends.


Dr. Makarand Joshi
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    Dr. Joshi has earned his MBA and PhD in strategic marketing and he is a senior management professional with an illustrious career track record which consisted of successful industry experience of over 15 years and 10 years of experience in management education. He has worked in multipcle domains including sales, marketing, and business development. He also holds experience in providing professional consultation to small-businesses and delivers entrepreneurial mentoring. He has successfully handled corporate relations for academic institutes. He has published many research papers and articles on various aspects of management.


Hina Bhambani
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    Ms. Bhambani has completed her graduation (B.F.A) in Commercial Arts from Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalay, Pune. In addition, she has completed a certification course in photography from Ferguson College, Pune. She has a rich work experience from the industries or domains like advertisement, social media and hospitality. At her leisure, she loves to paint and is primarily fond of canvas painting.