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Faculty – School of Management Meet our Faculty

Faculty - School of Management

Dr Bhausaheb Londhe

Dr Londhe is an IIMA alumnus and trained by ISB Hyderabad and HBS.

He has published more than 40 research papers in Scopus Indexed and other reputed journals. His Google citations count is more than 300. He has published 7 books. More than 10 scholars have been awarded Ph.D. degrees under his
supervision. He is a double Post Graduate with Ph.D. from Pune University. After working for 12 years in Pharma Industry, Prof Londhe has been associated with many reputed Universities including Universities from Denver USA, and
Mauritius. He is known for his student’s centric approach and skill outcome-based teaching with innovative pedagogy and assessments.


Dr Makarand Joshi

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.


Dr Vijay Kulkarni

Dr Vijay Kulkarni has almost three decades of experience blend of Industry and education. He is masters in various disciplines such as M.S.W, PGDHRM, M.B.A, M.Com, M.M.M., M.Phil., Ph.D. He has worked in different capacities,
including Director in Management Institutes. He is Government Certified Internal Auditor for ISO- 9001-2015. He is Yellow and Green Belt Holder of six sigma.

He represents different bodies at national level and international levels. He is instrumental in imparting different training programs in the area of Personality Development, Communication Skills, Team building, Key Responsibility
Area (KRA) etc.

He is recipient of various awards and to name a few Radhikabai Apte award from SPPU, Best Youth leader award from ministry of HRD, Life time achievement award in Management, Ideal Teacher Award, We Care award etc.


Dr Kirti Dang-Longani

Dr Kirti Dang-Longani has more than 14 years of academic experience and 3 years of industrial experience. With a yearning desire to educate people she completed Ph.D. after Masters in Management and moved to academics from the
industry. She has presented and published more than 25 Research Papers in different National and International Conferences with ISBN / ISSN, UGC approved journals with good impact factors. She has also written book on Virtual
Marketing, MCQs for MBA Semester III published by Himalaya Publication and Employment Relations by Nirali Prakashan. She has been Resource person in many State Universities in India and abroad for FDP and Seminars. She is also
Resource person for Ph.D. research course work


Yugantar Ballal

Mr. Yugantar has mixed experience of 12 years as an Entrepreneur, in the corporate world and as an Academician. He is founder owner of 3 startups InvestIN, RoadMap and Apeiro working in Real Estate, Brand Consultancy and Food &
Nutrition respectively. He also worked with Phoenix Mall Group and Bajaj Allianz to enhance brand and customer experience. His rich and diversified experience helps to ignite the passion of entrepreneurship in young minds.

Mr. Yugantar graduated from Fergusson College Pune in Astrophysics and did Masters in Management from Mumbai University. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.

Apart from his professional and academic achievements Mr. Yugantar is Six Sigma Green Belt certified.


Dr Prajakta Das

Dr Prajakta Das has a total experience of over 15 years in teaching in various institutes. She has completed her Doctorate from Nagpur University in June 2019. She has also completed MBA from University of Nagpur.

Dr Das has published many research papers in national and international journals. Her areas of interest are Research and Finance.


Ms Aboli Niphadkar-Mishra

Ms Aboli has more than 9 years of blended experience as a Vice President of Operations and Academician. She is the founder of WebGurukul IT Solutions, Pvt. Ltd., and has worked on various national and international skill development
projects. Ms Aboli has also served as Global Master Trainer for futuristic skill development projects in UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

She is a master in various disciplines such as M.B.A, M.A (English), M.S.W, PGDBA, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Marketing and working as an Assistant Professor at the University.