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Faculty – School of Management Meet our Faculty

Faculty - School of Management

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.

 
Pankaj Inchulkar

Mr Pankaj Inchulkar is an Assistant Professor at Ajeenkya DY Patil University, School of Management. He has done MBA from Nagpur University.

He is a seasoned professional with 20 years of experience in Marketing and Business Development in industry segments like Healthcare – Medical device and equipment’s, Pharma, OTC, and Logistics.

He has extensive expertise in Strategic marketing, Product management, Business model roll outs and Market research with international exposure.

 
Dr. Cyril Crasto

Dr. Cyril Crasto is a corporate executive from the Information Technology industry with a total experience of over 22 years. He has completed Doctorate from the reputed Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune in July 2015. Dr. Crasto is PhD. in Marketing Management (2010-2015) and his research topic was ‘Entrepreneurial Marketing in IT Startups’. He has done MBA (Marketing) and MBA (Systems), both from University of Pune.

Dr. Crasto became the first-generation Entrepreneur in January 2010 offering Consultancy in Oracle Enterprise Applications. His areas of interest are Marketing, Services management, Entrepreneurship, Business Analysis, and International Business 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.

 
Chaitanya KM

Mr. Chaitanya KM has over 22 years of experience in Hotels, Restaurants and Academics in USA, Australia, Cruise Liners and India. He is specialized in Franchise model end to end concept development and execution.

He is a Culinary expert in American (Cajun, Creole, Fast Food/Deli, New England) Chinese/ Indo-Chinese, Tex Mex, Mediterranean, Italian, Continental, Bakery/ Confectionery, South Indian and North Indian Cuisines. He is also an expert in Molecular Gastronomy, Cocktail Mixology. His Technical expertise includes Hotel Software Customization and Configuration, web designing, online Marketing and Food Photography/Styling. He is also Pursuing a Ph.D. in Food and Beverage Management.

 
Sachin Shelar

Mr. Sachin Shelar accomplished a Master’s Degree in Hotel & Tourism Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel & Tourism Mgmt. He also has 3 years Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from MSIHMCT Pune and MA English from Pune University.

He is a Certified Wine Sommelier and Mixologist from United States Sommelier Association, USA. He worked with various International cruise ships like Island Cruises USA, Celebrity Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean International cruise lines. He also worked with various 5-star Hotels in India. He is a Certified USPH trainer, he conducted training programs in cruise ships and Hotel Management Colleges.

He brings immense global exposure and over 15 years of experience to academics thereby imparting his knowledge to budding hospitality professionals.

 
Surabhi Mitra

Ms. Surabhi Mitra accomplished her bachelor’si n Hotel Management from Institute of Hotel Management, Lucknow and Masters in Management (MBA) from Indira Gandhi National Open University. She is enriched with an experience of over eight years in the industry as well as academics. She holds immense work experience with hotel brands including Trident and Claridges. She has worked with many National and International Hotel Management Institutes as an academic resource and mentor to budding professionals.