Dr. Purushottam Bung
B.E. (E&C), PGDM (Australia), MBA (Australia), Ph.D in Management                                   
Professor and Director
Interest area: Strategy and Entrepreneurship

  • Dr. Purushottam Bung is an engineer with a rich experience in various departments of production at ‘VIDEOCON’ and also at some of the Australian companies in various capacities, during his stay at Melbourne, Australia.
  • He completed PGDM at Melbourne Business School, one of the top ten business schools in the world and MBA at Monash University, one of the best universities in Australia.
  • He was awarded Doctorate (PhD) by Karnataka University, Dharwad, in Management studies in 2011.
  • He has a total of 22 years of experience as an academician at various renowned Institutions along with 03 years of rich experience in industry.
  • Since July-2011 till May-2017 he worked as Professor and Director at KLS IMER, Belgaum, Karnataka one of the leading Management Institutions of Karnataka. During his tenure the Institution bagged the NAAC accreditation with grade A (CGPA of 3.24); recognized as Research Centre; established the Sandbox IMER Incubation Centre; applied for the status of 2(f) and 12B by the UGC and many more accomplishments.
  • He has attended and organized various national and international seminars, workshops, FDPs, MDPs and conferences.
  • He is on the expert panel of many Institutions and Universities to examine and evaluate Doctoral thesis and other courses in management as well. He is member of advisory committee of various Institutions and journals.
  • Dr. Bung has presented and published 16 research papers so far in national and internationally renowned and refereed journals. He has written a book titled “Current Status of Indian Fruit Processing Industry vis-à-vis Brazil” and edited two more books.
  • Dr. Bung was conferred with “Distinguished Educator” award by the Discovery Media, New Delhi in 2013. In 2015 he has been awarded as ‘Best Director of a B-school in Karnataka’ as part of education excellence awards – 2015 by Brands Academy, Delhi.
  • He is member of many Associations and Institutional bodies like; AIMA, AIMS, ISTD, NHRD, SMF, ISABM, MEDC, SEE, EPSI, AICP, MTC Global, etc.
  • He was the treasurer of AIMS (Associations of Indian Management Schools) (Karnataka & Kerala Chapter) and is Vice President of APMINK (Association of Private Management Institutions of North Karnataka).
  • Dr. Bung has been offering management consultancy services to local businesses and entrepreneurs as well. He has rich entrepreneurial experience of around fifteen years, working as management consultant for many MSMEs of Karnataka.
  • He is mentoring many new local entrepreneurs under ‘Navodyami’ program of Deshpande Foundation, Hubli sand box region and is an active member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur – A global entrepreneurs network).


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Dr. Noor Firdoos Jahan
MBA, M.Phil, UGC-NET, Ph.D in Management
Professor and Coordinator, Department of Marketing 
Interest area: Marketing and Retailing

  • Dr. Noor Firdoos Jahan is an academician with 20 years of experience in the capacity of professor, principal and head of post graduate degree in Business Administration in the reputed colleges of Bangalore.
  • She has authored books on Business Marketing, Retailing Management and Services, Strategic brand management and Principles of Management- Simplified.
  • She has published 19 research papers so far in national and internationally renowned and refereed journals. She has also presented 37 research papers in both national and international Conferences.
  • Dr. Noor has participated as resource person and has delivered lectures in many conferences and seminars. She has also conducted several workshops for teachers and students in the area of Management. She is member of advisory committee of various Institutions and journals.
  • She has attended and organized various national and international seminars, workshops, FDPs, MDPs and conferences.
  • She is on the expert panel of many Institutions and Universities to examine and evaluate Doctoral thesis and other courses in management as well.
  • Dr. Noor Firdoos Jahan completed Master of Business Administration from Bangalore University in the area of marketing and has qualified in UGC-NET in Management.
  • She was awarded Doctorate (PhD) by Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati, in Management studies in 2012.

Dr.Anupama.K.Malagi, Professor

B.Sc, M.A(Eco), M.Phil(Eco), MBA(HR), B.Ed, PGD in Trg & Dev(ISTD), UGC NET, Ph.D

  • Ph.D from Karnatak University, Dharwad
  • MBA(HR), Gold Medalist
  • MA(Eco), III Rank, M.Phil(Eco) from Bangalore University
  • Area of specialization and interest are HR, Economics and Research.
  • Has 21 years of Teaching and Administrative Experience.
  • Awarded ‘Emerging HRD Thinker’s Award’ from ISTD, New Delhi.
  • Presented papers in International and National Conferences.
  • Published articles in refereed Journals and Newspapers.
  • Organized and participated in National and State level seminars and conferences.
  • Passionate about guiding students in their overall personality development

Dr. Bikramaditya Ghosh, , Professor


B.Sc. (Physics-Honours), MBA(Finance), Ph.D. (Management-Finance)

  • Ph.D. from Jain University, Bangalore
  • MBA/PGDM from IMT, Ghaziabad
  • Erasmus+ Professor, affiliated with two EU Universities, namely Vives University of Applied Sciences, Belgium and Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Having a decade of mid-senior Corporate Experience in Investment Banking domain across Citibank NA, ABN AMRO NV and Standard Chartered Bank
  • Having close to a decade of teaching experience including reputed Universities like Christ University, Bangalore
  • Seasoned researcher in the fields of Finance and Analytics
  • Having more than 40 international publications
  • H Index of 9, across 16 Scopus/ABDC-B and ABS publications in EU/UK/US
  • Authored a Book, Quest for the Uncharted: A captivating tale of decoding catastrophe
  • Participated in Winter School on Mathematical Finance from University of Amsterdam in 2019 and 2020
  • Served as a Session Chair in ICDE-2019, IIM Raipur, International Conference
  • Proficient in MATLAB, R and Python
  • Passionate about spreading research across faculty groups and students
Dr.A. Narasima Venkatesh – Associate Professor
M.B.A., M.H.R.M., M.S.W., M.Phil(Mgt)., UGC-NET., Ph.D

  • Core Areas of teaching are Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Received an offer for University Research Fellowship for a full time Doctoral Programme in Management Studies from a State Government University
  • Received Certificate of Appreciation and Cash Award from AIMA-Madurai Management Association (MMA) in National Level paper contest for Management Teachers on a Global Business Leadership for excellence in the year 2017
  • Certificate of Achievement for the research paper titled “Global Talent Management Strategies for Organizational Success in a VUCA World – A Conceptual Framework” has been adjudged as the “Outstanding Research Paper” in track Human Resource Management in the National Conference on “Management Research – Contemporary Perspectives” in the year 2016
  • Received Best Paper award for the research paper presented titled “Driving Performance through Talent Management and Employee Engagement” in the International Conference on “Managerial Challenges in Contemporary Business” in the year 2011
  • Authored several research papers in peer reviewed indexed International journals with impact factor
  • Authored and Presented Research Papers in International, National and State level Seminars and Conferences
  • Peer Reviewer for African Journal of Business Management
  • Organized Seminars, Conferences and Personality Development Programmes
  • Organized several Faculty Development Programmes and Management Development Programmes
  • Life member in National Human Resource Development Network
Dr. Santhosh M
B.Sc., MBA, M.Phil., PGDHRM, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Marketing
Interest area: Statistics, OR and Retailing

  • Dr. Santhosh M is an academician with 14years of experience in the capacity of Asst. Professor and Associate Professor in post graduate program in the area of management in the reputed colleges of Bangalore.
  • He has authored a book on Quantitative Techniques and Operations research.
  • He has published several research papers in national and internationally renowned and refereed journals. He has also presented research papers in both national and international Conferences.
  • Dr. Santhosh has participated as resource person and has delivered lectures in conferences and seminars. He has also conducted several workshops for students in the area of Research Methods.
  • He has served as Member, BOE for Reputed Management Institutes at Bangalore and Mysore.
  • He holds professional membership of QCFI and AIMA.
  • He is a certified Apple DPD Educator.
  • Received Best Paper award for the research paper presented at national conference organized by JSSATE in the year 2013
  • Dr. Santhosh M completed Master of Business Administration from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi in the area of Marketing and has Secured University rank for the year 2004.
  • He was awarded Doctorate (PhD) by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi in the area of Management studies in 2018.
Dr. N. Suresh – Sr. Assistant Professor
BE, B.Sc, MSc, MBA, M.Phil,(Ph.D)

  • Adept at integrating teaching and administration.
  •  adept teacher in Mathematics,
    Operational Research, Statistical Quality Control and Statistics
  • Special area of interest is Yoga and Management.
  • Has made a comprehensive study of Swamy Vivekananda Life and literature.
  • Delivered lectures , Presented papers in National and International conferences.
  • Pursing Ph.D in Yoga and Management at SVASA University , Bangalore.
Smt. Anitha BM D’Silva – Sr. Assistant Professor
M.Com, MBA,M.Phil,(Ph.D) 

  • Area of focus Financial Management and Human Resource Management.
  • Interested in areas related to Employee engagement organizational development and International business.
  • Assisted in Industrial visits and outbound Programmes.
  • Has a total of 18 years of teaching experience
  • Organised workshops,Seminars for students
  • Interested to pursue research & has published research papers
Sri. N. Nagasubba Reddy – Asst. Professor
M.Sc(Computer Science), MBA

  • Area of Specialization is Systems.
  • Participated and presented paper in National and International conferences.
  • Certification from International School of Computer Technology, New Delhi.
  • Involved in setting up the state-of-the-art technology in the computer labs.
  • Other areas of interest are event management, reading books.
  • Imparting computer skills for senior citizens through Centre for Information Technology.
Sri. A. Chandran – Asst. Professor
BE, MBA, M.Phil

  • Core area is Human Resource Management.
  • Coordinates sports activities.
  • Has expertise in organizing workshops, seminars, corporate training programmes.
  • Has organized various events of social concern / Social Responsibility.
Ms. Sowmya D.S – Asst. Professor
MBA, M.Phil

  • Specialised in the areas of Human Resources and Marketing.
  • Flair for Administration co-ordination and Event Management.
  • Organised personality development programmes, workshops, seminars and Outbound activities.
  • Participated and presented papers in the International and National Conference and Seminars.
  • Conducted Co-curricular, Extra-curricular activities and Cultural programmes.
Ms. Rashmi Shetty – Asst. Professor


  1. Worked as System Admin for 2 years in P&G
  2. Specialized in Area of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Corporate Governance, & Branding
  3. Other areas of interest are Services Marketing, HealthCare Management, Economics, Digital Marketing, Organization Behavior.
  4. Coordinator for RVIM Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Incubation
  5. Innovation Ambassador, IIC-SWRO, MHRD.
  6. Certified in Digital Marketing, Digital Innovation in Technology, & Social Entrepreneurship
  7. Delivered webinars and guest lectures in Personal Branding, Change Management and Lateral Thinking Approaches.
  8. Published many papers and articles in journals of repute.
  9. Awarded as the “Innovative Teacher Award “, 2020, by AHA academy.
  10. Keen on facilitating students to build their core competencies, innovative thinking, and observational learning.


Ms. Payal Jindal – Asst. Professor

  • Area of Specialization is HR.
  • Actively involved in Campus Placements.
  • Helping in Industry and Academic collaboration.
  • Career Counseling & guiding students.
  • Identifying training needs of the companies and arranging the same to students to get placements.
  • Ensure to create a long-term relationship with the corporate & to retain organizations participating in recruitment process and add more to the existing list.
  • Arranging Industrial Visits and Guest Lectures.

Mr. S.K. Manjunath Asst. Professor

B.C.A, P.G.D.P.M & IR.,M.H.R.M

  • Brings Industrial experience to Academics.
  • Specialized in the area of HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
  • Experience in HR, Administration, Marketing areas.
  • Other areas of Interest include Public Relations & Counselling.
  • Has participated in Workshops, Seminars & Conferences.

Ms.Ramya S– Assistant Professor

MBA, (M.Phil.)

  • Core areas of teaching are Human Resource Management, General Management and Financial Accounting.
  • Keen on motivating and inspiring students to achieve their goals and interests.
  • Organised and performed stage shows in drama and yoga.
  • Coordinated Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities.
  • Pursuing M.Phil. (Management) from C. V. Raman University, Bhopal.
  • Other areas of interest are event management and sports.

Sri. Dileep

MBA, M.Phil (Ph.D)

  • Specialized in the area of Accounts, Finance, International Finance and Derivatives.
  •  Published research papers in international and national journals.
  • Has ten years of teaching experience.
  • Presented and published research papers in international and national conference.
  • Has attended and organized various workshops, FDPs and conferences.
  • Has been invited as a guest faculty for several MBA Colleges in Bangalore.

Priya Jain –  Asst. Professor


  • Core areas of teaching are Finance, derivatives, International Finance and Economics.
  • Has 6 years of teaching experience.
  • Presented paper in various national conferences and attended workshops related to stock market.
  • Actively engaged in guiding students for their internship projects and mentoring them for their overall development.
Mrs.Uma Sharma
Assistant professor
Marketing and General Management

  • Area of specialization is Marketing
  • Core area of teaching is Marketing and General Management
  • Area of research interest is Brand management
  • Have Industry and Academic experience of over twenty years
  • Presented papers at Conference. Published papers in the national and international journal.
  • Coordinated and Organised Seminars and Workshop for Faculty and Students.
  • Coordinated Post graduate management diploma programme
  • Pursuing Phd in the area of Brand performance from Mother Teresa Women’s Univerity.

Dr. Padmalini Singh

B.Sc. (Microbiology), M.Sc. (Biotechnology), MBA (Marketing), Ph.D. in Management                                  

Assistant Professor

Interest area: Marketing


  • She has a global outlook in teaching fostered by working in Indian School of Business, Hyderabad with global ranking Professors from The Wharton School, London Business School, PennState and Michigan University.
  • Planning & organizing Workshops, seminars and National Conferences funded by SEBI-Multi Commodity Exchange-IPF, Indian Council for World Affairs and Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) are to her credit.
  • She has been coordinating Women in Engineering (WiE) symposium (part of IEEE Bangalore chapter) for the past 4 years.
  • As a convener of The National Conference on “Foreign Affairs” funded by ICWA every year she invites Indian Ambassador’s to different countries deliberating on foreign policies.
  • She has leveraged her professional network in building Industry-Institute Partnership in a form of MOU, certificate courses and training program.
  • She is being invited as a resource person to conference, symposium, invited talk series in colleges such as Presidency University, BEL Pre-University College, Vivekananda College of Arts & Science for Women, Coimbatore, P.K.R Arts College for Women, Tamil Nadu, Imperial College, Bangalore to name a few.
  • She has judged marketing events in colleges like Presidency University, Ramaiah Arts & Science College, Bangalore and Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
  • She is on Review Board of Jindal Centre for the Global South for Global South Studies Series.
  • Her academic contribution is in the form of research papers published in Scopus indexed (Q3 & Q4) journals such as AMC Indian Journal of Entrepreneurship (Index Copernicus (ICV 2018 = 60.42), International Journal of Economic Research (Q4), International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology (Q3), Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience (Q3) to mention few.
  • She has published her cases Internationally with Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies and Nationally in Perspectiva: A Case Research Journal, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • Social issues in market have always caught her attention for which she have been writing research grant proposals to various research funding agencies to provide effective solutions. Few proposals are under review process.
  • She have conceptualized the idea of value added extra-curricular activities such as ‘Management Lessons from Panchtantra Stories’ and co-curricular activities such as ‘service launch’, ‘product launch’ etc
  • She is skilled in integrating relevant technology to support classroom instructions and learning activities. Hand on experience on LMS and Moodle.
  • She had audited and credited courses like Competitive Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Strategy, Global Business Scenario, Consumer Behaviour, Rural Marketing etc at ISB to enhance my learning.
  • She brings experiments in her class such as ‘water taste test’, ‘blind taste test’ and ‘sensory adaptation’ in teaching pedagogy to enhance learning experience for students.

Ms. Vandana Gablani

MCA, BCA, (Ph.D)

Assistant Professor

Interest Area: Data Analytics


  • Vandana Gablani is an experienced Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry.
  • She has completed her Master’s in computer’s Applications from GGSIPU and she has completed her BCA from GJU.
  • She has more than 8 years of experience in teaching industry.


  • Completed a course on Python Data Structures offered by University of Michigan, November 2020. Grade Achieved: 97.60%
  • Completed a course on Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python) offered by University of Michigan, August 2020. Grade Achieved: 98.26%
  • Completed a course on Excel Skills for Business: Essentials offered by by Macquarie University, July 2020. Grade Achieved: 93.08%
  • Completed a 4 week course on SQL for Data Science offered by University of California, Davis. Grade Achieved: 97.58%

Faculty Development Programme:

  • Attended FDP on “Data Visualisation using Tableau” 8th June 2020 to 12th June 2020 organized by Department of Computer Applications, Dayananda Sagar College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Bengaluru.
  • Attended FDP on “Basic research Methodology” held on 19th and 20th July 2019 by IFIM Business School, Bangalore.


  • Presented Paper entitled “ECG Analysis- Advancements and upcoming challenges” at 2nd international conference computer science and technology allies in research (ICCSTAR 2017), organized by City Engineering college, Held on 11th and 12th May 2017.
  • “Implications of Network Neutrality in the light of Make in India Digital Drive” International Journal in IT and Engineering, VOLUME 04, ISSUE 04 (April 2016) ISSN 2321 -1776.
  • “Smart Seal Secrecy over Privacy” International Journal of Research in IT and Management VOLUME 06, ISSUE 03 (March2016) ISSN 2231 -4334.


Mr. Sreevallaban Narayanan, Asst. Professor

M.Com (BAnking and Finance), MBA (Finance), Mh SET.


Area of Interest: Finance and Financial Markets


Prof. Sreevallaban has 10 years of teaching Finance and Financial Markets related subjects like Equity, Derivatives, Fixed Income Markets, Commodities, Risk Management to name a few. He has keen interest in understanding investor psychology, Economics and its impact on markets and has presented award winning research papers at leading platforms in the country.

Ms. Pooja  Ravindra  Takalkar

MBA, CA-Inter, CS-Executive.

  • Area of Specialization: Finance
  • Certified Accounting Technician (ATC) – ICAI
  • 3 years of Experience in CA firms with Key areas of work being Accounting, Project Report, Tax Audit, Stock Audit, Bank- Internal and Statutory Audit, Finalization of Company accounts, Company Audits- Statutory and Internal.
  • Worked at Ernst and Young as a Tax Analyst.
  • Coordinated and Organized Technical Fests at Inter Collegiate Level.
  • Has completed various Certification courses provided by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) such as Information Technology Training, Orientation & GMCS Program, Student Induction Programme and Executive Development Programme.
  • Research work: Research report on “Indian Airline Industry and its Future”, Research report on “Woman Entrepreneurship and Empowerment”, Research report on “Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Shareholders’ Wealth”.
  • Organizational Study for a period of 4 weeks in a Private Limited Company.
  • Various Certificate courses at EY, namely, Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery and You, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),Conflicts of Interest Certificates.
  • Proposed a Business Plan on Quick Service Restaurant in the “MANTHAN 2019” – A State Level Business Plan competition organized by FKCCI.
Pooja Takalkar