Advisory Board

Dr. Vinay Dabholkar

B.Tech. IIT-Mumbai, Ph.D. (Computer Science), SUNY Buffalo University

  • Vinay is an innovation coach and helps organizations foster a culture of innovation.
  • He is a co-author of the book “8 steps to innovation: Going from jugaad to excellence”.
  • Apart from corporates in IT, Telecom and manufacturing sector, he has been working with Indian Government and social sector on innovation projects.
  • He is a visiting faculty at IIM Bangalore and TISS Mumbai. Before starting his independent consulting career in 2006, he worked in the IT industry for a decade with companies like Motorola and Sasken.

Ivan Bayross

M. Tech. (Marine Electronics, Communications and Computers)
from the Central Manchester University, United Kingdom

  • The second Indian to obtain this degree from the U.K and awarded a reciprocal certificate by the Government of India.
  • Lectured at several colleges and schools both in India and abroad.
  • Have currently published more than 70 books since 1992. (and the number is steadily growing) Their core content is strongly focused on Commercial Application Design and Development using the very latest I.T tools of both Microsoft and the Open Source movement.
  • Visiting faculty for many reputed Management Colleges in Mumbai.
  • Established 3 IT training institutes in Mumbai.
  • Consultant to various SMEs in Mumbai and across India.
  • Runs a software firm in Mumbai since 1990 viz. Silicon Chip Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Chandrashekhar Joshi

M.E., M.M.S., M.C.A., L.L.M., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.

  • Worked for 24 years in IT industry on various projects and functional application areas such as Project Management, Program System Maintenance, Analysis and Design, Process Modeling, Program Development, On-line Systems Modules Development and Design, Batch Processes Execution, Database Administration
  • Worked in countries like US, Canada, UK.
  • Approved Director on Merit by University of Mumbai.
  • Guiding teacher for PhD in Management at University of Mumbai.
  • Has published 14 research papers/ articles in various literary journals.
  • Advisor to new upcoming management institutes in and around Mumbai, Pune Nasik.
  • Conducting training programs for executives of many companies in software engineering areas.
  • Director and Sr. Professor of Rohidas Patil Institute of Management Studies, Bhayander, Thane