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DOCTOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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DIVERSE STUDENT COMMUNITY

A truly dynamic and diverse student body is the foundation of the SP Jain Global DBA experience. When you join the program, you become part of a community of exceptional scholars and professionals from a wide range of industries, academic strengths, social presence and global experiences. Find out more about our DBA community of January 2018 and May 2018 intakes below:

RESEARCH AREAS

 

Work Experience

 

ROLES

 

INDUSTRY SECTORS

 

SEPTEMBER 2019 INTAKE

MEET OUR DBA SCHOLARS

ARVIN SUBRAMANIAN
Digital Strategist – Digitally Inspired Media
 

Education: MBA (Media and Communication)

Work Experience: 6+ years: Digitally Inspired Media, Viacom18, Thanthi TV, Eros International

Other Certificates: AAIP

Area of Research: Digital Marketing

MITHUN NAGAWADE
PgMp®, PMP®, Program Management Lead and Senior Manager – Ernst & Young
 

Education: MA

Work Experience: 17 years of diversified experience in the USA and India for service outsourcing, operations management, client relationship in IT enabled services industry; specialisation in project & program management, project migration and business analysis experience with full project life-cycle implementations

Other Certificates: PgMP®, PMP®

Area of Research: Project/Program/Portfolio Management

ROHIT RAHEJA
CEO – Meesha Healthcare and Research
 

Education: MBA (Marketing)

Work Experience: 19 years: Meesha Healthcare, Shopinc.com, Cipla, ICICI Prudential Life, Radio Mirchi

Other Certificates: Online certificate in Marketing, Strategy Management and Online Marketing

Area of Research: Success of retail apparel business with Omni Channel strategy

GOPAL SUDHAKARAN
Media & Marketing Communications Manager, Dubai
 

Education: MBA (Development & Industrialization), The University of Liverpool, UK

Work Experience: 16 years: Marketing experience in industries like Digital Electronics, Home Appliances, Financial Services, Corporate Services, Fashion, Luggage, Healthcare, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Food & Beverages

Other Certificates: PG Diploma in Business (Dublin Business School, Ireland), Certificate in Business Administration (London Chamber of Commerce & Industry, UK), Certificate in Strategic Marketing (Spearhead Dubai, UAE)

Area of Research: Marketing

SULTAN SAUD ALSAJJAN
Director of Governance and Audit
 

Education: MBA, BSc (Computer Science)

Work Experience: 22 years: IT, Operation, Strategies, Lecturing and Governance
ACC, SAHER, SONY, AOU, Ministry of Housing

Other Certificates: PMP, TQM, Diploma in Shariya (Islamic law)

Area of Research: Strategy Governance

RAMACHANDRAN PURANAM
Senior Manager - Data Scientist
 

Education: PGDBA – Finance, PGP Business Analytics and Business Intelligence

Work Experience: 15+ years: FSS, CSS Corp, Mphasis, Capgemini, NIIT, Xansa

Other Certificates: CSM, Certified Problem Analyst, Certified Cassandra professional, IIBF Certified Prevention of Cyber Crime and Fraud Management

Area of Research: Behavioural aspects of cyber crime, cyber frauds, cyber security

APEKSHA GHOSH
Marketing Manager
 

Education: MBA (Marketing & Operations), BTech (CSE)

Work Experience: 12+ years’ experience in Marketing and Operations with Satyam Computers, IBM India, IBM Middle East & Africa, Quikwork Technologies

Other Certificates: Design Thinking Practitioner, Agile Practice Explorer, Client Advocacy Practitioner

Area of Research: Marketing Analytics, Operations and Strategy

VARUN KHARBANDA
General Manager – Huawei
 

Education: PGDBA - Operations, Bachelor of Business Administration

Work Experience: 18 years: ICICI One Source, IBM, Nokia, Huawei

Other Certificates: PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt, ITILv3 Expert, MCSA 2012

Area of Research: IT/Telecom Industry – Contract & Commercial Management or Project/ Service Management

GANESH BANDA
CEO, Founder – Link Labs OÜ
 

Education: PGDBA (Finance), BE (Computer Science)

Work Experience: 13 years: Link Labs OÜ, Neoastra, Access Europe GmbH, Samsung, Adobe, HCL

Other Certificates: Scrum Master, Entrepreneurship specialisation, Data Scientist

Area of Research: Artificial Intelligence in Business Marketing and Operations

SURESH KUMAR SHARMA
 

Education: PG Diploma in Project Management, PG Diploma in Environment Studies, BTech (Mechanical)

Work Experience: 27 years: NEI (Birla Group), Public Health Engineering Department, Government of Rajasthan (India), Ministry of Defence, Government of Oman, Bangalore International Airport, Larsen & Toubro, Jusco (Tata Group), Swach Environment (SREI Group), SPML Infra, Sadhan Engineers (Entrepreneur)

Other Certificates: Business Management certificate course for Senior Business leaders of Tata group organised by Ross School of Management, University of Michigan and Tata Management & Training Center

Area of Research: Proposed Research Area (Yet to be approved): Water & Waste Water Management and Governance - Co-creation of best governance model with the involvement of Private Sector

PRASAD RAJAPPAN
Founder & MD – ZingHR
 

Education: MBA (HR), BE (Production)

Work Experience: 32 years: ZingHR (Own Venture), Reliance, Ernst & Young, Mahindra & Mahindra

Area of Research: Impact of AI-ML on HR Function across various geographies

BEHNAM BARGH
Director – CRC
 

Education: MBA, University of Wollongong, Australia
BBA, University of Wollongong, Australia

Work Experience: CRC Director with 16 years of experience working in the field of customer service and sales in both Australia and Dubai; has extensive experience and knowledge of both residential and commercial properties in UAE

Other Certificates: Real Estate Certificate in Dubai from RERA institute (2014-2019)

KIRAN KASHIKAR
Director Consulting
 

Education: MBA (Product Management), BE (Electronics & Communication)

Work Experience: 16 years at CGI Group

Other Certificates: Certified ScrumMaster®, SAFe® Program Consultant

SOWMYA VIVEK
Lead Research Officer - EIBFS
 

Education: MA Economics

Work Experience: 15+ years: EIBFS, BIBF, Gulf Bank, ICICI Bank

Other Certificates: Six Sigma Black Belt, CFA Level 1

Area of Research: Related to banking

NAVDEEP NARULA
Director – Ingram Micro India
 

Education: MBA (Marketing Management), BE (Electronics Engineering)

Work Experience: 27 years: BPL India, LG Electronics, Hewlett Packard India, Reliance Retail, Ingram Micro India

Other Certificates: UGC Fellowship Scholarship Certificate

SHANKAR SUBRAMANIAN IYER
KHDA – Dubai Government
 

Education: Masters in Marketing Management, Bachelors in Engineering (Mechanical Production)

Work Experience: 8 years in Sales, Marketing, services of Heavy Equipment, Engines, Gearboxes, etc., 8 years in Financial sectors with leasing company, NBFC, Banks, Insurance companies, 5 years in Mining and Construction, 5 years in Consultancy, 10 years in Vocational training and Curriculum Development with KHDA – Dubai Government

Other Certificates: Assessor Diploma Qualification from City and Guilds in Education

Area of Research: Block Chain application to Education Sector

SANJAY SAINI
CCO – SoptAI
 

Education: PGDBA, BE (Mechanical)

Work Experience: 25 years: Oracle, Anaplan, SAS, Tata Steel; worked in North America and Asia Pacific

Other Certificates: MIT Fintech, MIT Supply Chain Analytics, PMP Certified Demand Forecaster, CSCP, SCOR-P

Area of Research: Application of machine learning in Supply Chain

ARVIND K SHARMA
 

Education: PG Diploma in Financial Engineering & Risk Management, EPM (Columbia Business School), Advance Management Programme (Harvard Business School), MA (Economics), BSc

Work Experience: 28 years in Banking Industry

Other Certificates: Advanced Risk Management (Wharton Business School), CAIIB

Area of Research: Risk Management in Banks

NILADRI CHATTERJEE
Global Vertical Lead – Google
 

Education: MBA (IIM Calcutta), BTech Electrical Engineering (West Bengal University of Technology)

Work Experience: 11 years: Steel Authority of India, Accenture, Ola, Google

SARADA KARRI
Business Development – Workday
 

Education: Executive MBA (Operations and Marketing)

Work Experience: 21 years of cumulative experience from Oracle Corporation, SAP Asia and Workday

Other Certificates: Design Thinking (Berkeley Innovation Group), Internet of Things (Curtin University), Supply Chain Analytics (MITx), TOGAF, Supply Chain Management (APICS)