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Dr. N S Shetty
Dr. N S Shetty is a Professor Emeritus at JKSHIM. He is an Agricultural Economist with a doctoral degree from Bombay University. He started his career as a Research Officer in the Department of Economics at Bombay University and later, shifted to the Bank of India as an economist. After a short stint in the banking sector, he moved to UNDP and served as a FAO consultant. Dr. Shetty also served in the Development Bank of Zambia and worked in the Common Wealth Secretariat (CFTC) as a senior agriculture economist in Uganda. He has produced many research publications on various issues relating to agriculture economics particularly with a global perspective.

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Dr. Sudhir M

Name: Dr. Sudhir M
Designation: Professor of Strategy and Marketing Dean, Canara Nitte School of Banking
Email ID: sudhirm@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number: 9945154746
Research Interest: CSR, Philanthropy, Higher Education
Teaching Interest: Strategy, Marketing Management, Consumer Behavior

Brief Description: Dr. Sudhir Holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Visveswaraya Technological University, Belgaum, specialised in Marketing Management. He has been working as a faculty member in Justice K.S. Hegde Institute of Management in Nitte since 2000. His areas of teaching interest include Marketing Management, Consumer Behavior and Research Methodology. He has participated in several seminars and workshops and presented papers on areas like Ethics in marketing and Cause Related marketing. His areas of research interest include corporate philanthropy, and cause related marketing. He has presented research papers in various national and International Conferences held in India and abroad. He has organized several national seminars international conferences which have generated good response from India and abroad. His doctoral thesis has been in the area of “Corporate-NGO partnership and social development- A study in Karnataka” under the guidance of Dr. M.S. Moodithaya.

Dr.Sudhir is also involved in consultancy and training programs for various public as well as private sector organizations in the area of leadership development, marketing effectiveness, and sales enhancement and branding. He has conducted more than 20 training programs and EDPs for academicians, banking professionals, medical practitioners and marketing and sales professionals. Other than the academic activities he also takes lot of interest in organizing various events and programs to guide the students in career development, personal effectiveness, experiential learning, public speaking and communication. At present he is also working as Dean at Canara Nitte School of Banking, Mangalore.

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Dr. K.P.Sandhya Rao

Name: Dr. K.P.Sandhya Rao
Designation:  Associate Professor
Email ID: sandhyarao@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number: 9845631754
Research Interest:   Tourism, advertising and branding
Teaching Interest: Service Management, Integrated Marketing Communications & Media Management, Strategic Branding

Brief Description:Dr.K.P.Sandhya Rao has an MBA degree from Mangalore University and Ph.D from Visvesvaraya University, Belagavi. She has over seven years of industrial experience in the field of advertising, media and public relations and over 15 years of teaching experience. She teaches courses such as Integrated Marketing Communications & Media Management, Service Operations Management and Strategic Brand Management to the students of MBA Program. Her research interests include branding, advertising and media and tourism related areas. She has been working with JKSHIM since January 2003.

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Dr.Sudhir Raj K

Name : Dr.Sudhir Raj K
Designation: Professor
Email ID: Sudhirrajk@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number: 9945912075
Research Interest: Entrepreneurship, Brain Based Learning, NeuroLeadership, Design Thinking, Mindfulness, Talent Management
Teaching Interest: Managerial Economics, International Business Environment and Entrepreneurial Development.

Brief Description: Dr. Sudhir Raj K is a post graduate and PhD in Economics from Mangalore University. He has a Diploma in Journalism from HIJ, New Delhi. He has over three decades of teaching experience. An approved PhD Guide of VTU, Belgaum. He has conducted several management development and training programs. He is a B High Artist of All India Radio, Mangalore. He handles subjects like entrepreneurial development and strategic management to the students of MBA program. His research and training interests include neuroscience, leadership, entrepreneurship and related areas. He has been working with JKSHIM since May 2003. He has been conducting EDP's and Training Sessions to the Corporates on Brain Based Learning, NeuroLeadership, Design Thinking, Mindfulness, and Talent Management
Dr. Ashalatha

Name : Dr. Ashalatha
Designation : Professor
Email ID:ashalatha@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number: 9448483618
Research Interest: Mergers, women empowerment, inclusive growth, higher education and rural development
Teaching Interest : Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial management, Project Management, Financial Services and Entrepreneurship

Brief Description:  Dr. Ashalatha K is a post graduate and PhD from Mangalore University. She has more than 20 years of experience in academia and industry. She has presented papers in national and international conferences. She is a life member of Mangalore Management Association. She was a member of academic council of Mangalore University. She played key roles for conferences of the Institute. She is guiding doctoral research scholars. She is a member of various social organizations.

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Radhakrishna Sharma

Name: Radhakrishna Sharma
Designation: Professor
Contact email ID: rksharma@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number : 974111 7251
Research Interest : Financial Derivatives, Personal Finance and Mutual Funds
Teaching Interest: Futures ,options and Other derivatives, Business Law, Financial Management

Brief Description: Dr. Radhakrishna Sharma is an MBA Graduate from Mangalore University. He has also to his credit a Diploma in Commodity Markets(DICM), Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Advising (PGDFA) and Certified Financial Manager (CFM) and Ph.D qualification. He is a SEBI certified resource person for financial education programs and trained more than 9000 investors in India. Dr. Sharma has conducted several Executive Development Programs, Management Development Programs and Investor Awareness Programs for various institutions and at various places. He has more than two decades of research and teaching experience. He was working at Debub University, Ethiopia in the Department of Management under UN development programs for two years. His areas of interests in teaching and research are personal finance, mutual funds, portfolio management and financial derivatives. Dr. Sharma is the Ideator of a novel, unique and very effective system called “Leave Trading System” which is presently used by many educational Institutions to reduce unnecessary absenteeism of students and is in the process for the grant of patent.
Dr. Krishna Prasad

Name: Dr. Krishna Prasad
Designation: Associate Professor
Email: kprasad@nitte.edu.in
Phone: +91 9480289368
Research Interest: Corporate finance, corporate governance, non-financial disclosures
Teaching Interest: Financial Reporting and Analysis, Investment Analysis, International Financial Management.

Brief Description: Dr. Krishna Prasad, holds PhD in finance from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal and MBA specializing in Finance from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. After completion of MBA he had worked with Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd. (OFSS) for a year and currently working with the Institute as Associate Professor. He was a AMFI certified Financial Consultant and NISM certified Mutual Fund Advisor. Currently he handles courses like Portfolio Management, Financial Reporting and Analysis and International Financial Management courses at the Institute. His area of research includes Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance and Reporting Practices. He has been working with JKSHIM since July 2010.

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Dr. Jnaneshwar Pai Maroor

Name: Dr. Jnaneshwar Pai Maroor
Designation: Assistant Professor
Description : Dr. Jnaneshwar Pai Maroor holds Masters Degree in Business Administration from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Post-Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations and M.Phil in Management from Alagappa University and Ph.D in Management from PRIST University, Thanjavur, India. He topped Karnataka State in UGC- SLET (Management) Examinations for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship conducted by University of Mysore in 2013. He has over 14 years of Industry and teaching experience. He worked as Lecturer at SDM College of Business Management and Post Graduate Centre for Management Studies and Research, Mangaluru from 2003-06.

He has worked with JP Morgan Chase Bank in India and Newark-Delaware USA - Corporate office from 2006 to June 2012. Currently he is working as Assistant Professor at Justice K.S. Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte since July 2012. His teaching and Research areas include Behavioral and Corporate Finance, Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Taxation.

He has published several research papers in National and International Journals and also presented research papers in various National and International Conference and Seminars. He is a life member of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) Mumbai, International Association of Academicians and Researchers (INAAR) Pune and Mangalore Management Association (affiliated to AIMA) Mangaluru. He has been working with JKSHIM since July 2012.

EMail: Jnan_pai@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number: 98866 79611
Ananthapadhmanabha Achar
Name: Ananthapadhmanabha Achar
Designation: Professor and Dean corporate programmes

Contact: Email: ap.achar@Nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number: 8660072597, 9945797197
Teaching areas: Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior
Research: Human Resource Management , Rural Development and Women Empowerment

Description: Professor and Dean corporate progarmmes . He has 30 years of experience in teaching training and consultancy in Management . Before joining JKSHIM ,Dr Achar had worked as Director of Sahyadri School of Management Mangalore for 5 years and of he had worked as professor in Manipal group of institutions for than two decades. During his tenure as professor at Manipal Institute of Management, he had occupied several administrative positions like Head centre for Small Business Management, Chairman placement committee, student welfare officer etc. His areas of specialization in teaching are Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship. He has conducted nearly 100 short and long term executive education programmes for both and SME and Large organization and has coordinated several research projects in the area of Human Resource Management , rural development and women empowerment. He has presented nearly 30 research papers in the national and international conference. Presently, he is working on collaborative research on “Impact of leadership on school performance - A cross cultural comparison of schools in Malaysia and Karnataka’. He also provides consultancy services for designing Training and Development Programmes to corporate organizations

Dr Achar is Bachelor in commerce, Post Graduate in Management from Mangalore University and Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from Manipal University. He is an active member of various professional bodies such as International Society for Third Sector Research, Indian Society of Training and Development, and life Member of National Institute of Personal Management

S. Saravanan

Name : S. Saravanan
Designation : Assistant Professor
Email ID: sarvanan@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number: 8105146040.
Research Interest: Social Media Marketing, Rural Marketing
Teaching Interest: Marketing, Rural Marketing, Business marketing, Insurance, Digital marketing

Brief Description: Prof. Saravanan completed MBA with dual specialization Marketing and HR from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and obtained M.Phil in Management from the same University. He is pursuing PhD from Amrita Vishwa Vidya Peetham (8th best University in India as per NIRF ranking 2018), Coimbaore. He has more than a decade's experience in corporate and teaching. He has been associated with the institute from March 2011. Links: Google Scholar LinkedIn
Rakhesh Shetty

Name: Rakhesh Shetty
Designation : Assistant Professor
Email ID: rakeshshetty@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number : 9743286455
Research Interest : Social Development and Corporate, Governance and Reporting Practices
Teaching Interest: Corporate finance and Management Accounting and Control Systems.

Brief Description: Prof Rakhesh Shetty is serving as Assistant Professor at the Institute. He is an MBA specializing in Finance from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. Before taking up the present assignment he had four years of work experience in the field of office automation in the admin wing of NMAMIT. Currently he is pursuing his PhD in the area of Sustainability Reporting of Indian companies: A cross sectional study to evaluate the extent of GRI Compliance from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. He handles courses like Financial Management and Management Accounting and control systems at the Institute. His area of research includes Social Development and Corporate Governance and Reporting Practices. He has been working with JKSHIM since July 2012.

Sheetal Kumar M

Name: Sheetal Kumar M
Designation : Assistant Professor
Email Id: sheetalkumar@nitte.edu,in
Mobile Number : 9740275628
Research Interest : Business Statistics, Operation Research, Information Systems
Teaching Interest : Operation Research, Information Systems, Information Security, Management Information Systems, Business Research

Brief Description: I am a Engineering Graduate in Electronics and Communication from SDMCET, Dharwad and I have done MBA specialization in Marketing and Finance from KLE'S IMSR, Hubli. I have 3 years industrial experience as a Business Analyst in IT and 5 years of academic experience. Currently I handle subjects like Business Research and Operation Research. His research interest areas include Requirement Elicitation technique, Information Systems . He has been working with JKSHIM since July 2013.
Shilpa Praveen

Name : Shilpa Praveen
Designation : Assistant Professor
Email ID : shilpapraveen@nitte.edu.in
Research Interest : Her research interest is in the area of Consumer Preference, Globalization versus localization, Simulation and its usefulness in teaching pedagogy, Governance in the field of education.
Teaching Interest : Simulation games, Marketing Management, Sales & Negotiation Management, International Marketing and Strategic Management.

Brief Description : Prof. Shilpa Praveen is working as an Assistant professor at JKSHIM since September 2014. She is an MBA degree holder specializing in Marketing and Finance from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Surathkal. After completion of MBA she has worked with Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd, for about six years in Sales & Channel Management role in the Key Accounts team, Bangalore and Mangalore. She is currently pursuing her Doctoral studies in the area of Consumer Preference.

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Prof. Karthik Kudroli

Name : Prof. Karthik Kudroli
Designation : Assistant Professor
Email ID : karthikkudroli@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number :7892654770
Research Interest : Supply Chain Management, Operations
Teaching Interest : Operations, Business Analytics, ERP

Brief Description: Prof. Karthik Kudroli is an Engineering graduate in Mechanical Engineering from VTU, Belgaum. He holds an M.S degree in Engineering and Management from Coventry University, United Kingdom and an MBA degree specialized in HR. He has over 5 years of Teaching and research experience and 2 years of Industry experience in the field of Logistics and Supply chain Management in the United Kingdom. His area of research is Supply chain Management. He has published 8 research papers in National and International Journals and also attended 4 National conferences and 2 International conferences. He has attended short-term course on Decision-making models using Operations Research organised by Dept of Industrial Systems Engineering, IIT Karaghpur, Attended short term course on HR analytics held at IIT Karaghpur, VGSOM, Attended a Short term course on Big Data held at IIT, Kanpur from August 7th to 11th, 2017, Attended a Workshop on Experimental and Empirical Methods in Linguistics held at IIT, Delhi from July 9th to 15th, 2017. He is also a National Powerlifting Referee –Category II since 2016.

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Prof Nidhish H

Name : Prof Nidhish H
Designation : Assistant Professor
Email ID : Nidhish@nitte.edu.in
Mobile Number : 9916222150
Research Interest : Entrepreneurship, Consumer behaviour, Social Media
Teaching Interest : Marketing Management, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship Development

Brief Description : Prof. Nidhish H is working as an Assistant Professor at JKSHIM. He obtained his MBA in Marketing specialisation degree from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. After completing his MBA degree he has worked in Bank of India and later he started his own venture in Financial research and Ecommerce field. He has total Five years’ experience in Industry and three years in academics. He is currently pursuing his Doctoral studies in the area of Entrepreneurship. He has organised several events like HR Summit, Leadership summit, Startup Conclave etc.
He is member of Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) from 2016. He is mentoring and helping start-ups from across India under the initiative of Startupmitra. He is member of Centre for Entrepreneurship Opportunities and Learning (CEOL), Mangalore, first incubation sponsored by Government of India.

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StartupMitra acting as Virtual enabler for Start-ups and Entrepreneur

Startupsjourney is a digital platform for start-ups to share their journey and experience.

Interview appeared on Bangalore Mirror on Startupmitra

Mr. Guruprashanth Bhat Kundeshwara has been serving as Corporate Relations Officer (Placement and Admission) since 2013. He is an MBA graduate with HR specialization. He has over 17 years Human Capital Management experience within the fields of Education (Training and placement), IT, Call Center , Shipping (Oil Company) and marketing in India, US, UK, Canada and Australia. He has been working with JKSHIM since January 2013. guruprashanth.bhat@nitte.edu.in 91 97420 21275
Mr. Harishchandra T
Mr. Harishchandra T has acquired B.Com and BLISc from Mangalore University. Further he obtained M.Com and MLisc from Karnataka State Open University and Annamalai University respectively. Currently he is pursuing PhD in Library Science. At present he is a librarian, and he has been serving the Nitte group since December 1992. harishchandra@nitte.edu.in 94487 88869
Mr. Vishwanath Shetty
Mr. Vishwanath Shetty completed Diploma in Computer Science at NRAMP, Nitte and did a Computer Hardware and Networking Course in NITK Surathkal. He has been working with JKSHIM since April 2008. vishwanathshetty@nitte.edu.in 9611758067
Ms. Natasha Samani
Ms. Natasha Samani has completed her B.E. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from SDMCET, Dharwad. She has a Graduate Diploma in Commerce from Victoria University of Wellington and an M.S. in Operations Management from the University of Alabama. She was worked in the U.S. with companies such as Delta Air Lines, Yahoo!, Liveperson, Overstock.com, Discover Credit Cards and Revolve.com. She has been working at JKSHIM since September 2016. natashasamani@nitte.edu.in 78921 14107