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Shreya Surana



Shreya has over a decade of entrepreneurial experience in the Securities
Markets, spearheading all the operations at her family business. Her
passion to share real time experience with students in classrooms got her to start
her education career a few years ago.

She was previously working with the BMS section at R. A Podar College of
Commerce & Economics, Mumbai.

She has been training for finance curriculum at undergraduate programs.

Shreya has pursued her PGDM at FLAME University & is SET Qualified.

Ameya Ambulkar


Adjunct Professor Entrepreneurship

Ameya Ambulkar, is associated with ISME as an adjunct professor and is a NET (India rank 7) & SET (State rank 1) certified professor in management, marketing, business ethics, and corporate governance.He has over half a decade of experience in teaching at institutes like H.R. College of Commerce, Amity global business school, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of technology and united business institute. Social Entrepreneurship is his focal interest and is involved in mentoring students and budding social entrepreneurs.
He currently works as a core team member in ‘Leap For Word’ a social enterprise dedicated to improving the English language learning landscape of rural India.

Dr. Malcolm F. Homavazir


Ph.D. in Management, M.F.M, SET Qualified, M.Com, LL.B, BMS

At an age of 28 years, Dr. Malcolm F. Homavazir has more than half a decade of teaching and research experience with premier Management Institutions across South Mumbai. He believes in imparting theoretical knowledge coupled with practical examples and case studies, thereby honing the student’s skills of application of knowledge in real-life situations.

Backed by strong educational qualifications, he has an expertise in more than 15 subjects and has been inspiring students at the graduate & post graduate level through his teaching dynamics.

Being an eminent speaker, he has taught at several Management Institutions namely HR College of Commerce & Economics, Jai Hind College, Wilson College, Sydenham College and H. Somani College. Before joining ISME, he has served as a full-time faculty at Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management (LLIM) for 3 years.

He has been the Chairperson for Faculty Development Program (FDP) 2015 at LLIM and has also been an Interviewer to recruit Mentors for less privileged children under the Green Batti Project

Ph.D. from D.Y. Patil Deemed to be University’s School of Management.

Ph.D. Topic – “Impact of Digitalization of Higher Education on Teaching, Student Learning, Assessment & Employability with special reference to Mumbai & Pune Institutes”

Secured First Rank – Masters in Financial Management (MFM) from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research & Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE) – University of Mumbai.

State Eligibility Test (SET) for Lectureship in Commerce – University of Pune

Masters of Commerce (M.Com) – University of Mumbai

Bachelor in Law (LL.B) from K.C Law College – University of Mumbai

Secured First Rank – Bachelor in Management Studies (BMS) from Wilson College – University of Mumbai

Dr. Malcolm F. Homavazir has been bestowed with “Award for Outstanding Research Paper” at the International Commerce & Management Conference (2018) organized by Department of Commerce, University of Mumbai.

He has presented research papers in 5 International Conferences and 6 National Conferences.

His research papers has also been published in various ISBN/ISSN journals.

Dr. David Yermack

International Faculty

NYU Stern Subject – Finance

David L. Yermack is the Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at New York University Stern School of Business. He serves as Chairman of the Finance Department and Director of the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business. Professor Yermack teaches joint MBA – Law School courses in Restructuring Firms & Industries and Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies, as well as PhD research courses in corporate governance, executive compensation, and distress and restructuring.

Sonali Agnihotri


Director - Enterprise & Outreach

Sonali leads the industry connections between the school and corporate players. She also heads our outreach programs ensuring frequent Boot Camps for students across different Schools and colleges.

Dr. Ramkishen Y.


Professor for Marketing

Dr.RamKishen. Y. has served Corporates like Mahindra Holidays as Area Sales Manager, Tata

Manager and LOWE formerly called as Lintas Communications as Visualiser.

He has around 6 years of Corporate experience and close to 10 years of Teaching Experience and has served in the best of B-Schools in the country.

PhD, Bharti Vidyapeeth University, in the field of Rural Marketing (2009)

MBA with Honours in Marketing, from GITAM, Visakhapatnam (1997)

Text books on International Retail Marketing Strategies & Strategic Brand Management

5 textbooks on Rural & Agricultural Marketing, Management of Co-operatives.

Research papers in various journals and conference proceedings.

He is currently writing 4 text books in the field of marketing

Prof.Utsav Shroff


Associate Director

Professor Shroff has been a Program Manager at the Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ISME) since October,2015.

From October 2014 to September 2015, he was an analyst at Nliten Consulting.

Prior to that, he worked as an executive at Deloitte Haskins and Sells, in the Enterprise Risk Services Department &Business Consultancy Team.

He has extensive academic experience, having taught Managerial Economics and Service Sector Management at H.R.College of Commerce and Economics.

He also taught the subjects of Business Law and Financial Accounts to the BMS Course.

He is currently pursuing his PhD in Finance.

Master’s in Commerce, H.R. College, Mumbai University topper

Bachelor in Management Studies, H.R. College, Mumbai University

Cleared International CFA Level II Examinations

Prof. Martin Mathews

International Faculty

University of Westminster Subject - Business Strategy

Mr. Mathews has had 20 years of experience as a business school teacher, researcher, and manager in Britain and France. His research interests include Small business management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Networks, E-business, Trust in industrial districts and clusters and reciprocity.He completed his thesis at the University of Chester on the subject of Trust in Industrial Districts. Martin joined WBS from France where he was an export manager for two SMEs and more recently, a consultant for the Lyon Chamber of Commerce (working on cluster policies and governance) and Renault Trucks (developing their strategic 5-year plan with senior executives).He has also held senior management positions in two French business schools.

Anindya Ghose

International Faculty

Anindya Ghose is the Heinz Riehl Chair Professor of Business at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business where he holds a joint appointment in the IOMS and Marketingdepartments. He is the author of TAP: Unlocking The Mobile Economy, which is a double winner in the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards and has been translated into multiple languages. He is the Director of the Masters of Business Analytics Programat NYU Stern. He is a Leonard Stern Faculty Scholar with an MBA scholarship (the Ghose Scholarship) named after him. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Wharton School of Business. In 2014, he was named by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 40 Professors Under 40 Worldwide and by Analytics Week as one the “Top 200 Thought Leaders in Big Data and Business Analytics”. He is the youngest ever recipient of the prestigious INFORMS ISS Distinguished Fellow Award, given to recognize individuals who (i) have made outstanding intellectual contributions to the discipline with publications that have made a significant impact on theory, research, and practice and (ii) intellectual stewardship of the field as reflected in the mentoring of doctoral students and young researchers. In 2017 he was recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the Top 30 Management Thinkers globally most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led in the next generation. Thinkers50 also bestowed the Distinguished Achievement Award Nomination for ‘Digital Thinking’ in 2017. His rise from assistant to full professor in 8.5 years at NYU Stern is widely regarded as one of the fastest in the history of several disciplines in business schools globally.

Professor Mukesh Patel

International Faculty

Professor Mukesh Patel is a serial entrepreneur with experience in private equity, angel investments, business law, and education. He teaches in both the Rutgers Business School Executive Education and Executive MBA programs. As an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers Business School, Professor Patel has designed and teaches a groundbreaking, experiential and inter-disciplinary course titled Digital Transformation, Disruption & Design Thinking: D3 for the Executive MBA program. This unique course delivers interdisciplinary perspectives on breakthrough ideas, innovation concepts, and the phenomena of creativity. It is a visual experience of entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial insights through engaging case studies. Through design-thinking, we explore and analyze entrepreneurial mindsets, game-changers, technology trends, social networks, disruption, innovation for corporate enterprises, and “future-casting”.