Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Kamal Kant Dwivedi

Vice Chancellor: Apeejay Stya University

Prof. Dr. Kamal Kant Dwivedi is a Scientist, Researcher, Teacher, Educator, Administrator, Diplomat and Science Communicator. For over 38 years he served in India and abroad in different capacities. Previously, Prof. Dwivedi served as the Vice-Chancellor, Arunachal University, Head of Division, Adviser, and Director in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Counsellor (Science, Technology, Health and Education), Embassy of India, Washington DC, Visiting Professor/Scientist, University of Giessen, University of Marburg and Hahn-Meitner Institute, Berlin, Germany and Faculty member at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Prof. Dwivedi has significantly contributed to enhancing scientific understanding by participating in over two hundred scientific conferences, symposia and seminars, by chairing technical sessions and delivering plenary and invited talks. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1977 from I.I.T. Kanpur and M.Sc. in 1972 from Lucknow University. He has specialized in the fields of Chemical, Nuclear and Environmental Science, Science and Technology Cooperation, Administration and Communication. Prof. Dwivedi pursued research in truly inter-disciplinary areas and published about 200 research papers.

Prof. Dwivedi held a prestigious position of the President of International Nuclear Track Society representing more than 40 countries. He is recipient of 10 different national and international fellowships, the prestigious “India 2000 Millennium Award (1999)”, and elected as the Fellow of the International Academy of Physical Sciences (FIAPS) and President of the Chemical Sciences for the Centenary year (2012-13) of the Indian Science Congress of which the Prime Minister was the General President.

Mr. Krishna Gopal

Head - Talent Management (sale) at Tech Mahindra

Mr. Krishna Gopal can be counted amongst the new breed of techno-business professionals who combine their passion for technology with business understanding to achieve business outcomes. He has a successful track record of incubating new businesses in the emerging markets of Middle East, Africa and India.

At Sify he spearheaded the evangelizing of e-commerce in India during its inception. At Mahindra British Telecom, he initially incubated their e-governance initiatives in India during the 1999-2001 periods when e-governance was at its inception in India.Subsequently, he incubated their telecom foray into the Middle East and Africa region and grew it to 5 times the average vendor revenue levels (as per Gartner estimates) besides establishing the Tech Mahindra brand in the local ecosystem as a vendor of choice for telecom IT services.

His relationships in the IT / Telecom ecosystem are deep with all key technology partners, product companies and local companies. He has consistently displayed a proven ability to be a brand ambassador and represent his organization in the media, industry events and trade shows.

Dr. Ajay Pal Kaushik

Registrar of Dr. K. N. Modi University

Dr. Kaushik, an Ex-Indian Air Force Professional, with 28 years of sterling cross functional exposureacross HR / Administration, Strategic HR, Employees Relations, People Management, Training & Development, Change Management, Policies & Procedures, Versatile Leadership, Talent Acquisition & Management, Welfare Planning, Quality Initiatives, Corporate Communications, Process Optimization, Security Management, Personnel Administration, Hospital Management, Organizational Development, Competency Mapping.

He currently is spearheading astheRegistrar of Dr. K. N. Modi University andlooking after the University Administration, Examination Department, Compliances of UGC & AICTE,MCI, DCI, PCI,NCI, APCI, BCI etc, Facilities and services, venders, contracts, Security management, discipline, sports, Teaching and non Teaching staff’s sourcing, screening, interviewing, placement, orientation, career camps, exhibitions development, arranging national and international conferences, workshops, seminars, , visits etc apart from ensuring smooth functioning of the entire system.

Dr. David J Lincoln

DR .Leading practitioner in Psychology and NLP

Within a journey starting from a humble beginning in 1960 as a school teacher to a doctorate in psychology and various leading positions in the domain of Psychotherapy and NLP, Dr. Lincoln played many roles and worked in many different environments throughout the world including USA, India, Lithuania and UK.

He has been consulting and in private practice of Clinical Psychology and Neuro-liguistic Programming and is a master trainer, conducting all levels of psychotherapy and NLP training all over the world.

He has authored several books and is a regular contributor to various magazines and articles. He has conducted trainings for various organizations including fortune 500 companies and their directors.

Mr. Ameet Naik

VP & Global HR Head (India, China, and MEA) Binani Cement Limited.

Bachelor of Science / Master in Human Resource / Bachelors in Labour Studies & aBrain bench Certified Professional BCP) with 25 years rich Human Resource experience in Service, Telecom, Retail & Manufacturing industry. Currently, He is VP & Global HR Head (India, China, and MEA) with Binani Cement Limited. He is the recipient of “HR Leadership Award” from the World HRD Congress (APAC level) and also of the prestigious “HR Warrior Award” for excellence in HR practices. Ameet is trained at Indian Society for Training & Development and is an ISO 9001 QS Certified Auditor & Assessor for Assessment Centres.

Mr. Naik’s contribution has been immense in establishing & building teams for major Organisations and is known to be a Start-up Specialist. He has helped Business Leaders achieve their goals by his robust HR policies & processes. He is an excellent networking professional and a is a part of various HR bodies like NHRD and SHRM to name a few. He delivers regular talks at various B Schools in India. He has extensively worked with people from China, Middle East & East Africa.

Dr. Amarendra Sahoo

Ex - Regional Director of Reserve Bank of India ( RBI )

Dr. Amarendra Sahoo holds a Ph. D. in Economics from IIT, Bombay for his work on Financial Market and Structure of Interest rates, Masters from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, USA (as RBI Go lden Jubilee Scholar). His masters’ project in Duke was Corporate Governance in banking sector. He participated in the leadership and corporate excellence programme at Kellogg School of Management. He has a number of publications to his credit on areas, such as, economics, corporate finance, banking, agriculture credit, etc.

Dr. Sahoo was nominee Directoron Boards of State Bank of Patiala, Garmin Banks,State Finance Corporation, Sikkim Bank Ltd,with sound global experience in bank regulation and supervision. He represented Indiain Asian and Pacific Regional Agri Credit Association (APRACA-CENTRAB) meets at Malaysia and Philippines.