Thought Leaders

Ashwin Ajila

Founder and Managing Director

A multi-faceted professional, Ashwin has transformed his innovative ideas into successful business endeavors. He is a CA from KPMG Peat Marwick, UK and started his professional career with the same firm. His entrepreneurial drive led him to the founding of iNurture Education Solutions in 2009, a landmark initiative in higher education.

Rahul Das

Chief Operating Officer

Rahul Das holds MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bengaluru, India. He has 18 years of rich experience across multiple industries, including his previous stint with Fourth Ambit Technologies Pvt. Ltd. as the Co-founder & CEO.

Sujay Nair


Sujay is a Computer Science graduate from Bangalore University, an MBA from Portsmouth University, UK, and a Ph.D. researcher in AI and Robotics. With 24+ years of experience, he has held positions in various media and IT firms across India, Canada, and the Middle East.

Dr. Shradha Kanwar

Chief Learning Officer

Dr. Shradha Kanwar is an academic professional with over 20 years of experience in learning, innovation, leadership, interdisciplinary-knowledge building, future-work integration, and 21st-century meta-competencies. Her core research is around futuristic education strategies, hybrid research-based solutions and Learning Centers of Expertise.

Dr. G. M. Jayaseelan

Academic Head – Marketing, Leadership & Innovation

Dr. Jayaseelan holds an M.Phil. from Alagappa University and a Ph.D. from S P University, Pune. He comes with more than 18+ years of rich experience in Academics. Dr. Jayaseelan’s last assignment was with Symbiosis Institute of Business Management as Associate Professor – Management Programs.

Dr. Shubhra Banerji

Head – Program Design and Enhancement

A gold medallist from IIT Kharagpur with a Ph.D in Computer Science from Jadavpur University, Dr. Shubhra Banerji comes with more than 20 years of experience in various domains and technologies spanning Development and Testing and has worked extensively in the areas of Application Virtualization, Digital Watermarking, and Test Case Optimization.

Dinesh Kulkarni

Academic Head – ToonSkool New Media Education

Dinesh Kulkarni has over 18 years of experience in full CG and VFX Production and has been part of projects like Little Krishna Series, Resident Evil: After Life and Three Musketeers. He has designed and implemented an effective production training and development program for Anibrain.

Thomas Dal

Director and Dean – Strate School of Design, India

Thomas has 19 years of experience in Product and Experience Design in transportation and has headed innovation and design for Decathlon S.A-Newfeel. An alumnus of Institut Superieur de Design, he is also the founder of DSK ISD-Rubika School of Design, Pune, India and has won many international awards.

Nirmaalya Biswas

Dean – MBA ESG, India

Nirmaalya has spearheaded India academic operations of MBA programs in various universities across Australia and the UK. After working in the global hospitality industry in South East Asia, he became part of the academic teams at Leeds Beckett University and Huddersfield University, UK. Additionally, he is a research scholar working in the Entrepreneurship domain.

Prashanth BR

President & Co-Founder – KRACKiN;

A Tech Savvy Entrepreneur & Innovator, Prashanth Co-Founded KRACKiN with a vision to bring together Industry & Academia to single Symbiotic Ecosystem. Prashanth has over 20+ years of experience in Business & Technology leadership and has worked at global MNCs like  Huawei, Sun Microsystems, Infosys etc.

Kiran G R

Co-Founder – KRACKiN; President – Digital Initiatives & E-Learning, iNurture

An alumnus of Indian School of Business, Kiran co-founded KRACKiN technologies in 2016 as an initiative to bridge the industry-academia divide in India. Kiran has previously worked with numerous global conglomerates, donning leadership roles.

Dr. Vinay Kumar Goyal

Vertical Head-IT

Dr. Vinay Kumar Goyal is currently working on Statistical and Mathematical Modeling and Machine Learning particularly in health sciences and financial prediction. He has published more than 60 research papers in reputed journals, authored and edited 8 book chapters and published 6 patents in the related area.

Dr. Arcot Purna Prasad

Academic Head - Financial Services & Business Analytics (FS&BA)

Prof Dr. Arcot Purna Prasad comes with 22 + years of rich academic and research experience. He has been conferred with Best Researcher Award, MTC Global Award, and Arybhatta Award for his contribution to management education. He holds an MBA (Fin & IS), M. Tech (IT), M.Phil. from reputed Universities