Academic Team

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CA Pattabhi Ram

Pattabhi Ram is co-founder and faculty at Prime Academy, the pioneering training institution and is co-founder and partner of Yoganandh & Ram, Chartered Accountants. Currently, he is primarily into consulting in the area of corporate finance and capital market. A freelance journalist, he has written several cover stories and columns for magazines and newspapers on areas of contemporary interest. A prolific speaker both in India and internationally, he anchored ICAI's budget analysis program for six straight years. Authored 4 books, one of which is an ICAI recommended text book. Blogs at www.patbram.blogspot.com and is accessible on Facebook, he is a Chartered Accountant by qualification, a writer by passion and a teacher by accidental choice.
Dr. G. Srinivasan

Dr. G.Srinivasan is Professor and Head of Department of Management Studies at IIT Chennai. He has over 22 years of teaching experience and has guided 9 PhD students and 16 MS Students. He was awarded the BOYSCAST fellowship by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for advanced training in Total Quality Management for the period Jan-Dec 1997. He was responsible for the creation and development of Operations Management Learning Laboratory for MBA programs and executive development programs - Ministry of Human Resources Development under Modernization and Removal of Obsolescence.

  • He holds PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (1990)
  • MS by Research from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (1987)
  • BE (Honours) from Anna University, Madras, India (1984)
Dr. B Mahadevan

Dr. Mahadevan - Professor, Operations Management, IIM Bangalore - has more than 20 years of wide ranging professional experience in teaching, research, consulting and academic administration at IIM Bangalore and other reputed academic institutions such as IIT Delhi and XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Dr. Mahadevan has published two books and several papers in the areas of operation research, and manufacturing.
Dr. Mahadevan graduated from College of Engineering, Guindy and holds Masters and Doctorate from IIT(M).
Dr. Sangita De

Dr. Sangita De is a Learning and development Professional at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.

She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of Human resource development. Her journey began as a Human Resource development executive where she designed and delivered customer orientation programs for different SBUs, Competency Based Leadership Development, 360 degree feedback and New Manager Assimilation Program. She also designed and implemented Mentoring program for Project Managers and team leaders.

She was awarded Doctorate Degree by the Griffith University, Australia, for undertaking research on the subject of examining the managerial role and its variance with respect to work organization. She is also greatly interested in research in cross-culture studies, facilitation of a global mindset and equipping managers with competencies that help them become effective in being globally integrated while being locally responsive.

She currently teaches International Human Resource Management at Griffith University.
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