Leadership & Governance

Dr. Asha Bhatia


Dr. Manjeet Kaur Anand

Faculty of General Management

Mrs. Harneet Anand

Head of Infra and Design

Dr. Kavitha Venkatachari

Dean of School of AI & Future Technologies

Dr. Waheeda Thomas

Dean of School of Management (UG) & Professor – Economics

Mr. Vijay Tandon

Dean of School of Management (PG)

Mr. Deepal Alva

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Sriram Ramshanker

Pro-Vice Chancellor & Professor Of Practice – Operations

Brig. G.P.S Cheema

Chairperson, Center of Excellence for Social, Sustainable & Spiritual Development

Ms. Elora Basumatary

Dean of Quality Enhancement Directorate (QED)

Dr. Sandeep Kumar Suhag

Registrar & Administration

Mr. Rahul Dhaiya

Director of Strategy & Corporate Affairs

Dr. Ranjan Chaudhuri

Associate Professor, NITIE, Mumbai Member (External Academician)

Dr. S. Kaushal

VP for Corporate Technology and Business Development at Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL)

Prof. Elora Basumatary

Director – Cardiff MBA Program at Universal Business School

Prof. Nilanka Chatterjee

Program Director-PGDM-BDI & CHRO, UBS Member (UBS-Representative)

Prof. Pradeep Pai

Associate Professor (Operations and Decision Sciences) & Program Chairperson (MBA Part-time & Exec. MBA), NMIMS, Mumbai

Prof. Vijay Tandon

Director- PGDM & International Programs at Universal Business School

Rishikesh Deshpande

Whole Time Director & CEO, Avalon Global Research Member (Industry Expert)

Dr. R. Mehrotra

Chief Knowledge Officer of India’s leading Cement Company ACC Ltd. Served United Nations – International Labour Organization (ILO) as Senior Specialist

Program Director- PGDM (General) & Professor- Marketing

Program Director (CMBA) & Professor – HRM

Prof. Tarundeep Singh Anand

Founder & Chancellor

Dr. Asha Bhatia


Dr. Manjeet Kaur Anand

Faculty of General Management

Mrs. Harneet Anand

Head of Infra and Design

Mr. Sriram Ramshanker

Pro-Vice Chancellor & Professor Of Practice – Operations

Dr. Srinath Beldona

Dean & Professor of Management at Oklahoma City University

Ameera Shah

Promoter & Managing Director of Metropolis Healthcare Ltd.

Prof. Samir Saraiya

Chief Executive Officer of That’s Personal

Vikram Thakur

Director of Rico Appliances Pvt Ltd

Dr. Sandeep Kumar Suhag

Registrar & Administration

Dr. Daniel Connolly

Professor of Management at Drake University, USA

Dr. Tanaya Mishra

VP & Head of Human Resources at Endo International Plc, India

A Thiru

Group President Human Resources at Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Akhilesh Thakur

National Leader & Risk Advisory Services at ASA Corporate Catalyst, India

Ridham Desai

MD, Morgan Stanley, India

Ramesh Swaminathan

Executive Director, CFO & Head of Corporate Affairs at Lupin Ltd.

Sudeep Kolte

VP – Sales and Marketing, Business Head Consumer Division at Saint Gobain

Jaideep Pandit

Investment Management & Real Estate at RMZ Corp, Mumbai

Dileep Joshi

Global CHRO at EPL Ltd.

Amisha Vora

Chairperson & MD at Prabhudas Lilladher Pvt. Ltd.

Chintan Thakkar

Managing Director at OSTC Ltd., India

Dharmesh Joshi

Director (Integrated Supply Chain), Drums Food International Pvt. Ltd.

Rajesh Seshadri

Global CFO – GSC, DHL Global Forwarding

Surendra Goyal

Chief Financial Officer at Aditya Birla Group

Balasubramanian Jayam

Founder at The Half Brick

Minakshi Samant

Executive Director Human Resources, Ingram Micro

Ashish Musaddi

Global Head – Cultural Transformation, Talent Management & Learning, Cipla, Mumbai

Kavindra Mishra

CCA & CCO – External Brands & CEO Home Stop at Shoppers Stop

Anil Joshi

Board Member & Consultant – HR at Lynk Global

Murli Sundrani

Mentor & Life Coach at Blue Dots Consulting, Mumbai

Antony Parokaran

CEO at Eros Elevators & Escalators Private Limited

Alok Ranjan

CEO at Flipcarbon Integrated Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Anil Jayaraj

CEO – Sports at Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd.

Sai Venkateshwaran

Global Lead Partner, Board of Directors of KPMG in India, Partner at KPMG

Coumara Radja

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Maxval Professionals LLP

Chandrasekhar Mukherjee

Advisory Board at Deep Learning Institute of India & Sr. President - HR & CHRO at Bhilosa Industries

Rishikesh Deshpande

CEO & Whole Time Director at Avalon Global Research

Abhay Gupte

Partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP

Dr. Pramod Sant

Fmr. Vice President - Head of Import Export & Customs at Siemens Ltd

AI Advisory Board

An “AI Advisory Board of Studies” for Universal AI University will play a crucial role in shaping and enhancing academic programs infused with artificial intelligence. Here are some key functions and responsibilities such a board might undertake:

Curriculum Development and Review:

– Collaborate with faculty members to design and update AI-related or AI-infused courses and programs.

– Ensure alignment with industry trends, technological advancements, and emerging research.

– Regularly review syllabi, teaching methodologies, and evaluation processes.


Quality Assurance and Relevance:

– Assess the relevance and quality of AI programs for different courses e.g. MBA, BBA, BCom, BA, BE, ME etc.

– Monitor program outcomes and student performance.

– Provide feedback on curriculum effectiveness and suggest improvements.


Industry and Research Collaboration:

– Foster partnerships with AI companies, research institutions, and industry experts.

– Facilitate internships, joint projects, and guest lectures.

– Bridge the gap between academia and real-world AI applications.


Advising and Guidance:

– Offer insights on AI career paths, skill requirements, and job market trends.

– Advise students on course selection, specialization, and career development.

– Provide mentorship and networking opportunities.


Ethical Considerations and Best Practices:

– Discuss ethical implications of AI technologies.

– Promote responsible AI development and deployment.

– Encourage research on fairness, transparency, and bias mitigation. 


Research and Innovation:

– Encourage faculty and students to engage in AI research.

– Identify funding opportunities and collaborative projects.

– Stay informed about cutting-edge AI breakthroughs.


Program Promotion and Outreach:

– Act as ambassadors for AI programs and or AI infused programs within and outside the university.

– Organize workshops, seminars, and conferences.

– Promote AI education and its societal impact.

“AI Advisory Board of Studies” will not have formal authority to govern the institution but will serve as a valuable resource for informed decision-making and program enhancement.


Chairperson – AI Advisory Board

Member – AI Advisory Board