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Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.

- John C. Crosby

From weakness to strength, from grass to grace, and from nothing to something. Mentoring is not just about putting information in; it is about drawing out from the learner - the knowledge, skills, and understanding that is lying dormant within them. It has the power to open doors, inspire, support, and encourage people to realize their potential and achieve their dreams.

The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index report defined two crucial categories of experiences to which all students should aspire. First, finding the right mentors who care about students as persons, makes them excited about learning and encourages them to pursue their goals and dreams. Second, the report also stated the importance of jobs or internships that allow students to apply classroom learning; projects that take a semester or more to complete (such as a thesis or capstone project); and engagement in extracurricular activities and organizations.

It is in this pursuit to drive quality student engagement and learning that Alliance University has conceptualized The Corporate Mentorship Program.

The mentorship program is a year-long initiative where thirty corporate mentors from top organizations and thirty faculty mentors from Alliance School of Business come together for one common goal – student success. The program aims to have our students mentored by some of the top professionals across industry verticals. This program will be a catalyst in driving student holistic growth and making them industry-ready ahead of time.

The mentorship program provides an opportunity to imbibe leadership qualities, business acumen, corporate know-how, develop interpersonal skills, and challenge students to be better every day.

The corporate and faculty mentors would be interacting with the students regularly on campus to ensure a successful outcome from the program.

Please find the representative list of mentors and faculty participating in the mentorship program for the MBA 2021 - 2023 batch:

List of Corporate Mentors
Sr. No. Name Designation Company
1 Mr. Adithya Karthik Director - Program Management Oracle
2 Mr. Ajay Kumar Dubey Country Head - Channels Force Point
3 Mr. Ajit Jacob Thomas Senior Brand Services Director Mullen Lowe Lintas Group
4 Mr. Avinash Jain Vice President - Finance and Accounts NSL Sugars Limited
5 Mr. Dinesh Saboo Associate Director Oak North
6 Mr. Divyanshu Verma Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO)
7 Mr. Harish Gaonkar Head Of Operations MTR Foods Private Limited
8 Mr. Mathew George Chief Finance Officer Medi Assist
9 Mr. Mohan Kumar Practice Head Wipro Limited
10 Mr. Naresh Pisharodi Global Partner Alliance Manager Cisco Systems
11 Dr. Ram Kumar G Cyber Security Governance Risk and Compliance Leader Nissan
12 Mr. Ramesh Alluri Reddy Director – Digital Business Solutions, Professional Staffing, and International Engagement The Adecco Group
13 Mr. Ranjit TP Director Recruitment Volvo Group
14 Mr. Rishi K Associate Director Cushman & Wakefield
15 Mr. Srinath Ganesan Head - Business Area/ Service Line Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions
16 Mr. Suraj Chouta Vice President JPMorgan Chase & Co.
17 Mr. Syed Shahid Mehdi Vice President - Marketing Quinnox
18 Mr. Venkatramani Prakash Director - Payments Flywire
19 Mr. Vijay Nair Regional Head - Data Science Levi Strauss & Co.
20 Mr. Vinay Kalyan Parakala Regional Head - Data Science Levi Strauss & Co.
21 Mr. Viswanath Rao Vice President - Finance HighRadius
Representative List Only*
List of Faculty Mentors
Sr. No. Faculty Name Area of Mentoring
1 Dr. Ajeet Sharma Marketing
2 Prof. Arunabhas Bose
3 Dr. Hemant Gupta
4 Dr. Kali Charan Sabat
5 Dr. Mrinmoy Bhattacharjee
6 Dr. Ray Titus
7 Dr. Sanjeev S. Padashetty
8 Dr. Sukanya Kundu
9 Dr. Sunil Kumar
10 Dr. Rojalin Pradhan
11 Dr. A Abdul Hameed Finance
12 Dr. Arindam Banerjee
13 Dr. Ajay Kumar Yadav
14 Dr. Kapil Arora
15 Dr. Momina Bushra
16 Dr. Nusrathunnisa
17 Dr. Prateeksha Mayura
18 Dr. Radhakrishna GS
19 Dr. Satyendra Pratap Singh
20 Dr. Joseph Ronald Roche Human Resource Management
21 Dr. Pratima Verma
22 Prof. Suresh B
23 Dr. Vivekanand G
24 Dr. George Easaw Operations Management
25 Dr. Sajan Mathew
26 Dr. Satish Menon
27 Dr. Subbaraman Kumaran International Business