All Profile's
Arun Wakhlu
B.Tech. (IIT Delhi), PGDM (IIMA)
Management Consultant. Founder of Pragathi Consulting Group, Pune. Visiting faculty at IIMA, XLRI, Jamshedpur and Symbiosis Inst. of Business Management Pune. Consulting clients include organisations like Hindustan Lever, Thermax, Sandvik Asia and Alfa Laval. Over 17 years of experience in designing and conducting workshops for improving a variety of managerial skills. Has conducted several entrepreneurship development programmes using video-based technical training packages.

Chandrashekar B K
M.Phil. (Oxford), LL.M. Industrial Law (Leeds)
Formerly Professor at IIMB. Over 27 years in Academics and Consultancy, including 19 years at IIMB. Former Member of the Karnataka State Legislative Council. Areas of interest include Business Law, Consumer Protection and Intellectual Property Rights. Has made signifi cant contributions in the areas of Decentralization and Public Law. Closely associated with the formulation of the Karnataka Zilla Parishads and Mandal Panchayats Act 1983 and the study on the working of the Panchayat Institutions in Karnataka.

Chandrashekar S
B.Tech. (IIT Chennai), PGDM (IIMC)
Scientist and Professor in the Corporate Strategy and Policy Area at IIMB. Worked in ISRO for 23 years. Was closely associated with all the Communications Satellite Projects, Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS), and SLV Launchers (PSLV and GSLV). Helped launch ISRO Antrix Corporation, ISRO’s commercial arm. Lead the Indian delegation to the UN Outer Space Committee (1984-90). Carried out studies for TIFAC and UNDP. Expert with the UK based Institute of Strategic Studies. Has published extensively in India and abroad. Renowned quizzer of national standing.

Char J P
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering - (IIT Chennai)
Senior Consultant to RITES in Materials Management Projects. Served for over 35 years for the Indian Railways and ended his tenure with them as Additional Member - Railway Board. Has attended several courses/Seminars on Management, Inventory Control and Operations Research. Visiting faculty at IIT-Delhi. Fellow of the Institute of Rail Transport (IRT) Delhi. Has published nearly 30 papers in leading journals on various subjects.

Chary S N
M.Tech. (IIT Mumbai), Masters in Engineering, M.B.A. (Rhode Island)
Professor in the Production and Operations Management Area at IIMB. Currently Director of the Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar. Academic experience spans over 19 years. Visiting Professor of Katholieke Universitiet Leuven, Belgium during 1990-91. Has written a number of books in the area of Production & Operations Management and has published a number of articles in leading Indian and International journals. Has consulted for DOT, Indian Navy, Cochin Refineries and Neyveli Lignite. Areas of interest include Operations Management, Productivity Management, HRM, International Business & Exports and Environment Management.

Cherian John
B.Sc, M.M.S.(Mumbai)
A three year stint with the Indian Army, followed by 10 years in the industry, across CMC-Mumbai, ICI-Calcutta, Castrol India-Mumbai and Microland- Bangalore (as G M HRD). Industry experience has been essentially in the HRD functions. Exposed to various foreign training systems. Presently the Director of Credo Consultancy Services - a HRD training house, the Indian associate of Training House Inc. USA. Also a regular guest faculty at IIMB.