Governance Structure

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies conducts its activities under the overall direction of its Governing Council as per the guidelines of All India Council of Technical Education. Governing Council is the supreme decision making body of the Institute and takes decisions of strategic importance, including the long term direction, national and international collaborations and approving the plans and budgets including capital budget.

For academic guidance, the Institute has constituted a Local Management Committee as per the guidelines of the University of Mumbai. This committee reviews the conduct of the programmes affiliated to the University of Mumbai.

The Institute has also constituted an Academic Council, as per the guidelines of AICTE and includes distinguished professionals from the industry, senior academicians and senior faculty of the Institute. The Council reviews academic programmes and advises on new programmes and other academic activities of the Institute.

For each programme, the Institute has constituted a Board of Studies, consisting of industry professionals and senior academicians from top B-schools.

The day-to-day operations of the Institute are supervised by Director of the Institute. Director General of the Institute guides the Institute in regard to its long term planning, faculty development and building up relationship with other academic bodies and the industry.

Programme Coordinators and Heads of Departments look after all administrative and academic matters relating to their programmes and areas and function under the overall guidance of the Director.

The Registrar supervises the administrative and liaison work related to University, AICTE and other regulatory authorities.

 
 
  • Shri Samir Somaiya
  • Smt. Leelaben M Kotak
  • Smt. Savitriben H Daiya
  • Smt. Divyaben H Mirani
  • Smt. Janakiben S. Somaiya
  • Shri. Samir S. Somaiya

    President,Somaiya Vidyavihar

  • Shri. V.Ranganathan

    Hon. Secretary, Somaiya Vidyavihar

  • Shri. Lt. Gen. Jagbir Singh

    Secretary, Somaiya Vidyavihar

  • Prof. V N Rajasekharan Pillai

    Provost, Somaiya Vidyavihar

  • Shri. Hital Meswani

    Executive Director, Reliance Industries Ltd.

  • Shri. Vimal Bhandari

    Management Director & CEO, Indostar Capital Finance Pvt. Ltd.

  • Dr. Prachi Gharpure

    (Nominee of V.C.)Principal, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan's Sardar Patel Institute of Technology

  • Prof. Sanyogita Morarji

    (Nominee of V.C.) Sanyogita Morarji,Principal(I/c), Ramanath Payyade College of Hospitality Management Studies

  • Shri. Pramod Naik

    Nominee of State Government

  • Dr. Renu Bapna

    Nominee of AICTE

  • Prof. Isaac Jacob

    Area Chairperson-Marketing & International Business, K.J.SIMSR

  • Dr. Pankaj Trivedi

    Area Chairperson-Finance & Law,K.J.SIMSR

  • Ms. Lata Pillai

    Director,Deutsche Bank

  • Shri. Madhusudan Kela

    CIO,Reliance Capital

  • Mr. Anuj Mathur

    Hr Consultant

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director,SIMSR

  • Shri. Faraz Kagalwalla

    CFO,Somaiya Vidyavihar

  • Prof.(Dr.) Preeti S. Rawat

    Area Chairperson -HR

  • Prof.(Dr.) D. G. Jha

    Area Chairperson - IT

  • Ms. Meera Ramanathan

    Registrar-KJSIMSR

  • Prof. V N Rajasekharan Pillai

    Provost, Somaiya Vidyavihar

  • Prof.(Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director-K.J.SIMSR

  • Dr. M.G. Parmeswaran

    Brand Consultant and Marketing Educator

  • MS. Rupaben Shah

    Ex. Vice Chancellor,SNDT University

  • Dr. Bhaskar Das

    President & Chief Growth and Innovation Officer,Zee Unimedia Ltd.

  • Prof. Isaac Jacob

    Area Chairperson-Marketing & International Business,K.J.SIMSR

  • Dr. Pankaj Trivedi

    Area Chairperson-Finance & Law,K.J.SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) SNV Sivakumar

    Area Chairperson-Economics,K.J.SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) J.S.Lamba

    Area Chairperson-Operations,K.J.SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) D.G.Jha

    Area Chairperson-IT,K.J.SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Preeti S.Rawat

    Area Chairperson-IT,K.J.SIMSRR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Radha Iyer

    Area Chairperson-General Management,Entrepreneurship,Communication & Strategy-K.J.SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Shailaja Karve

    Admissions-Chairperson

  • Prof. (Dr.) Kirti Arekar

    Quality Management-Chairperson

  • Prof. (Dr.) Prema Basargekar

    Research-Chairperson,K.J.SIMSR

  • Mr. Manmath Katare

    Control Shift Solutions - Partner

  • Prof.(Dr.) Vandanna Khanna

    Associate Professor - Marketing & International Business

  • Prof.(Dr.) Kalpakam Gopalkrishnan

    Associate Professor - Finance

MARKETING MANAGEMENT

MARKETING BOARD

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Prof. Kuldeep Kawatra

    Consultant & Academician

  • Mr. Kinjal Medh

    VP Marketing,NSE

  • Mr. Hitesh Gossain

    Founder,Onspon

  • Ms. Deepali Naair

    CMOJLT

  • Dr. Neeraj Pande

    Associate Professor-Marketing,NITIE,Mumbai

  • Prof. Isaac Jacob

    Professor & Area Chairperson-Marketing & International Business,K.J.SIMSR

  • Prof. Brajesh Bolia

    Assistant Professor,Programme Co-cordinator(PGDM IB)

  • Prof. (Dr.) Vandana Khanna

    Associate Professor,Program Coordinator(PGDM-RM),SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Kiran Sharma

    Associate Professor,Program Coordinator(PGDM-RM),SIMSR

  • Student Representatives

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BOARD

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Mr Parag Saigoankar

    Country Head India, Deloitee Consulting

  • Mr Manish Pathak

    President Strategy, Welspun

  • Prof. (Dr.) Lamba

    Area Chairperson & Professor,Operations

  • Prof Sreedharan

    Ex-General Manager,RBI

  • Dr. Sailesh Surve

    CEO,Gita Exports and Shipping Pvt Ltd

  • Mr. Ragavan Neelkantan

    Director,India SAARC,Middle East Africa Elgi Equipment

  • Mr. Jayant Joshi

    Managing Director,Ajay Techma Systems Pvt Ltd

  • Mr. Cheng Bing

    CEO,ICBC

  • Prof. Isaac Jacob

    Professor & Area Chairperson-Marketing and International Business,SIMSR,Program Coordinator(Exec),PGDM International Business & PGDM Communications,Convenor

  • Prof. (Dr.) Thomas Mathew

    Assistant Professor,SIMSR

  • Prof. Brajesh Bolia

    Assistant Professor,Programme Co-cordinator(PGDM IB),SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) (CA) Swati Godbole

    Assistant Professor,Programme Co-cordinator(PGDM IB),SIMSR

  • Student Representatives
 

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS BOARD

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Mr. Mubin Khan

    Sr. VP,Head of products,Research and Analytics,BAARC

  • Mr. Aniruddha patel

    Assistant Vice President, Sales, The Economist

  • Ms. Ruta Patel

    Vice President & Head of Strategic Planning,FCB

  • Mr. Rohit Onkar

    Head of Digital, Loyalty Rewardz Management Pvt Ltd.

  • Mr. Saurabh Kanwar

    Founder, Flarepath

  • Mr. Harikishen Pilai

    Founder, Small Big Idea

  • Ms. Chavi Jhafa

    Head of Business Solutions,India and South Asia,Visa Internationals

  • Mr. Tarun Chauhan

    Former President, LOWE LINTAS & Founder,TSC Consulting

  • Prof. Isaac Jacob

    Professor & Area Chairperson-Marketing and International Business,SIMSR,Program Coordinator(Exec),PGDM International Business & PGDM Communications,Convenor

  • Prof. (Dr.) Dimple Kaul

    Assistant Professor,Programme Co-cordinator(PGDM COMM),SIMSR

  • Prof. Krupa Rai

    Assistant Professor, Programme Co-cordinator(PGDM COMM),SIMSR

  • Student Representatives

RETAIL MANAGEMENT BOARD

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Dr. Hitesh Bhatt

    Director,Marketing and Communications,Retailers Association of India(RAI)

  • Mr. Sugam Chaubal

    Freelancer Consultant(Management and Retail)

  • Mr. Kyron Almeida

    Deputy General Manager-Program Management Merchant Services,Worldline e-payment Services

  • Mr. Naveen Bachwani

    Founder and CEO,ThinkShop

  • Mr. Saikat Chakarborty

    Vice President-Retail Analytics,Accenture-Analytics

  • Dr. Gibson Vedamani

    Founding CEO of Retail Association of India

  • Prof. Isaac Jacob

    Professor & Area Chairperson-Marketing and International Business,SIMSR,Program Coordinator(Exec),PGDM International Business & PGDM Communications,Convenor

  • Prof. (Dr.) Vandana Khanna

    Associate Professor,Program Coordinator(PGDM-RM),SIMSR

  • Student Representatives

FINANCE BOARD

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Dr. M.Narendra

    Ex Chairman and Managing Director of India Overseas Bank

  • Mr. Chetan Shah

    Sr. VP,Capital Market Division,HDFC Bank

  • Mr. C Vasudevan

    Sr. General Manager,BSE

  • Dr. Aditya Srinivasan

    Chief Economist & COO,BSE Brokers Forum

  • Prof. Hemant Joshi

    Ex-Director,Vivekanand Institute of Management

  • Prof. (Dr.) Pankaj Trivedi

    Professor & Area Chair person,Finance,Program Coordinator(Ph.D) and PGDM

  • Prof. Swati Godbole

    Assistant Professor,SIMSR

  • Prof. Aparna Bhat

    Assistant Professor,SIMSR

  • Student Representatives

ECONOMICS BOARD

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Shri. K.Chandrasekar

    Executive Vice President,Corporate Finance,Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

  • Shri. S.Rajagopalan-GM(Rtd)

    Bank of Maharashtra

  • Shri. Jitendra Kumar

    Member of Faculty,NISM(on deputation from SEBI)

  • Prof. (Dr.) SNV Sivakumar

    (Professor & Area Chairperson-Economics),Program Coordinator-MMS,Convenor

  • Prof. (Dr.) Asha Prasuna

    Professor,Economics Area

  • Prof. (Dr.) Shaila Srivastava

    Assistant Professor,Economics Area

  • Student Representatives
 

GENERAL MANAGEMENT ENTREPRENEURSHIP,COMMUNICATIONS & STRATEGY

ENTREPRENEURSHIP BOARD

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Mr. Rupesh Kumar Shah

    Cofounder/CEO,InOpen

  • Mr. Raj Bhat

    Cheif Knowledge Officer at Enlearning Skill Development Pvt Ltd

  • Prof. (Dr.) Radha Iyer

    Area Chairperson(General Management,Entrepreneurship,Communication & Strategy)

  • Prof. Asha Bhatia

    Assistant Professor-General Management & Entrepreneurship,Communication & Strategy

  • Student Representatives

STRATEGY BOARD

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Ms. Loveena Khatwani

    Chief Client Experience Officer,Edelweiss Capital

  • Mr. Sanjeev Joshi

    Executive Director,Consulting,PWC

  • Mr. Abhishek Malhotra

    Partner,Asia Pacific

  • Prof. V Sivaraman

    Faculty,SPJIMR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Radha Iyer

    Area Chairperson(General Management,Entrepreneurship,Communication & Strategy)

  • Prof. (Dr.) Rushi Anandan

    Assistant Professor,General Management Area,SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Reena Mehta

    Associate Professor,General Management Area and Programme Coordinator(MMM/MFM/MHRDM/MIM),SIMSR

  • Student Representatives

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS BOARD

  • Prof.(Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Ms Jagruti Saxena

    VP Corp Comm,HSBC

  • Mr Sujit Patil

    VP and Head,Corp Comm Godrej Group

  • Mr. Nikhil Mirchandani

    Founder, Hoop Entertainment

  • Dr. Nikhil Mehta

    Associate Professor,NITIE

  • Mr Rajesh Bhojani

    Head Business Development,British Council Examinations and English Services,West India

  • Prof. (Dr.) Radha Iyer

    Area Chairperson(General Management,Entrepreneurship,Communication & Strategy)

  • Prof. Gita Sashidharan

    Assistant Professor-General Management

  • Student Representatives
 

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • Prof.(Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Mr. Sunil Kumar Singh

    VP Learning Governance,Reliance Industries Limited

  • Mr. Sankha Bhowmick

    VP HR,The Times Group

  • Prof. Upasana A Gupta

    Associate Professor,NITIE

  • Mr. Sanjay Chaturvedi

    Associate VP & Head - HR , Corporate Functions Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

  • Prof. (Dr.) Preeti S.Rawat

    Professor and ACP HR,Convenor

  • Prof. (Dr.) Shailaja Karve

    Associate Professor,HR

  • Prof. Amitabh Sengupta

    Associate Professor,HR

  • Student Representatives

INFORMARION TECHNOLOGY

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Mr. Harish Mehta

    Chairman & MD , Onward Technologies(OTL)

  • Dr. Geeta Kumtha

    Ex Faculty,NMIMS

  • Mr. Himanshu Goyal

    India Sales & Alliances Leader , The Weather Company ( An IBM Business)

  • Mr. Aditya Sharma

    Alumni - Vice President Technology at JPMC

  • Mr. M.D.Agrawal

    Consultant TCS,Ex-General Management-IT BPCL

  • Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Pendse

    Dean,IT-We School

  • Prof. (Dr.) D.G.Jha

    Area Chairperson-IT,Program Cordinator MCA & Convenor,Chairperson-AACSB

  • Prof. Chandan Singhavi

    Faculty-IT/MCA SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Sindhu Singh

    Faculty-IT/MCA SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Jaya Iyer

    Faculty-IT/MCA SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Archana Raje

    Faculty-IT/MCA SIMSR

  • Prof. I V Srinivas

    Faculty-IT/MCA SIMSR

  • Prof. (Dr.) Kirti Wankhede

    Faculty-IT/MCA SIMSR

  • Student Representatives

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

  • Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna

    Director

  • Mr Ashok Asawale

    Vice President IT and BPR,Mahindra and Mahindra

  • Prof. Ashok A Pundir

    Dean(Student Affairs & Placement),National Institute of Industrial Engineering(NITIE)

  • Mr Chittur Devraj

    Assistant Vice President,Tata Consultancy Services

  • Mr. Rakesh Shah

    RPM Infotech

  • Prof. (Dr.) JS Lamba

    Professor & Area Chairperson,Operations Management,Convenor

  • Prof. (Dr.) Pramod Shetty

    Professor,Operations

  • Prof. (Dr.) Kirti Arekar

    Associate Professor,Operations

  • Student Representatives