Governance Structure

K J Somaiya Institute of Management is a constituent unit of the Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The institute works under the overall guidance of its various governing bodies such as the governing council, board of management, academic boards and board of studies of every area of specialization. The inputs received from these decision making bodies of the university and the institute helps in taking decisions of strategic importance, including the long term future directions, national & international collaborations and inputs for various plans & budgets.

 

For academic guidance, the Institute looks up to the Academic Advisory Board as per the guidelines of the Somaiya Vidyavihar University. This committee reviews the conduct of all the programmes at K J Somaiya Institute of Management.

 
 

This Board includes distinguished professionals from the industry, illustrious alumni, eminent academicians and senior faculty of the Institute. The Board also 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, alumni and senior academicians from prominent B-schools.

 

The day-to-day operations of the Institute are supervised by Director of the Institute. The Director also guides the Institute in regard to its long term planning, faculty development and 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 the Area Chairpersons of departments look at administrative and academic matters relating to their programmes and areas and function under the overall guidance of the Director.

 

The Institute has an array of academic, accreditation, co-curricular, extra-curricular and cultural committees headed by Faculty & Staff members working in multi disciplinary teams. Every faculty member is involved in the institutional governance process apart from their teaching and research activities. The student body is represented through an elected student council. There are various students’ committees that are mentored by Faculty & Staff members. These student committees and clubs are categorized into core committees, subject/area specific committees, professional growth committees and cultural development committees.

  • Trustees
  • Academic Advisory Board
  • Subject Board
 
Shri Samir Somaiya
Smt. Leelaben M Kotak
Smt. Savitriben H Daiya
Smt. Divyaben H Mirani
Smt. Janakiben S. Somaiya
Shri Samir Somaiya
Chancellor, Somaiya Vidyavihar University
Prof. V N Rajasekharan Pillai
Vice Chancellor, Somaiya Vidyavihar University
Lt. Gen. (Retd). Jagbir Singh
Secretary – Somaiya Vidyavihar
(Special Invitee)
Prof.(Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director-K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Pankaj Trivedi
Area Chairperson - Finance and Law
Prof. Isaac Jacob
Professor Emeritus
Mr. Sanjay Podder
MD for Accenture Technology Innovation in the Africa and Asia Pacific region
Prof. (Dr.) Pankaj Trivedi
Area Chairperson - Finance and Law
Ritu Gupta
Marketing Director, DELL India
Mr.Pranay Gupta
Co-founder – 91 Springboard, Joint CEO at CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad
Mr. Anuj Mathur
HR Consultant
Ms. Lata Pillai
Group President - Urban Infrastructure, Yes Bank
Prof. (Dr.) Preeti S.Rawat
Director and Head HR SVV, SVU and SAV
Prof. (Dr.) D.G.Jha
Area Chairperson – Data Science and Technology
(Special Invitee)
Prof. Joost Paul Bonsen
Lecturer, Program in Media Arts & Sciences, MIT Media Lab
(Special Invitee)
Mr. Faraz Kagalwalla
CFO – Somaiya Vidyavihar University
Marketing Board
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Mr. Kinjal Medh
VP Marketing, NSE
Ms. Deepali Nair
CMO, JLT
Mr. Hitesh Gossain
Founder,Onspon
Prof. (Dr.) T.C. Melawar
Professor And HOD, Marketing, University OF Middlesex UK
Mr. Lloyd Mathias
Angel Investor & Business Strategist
Mr. Ajay Kapur
CEO – Aluminium & Power,Vedanta
Mr. Karan Shah
Unilever, Digital Marketing
Prof. Isaac Jacob
Professor Emeritus,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Dr. Neeraj Pandey
Associate Professor – Marketing, NITIE
Mr. Tarun Chauhan
Former President, LOWE LINTAS & Founder, TSC Consulting
Mr. Rajiv Bagayatkar
Director – Product Specialist, Nielsen Company
Mr. Aslam Karamali
CEO, Consumer Division (Retail), Eureka Forbes Ltd
Prof. (Dr.) Vandana Khanna
Professor – K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Kiran Sharma
Associate Professor – K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Brajesh Bolia
Assistant Professor - K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Mr. Shubham Mahajan
(PGDM-IB)
International Business Board
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Prof. Isaac Jacob
Professor Emeritus,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. Jayant Joshi
Managing Director, Ajay Techma Systems Pvt.Ltd
Mr Manish Pathak
President Strategy, Welspun
Prof. Sreedharan
Ex. General Manager, RBI
Mr. Chen Bing
CEO, ICBC
Mr. Ujjaval Shah
GM & International Business Head, Godrej & Boyce
Prof. (Dr.) Brajesh Bolia
Program Coordinator (MBA-IB), K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Dr. NelliKozlova
Deputy Director For International Affairs, Graduate School Of Service And Trade, Peter The Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University
Dr. Shailesh Surve
CEO, Gita Exports And Shipping Pvt.Ltd
Mr. Parag Saigaonkar
Country Head, Deloitee Consulting
Mr. Ajay Kapur
CEO- Aluminum & Power, Vedanta
Prof.(Dr.) J S Lamba
Professor Of Operations,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof.(Dr.) (CA) Swati Godbole
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Satyendra Upadhyay
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Integrated Marketing Communications Board
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Mr. Aniruddha Patel
Former Assistant Vice President, Sales, The Economist
Mr. Tarun Chauhan
Former President, LOWE LINTAS & Founder, TSC Consulting
Mr. Vaibhav Modi
Founder & CEO, Victor Tango
Dr. Rutu Mody-Kamdar
Founder, Jigsaw Brand Consultants
Prof. (Dr.) Dimple Kaul
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. Rohit Onkar
Head Of Digital, Loyalty Rewardz Management Pvt. Ltd
Ms. Ruta Patel
VP & Head Of Strategic Planning, FCB Interface Advertising
Mr. Mubin Khan
President, NETT Value Media Planning And Consulting Agency
Mr. Anil Nair
CEO, VMLY&R India
Prof. Isaac Jacob
Professor Emeritus, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof.(Dr.) Kiran Sharma
Associate Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. Aslam Karamali
CEO, Consumer Division (Retail), Eureka Forbes Ltd
Prof. Krupa Rai
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Retail Management Board
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Mr. Naveen Bachwani
Founder And CEO,ThinkShop
Mr. Sadashiv Nayak
Business Head, Future Group (Big-Bazaar)
Mr. Shakti Chauhan
Sr. VP- Dash2 & Head Administration, Facilities, Services And Hospitality
Mr. Prabhakar Nori
CGM- Brand And PR- BPCL
Prof. (Dr.) Abha Wankhede
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Vandana Khanna
Professor And Program Coordinator(MBA-RM),K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. Sugam Chaubal
Freelancer & Consultant (Management And Retail)
Mr. Saikat Chakarborty
Vice President – Retail Analytics,Accenture- Analytics
Mr Kyron Almeida
Business Development Manager - Mastercard
Dr. Hitesh Bhatt
Director - Marketing And Communications - Retailers Association Of India (RAI)
Dr. Gibson Vedamani
Founding CEO Of Retail Association Of India
Mr. Reuben Pandian
Chief Omni Channel Officer At Tata CLiQ
Prof. Isaac Jacob
Professor Emeritus,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof.(Dr.) Ramkishen Yelamanchili
Associate Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof.(Dr.) Vilasini Jadhav
Assistant Professor, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Finance Board
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Mr. Chetan shah
Sr.VP, Capital Markets Axis Bank
Mr. C. Vasudevan
Sr. General Manager Bombay Stock Exchange
Mr. Arun Thukral
MD And CEO Axis Securities
Dr. Swati Godbole
Assistant Professor In Dept Of Finance, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof.( Dr.) Pankaj Trivedi
Professor – HOD Finance, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. M. Narendra
Ex. Chairman And MD – Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
Dr. Aditya Srinivasan
Economist And COO Of BSE Brokers Forum
Prof. (Dr.) Shalini Talwar
Associate Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.)Aparna Bhat
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Economics Board
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Prof. (Dr.) SNV Sivakumar
Professor, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Dr. Sandip Ghose
Former Director, NISM & Former Principal CGM, RBI
Mr. Sriram Ramachandran
SVP, Corporate Finance & Investor Relations, Mahindra & Mahindra
Mr. Srinath Komarina
President, Responsible Banking Yes Bank
Mr. Rajagopalan
Former CGM, Bank Of Maharashtra
Mr. Jitendra Kumar
DGM, Securities Exchange Board Of India
Mr. Vijay Srirangan
Director General,BCCI
Mr. Govind Sankara Narayanan
Vice Chairman, ECube Investment Advisors Ltd
Prof.(Dr.) Asha Prasuna
K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Dr. Prema Basargekar
K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Shaila Srivastava
K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Business Analytics
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Prof.(Dr.) Anjali Chopra
Associate Professor, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Dr. Sharad Saxena
Principal Analytical Consultant, SAS Research & Development (India) Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Utkarsh Somaiya
Head - Digital Transformation & Customer Analytics At Aditya Birla Group
Dr. Raja Roy Choudhury
Director Academic Affairs Universal Business School PhD (Eco) PhD (Psy) Certified By Harvard And Yale University
Ms. Deepa Soman
Managing Director, Lumière Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Dhaval Thanki
Director – Business Development (Solutions & Consulting) At Cartesian Consulting
Prof. (Dr.) Sanjiwani Kumar
Associate Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Prena Mahindroo
Assistant Professor,Associate Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
General Management
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Ms. Jagruti Saxena
India Communication Lead, ZS
Mr Rajesh Bhojani
Head Business Development, British Council Examinations And English Services, West India
Prof. (Dr.) Radha Iyer
Professor And Area Chairperson – General Management,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. V Sivaraman
Faculty, SPJIMR
Mr. Abhishek Malhotra
Partner A.T.Kearney & Leads The Consumer Industries & Retail Products Practice For India & Southeast Asia
Dr. Nikhil Mehta
Associate Professor – NITIE
Ms. Loveena Khatwani
Chief Client Experience Officer – Edelweiss Capital
Prof. (Dr.) Reena Mehta
Associate Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Healthcare Management
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Dr. Srijith Nalinakshan
CEO - K J Somaiya Hospital And Research Centre
Dr. V P Kamath
Group Chief Operating Officer, Pinnacle Cancer Centers India
Prof. (Dr.) Radha Iyer
Professor And Area Chairperson – General Management,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. Chinmay Gheewala
Co Founder - Healthcare Organisation
Mr. Sachin Parekh
Healthcare Professional
Prof. (Dr.) Prema Basargekar
Programme Coordinator MBA(Healthcare Management), K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Dr. Pramod Prabhakaran
International Business Development And Partnerships - Imperial College Health Partners, London, UK
Dr. Alex Lewis
Medical Director At Central & North West NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Mr. Jamshed Patrawala
Senior Director, Johnson & Johnson Medical Asia Pacific
Dr. Kapil Raina
Director, Worldwide Commercial Lead (Head And Neck Cancer & Glioblastoma) At Bristol-Myers Squibb, USA
Prof. (Dr.) Jaya Mathew
Associate Professor ,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Poonam Chauhan
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Human Resources Management
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Mr. Prasad Tokekar
Head ER & Compliance Reliance Jio
Ananya Sinha
Sr. Manager - HR CEAT Tyres Limited
Mr.Piyush Kohli
Lead - Business HR Pfizer India
Soumya Sen
Director, Compensation And Benefits, Asia Pacific And Japan, Abbott Laboratories
Mr. Vivek Paranjpe
Management Consultant
Mr. Omar Mohammad
Former HR Director, Nucsoft Limited
Mr. Sanjay Chaturvedi
Head HR Valvoline Cummins Private Limited
Prof. Amitabh Sengupta
Associate Professor,HR K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Preeti S.Rawat
Director and Head HR SVV, SVU and SAV, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Pawan Budhwar
Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Pallavi Tyagi
CHRO Capgemini
Prof. (Dr.) Upasna A Agarwal
Associate Professor,NITIE Mumbai
Mr. Kamlesh Dangi
Group Head Human Resources, InCred – Borrow
Prof. (Dr.) Shailaja Karve
Professor,HR K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Hemangi Bhalerao
Associate Professor,HR K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. Shiji Lyndon
Assistant Professor,HR K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Data Science and Technology
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Mr. Harish Mehta
Chairman & MD , Onward Technologies(OTL)
Dr. Geeta Kumtha
Ex Faculty,NMIMS
Mr. M D Agarwal
Advisor And Director Downstream COE, Global Oil And Gas Practice - TCS
Mr. Aditya Sharma
Alumni - Vice President Technology At JPMC
Prof. (Dr.) D.G.Jha
Professor – HOD Data Science & Technology, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Pendse
Dean, Information Technology – WE School
Mr. Hasit Kaji
Chief Digital And Innovation Officer – Tata Power
Dr. Anala Pandit
Head – MCA, VJTI
Prof. (Dr.) Sindhu Singh
Associate Professor, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Jaya Iyer
Assistant Professor, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Chandan Singhavi
Assistant Professor, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Mr. Jatin Parmar
MCA SY 2018-21
Operations Management
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Mr. Arun Rao
VP, Stellar Value Chain Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Prof. (Dr.) Pramod Shetty
Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr Chittur Devraj
Assistant Vice President,Tata Consultancy Services
Mr. Rakesh Shah
RPM Infotech
Mr. Ashok Pundir
NITIE
Ms Kirti Attar
Johnson & Johnson
Prof.(Dr.) J.S.Lamba
Professor Emeritus, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. Ravindra Baliga
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Mr. Devendra Panda
Executive Board
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Mr. Aditya Sisodia
Founder & Director, Eleadsbazaar
Mr. Sanjay Vora
Group Finance Controller, Leoplast
Prof. (Dr.) D G Jha
Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof.(Dr.) Kiran Sharma
Program Coordinator (MBA-Executive), K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. Sachin Kamble
Associate Professor-Operations, NITIE
Mr. Deepak Chhibba
Ex- CEO, Mahindra & Amp; Mahindra- BAE Systems
Mr. Sanjay Poddar
Head (Asia-Pacific, Innovation Centre) Accenture
Mr. Narayan Palani
Quality Engineering Chapter Lead, Lloyds Bank
Prof. Isaac Jacob
Professor Emeritus,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. Sunil Parmar
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives
Parttime Board
Prof. (Dr.) Monica Khanna
Director
Prof. (Dr.) D G Jha
Professor And Area Chairperson – Data Science And Technology And Program Coordinator Of MCA ,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. Isaac Jacob
Professor Emeritus,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Preeti S. Rawat
Director and Head HR SVV, SVU and SAV,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. Ralston Rajvaidya
Assistant Professor, Program Co-Coordinator Of MMM, K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Reena Mehta
Programme Coordinator Of Part Time Programmes (MM /FM / HRM / IM), K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. Suphal Mehrotra
Executive Vice President, Vodafone India
Mr. Vikram Dalal
CEO, Synergy Capital Pvt Ltd
Prof. Shiji Lyndon
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Mr. Ratish Shetty
Head, Operations Applications, Sulzer Pumps, (Sululzer Tech India Pvt. Ltd)
Prof. (Dr.) Pankaj Trivedi
Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. (Dr.) Sonal Ved
Associate Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Prof. I V Srinivas
Assistant Professor,K J Somaiya Institute Of Management
Student Representatives