Mechanical Engineer and Ph.D. in Management with 25 years total experience, 18 years industrial experience at Mahindra R&D and Atlas Copco (I) Ltd. Approved Director at K.R. Sapkal College of Management Studies, Permanently Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, approved by AICTE, UGC & DTE, 2(f) & 12(B) status by UGC. NAAC accreditation with ‘A’ grade, 3.03 CGPA. BOS member for Commerce & Management at the University. Published 29 research articles, reviewer for journals of Elsevier; Springer, Taylor & Francis, IPRs – 1 no. patent granted and 6 nos. applied, 6 no. design registrations applied. Published various books and chapters. CMI Level 5 certified in Management & Leadership. University recognised Ph.D. Guide in Human Resource & Organisational Management. Established REDX Club for Social Innovation sponsored by Prof. Ramesh Raskar, MIT Boston Media Lab. Working on developing students’ scientific temper, research culture and IP under Dr. Mashelkar’s mentorship.