Dr N Ravichandran Chairperson to the Academic Advisory Board

Dr N Ravichandran is the Chairman of the Academic Advisory Board at JG University. Apart from his contributions to JG University he is renowned Professor at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) in the areas of Operation Management and Quantitative Techniques. Adding to his impressive resume he holds a PhD from Indian Institute of Technology. Dr N Ravichandran has formerly served as Director of the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIMI) where he flagged the prestigious Five-year Integrated Management Programme.



Dr Kavita Kshatriya I/C Registrar & Director

Dr Kavita Kshatriya is Director with JG University, Prior to this she has functioned as Head of Department at GLS University. Dr Kavita has a total of 24 years of experience. Out of which 4 years has been in corporate field in senior management capacity. She has more than 20 years of academic experience as of date. Her area of interest includes subjects like Retailing, Integrated Marketing Communication, Services Relationship Marketing, Human Resource Management and Marketing Management. Dr Kavita has also published and presented more than fifty research papers in national and international journals and conference.



Mr. Anant Gijare Director of Emerging Technology

Mr. Anant Gijare has 30+ years of experience in automation and information systems and academic experience in emerging technologies, cloud computing, IoT, Machine learning, and Industry 4.0. Mr. Gijare has completed mentor courses at Harvard Business School in Strategy Planning and Execution, Change management and Coaching. Mr.Gijare is a certified professional in Industry 4.0, Project Risk, Digital Transformation, Solution Architect, BlockChain, Artificial Intelligence and SEO Analyst. Mr. Gijare has received recognition as a “Bravo”, “Blue razor warrior” from IBM and “Change Champion” from Adani Group.


Mr. Sathish Narayanan Director of digital transformation

Mr. Sathish Narayanan is a visionary leader with 23+ years of notable contribution in the entire gamut of delivering executive-level consulting to service & manufacturing organizations. Mr. Narayanan’s areas of expertise are Supply chain COE, Manufacturing Excellence – ZERO Loss/ ZERO Waste/ ZERO Inefficiencies, Organizational Excellence – People Capability/Talent Development/ Coaching, Data Analysis – Minitab/ Value stream mapping, DNA – Distributor Network Analysis/ Network Design and more. Mr. Narayanan has also been rewarded with the prestigious Shell “Role Model Award”, “LSS Leadership Award”, and Wow “Leadership Award” with Intuit Inc.


Dr. Harish Ramani Director of Cyber Security

Dr. Harish Ramani has 11 years of experience in cyber security consulting and 9 years of academic involvement in cyber security. Apart from Mr. Ramani’s contributions to JG University, he continues to be distinguished faculty in IIT-Madras, IIIT-Bangalore & IIIT-Sri city. In addition to his input to universities in India, Dr. Ramani has worked internationally with the University of Wales & Queensland University of technology. Dr. Ramani has worked as Director of cyber security practice at Advasoft and has trained Nigerian Intelligence, Chennai Cybercrime police, NLC India, Damodar Valley Corporation, NTPC, IRCTC. Dr. Ramani is a certified ethical hacker, certified network defender, certified computer hacking forensic investigator, EC-Council certified security and certified EC-council instructor.


Mr. Mayank Patel (Associate Professor in FinTech & Financial services)

Mr. Mayank Patel has 21+ years of experience in Banking, Financial Services, Technology Business Incubation, and Academics. Mr. Patel is a distinguished academician with subjects of interest are Financial Markets, Behavioral Finance, Risk Management, and Quantitative methods. Mr. Patel’s broad areas of expertise include FinTech, Investment Research, Corporate Finance, and Financial Derivatives. Mr. Patel apart from being an avid supporter of start-ups, is a keen follower of geopolitics, political economy, and development in education.


Thomas Robin

Thomas Robin Faculty of Industrial IoT

Mr. Robin is an alumnus of the University of Greenwich, London, and a post-graduate in Embedded Systems Engineering. Mr. Robin has previously managed the engineering department responsible for the design, development, validation, and production for support of electronic hardware assemblies, embedded, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) hardware. Mr. Robin has designed innovative products that are scalable and adaptable and has10+ years of experience in IIOT Hardware Technology.

Mrs. Mathangi Krishnamurthy

Mrs. Mathangi Krishnamurthy Faculty of Cyber Security

Mrs. Krishnamurthy is the Technical project lead delivering Cyber Security projects, managing client relations, facilitating training, and possesses Advanced Certification in Cyber security from Digital Skills Academy, IIT- Madras. Mrs. Krishnamurthy has proven experience in creating and designing content for multiple cyber security courses across varied domains. Mrs. Krishnamurthy has expertise in Setting up pilots, supporting business development, branding, and marketing activities, and managing end-to-end delivery of cyber security projects within agreed cost, timelines, quality, and scope.

Mr. Prasanna Suryanarayanan

Mr. Prasanna Suryanarayanan Faculty of Cyber Security

Mr. Suryanarayanan is a Cyber Security enthusiast and engineer with a Master of Science degree in Cyber Security from the Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands. Mr. Suryanarayanan has expertise in the areas of vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, access control, risk management, ethical hacking under application security, and all facets of security. Mr. Suryanarayanan has first-hand experience in Network GAP Analysis and incident handling.


Dr. Yugank Goyal Faculty of Liberal Studies

Dr. yugank Goyal is a founding member of Indian Association of Law & Economics. He has done Ph.D in Law and Economics from University of Hamburg as well as from different other universities. Along with being a faculty at JGUNI and an associate professor at OP Jindal Global University, he is a adjunct faculty at Harvard Law school, IIM A, IIM K, Vedic Scholars Delhi, JKL University Jaipur and Flame University.

Dr. Yugank Goyal has many of his publications under Journal Articles, Working Papers, Book Chapters, Book Reviews, Various Educational Books, and Reports and Government Projects. He has also received some prestigious honors, including the Financing for Development Award, World Bank, 2015, Teaching Excellence Award 2012 and Research Excellence Award 2012 by OP Jindal Global University.