Team - Hyderabad
Anand Chandrashekharan
President Anand has about 5 years and 9 months of experience in the management consulting industry. Prior to joining ISB, he was a senior oil & gas researcher with Deloitte aligned to its UK practice, and the India Lead for projects of Deloitte UK’s London-based EMEA Research Centre. He has worked on consulting engagements with leading energy firms, and has contributed to Deloitte’s publications along with senior practitioners. He started his career with the consulting practice at Evalueserve, where he was part of a multicultural team across Chile, Romania, China and India and catered to the strategy research needs of a global strategy consulting firm in the chemical and energy industries. Outside work, he is an ardent music fan, has been trained to play the keyboard and has performed across various avenues both as a keyboardist and vocalist for nearly 11 years.
Ameya Date
Alumni Relations Coordinator Ameya has close to 3 years of work experience in data analytics and user feedback at Google, which he joined after completing his engineering at the Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. He worked in Google's Trust & Safety team, fighting spam, fraud and abuse for Google AdWords. As a part of a 20% role at Google, Ameya was a consultant to the Government of India and several NGOs over issues regarding awareness around internet and financial safety. He is an ardent music lover and a trained vocalist. He is also a self-taught guitarist and percussionist.
Kumar Utsav
Careers Coordinator Utsav has a total of 5.9 years of work experience in the BPM consulting domain. Prior to joining ISB, he was working as a Consultant with Deloitte Consulting. A certified BPM professional, he has worked extensively on creating business process workflows and designing content management solutions. He specialized in modeling, optimizing and automating business workflows. He has experience of working across industry verticals and delivered business solutions in areas such as HR, Banking, Healthcare, Energy and Public sector.
Utsav graduated from R.V. College of engineering in 2011 and loves playing the guitar and squash in his free time.
Dhruvin Kapasi
Events coordinator Dhruvin has over 2 years of work experience in the field of Business Restructuring, Investment Banking and Business Valuations. Prior to joining ISB, he was working with PwC in the Business Restructuring and Investment Banking Team where he worked on projects across industries such as heavy engineering, pharma and education , with special focus on the distressed asset space. Prior to PwC, he has also led his family business of aluminum bottle manufacturing and worked for the business valuations team at Deloitte.
Dhruvin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is an avid sports enthusiast and plays almost all sports.
Sayali Kotkar
Marketing and Communications Coordinator Sayali comes with three and a half years of work experience in the engineering and manufacturing sector. Before joining ISB, she was working in her family business. She managed accounts of major clients of the company in the telecom and automotive sector by leading engineering design projects for these clients. Prior to that, she worked in Eaton Technologies, a diversified power management company, in its Commercial Vehicle Transmissions division. She worked on Value Analysis & Value Engineering projects to generate cost savings.
Sayali holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT College of Engineering, University of Pune. She is a Bharatanatyam dancer and a student of Hindustani Classical Music.
Dhruva Murari
Learning & Development Coordinator Dhruva comes with close to 5 years of work experience with McKinsey Knowledge Centre where he led the Firm's Global Private Equity Research Team. His work spans a variety of topics ranging from due diligences to portfolio strategy engagements. Prior to his PE role, he was a generalist researcher working with McKinsey consultants in Southeast Asia on client engagements across industries and also led the sub-team that covered the region. He has co-authored 5 internal publications at the Firm.
Dhruva holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Madras and enjoys running, playing Ultimate Frisbee and penning the occasional poem.
Anshul Choubey
Events Coordinator Anshul was working with ITC's Cigarette division and led supply chain function for one of its units. Anshul led a 56-member team handling end to end supply chain while also working on key divisional initiatives. Some of his significant achievements have been that he led a Six-Sigma team for reducing waste in factory and is trained Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt. Anshul also introduced lot of flexibility in unit's supply chain through strategic sourcing initiatives.
Anshul graduated from IIT Delhi with a dual degree in Chemical Engineering. Anshul is a thorough Cricket enthusiast playing Cricket for his College for 5 years. He is also a great movie buff with a passion for World War 2 movies.
Team - Mohali
Vinayak Poddar
President

Vinayak has about 4 years of work experience in the Management Consulting industry. Prior to ISB, he was working with ZS Associates, a global sales and marketing consulting firm. Vinayak primarily worked in the area of sales incentives, customer targeting, launch strategy and advanced analytics with healthcare clients across Europe and US. He has also worked in business development activities and led a team of 10 members at ZS.

Vinayak completed his B.Tech from National Institute of Technology (Nagpur) in 2013 and loves playing all kinds of sports along with travelling to new destinations across the globe.

George Jacob
Career Affairs & Learning and Development Coordinator

George has about 2.5 years of work experience with Research and Consulting at McKinsey Knowledge Centre with a focus on the Consumer Products Practice and the Retail Sector. George has worked on projects across industries such as infrastructure, banking, but a large proportion of work was on strategy development projects for Consumer Products & Retail Clients in India. He has also worked in the policy research team of Member of Parliament – Rajeev Chandrasekhar where he assisted the MP in analyzing key policy issues such as Net Neutrality, M2M communication and PSB restructuring.
 
George completed his Economics Honours degree in 2014 from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. He enjoys playing the guitar and is a football enthusiast. 

Yatin Aggarwal
Events Coordinator

Yatin has about 3.5 years of work experience in consulting and consumer tech industries. Prior to joining ISB, he was working in the central operations team at OYO Rooms, where he was responsible for streamlining operating procedures for OYO's flagship hotels and coming up with initiatives to improve guest experience. At OYO, he initially worked in the business development division, where he expanded market penetration in terms of hotel partnerships in Gurgaon and other neighboring towns. Prior to OYO, Yatin worked as an Analyst in McKinsey & Co. He worked with client teams across the US and Europe in areas of corporate finance and valuation. 

Yatin graduated with a B.Com Hons from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in 2013. He is an avid tennis player and a travel enthusiast. He also enjoys reading novels in his spare time. 

Abhishek Gupta
Alumni Affairs Coordinator

Abhishek has over 2 years of work experience in the management consulting industry. Prior to joining ISB, he was working in McKinsey & Company as a Research Analyst in their Global Financial Institutions Centre. Abhishek worked on various consulting engagements primarily focusing on clients in the insurance sector. His engagements included new market entry strategies, digital transformation, private equity investments in the insurance sector, etc. He was also member the core team responsible for end-to-end management of a proprietary knowledge asset of McKinsey & Company, generating over a million dollars in annual revenue. Prior to McKinsey, Abhishek worked briefly with S&P Global Market Intelligence in their Market Data and Corporate Actions team.
 
Abhishek completed his undergraduate studies in B.Com (Honours) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in 2014. He takes keen interest in new business startups and technologies, theatre and personal fitness.

Anusha Gupta
Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Anusha has over 3.5 years of work experience in management consulting. Prior to ISB, she was working with PwC’s PRTM Management Consultants as an Associate in their FinTech Strategy practice. She has worked on a number of engagements in the Banking and Payments sector where she has assisted global financial institutions in understanding and adopting FinTech solutions. Her case exposure includes market entry, growth and innovation strategy, and market assessment. Prior to PwC, Anusha was working with S&P Global Market Intelligence in their Private Equity team.

Anusha completed her Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics from Hans Raj College, Delhi University in 2013. She is a football enthusiast and an avid traveler.