Team

Team Hyderabad
Vibin Thomas
PRESIDENT Vibin is a mechanical engineering graduate form the college of engineering, Trivandrum. He is a automobile enthusiast with 4 years of experience in the automobile industry. During his tenure with Tata Motors, Vibin has handled roles in after-sales channel management and spare parts sales and distribution.  Beyond his passion for automobiles, Vibin loves playing the guitar and enjoys playing basketball.
Rahul Agrawal
VICE PRESIDENT Rahul is a Mechanical Engineer from National Institute of Technology, Raipur. After his bachelors, he joined Tata Motors in its Nano Manufacturing facility at Sanand. Post his stint in the shop floor manufacturing, he got involved in the testing, troubleshooting and quality assurance of chassis components in Tata Tiago and four facelifts of Nano at Tata Motors, Pune. He has a total of 4.7 years of experience in vehicle diagnostics, quality assurance and vendor management. He is a certified professional in Statistical Process Control and Measurement System Analysis. His recent interests include Supply Chain in E-commerce space and Operations Consulting. He is a travel enthusiast, a passionate dancer and enjoys playing badminton. He also loves writing poetry & blogging. 
Prathyusha Chadalavada
CAREER ADVANCEMENT COUNCIL COORDINATOR Prathyusha holds a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from BITS, Pilani. She comes with 3.5 years of experience in varied roles such as Operations, Technical Services and R&D in the Petrochemical industry. Prior to ISB she was working with SRF Limited, in its fluorochemicals business as a Process Design Engineer. During her stint there, she has contributed to setting up of two 150 Crore Projects for production of petrochemicals. Prathyusha’s critical thinking and analytical skills combined with her ability to gel instantly with people give her an edge in delivering outcomes. She has an appetite for empathy and has been associated with NGOs aimed at women empowerment and child education since 7 years. She is a clean energy enthusiast and an avid reader, who believes in making the world a better place to live.
Sathyanarayanan Sridhar
MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Sathya is a Manufacturing Engineer from Chennai. He has worked for 4 years with Tata Motors, Pune. During his stint with Tata Motors he was involved in the field failure resolution and market analysis for feature acceptance. Prior to joining ISB he was involved in the New Products Introduction in the passenger car division handling the operations quality & Vendor quality. Besides bike riding his hobbies include playing sports and blogging. 
Balachandran Nair
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR Balachandran is passionate about technology and strategy. He joined Ashok Leyland Ltd. in 2007 after graduating in B Tech- Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering Trivandrum. During his 8.8 year stint in Ashok Leyland, He worked in different functions such as Product development, Testing, EA to Head Product development, EA to Managing Director and before joining ISB he was a Project Lead for Emerging Market Vehicle development. He holds a patent in an innovative method to enhance fuel efficiency.  His hobbies include Travelling, Dancing and playing Basketball. 
Kumar Navjot
ALUMNI RELATIONS COORDINATOR Navjot is passionate about technology and strategy. After graduating from IIT Kharagpur, he joined General Electric in 2006 followed by a short stint in Applied Materials. He has a rich experience of over 9 years in power and semiconductor industry and holds multiple patents. He worked in multiple new product development projects and prior to joining ISB  was working in supplier quality engineering. He is a certified green belt in six sigma and a certified PMP professional. His hobbies include playing football and enjoys road trips.
Kanwar Pal Sethi
EVENTS COORDINATOR Kanwar is a mechanical engineer from Panjab University, Chandigarh. He has three years of experience in the Automobile sector with Honda Cars India Ltd. – working as an executive in the Production Strategy division. During his tenure, he has worked extensively on international shipping and logistics, primarily on cost reduction for imports from Thailand, Japan, China etc. He has also had assignments as a project lead for new-model projects (the Honda Mobilio and Jazz) in the new-part ordering domain. Besides his love for automobiles, he loves to travel, read and write poetry.
Team Mohali
Mobin Joseph
PRESIDENT Mobin is passionate about fitness and automobile. He is a mechanical engineer and has participated in the first and second Baja SAE India. He has 5.5 years of work experience with Bosch - world's largest auto parts supplier and has handled both technical and commercial roles. He was the lead product developer of Maruti Ciaz diesel and Mahindra Maxximo fuel supply systems. He was the key account manager for Renault Nissan as part of sales and business development. He has green belt certification in both DFSS and DMAIC methodology and is an expert in DFMEA and DRBFM. He is a fitness enthusiast and is an internationally certified fitness instructor. Before joining ISB he used to take classes at Fitness First Bangalore.
Ritika Pahwa
VICE PRESIDENT Ritika holds a BE in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi. She has about 4.8 years of work experience with Nestle India Ltd in variety of domains – project management, process re-engineering and automation, strategic sourcing and strategic initiatives. During her tenure, she handled diverse responsibilities – Project functional lead for two brownfield expansion projects, project coordinator for a greenfield expansion project and corporate strategic buyer. Prior to ISB, she was leading the Electrical and Automation procurement portfolio for pan India requirements. Further, she has created a process for Nestle India for sustainable forex forecasting to reduce the hedging losses. She is an avid baker and likes travelling.
Nikesh Murjani
CAREER ADVANCEMENT COUNCIL COORDINATOR
Nikesh holds a B Tech in Mining Machinery Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He graduated in 2011 and joined Tata Steel in its raw material division. He has worked for almost four years with Tata Steel as Manager-Maintenance and has rich experience in shop floor operations, inventory management, heavy equipment maintenance, vendor management and TQM implementation. 
He is a Certified Procurement Planner and has also worked on several improvement projects at Tata Steel. 
Deshansh Arora
MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Deshansh passed out from the University of Pune in 2007 with a Bachelors degree in Electronics & Tele-Communication engineering. He then joined Whirlpool Of India Ltd. in the Product Approval and Lab Operations division and continued to work with Whirlpool in various domains and capacities before joining ISB.He has a total experience of about 7.5 years wherein he has worked in R&D , Testing , Project Management , Product Development , Cost Productivity & finally Marketing in the last two years of his stint with Whirlpool.He is passionate about music and has trained in ten different musical instruments. He is also an avid footballer having represented the Delhi under 19 team and is a die hard Manchester United fan.
Ranjan Mittal
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR Ranjan is a passionate about improving & standardizing processes.  He is a Metallurgical & Materials Engineer from NIT, Rourkela. He has worked in integrated steel manufacturing industry for around 5 years in Essar Steel Limited (Hazira Plant) and Steel Authority of India Limited (Rourkela Steel Plant). His main focus was process & quality improvement. He is a KPMG certified Green Belt in Six Sigma. His hobbies include traveling and watching TV series. He is an ardent Star Trek fan.
Shauryavir Singh
ALUMNI RELATIONS COORDINATOR Shauryavir is “The Missile Man” of the ManOps club. He has about 3 years of experience in the missile production unit of BrahMos Aerospace, Hyderabad where he managed the missile avionics assembly, testing and troubleshooting of the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile. He is an Electronics and Communication Engineer from Thapar University, has pursued certificate courses in Missile Technology and Aerospace Engineering from Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune and also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Professional. Apart from his enthusiasm for supersonic weapons, he is also passionate about “slower” vehicles such as supercars and he dreams to own a Lamborghini Aventador one day! To generate the “additional income” needed to fulfill his dream, he is currently writing a novel about love, attachment and loss.    
Neha Saxena
EVENTS COORDINATOR Neha is an automobile enthusiast and has about 5.5 years of work experience. She joined Ashok Leyland Limited in 2009 as a Graduate Engineer Trainee after graduating in Mechanical Engineering from G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology. After working on shop floor as a Production Supervisor for close to 2 years, she joined Program Management Office and handled company’s flagship projects catering to emerging markets as a Project Leader right from the concept phase to the launch of the product. She has been passionate about Fine Arts since her childhood and has won many National level awards in this field.