Saksham Bhatia

GSB President

Saksham Bhatia is an aerospace engineer who has worked with one of the biggest e-commerce players in India, Amazon and Meesho across operations, program management and strategy. People’s management, leadership and strategic thinking in his previous roles and at an undergraduate level equip him to lead the graduate student board at ISB. 

Saksham has had multifaceted exposure. He has a diverse set of hobbies - from digital design, debating, geopolitics to photography which helps him understand and navigate stakeholders better. 

Prasun Choudhary

​Director, Academic Affairs Council

Prasun Choudhary is a B.Tech Gold Medalist  with a background in mechanical engineering. He graduated from NIT Jamshedpur in 2017 and has since been working as  an officer in Indian Oil Corporation, one of India’s top ranked Fortune 500 firms. He has worked in domains spanning supply chain management, projects and operations in projects of national importance such as the 2G Ethanol Project and the BS-VI Fuel Upgradation Project.

He has been interested in academia right since college and values collaborative learning. He is also spiritually inclined due to his schooling in Ramakrishna Mission, an organisation set up by Swami Vivekananda. Outside of work & studies, Prasun is a foodie and a politics and cricket enthusiast.

Anusheela Ghosh

Director, Alumni Affairs Council

Anusheela is a mid-career professional with 3+ years of work experience at the cusp of impact and startups.  
 
She pursued her B.A. in Psychology (Hons) from Lady Shri Ram College for Women. Being passionate about creating a career full of social impact, she spent one year preparing for the UPSC. Eventually, she explored other equally good opportunities to creating impact and joined Samagra, a governance consulting firm. In 2.5 years, she designed & implemented large-scale government programs impacting lakhs of citizens, specifically with the Government of Himachal Pradesh & Government of India; while also supporting the Founder & CEO on various org development initiatives. 

She later went on to work with an early stage startup in the higher education space, called Mesa School of Business. As part of the Founder’s Office and the founding team, she was pivotal in building the student experience, learning & career preparation verticals from 0 to 1.

She loves to talk about psychology, movies and music!

Anishkumar SS

Director, Career Advancement Council

Anishkumar SS is an engineer with a background in computer science. He graduated from BITS Pilani in 2021 and has since been working as a Big Data Engineer at a well-known tech firm. Over his three-year tenure, he has contributed to innovative projects that led to the filing of three patents.

He values being a generalist and has taken the opportunity to explore various roles beyond his core engineering responsibilities. He has gained experience in business development, product management, and digital marketing.

Outside of work, Anish is a travel junkie. He has embarked on solo trips across 18 Indian states and a few international destinations. He is also an avid reader and especially enjoys non-fiction on economics, history, and physics. Additionally, he is a big fan of Formula 1 and Lewis Hamilton, and never misses a race.

Sathwik Rai P

Director, Finance and Governance Council

Sathwik is a Chartered Accountant with over 6 years of diverse experience in the domains of finance, technology, and sustainability. After qualifying his CA in his first attempt, he started as a finance analyst in the global controllership team of a fintech company. After spending over 3 years handling various capacities within finance, he joined an ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) tech startup as their first employee. He went on to head their product vertical scaling up the organization from 1 to over 150 employees and 0 to over 100 B2B SaaS customers.

Beyond academics, Sathwik is a fitness enthusiast who has finished two half marathons and played 3 sports at different competitive levels. He is actively involved in social causes, especially in education for underprivileged children. A passionate guitarist, he loves writing Hindi poetry. At ISB, you are more likely to find him on the ground or at the gym.

Sritam Das

Director, Marketing & Communications Council

Sritam is a Marketer and a Dreamer. He has close to 3 years of experience in Growth & Retention Marketing in FinTech unicorns, handling growth in apps with 10Mn+ MAUs. During his bachelor's degree in mass media, Sritam went on to work with brand campaigns of the likes of Gillette, Whisper Choice, Lodha, Aashirwaad Atta, etc. He loves solving growth problems with creativity and marketing. 
 
A seeker of experience, Sritam has trekked 4 Himalayan peaks of over 12500+ with the highest being Pangarchula (15,500ft, about half the height of Mount Everest). He is a Cat Person with a family of 7 cats and can be found roaming around the campus looking for the cute black cat.

Ashwin Gopalakrishnan

Director, Operations & Sustainability Council

Ashwin Gopalakrishnan, holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Bangalore. Post that, he worked for 5 years at General Electric (Healthcare) working in various roles in manufacturing and operations such as production planning, programme management and lean six sigma. In his most recent stint, he managed a unionised workforce of 70 people reporting directly to him. His proudest moment at General Electric was re-designing the assembly line to meet the increased demand of X Ray machines during the pandemic. Post that, Ashwin worked as Head of Supply chain for an early stage start up manufacturing custom furniture.

 Ashwin was cultural secretary during his undergraduate degree, and a theatre enthusiast. He has directed and acted in over 30 professional productions in Bangalore. He is a trained Carnatic flautist and has performed at concerts in Bangalore and Kerala. As director of the Operations and Sustainability Counicl, Ashwin aims to provide a comfortable and safe stay to the students on campus through collaboration with the operations team at ISB.

Abhilash Bandari

Director, Student Life Council

Abhilash Bandari, a multifaceted talent hailing from Hyderabad. With a robust background in finance at Dell Technologies coupled with a passion for acting, Abhilash seamlessly transitioned into the Telugu Film Industry in 2021 with a portfolio of 9 films and web series streaming across various OTT platforms. (Amazon prime, Aha, ETV Win, MX Player)

His journey isn't just about professional accolades but also organising vibrant events and parties across Hyderabad since 2017, ranging from Holi celebrations, Dandiya nights, Fest’s in college and Various events at Dell.

Beyond acting, Abhilash is a skilled drummer, swimmer, and lawn tennis player. His Notable achievements include awards at Dell Technologies (MR. FSS, CX Hero & Gold) and recognition as the Best Actor for his debut lead role.

Abhilash is eager to infuse the campus with his unique blend of corporate professionalism and creative flair. He envisions bringing the best cultural events and parties to campus, providing students with much-needed relief from academic pressures. With a commitment to making the ISB experience memorable and enriching, Abhilash aims to be a pivotal member of the campus community, fostering a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere for all.