Prof. K V Easwaran is a Chartered cum Cost Accountant and a PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad. He has more than 18 years of experience in the Finance & Accounting field.
He has worked in organizations like Shell, Cognizant Technologies, Genpact, A. F. Ferguson and FL Smidth.
His subject interests includes Accounting (both financial and management) and financial management. He is also a visiting faculty at IIT Jodhpur and teaches economics at an international school in Chennai.
A practicing cost and management accountant, Dr. Jayaram R has been associated with IFMR since 2008, and is currently an adjunct faculty. He teaches Cost & Management Accounting, Strategic Cost Management and Financial Accounting in full time and part time Programmes. He has a PhD in Cost Management and is a Qualified Management Accountant from CIMA UK. Dr. Jayaram comes with more than a decade and half of experience in Cost & Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Internal Audit Fields, and is a Fellow Member of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of India.
He has also served as faculty at SIRC of ICAI, RKM Vivekananda College (Madras University) and as a visiting faculty at IIM Trichy.
Apart from teaching in the PGDM program, Prof Jayaram is also actively involved with IFMR’s Management Development Programmes for working executives.
An expert in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour, Prof Raghu has an MBA and PhD from OUBS, UK. He also has a Master’s degree in Natural Resources and Forestry Management from IIFM, Bhopal. He was with Worldwide Fund for Nature and Harrisons Malayalam Ltd., before joining IFMR GSB in 1995.
Prof Raghu currently handles MBA and PhD level courses on People and Organizations. He also conceives and anchors multiple Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for Senior and Middle Managers from organizations like Kobelco, L&T, Toshiba, Murugappa Group companies and Real Image Technologies. He has also been a Principal Investigator for various sponsored research projects of international and national agencies such as DFID, UK; IDRC, Canada, USAID and NABARD. He has published articles, case studies and technical reports in international journals and business newspapers.
Venkatesh Bangaruswamy is an adjunct faculty of Quantitative Finance. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial markets, working in India and Canada. He is the founder and Managing Principal of Navera Consulting, a firm that offers Wealth Mapping and Investor Learning solutions. Mr. Venkatesh is in the business of creating investment ideas that enable individuals achieve financial freedom. He is a well-known columnist for the Hindu Business Line. His research interests include Behavioral Finance, Derivatives, Portfolio Management and Fixed Income Securities. He holds a CFA Charter and the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) designation from the CFA Institute, US. Besides, he is a Certified Financial Risk Manager from GARP, US and Certified Professional Risk Manager from PRMIA, US. He is also a Fellow Member of the ICAI and a Graduate Member of ICWAI.
Venkateswaran comes with 24 years of work experience in the HRM and Corporate Planning functions in Engineering, Logistics, Pharma and Financial Services Sectors.