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Prof. Devang Patel,
(MBA Marketing, Pursuing PhD)
 
Prof. Devang Patel is presently associated with Xcellon School of Business, Ahmedabad as Faculty Incharge. He is pursuing his PHD from Sardar Patel University, Anand, Gujarat, in the area of Relationship Marketing, with a focus on Mobile telecom Services.

He has attended National and International Academic conferences at reputed Business Schools in India. He carries 15 years of teaching, training and consulting experience. He has been teaching courses like Consumer Behavior, services marketing, Entrepreneurship etc in post graduate management schools.

He had been a visiting faculty to National Institute Of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Gandhinagar, K B Institute Of Pharmaceutical Education, Gandhinagar. He has conducted Management Development Programs programs for corporates like Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd -Gandhinagar, Government of Gujarat department of food and civil supplies, ICICI Pru life Insurance- Ahmedabad, Abellon Clean Energy etc., in the areas of Management Development, Marketing, Sales Effectiveness etc He has attended Faculty Development Programs through the Strategic Management Forum of India at IIM B, IIM K, and BIMTECH Noida on the topics of Blue Ocean Strategy, Foundation of Strategic Management, Corporate Entrepreneurship and Inorganic Growth Strategy.

He was empaneled as Executive Committee member at the Global Gujarati Conference, August 2013, New Jersey, USA. He has authored and published teaching cases on various management topics. He is interested in photography.
 
 
Daisy Kurien,
(UGC NET, Pursuing Ph.D, MBA -Marketing, P.G. in H.R.D & Soft Skills Trainer)
 
Ms. Daisy Kurien is currently working as Associate Professor with Xcellon School of Business. She is pursuing Ph.D in Management from Gujarat Technological University. She is a Certified Soft Skills Trainer with an MBA in Marketing & Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Development.

She has 12 years of work experience ( Corporate and Academics). She is associated with Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) as a Soft Skills Trainer. She has conducted Management Development Programs in Business Communication, Business Etiquette, Personality Development, Leadership Skills, Presentation Skills etc for corporate houses like FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO), Winny Immigration, Idea Institute, Claris Lifesciences, Abellon Cleanenergy & Flourish Purefoods for junior, middle and top management executives.

She has also conducted workshops on Soft Skills, Group Discussion Skills, Interview Skills, Resume making & Personality Development for MBA students in different colleges like National Institute of Cooperative Management (NICM), Gandhinagar, Institute of Business Management and Research (IBMR), R.B Institute of Management, Idea Institute and Omegan Business School. She conducts Public Speaking (Impromptu, Extempore & Debate) sessions for school children and conducts workshop for children in Summer and Winter camps.

She has published 3 research papers in international journals and 1 research paper in a national journal. She has presented papers at many national and international conferences. Her areas of interest are Soft Skills, Business Communication and Marketing Communication.
 
 
Dr. Jitendra K. Sharma,
(UGC Net, Ph.D, M.Phil, MBA-Marketing)
 
He has an MBA & M.Phil in Management. He has completed his Ph. D on the topic "Determining factors for Developing Trust in E-Transaction."

He carries over 12 years of teaching experience in institutes like Xcellon Institute-School of Business, S. K. Patel Institute of Management, GLS BBA, B.P. College of Business Administration, K B Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research - Gandhinagar and Pt. R.B. Shastri College of Business Administration- Ahmedabad.

He has taught Marketing of Enterprise in Entrepreneurship Development program at Ministry of Small & Medium Enterprise, Government of India.

He has conducted Management Development Programs for corporates like Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd, Abellon Clean Energy Ltd & Flourish Pure Foods Ltd in the area of System Thinking, Team Building, Group Conflict, Organizing & Change Management.

He has also conducted several Faculty Development Program on Teaching and Learning. He has conducted several program for Thinking skill development for children and adults.

He has attended several International & National Faculty Development Programs at IIM, IIT, BIMTECH, IRMA & EDI. He has published 4 Research papers in International Journals.

He has also presented 15 Research papers in International & National conferences.
     
     
 
Anirban R Banerjee,
(MBA - HRM)
 
A Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from MIT School of Management, Pune, 1999 batch and bachelor of Economics from St Xaviers College, Ahmedabad. He completed his schooling from Air Force Central School, Calcutta. He carries a rich experience of more than 16 Years across industry. His experience is in the three critical areas of people development initiatives – Talent Engagement, Learning & Development and Organization Development. He has trained more than 2000 managers across the globe. He has worked in leadership positionin AT&T, Satyam Computers IBM and Dr Reddys in the Learning & Development area and developed strategy at an organization level for enabling performance and Quality for business growth.

He is the Author of Leadership Excellence Principles My Father Followed a series on Leadership published by New Global Indian USA.. He has written more than 25 articles on Leadership, Learning & Development and Contemporary issues for Global Journals and National Publications. He has been interviewed by National TV Channels on Skill development and Human Resource Development. He was a visiting faculty at Symbiosis Institute Mass Communication at Pune in 2007-2008 and ICFI at Ahmedabad in 2005-2006.He is also a member of the Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS), a NGO chiefly run by retired defence personnel. He has also written paper on National Security and Human Resource Development.

Currently he provides leadership to the corporate function of Learning & Development and Organizational Development for the Abellon Group. He is a lead Trainer and faculty for various training workshops on leadership development at Abellon. He has designed and implemented several programs and process in the area of Learning & Development and Organizational Development. He has also designed and delivered courses in areas of Learning and Development, Emotional Intelligence and Contemporary Issues in People Development at Xcellon School of Business.
 
 
Vivek Raina,
(M.Sc. Statistics)
 
Mr. Raina, Junior Professor at Xcellon School of Business, holds M.Sc (Statistics) from Gujarat University.

He has two years of academic experience at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) as an Academic associate and one year of corporate experience in food and beverages industry as a Statistician and Analyst.

His areas of interest are Quantitative methods, Production and Operations Management.
 
 
Dr. Neha Parashar,
Ph.D, MBA (Finance) Gold Medalist, M.Com and B.Com
 
Dr. Neha Parashar is currently working as Associate Professor with Xcellon School of Business. She has done her Ph.D in area of finance from Vikram University , Ujjain (M.P.) in 2008. She was a gold medalist (University Topper) during her MBA (Finance) , M.Com (Accounting and Taxation)and B.Com. She has been associated as a faculty since last 11 years with various universities like Symbiosis University, Pune, Nirma university, Ahmedabad, Amity Global business School, Ahmedabad etc.

She is a registered Ph. D. guide with different universities and 3students are pursuing their Ph.D. under her supervision and guidnace. She has authored a book named " Mutual Fund and Investors". Dr. Neha has wriiten and presented more than 25 papers which are published in several national and international journals.

She has also organised an 'Academic Summit on Valuation and Financial Modelling' at SCMHRD, Pune.

She is associated with SEBI as a certified resource person for financial education. She has attended a three and half month faculty development programne at IIM Ahmedabad. She is a member in Editorial Review Board of "DRISTIKON: A Management Journal" by SCMHRD, Pune.
 
 
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