Advisory Council


Great Lakes College has the benefit of seeking guidance on its journey towards excellence, from some of the best minds from both the business and academic advisory council of Great Lakes Institute of Management.

Prof. Bala V. Balachandran

Prof. Bala V. Balachandran

Chairman, Academic Advisory Council J. L. Kellogg Distinguished Professor, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA (Emeritus in service) of Accounting and Information Management Executive Professor and Strategy Advisor to the Dean Bauer College, University of Houston, Texas, USA

Name Designation Affiliation
Dr. Philip Kotler  S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing Kellogg school of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
Prof. Aswath Damodaran  Professor of Finance Leonard N Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Dr. Seenu V. Srinivasan  Adams Distinguished Professor of Management (Emeritus) Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, USA
Dr. V. G. Narayanan  Thomas D. Casserly, Jr.
Professor of Business Administration
Unit Head, Accounting and Management
Harvard Business School,
Massachusetts, USA
Dr. V. Kasturi Rangan  Malcolm P McNair Professor of Marketing Harvard Business School,
Massachusetts, USA
Prof. Marti G. Subrahmanyam  Charles E Merrill Professor of Economics, Finance and International Business Leonard N Stern School of Business , New York University, USA
Dr. Srikant M Datar  Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Accounting Harvard Business School, Massachusetts, USA
Dr. Sudhakar V. Balachandran  Associate Professor College of Business Administration, University of Illinois, Chicago
Dr. Nirmal Gupta  Marketing Educator Indian School of Business
Dr.Jitendra V. Singh  Saul P. Steinberg Professor of Management Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Shyam Sunder  James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics and Finance School of Management, Yale University, USA
Dr. Lakshman Krishnamurthi  A. Montgomery Ward Professor of Marketing Kellogg school of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
Dr. Sunil Chopra  IBM Distinguished Professor of Operations Management & Information Systems Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois , USA
Dr. Swaminathan Sridharan  John and Norma Darlin,
Professor in Accounting,
Chair of Accounting Infomation and Management Department
Kellogg School of Management,
Northwestern University, Illinois , USA
Dr. Gadi Ariav  Associate Professor of Management Information Systems The Leon Recanati School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Dr. Bala Chakravarthy  Professor of Strategy and International Management IMD International, Switzerland
Dr. V. S. Arunachalam  Distinguished Services Professor (also former Scientific Advisor to the Prime minister and Defence minister) Carnegie Melon University, USA
Dr. Yair M.Babad  Professor, Department of Information and Decision Sciences University of Illinois, USA
Dr. Hayagreeva Rao  Professor of Organizational Behavior;
Director of the Managing Talent for Strategic Advantage Executive Program; Co-Director of The Consumer-Focused Innovation Executive Program
Professor of Sociology (by courtesy), School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, USA
Ms. Rama Bijapurkar  Renowned Thought Leader and Strategic Marketing Consultant Mumbai, India
Dr. N.Jayashankaran  Honorary Dean and Advisor Bangalore Management Academy, India
Dr. S.P. Kothari  Deputy Dean and Gordon Y Billard Professor of Management Sloan School of Management,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA
Dr. B Mahadevan  Professor of Operations Management Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India
Dr. Rajnish Mehra  Deutsche Bank Chair of Finance University of Luxembourg
Prof. Nandu Nagarajan  Professor of Business Administration Accounting Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburg, USA
Mr. Mohan Nair  Chief Innovation Officer The Regence Group, USA
Dr. Paul Prabhaker  Associate Dean & Professor (Marketing) College of Business, Northern Illinois University, USA
Dr. Srinivasan Raghunathan  Associate Professor of Management Information Systems School of Management, University of Texas, USA
Dr. Ram T. S. Ramakrishnan  Department of Accounting University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Dr. Keshavamurthy Ramamurthy  Professor, Information Technology Management Sheldon B Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin, USA
Dr. Suresh P Sethi  Eugene McDermott Chair Professor of Operations Management,
Director, Center for Intelligent Supply Networks
University of Texas, Dallas, USA
Dr. Konduru Sivaramakrishnan  Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Accounting Rice University, Houston
Dr.K.K.Srinivasan  Founder President of two e-com ventures, Former faculty Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Krishnamurthy Surysekar  Assistant Professor of Accounting School of Accounting, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
Dr. Asher Tishler  Dean

Director
The Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Israel

The Georges Leven High Tech Management School, Tel Aviv, Israel
Dr. M.B.Athreya  Management Advisor & Former Professor London Business School, IIM Calcutta, India
Dr. M. S. Krishnan  Accenture Professor of Computer and Information Systems; Faculty Director of India Initiatives; Professor of Technology and Operations Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA
Dr. Finn E Kydland  Henley Professor of Economics University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Dr. Lakshmanan Shivakumar  London Business School Chaired Professor of Accounting London Business School, UK
Dr. Jagdish N. Sheth  Charles M. Kellstadt Chair of Marketing Goizueta Business School, Emory University, USA
Dr. Baldev Raj  Distinguished Scientist and Former Director Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India
Mr. Mohan Lakhamraju  Vice Chairman & CEO Great Lakes Institute of Management
Dr. Parag Diwan  President & CEO Great Lakes Colleges
Dr. Vaidy Jayaraman  Professor – Supply Chain Management & Associate Dean Great Lakes Institute of Management
Dr. V. P. Singh  Professor Great Lakes Institute of Management
Dr. Sunil Kumar Singh  Vice President - Head of Learning Governance Reliance Industries Limited
Ms. Aparna Sharma  Independent Director T. S. Alloys Ltd. (100% subsidiary of Tata Steel)
Dr. Ratan N. Tata

Dr. Ratan N. Tata

Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons Ltd.
Chairman Business Advisory Council Great Lakes Institute of Management

Name Designation Affiliation
Dr. Ratan N. Tata
(Chairman - BAC)
Chairman Emeritus Tata Sons Ltd.
Mr. Kumarmangalam Birla Chairman Aditya Birla Group
Mr. Narayana Murthy Executive Chairman and Additional Director Infosys Ltd.
Mr. Jamshyd N Godrej Chairman & MD Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.
Mr. A. M. Naik Group Executive Chairman Larsen and Toubro Ltd.
Ms. Indra K. Nooyi Board Chairman and CEO Pepsi Co
Mr. Deepak S. Parekh Chairman HDFC & IDFC
Mr. S. Ramadorai Vice Chairman Tata Consultancy Services
Mr. Madhur Bajaj Vice Chairman Bajaj Auto Ltd.
Mr. Venu Srinivasan CMD TVS Motor Company Ltd.
Mr. R. Seshasayee Non - Executive Vice Chairman Ashok Leyland
Mr. N. Srinivasan Vice Chairman & MD, President-BCCI The India Cements Ltd.
Mr. Ravi Venkatesan Independent Director Infosys
Mr. Roger Nelson Former Chairman
Adjunct Professor of Information Systems and Management
Ernst & Young Consulting
Kellogg School of Management
Mr. G. V. Prasad Chairman & CEO Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
Mr. G. P. Goenka Chairman Emeritus Duncans Group
Mr. Deshbandhu Gupta Founder & Chairman Lupin Labs
Mr. Raymond Spencer Chairman South Australian Economic Development Board
Mr. A. Mahendran Chairman Mahendran Holdings Ltd.
Mr. S. V. Balasubramaniam Chairman Bannari Amman Group
Mr. R. K. Krishna Kumar Former Director & Member Tata Sons Ltd.
Mr. Vivek Paul Founder Kinetic Glue
Ms. Rama Sankar CEO Delta Consulting Group
Mr. A. C. Muthiah Chairman Emeritus SPIC Ltd.
Mr. Arun Bharat Ram Chairman SRF Limited
Mrs. Rajshree Pathy Chaiperson & MD Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd.
Mr. Pratik Kumar President Wipro Infrastrucutre Engineering
Mr. Ashok Vasudevan Managing Director Preferred Brands
Mr. K. B. Chandrasekhar Chairman and CEO Jamcracker Inc
Mr. John Fisher Chairman Solid Systems Engineering
Mr. T. Kannan MD Thiagarajar Mills Ltd.
Mr. L. Lakshman Chairman Rane (Madras) Ltd.
Mr. B. V. R. Mohan Reddy Chairman & MD Infotech Enterprises Ltd.
Mr. N. Sankar Chairman Sanmar Group
Mr. G. Sathasivam Board Member Watawala Plantations Ltd.
Mr. V. K. Sundaram Chairman Sudharshan Group of Institutions
Mr. A. Vellayan Executive Chairman Murugappa Corporate Board
Dr. Darsh T Wassan Distinguished Professor,
Motorola Chair Professor of Chemical Engineering,
Vice President for International Affairs
IIT Armour College of Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Harvey Kahalas Dean & Harold L.Stuart Professor of Management and Economic Development, Executive Director,Centre for Strategic competitiveness, Executive Director, IIT Knapp entrepreneurship Center IIT Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Mr. Kevin R Thieneman President Caterpillar Asia
Ing.h.c.Heribert J. Wiebenheus CEO Krebs Engineering, Germany
Mr. P. Murari Adviser to President of FICCI Former Secretary to President of India
Mr. R. Ganapathi Chairman & ED Trigyn Technologies Ltd.
Mr. G. R. K. Reddy Chairman and MD Marg Ltd.
Mr. Adi Saravannan Founder & President Allsec Technologies Ltd.
Mr. Rajeev Kakar ED & CEO Dunia Finance LLC
Mr. P.C. Sharma CEO TCI ,XPS
Mr. Pankaj Dubey Managing Director Polaris India Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Anurag Verma Director HR Flipkart
Mr. Kaushik Ghate Sr. Vice President and Head Marketing Analytics HDFC Bank
Mr. Soumyakant Dwivedy Head Supply Chain and Commercial Becton Dickinson
Mr. Niraj Khalpada Senior Vice President & Global Head- Analytics Annik Technology Services Pvt Ltd.