Ph.D. (University of Reading, UK), MBA (University of Wisconsin, United States)
Suva Mohanty is a faculty in the Marketing Department. He was awarded prestigious GRISP scholarship to study PhD in the field of Applied Economics and Marketing at University of Reading in United Kingdom. Prior to earning his PhD, he was awarded international education scholarship and graduate assistantship to study MBA at University of Wisconsin in the United States. In the past, he has worked for various companies such as Firstlogic, Welshire Capital LLC, AlliedSignal (Honeywell Inc.) and AES (CESCO). During his work with various multinational corporations in United States, Germany and India, he developed the interest for teaching and research.
Prof. Mohanty’s teaching interests include ‘Services Marketing’, ‘Consumer Behaviour’ and ‘Retailing Management’. Prof. Mohanty’s research focus lies on solutions for companies to help consumers eat healthier and marketers for finding niche market, new product development and positioning. Currently his research is focused on how people’s judgments and evaluations vary as a function of different choice-making strategies towards the purchase of staple items.
B.Arch (IIT Kharagpur), PGPM (IIM Lucknow)
He has worked with leading companies like ITC Limited and Nokia India Pvt. Ltd. in diverse roles in Sales and Distribution and Brand Marketing. He has helped shape some of the upcoming brands in personal category with ITC Limited. He has been a Merit-Cum-Mean Scholar at IIT Kharagpur, an NTS Scholar, an National Science Talent Scholar for 5 years consecutively, a winner in Regional Mathematics Olympiad and Astronomy Olympiad and national camp member.
B.Tech., PGDM (XIMB), Ph.D.
B.Tech with PGDM from Xavier Institute Of Management, Bhubhaneswar with more than 14 years of experience as a Marketing Manager with Nicco, then as Branch manager with Jenson and Nicholson and Finolex Cables as an AGM-Sales and as Business Head with IMS before joining KIIT.
B.Tech (VTU)., MBA (IBS Hyderabad), UGC NET (2012), PhD, KSOM, KIIT (Pursuing)
He has five years of experience with HDFC Bank – Credit Cards, where he was in charge of product and portfolio management. His expertise lies in new product development, branding, strategic alliance, merchant acquiring, revenue generation & cost control, channel management, team building, service delivery, catalogue marketing and statutory compliance. During his stint with HDFC Bank, he was instrumental in forging several national and key regional merchant tie-ups across the categories of electronics, telecom, travel, jewellery and personal care. He has also won the Master Card Hall of Fame Award for handling a joint Pan India program, which was judged as the best usage program by any Asian bank in 2010.
PGDM (XLRI Jamshedpur), B. Tech (IIT – BHU, Varanasi)
Joydeep has close to 8 years of industry experience in premier companies like ITC, Nokia and IBM. He has worked in domains of Sales, Distribution Management, Brand Marketing and CRM. His experience spans across industries like FMCG foods, tobacco, mobile devices and IT services. Joydeep was a recipient of academic merit scholarship by Provident Fund of India at IIT BHU. Before joining KIIT, he was heading Kerala for ITC foods as Assistant Branch Manager.
M.A. (Eng), M.B.A., LL.B., M.A. (Pub.Admn.), Ph.D.(Mgmt) Utkal
Prof. Das is continuing his D.Litt. on Sustainable Real Estate Market. He has 26 years of experience in academia, industry and government. Besides Prof. Das worked as Deputy Registrar (Academics) KIIT University, Chairperson- Doctoral Programme, Chairperson- Marketing Management Area and is a Member -Academic Council-KIIT-U and Member-Board of Management-KIIT-U. Prof. Das has been instrumental in the institution building process of KSOM since its inception. He has authored 117 national and international research papers, 8 national and international books and guided 7 Ph.D. Scholars.
He has more than 15 years of experience consisting of 4 years corporate experience and 17 years in academics. He has also been a resource person / trainer in various marketing workshops of national and international fame. He has completed his PhD in Marketing Management from Utkal University. He has been associated with various MDPs as a resource person.
Hotel Management, Master in Tourism Management, M.B.A., Ph.D. (Management).
Prof. Sahoo has more than 23 years of experience in both industry and academics. He served at various Managerial positions with Indian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) from 1994 to 2003 and was teaching at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi from 2003 to 2009 as a Reader prior to joining KIIT University in 2009.
He received Ph.D. degree for his doctoral research work on the theme “An Analytical Study on the Perception for the Application of Electronic Distribution System by the Hospitality Industry”. He has published several research papers which are indexed in Scopus, ABDC, and UGC approved journals.
He is an active member of many professional academic bodies. He has provided several consultancy services to many leading Hospitality and Service Industries of the country. Prof. Sahoo has conducted five training programmes for Govt. /Corporate Sector agencies. Dr. Sahoo has been a resource person for several Faculty Development Programmes/ MDP/ Workshops/Conferences/ Seminars.
His teaching and research interests include Services Marketing, Hospitality and Tourism Management, E-Commerce, Sales and Distribution.
With over 7 years of industry experience he has served companies like Standard Charted Bank, ICICI Prudential and Tata AIG Life and has been in roles ranging from Manager to Branch Head.
Prof. Kumar has got the highest award and acclamation during his tenure in said organisations. For example, Winner of “Superstar of the Company” in ICICI Prudential, recipient of “Hercules Award” in Tata AIG Life for the financial year 2008-2009. He was sent to Dubai for the best performance where he achieved No. 1 position PAN INDIA. Promoted as Branch Head in 2009 Prof. Kumar became the best Branch Head and received the most prestigious award “Hour of Power” thrice during his stint which depicts his dedication towards work.
His area of research includes Marketing Management and Monetary Policy. More than a dozen research papers in regional and national seminars are to his credit. Prof. Kumar was awarded with ‘ Dr. Asha Sablok Memorial Gold Medal’ for the best conference research paper. He has authored books like “Central Loans to States and Finance Commission”,”Impact of Global Financial Crisis on Indian Economy”, “Micro Finance and Rural Development” and “Market Reforms and Inclusive Growth”.
His edited book “Central Loans to States and Finance Commission” has been released by Dr. Montek Singh Ahuwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of India in the 93rd Annual Conference of the Indian Economic Association.
BE ( E&Tc Engg.), MBA
He has six years of corporate experience and over 7 years of academic experience. He has worked in Telecommunication, Media and Education industries across India. His areas of interest include Consumer Behavior, B2B Marketing & Entrepreneurship.