Conference Conveners


Dr. Usha Seshadri holds a Masters in International Management with a Gold Medal for Academic Excellence and earned the Doctorate from the reputed Pondicherry University (Central University). She is a UGC NET qualified management faculty with over twelve years of corporate and teaching experience. She has worked with several premier institutes including Pondicherry University, IIM Indore and Bahrain Training Institute, Bahrain. Her area of interest includes Research Methodology, Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Consumer Behaviour, Retail Management and Rural Marketing. Over the years, she has gained wide experience in classroom instruction, contemporary pedagogical practices, curriculum development and project guidance, etc. She is into coordinating Faculty Development Programs and providing marketing research consultancy for small start-ups. She possesses hands on experience working with various tools like SPSS, AMOS, NVIVO and SmartPLS. She has been actively involved in training students on every aspect of Research Methodology and Data Analysis. She has presented several papers in refereed conferences and published papers in peer reviewed journals at National and International level. Also, she is actively involved in peer review of top Scopus journals. She frequently conducts webinars on Research Methodology and Digital Marketing. She is the Honorary Professor (i/c) in Centre for Research & Training (CRT) and the Distinguished Fellow of NFED. Also, serves as the Executive Board Member of NFED Business Facilitators Forum (NBFF). She is the recipient of coveted National Senior Woman Educator & Scholar Award in the 9th National Teachers’ Day Awards conducted and powered by the renowned National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 5th September 2018. Dr. Usha is currently working as a Marketing Faculty at VIT-AP School of Business under VIT-AP University Amaravati Campus, Andhra Pradesh. 

Mr. Owaiz Khan has earned his bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communications and Masters in Marketing Management. He has over 15 years of experience in IT industry. He has spent most of his IT career in IBM and possesses more than 9 years of professional experience. He has supported clients in North America, United Kingdom and Australia. He is a Master Black Belt, Prince 2, Design Thinking, Agile Scrum practitioner, etc. He provides business support to improve their process, identify new opportunities and implement new technologies. During his career he has conducted multiple interviews and found that there is a huge gap in students skill set to what is required by an organization. As an entrepreneurial initiative he founded Cynaris Solutions Private Limited (CSPL) at Bengaluru, Karnataka in the year 2018 and since then he has been providing software support to companies and industrial knowledge / support to students as well as colleges in Bengaluru. He has conducted numerous technical sessions on digital transformation, business development, social media marketing workshops & demos, data analytics & statistical insights, entrepreneurship development, placement drives, cultural events, seminars, webinars, etc. He is the recipient of National Young Entrepreneur Award from the renowned National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED) in its 6th National Entrepreneurs’ Day Awards on 7th November 2019. He is the Life Member and Distinguished Fellow of NFED. Also, serves as Dean (Training & Development) & Technical Head of NFED and Programme Director & Executive member of NFED Business Facilitators Forum (NBFF), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. His mission is to provide the righteous skills and to groom the students to bring out their best talents. He is also a motivation speaker, student counsellor, wherein he facilitates youth communities to choose the right career path or entrepreneurial journey by guiding and mentoring them.




Past Conference

RAMP & EDP 2015
TEEM 2015