Dr. Shailesh Kasande is the CEO and Group Director, Suryadatta Group of Institutes. He is a Professor in Marketing Management, Research Methodology, Operations & Supply Chain, Business Analytics & Corporate Strategy. Dr. Shailesh is a PhD guide with over two decades of experience in academics and has contributed to all aspects of the academic ecosystem as a teacher, evaluator, researcher, trainer, academic administrator and institution builder.
He has conceptualized the Programme curriculum of MBA and other programmes as per the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at the University of Pune in AY 2012 / 2013 and later in 2019. He was the Co-convener of the CII Pune Zonal Council Industry Institute Interface (I3) Panel Member of the CII Industry Institute Interface (I3) Panel at the Western Region Council, Member of the CII Pune HR – IR Panel, Member of Organizing Committee of MCCIA SkillCon. He is a speaker at various industry forums. He has setup institutes of learning and new academic programmes within India and Abroad in collaboration with local as well as overseas academic bodies and industry.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, MBA in Marketing and PhD in CRM. He also has completed the PG Diploma in Total Quality Management and Advanced Diploma in Enterprise Java Computing. He is a Sun Certified Java Professional.