Dr YLK, currently the Dean & Director of Hyderabad Business School, a constituent of GITAM University, brings with him 26 years of experience in industry and teaching. His current research interests are in Brand Management.
A graduate in Commerce from Guntur, he did his MBA from Nagarjuna University, Guntur and obtained his Doctorate from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthpur.
Dr YLK has launched several successful brands nationally in Pharmaceutical Industry during his nine years in the industry. He also carried out many training and consultancy assignments for various organizations such as BHEL, India Post, Mypol, NAC Jewellers, LIC, MIDHANI, HAL, HSL, GSL, DRDO, BEL and BEML, etc.
Dr YLK was Professor of Marketing, and Head, Marketing Area, at BIM, Trichy, for 8 Years. He also taught Marketing courses at IIT Chennai and IFMR Chennai during 2006-2014. Dr. YLK has published several articles in the area of Marketing and Brand Management.
He acted as Placement Chairman at BIM between 2000-2008, and was instrumental in achieving 100% placements for eight years, by improving the quality of companies and improving the average salary of students.
Dr YLK worked as Director at Park Global Business School, and Vels University, Chennai.
His last assignment was with Woxsen School of Business as Program Director and as Director at EThames India.