A responsible leader, committed mentor and a passionate teacher
Director - PGDM (NBA Accredited) & International Programs, UBS, India
Exe PGP IIM Calcutta, Research scholar, MBA (Marketing), BSc. Chemistry
Prof Vijay Tandon is a highly self-driven, passionate, creative & focused individual with 18 years of rich, varied, and Insightful experience, which is a combination of corporate, consulting & education Industry.
Prof Vijay teaches subjects in the space of Marketing, Strategy & Innovation. He is the patron and one of the Board of Directors for the unique company Experiential Learning Corporation (ELC). He is also a member of Harvard Business Review Advisory Council and adjunct professor at Swiss School of Management, Rome, Italy (https://ssm.swiss/faculty-and-staff-members/)
During his corporate journey, he has served for true Global organizations namely - GE, Tyco, and AstraZeneca. Under the Erasmus staff mobility, Prof Vijay was invited to the University of Economics Varna, Bulgaria (http://www.ue-varna.bg/) and Cardiff Metropolitan University, London, UK http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/. In the space of research Prof. Vijay has four case study publications in the case center, UK and ten research paper publications.
Tarun Anand is the Principal Founder of Universal Business School, India’s 1st Green Business School with a vision to bring international best practices in Management Education to India. Having experienced management education at the best international b-schools like Michigan University-USA and IMD-Switzerland and having taught for 30 years at leading B-schools like Jamnalal Bajaj(JBIMS),SPJIMR and NMIMS,
Mr. Anand has 40 years of corporate experience and served at Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary in India for over a decade, in several managerial assignments, in different functional areas before heading the HR Function, in the Refining Company. He served as Head of HR function in Swiss MNC – Ciba Giegy (now Novartis) and Blue Star Ltd. Subsequently, Mr. Anand headed several Businesses and served on the Corporate Board of Blue Star Ltd, for five years. Finally, he headed the Thakral Group (Singapore based Group) in India as CEO and thereafter served as Managing Director of ATCO Group companies. During his managerial career, he has conducted business on all five continents.
Mr. Anand has been a successful entrepreneur for the past 10 years, running a Management Consulting and Executive Training firm Business Scorecard India, with the Top 50 Indian Business houses (Tata Group, Aditya Birla Group, Godrej, Mahindra & Mahindra, Escorts, L&T etc., leading multinationals like Colgate, Pfizer, Gulf, Vodafone, British Telecom etc. and training Commanders of the Indian Navy at the Naval War College.
Vaneet Chaudhary is an alumnus of Universal Business School, where he completed his Cardiff Met BBA Degree in 2017, post which, a Marketing Masters from The University of Bath. He currently stays in Gurgaon, from where he also did his schooling in Pathways World School and is currently working as the Director of Bestech Cookware and AMV Casting. Apart from work, his interests consist of Football, Cooking, Music, and Meditation.
Sahil Chheda AKA “The Gentleman of the House”. Being from the City known as the ‘Financial Capital of India’, marketing is on his fingertips. He pursued he’s Graduation in Mass Media Department with a Specialization in Advertising. Having 2+ years of work experience in different fields of Marketing and with a Diploma Course in “Digital Marketing & Social Media Advertising”, for any life problem he has a relative marketing strategy to apply.
His absolute passion is playing his Guitar, Traveling & Writing short poems also known as our “Desi kalakar”. Amazing conversational skills, networking with people is what he can do in a jiffy.
With pure energy filled to the brim and electrostatic, here we present our very own CMO – Sahil Mukesh Chheda.
Being Chief Operations Officer, it is my duty to smoothen each & every process and procedure of the organization. Having a diverse educational experience makes me more compatible to tackle different challenges within the organization. My work experience in different domain helps in empowering the employees and motivating them by initiating a team spirit so that together we could work for the better outcome and align our actions with the values & vision of the Organization.
Being Chief Executive office of ELC, it’s my responsibility to see the overall work of the company and get involved in every small and big activity of the company. Being from finance background with leadership and team building quality I always believe to work with everyone and for everyone. From working with members to taking decisions with colleagues I carry the sense of my every role and responsibility. In this journey I try my level best to make this organization, a place that is considered as home and members as family.
Indranil belongs to the city of Rourkela, Odisha. Having completed his graduation in the field of Hotel Management from Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata and a work experience in the hotel industry for 1.5 years, he decided to join Universal Business School for his Post Graduate Program. He joined ELC as an executive in 2021 and today serves in the capacity of CHRO with a single philosophy of “collaborate to compete”. He believes in ethical leadership and aims at helping his peer colleagues in developing the same while aiming for the best results! He says: “ELC is an organisation with a lot of potential and talent with some of the best minds of budding CEOs of tomorrow.”
“A highly dedicated and enthusiast person who is currently pursuing PGDM in Finance and Business Analytics. I have a positive attitude towards life and always keen to learn new things. I love to keep exploring the financial market. A foodie by nature who likes to cook, serve, eat and travel around”.
Rapid and sustainable growth is his true passion. Empowering a team to excel in their respective areas of expertise provides him with enormous gratification. He is a humble and people’s person. He believes that problems persist everywhere and one should focus on coming up with solutions, instead of being complaining about it.
Being from Mumbai - City of Dreams, he is currently pursuing his graduation from Universal Business School. His absolute passion is learning about cars, playing football, and exploring the beautiful places throughout the world.
Packed with full energy and enthusiasm, we present you our Deputy CEO - Aroh Modak.
"Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity -not as a threat"- Steve Jobs
These are the words which I strongly believe in. I am K.Abhishek , I completed my schooling from Chinmaya Vidyalaya Hr. Sec school, chennai. I am very passionate about performing arts, since the age of six. I have been a part of various dance and drama completions across chennai which encouraged me to start my own youtube channel. My journey in ELC started as an digital marketing executive, since then I along with my team have come up with, various innovative initiatives for the company ,which lead to my promotion as the Chief Innovation Officer of ELC. My vision for ELC is to make it Indians Top experiential learning platform for students.