Team

Dr. KS Pillai: With over 20 years experience in the Aviation industry, Dr. Pillai’s areas of expertise are Operations and Education. He has extensive start-up and restructuring experience with public and private enterprises in over 30 countries in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Dr. Pillai holds a Commercial Pilot License, a MS in Air Transport Management from City University London and a Doctoral Degree in International Business & Risk Management from ISM – Paris, France.

Satishkumar Shriyan Satishkumar Shriyan is an Aviation professional with over 30+ years of experience combining Airline Strategy & Planning, Operations Management, and Marketing. A Start-up and Implementation Specialist, his key areas include Post merger integration, Organizational Restructuring and Change management, Systems and process re-engineering, Operations Stabilization and Turnaround, Risk compliance, Industry accreditation practice and Aviation training. Satishkumar is an alumnus of JBIMS, India.

Bharath Vaidyanathan Bharath Vaidyanathan is a senior operations executive who delivers significant and sustainable value through supply chain optimization, organizational transformation and continuous improvement, with a relentless focus on execution. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for leading focused transformation initiatives to develop capabilities and infrastructure to create value across enterprises, enabling growth while driving improvement in customer service and inventory.Bharath has deep process experience, with proven results in transportation, distribution/logistics, manufacturing, and service sectors.

Krishnan Iyer Krishnan Iyer is a finance professional with a combined 23+years experience in the fields of Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Private Equity, and M&As. Sample coursework includes managing portfolios and projects in excess of $1 billion, merger and consolidation of an aviation business valued at $3 billion, valuations of financial services businesses of >$1 billion, and advising quasi-governmental institutions on financial regulation.Krishnan is a graduate of the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, India and an alumnus of MIT-Sloan School of Management.

Chaithanya Bandi Chaithanya Bandi is a faculty of Kellogg School of Management, USA and leading Big Data Scientist. His work includes Dynamic Pricing Model for Online Advertising for Yahoo and Algorithmic Trading for Hedge Funds and Investment Banks with ITG USA Etc.Chaithanya holds PhD from MIT in Operations Research and Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.

Aditya Kaushik Aditya Kaushik is an Airline Business Development and IT Professional with over 25 Years Experience working with British Airways. He was part of the British Airways Future Leadership Program. He has vast experience in the IT space both in Airline as well as other industries and held both Business Development and Group IT Manager Positions.Aditya holds MBA from Bradford University, London.

Veena Sarachandran: With over 20 years experience as Human Resource Specialist, Veena’s areas of expertise are Personnel & Administration, Finance, Recruitment, Training and Compensation Restructuring. She has worked in the Aviation, Banking, Media, and Telecommunication sectors.Veena holds an MBA in Human Resources.

Vijayashree Vinod: With 10 Years of IT experience, Vijayashree holds a Polymer Science Engineering Degree. She was involved in the Development and Management of several IT projects in the USA and UK while working for Infosys, India. She is also experienced in setting up, managing and maintaining the Learning Management System.