Prof. (Dr. ) Shrirang Altekar holds a Ph.D. in Consumer Behavior. He is also a product of the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, a top 10 B - School in India, from where he did his Master’s in Business Administration, with Marketing as his area of specialization.
He has extensive knowledge of technical and non-technical areas of business and has been involved in running businesses at the strategic level. He comes with an industry background of 23 years. He has worked in a consulting, advisory and training capacity with several corporates in the FMCG, Insurance, Manufacturing, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Aviation Sectors. His love for academics and a desire to give back to his Alma Mater coincided with a planned shift to academics in 2006.
Dr. Altekar also holds a degree in Law, and was the Chairman of the Curriculum Evaluation Committee of the Symbiosis International University for 2 years. He is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of General Management Research. Prof. Altekar has served on several Committees of Symbiosis and the Symbiosis International (Deemed University). He is also a member of the Academic Council as well as the Board of Studies of the University. He Chairs the Board of Studies Sub – Committee on General Management.
In the past he has also been nominated on two committees of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, a statutory body formed under an Act of Parliament.
He has been instrumental in bringing to his students some of the best practices in industry, to enhance and supplement their academic inputs, and is highly acknowledged as a teacher and corporate trainer. .