VBS has a great team of innovative, collaborative, seriously fun loving and research oriented individuals, who strive to make classes enriching, interesting and result-oriented.
He is an alumnus of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila. He has undergone management programs at world class universities like University of Michigan, USA. Raghavaiah has over 35 years of experience in different facets of HR across industries and in different contexts. As the GM – Corporate HR for ITC Group, he played an anchor role under the guidance of the Corporate Managing Committee, in formulating and actualizing the HR Strategy to cater to the emerging business context.
He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management with a Specialization in Systems and Marketing from TAPMI, Manipal. He is a result oriented entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in handling a private limited company as its founder-director. He has been a mentor, trainer and facilitator for Post Graduate Students, Faculty and Corporate Houses. His other interests include delivering spirituality lectures and contributing to various articles based on Management and Spirituality in journals & magazines.
Nagaraj was formerly the national president of National Institute of Personnel Management, president of NHRD (Bangalore Chapter) and Chairman of NIPM (Karnataka Chapter). He is the Vice-President of KEA since 1996. He has won many awards that include Life Term Achievement Award by the NIPM, Karnataka Chapter, Life Term Achievement Award by ISTD Bangalore Chapter and Fellow of NIPM.
As an academician, he has been a part of top institutions. He has taught subjects like Marketing Mgt, Sales and Logistics Mgt, Branding, Advertising, B2B Marketing amongst others.
In his last assignment with Steelcase Asia Pacific (A Fortune-100 modular furniture company), he has consulted with organisations like Allstate Financial, PwC, Northern Trust Bank, Goldman Sachs, GE Digital, Accenture about workplace planning and strategy.
The derivatives instrument is of keen interest to him. Prior to joining VBS, he was associated with Religare Securities and Mentes Capital as a Financial Analyst.
He has 6 years of experience in Pharma Industry and worked as Area Sales Manager and Regional Sales Manager and has more than 10 years of experience in teaching and research. He has expertise in Operations Research, Statistics, Stock and Commodity Markets and Retail Management. Worked as Associate Professor and worked as Vice Principal in top reputed colleges in Bangalore.