Advisors

Our advisors help Yardstick to steer the right course, scale up and develop for the future.

Professor Rajeev Sharma’s current research efforts are primarily focused in the area of examining innovations and institution building processes in educational institutions, ranging from school to higher education level. He is Chairman of the Ravi J. Matthai Center for Educational Innovation. Prior to this, he was faculty member in Psychology at Ewing Christian College, Allahabad University, where he conducted research in social psychology of education, including teacher expectations, attribution theory, and enhancing classroom performance of children from disadvantaged backgrounds. He has developed and participated in management development programmes relating to colleges and other institutions of higher education. He has a Ph.D. from Allahabad University in the area of Social Psychology of Education.

Jayanthi Sivaswamy is a Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad, and the center head for IT applications in education. Prior to this, she was a tenured lecturer at the University of Auckland, New Zealand for eight years. She has published widely on various aspects of electrical engineering in esteemed books and journals. She has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University, U.S.A.

Dr. P.K Chande is the Group Director at TURBA, Indore, and an ex-Professor from IIM Indore who has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, research, consulting industry and administration both national and  international levels. Before joining IIM Indore, he was Director & Professor of IT at( Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology),  MANIT ,Bhopal.  He has also headed Shri. GS Institute of Technology & Science, Indore and was Corporate Head at Mahindra British Telecom Limited, Pune.