Faculty

We realize our vision of transforming aspiring students into competent Digital Media & Communications professionals through the help of our expertise of distinguished professionals and faculty. Our seasoned faculty will add value to the School’s ecosystem with their rich experience and deep industry insights.

Our faculty will focus on developing the professional competencies in students through activity based workshops, seminar, practical drills, projects and lab activities. Students will be encouraged to take part in the professional events within the city along with the faculty.

The sustained guidance enhances the students’ Industry preparedness to tackle the challenges faced in the dynamic and competitive field of Digital Media & Communications.

  

Prof. Subhash Dhulia, formerly IIMC, IGNOU
   Professor Subhash Dhulia, former Director and Professor at the School of Journalism and New Media Studies at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU); former Vice Chancellor of Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani and; Professor and Head of Education, Research and Training Unit of the Electronic Media Production Centre of IGNOU has been an academician and journalist in his career spanning four decades. Professor Dhulia worked as Professor of Journalism and the Head of the Publications Department and the Editor of the Communicator and Sanchar Madhyam – research journals at the Indian Institute of Mass Communications (IIMC). Prior to joining the Indian Institure of Mass Communications, Professor Dhulia worked with various newspapers in different capacities and has authored several books.   
 
  

Pranvir Singh Mann
former Creative Head, Mudra, RKSwamy BBDO
   Pranvir Singh Mann has over 30 years of experience in advertising, the past 15 as a creative head in Mudra and R.K. Swamy BBDO. He is currently a Creative Consultant, based in Delhi.

Brands that he has worked on include Reliance, Nestle, Samsung, Suzuki, Dulux, IndusInd Bank, Dabur. Mr. Mann has worked with and led teams on multimedia campaigns, some of which have been awarded nationally and internationally. He has also represented his company at the international advertising festival at Cannes during his career. His rich and varied experience notwithstanding, he is a keen learner and always open to newer and more exciting developments in the field of communications.
  
 
  

Ravi Aurora, former Director, Concept Communications
   Over 40 years in market research, marketing, sales, advertising, PR/ IR, event management, brand / product development across varied sectors. In previous roles and responsibilities, Mr. Aurora had been involved with 4 startups and 3 turnarounds across Consumer, industrial and corporate sectors besides developing insight into Consumer behaviour, investor needs and stakeholder desires. Have handled numerous public issues for the government and private sector.
  
  
  
  
 
  

Prof Iqbal Sachdeva, formerly PR & Advertising Manager for Good Year
   Prof Sachdeva is an author, journalist and P.R. Specialist. He has worked in various fields like communications, public relations, advertising, sales training and marketing. He has three decades of industry experience with Goodyear and is presently a guest faculty at various Business and Media Institutes. He has been a visiting faculty in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management from number of years in Marketing Area. Prof. Sachdeva has authored well known text book ‘Public Relation’, published by oxford university press in year 2009.
  
  
  
 
  

Rajiv Tewari, formerly Indian Express and Zee News
   Founder at Media Network (Network of Media Platforms), Rajiv has had quite a varied experience ranging from marketing, media & communications to education & consultancy. Currently managing online media, marketing & communication platforms for diverse communities based out of New Delhi.

Mr Tewari has worked with Indian Express group as it General Manager and Vice President of Sales at Zee Television network. He has been a media marketing person
  
  
 
  

Qazi M Raghib, Creative Director at National Herald @ IQ COMMUNICATION
   Qazi is an eminent Creative Director and Art Critic based in New Delhi. He has worked for leading media organizations, including India Today Group, inflight magazine Swagat, Sahara daily, Mid-Day. Since starting his career in 1987, Qazi has been involved in the launch of several publications. He has excelled in various professional roles as art director, illustrator, art writer, painter and photographer. Among his key assignments, he worked on design projects at Kabul-based Afghanistan Times and Dhaka's The Independent. He holds a master's degree in Fine Arts with Photography and a post-graduate diploma in Advertising and Marketing. He has also acted as a judge at various fashion and art shows.   
 
  

R. Jai Krishna, Public policy and Developmental sector professional
   R Jai Krishna is a former journalist, career & start-up mentor, public policy strategist in India. He has a keen interest in social developmental sectors, and went on to pursue full-time career in journalism across print, television and new media for close to two decades, in medium to large media entities including The Indian Express, HT Mint, The Wall Street Journal, among others, before moving on to build a career as a public policy/ public affairs strategist, helping to build human-centric governments, institutions and individuals with ethical policies for the greater common good.

At present, Jai leads a team of policy professionals at one of India’s oldest apex chamber of commerce, and also mentors media-technology and social start-ups. He personally is an impact investor, even before the concept emerged in the South Asian region. Jai also teaches, lectures on media, journalism, and mass communications, while offers public speeches for closed audiences in areas of building careers, Building Careers Not Jobs, Media and Entertainment, Social Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Business Plans, among other topics.

Jai is a graduate of political science with a post-graduation in Journalism and Mass Communications, from the University of Madras.
  
 
  

Karuna John, ex- India Today
   Karuna John is a Delhi-based independent journalist and editor with nearly 20 years of work experience in leading newspapers and magazines. She writes on people, food, places, books, art, cinema, theatre, music, dance, travel, gender and politics.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
  

Tanmaya Tyagi
Editorial Cartoonist
   Alumnus of Delhi College of Arts, Tanmaya Tyagi is an award winning editorial cartoonist, winner of prestigious Maya Kamath award for political cartooning, Maya Kamat, special jury award and Times of India award for editorial cartooning.

Tanmaya has worked with all the major print media organisations including India Today, HT, Times of India, Navbharat Times, Indian Express, The Caravan, Outlook Hindi, BBC Hindi, Jansatta (Delhi-Mumbai), Financial World, and Tehelka.com. Was part of the core team for the launch of Tehelka Financial World and Sunday Standard newspapers (Delhi edition)

Held a major solo exhibition of his editorial cartoons and caricatures at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi inaugurated by Mr. Sitaram Yechury, Hon’ble Member of Parliament in August 2010.
  
 
  

Mani Lamba, VP
Adfactors PR
   Mani Lamba has over 16 years of strong communication experience backed by a post-graduate degree in commerce, marketing and public relations. Mani’s core competency lies in situation analysis and resource optimization for effective outcome. Her outstanding interpersonal and team building skills create participation and trust among the stakeholders leading to desired objectives.

Currently, Mani is spearheading change management, business strategy and planning for Adfactors PR closely operating with some of the leading names across industry segments.

During her career, she has been member of various government committees including Special Group of TRAI for CAS, Planning Commission Sub group on Consumer Awareness, Education and Misleading Advertisement and Group on Consumer Protection and Redressal Mechanism. She was also the General Secretary of SPIC MACAY during her academic days.
  

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