Management Committee

From Group Director’s Desk

Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe

  • Group Director

It gives me immense pleasure to introduce Institute for Future Education, Entrepreneurship and Leadership (iFEEL) to you. Choosing the right management course is one of the most important decisions that you will make in your life. You have to be sure that you opt for best. iFEEL is a new-aged B-School, committed to create a learning environment that aims at developing entrepreneurial, leadership, and creative skills in budding management graduates. With management education undergoing a phase of crucial metamorphosis, our focus is on innovation-led approach to impart knowledge that builds entrepreneurial and leadership traits in our students. Located amidst the lush green hills of Maval-Lonavala the vast iFEEL residential campus nurtures the mind, body, and soul. I would like to warmly invite you to explore iFEEL and its opportunities, with the hopes of aiding you to transform into global leaders.


From Associate Director Desk

Dr. Naresh S Warrier

  • Associate Director – iFEEL

Dr Naresh S Warrier is a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering, Poona, University of Pune. He graduated, with a distinction, in July 1983. He holds post graduate qualifications in Marketing (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) and Finance (Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India. He then completed his Doctoral Program in Business Administration from Apollos University, USA.

In consonance with this academic background, he has about 32 years of industry experience of which close to 20 years have been in leadership positions. He sought premature retirement in December 2013, from the UNO MINDA GROUP, as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. He then worked with a couple of smaller groups in Kerala/Gurgaon as consultant. During his corporate life, he was involved in turning around underperforming firms, setting up green field ventures and running multiple businesses. He has spent the last seven years in the capacity of a full-time academician working with Business Schools as Faculty/Dean/Director, Including a stint as Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Advancing and Launching Enterprises (CrAdLE), Ahmedabad, a Technology Business Incubator promoted by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), and faculty EDII. He has recently joined iFEEL as Associate Director.

Empanelled Faculty

Prof. Dr. Sameer Joshi

Sameer is an empaneled professor for Strategy and Digitalization at iFEEL, bringing along over 25 years of experience in industry, and as an entrepreneur. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Studies, preceded by an MBA in Corporate Finance & Strategy and B.Engg. in Electronics & Communication. Sameer is a passionate educator and researcher, and is very active internationally.


Prof. Sameer Patil
Prof. Sameer Patil
Assistant Professor (Marketing)
Dr. Sachin Chavan
Professor (Finance)
Dipti-Shahane faculty
Maj Dipti Joshi (Retd)
Assistant Professor (Human Resource)
Prof. Jagadeesh Padaki
Masters In Statistics (Gold Medal), PGDP in Computer Applications