Advisory Board

D Kupendra Reddy
(Advisory Governing Council Chairman)

D. Kupendra Reddy is an industrialist, politician, an entrepreneur, and a social worker. He served as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from 2014 to 2020. He currently represents Karnataka from Janata Dal (Secular) party. His versatility is evident in the myriad works he does – as an entrepreneur, he is in the business of construction and IT infrastructure development and addresses infrastructure requirements of the IT industry in Bangalore and focuses on building several technology parks. He is associated with the lake conservation movement of Bangalore as well. Apart from lake cleaning and restoration process, he has also suggested several measures to maintain the water bodies. He visualises a better Bangalore through lake conservation, urban planning, and waste management .Healso serves on the board of several organisations and educational institutions. As an Advisory Governing Council Chairman at KSM, he provides informed guidance to members, which serves as a big ally in the institution’s quest for superior guidance.

Prof. James F. Jordan
(Current President & CEO at the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse& Advisory Director at KSM)

Prof. James Jordan is a Senior Program Director of Healthcare Programs in Carnegie Mellon University. He believes that healthcare analytics is going to change healthcare and the improvement of healthcare hinges on healthcare analytics. His 23 years of experience includes hospital, surgery centre, nursing home, physician office, homecare, and hospice, while his physician specialties include cardiology, radiology, vascular surgery, nephrology, urology, and general surgery. He has held a range of management positions in sales and marketing, operations, supply chain, information technology, finance, and quality assurance with several Fortune 500 medical device companies.

As an advisory director at KSM, Prof. Jordan provides guidance, knowledge, relevant skills and feedback to the board.

Mr. Nirmal K. Bharadwaj
(Advisory Board Member
Distinguished alumnus of IIT Kharagpur; Member Innovation Council IIT Kharagpur;Bachelor of Technology. (Hons) IIT Kharagpur (1981), Postgraduate in Management, IIM Ahmadabad (1983))

Mr. Nirmal K Bhardwaj is a professional in the field of technology and management with over 30 years of global experience in the Top Management across verticals and trans geographies.He has worked in leadership positions with many leading corporates.

He has been chief executive of group of companies in diverse industries. He has been awarded “International Professional” award for 2002 by Whose Who Historical Society, Boston USA. This award has been conferred on him for his outstanding professional and civic achievements among contestants from 150 countries. He is the founder member of PanIIT India. He is also Founder VP, IIT Kharagpur Alumni Foundation, India. He is advisor to Kharagpur Angels Netowork , Mentor CMIE and a member of International Advisory Committee of AgFE. He has been mandated to commercialize several technologies patented by IIT Khargpur. He is also ex -member of governing council of St. Joseph College of Business Administration, Bangalore, and Jammu University. He has served as a member of council of South African Chambers of Business and Co-Chair of sustainable Real estate, CII, India . He has arranged many international conferences. He is a consultant and board member of many corporates and institutions in India and abroad.He is founder of The Bengaluru Angels, Resurgent Agric, Pristine Escapes and Resurgent Africa initiatives.

Mr. NEERAJ A SHARMA
(BBM., Masters in Foreign Trade., Post Graduate
Certificate in Management (IIM K)
Honorary Consul General, Republic of
Palau to India, New Delhi)