Board of Advisors
It is true that for any educational institute an effective advisory board is an absolute essential. Brighton values its well wishers and from time to time look at its advisory board for their worthy suggestions and guidance. The board of advisors keep meeting the management of the school from time to time in structured and informal ways helping Brighton to evolve. Here is the list of distinguished professionals from different walks of life who are helping Brighton in charting out new territories.
Manav is currently the group CEO of one of the largest media houses in India Shri Adhikari Brothers. He has spent close to 17 years in Media with broad range of experience in business & operations, programming strategies & creative, sales solutions. In the past he has worked as Network Programming Head at BIG FM and played a very important role in US as Director / Chief Operating Officer for Inspired Ent / WorldBand Media. He currently in his personal capacity is involved with first of its kind project in India called the Chikaraks (http://www.chikaraks.com). Manav believes in constant innovation and execution with an eye for detail is vital. He says while top line is good to project, bottom line is the key to strive for.
Parul is an Economics (Hons) Graduate from the University of Delhi and an MBA from MICA (Ahmedabad). She has over 11 years of experience with both Corporate and Not for Profit firms like Times of India and Greenpeace International. Associated with start ups for the last five years and in her capacity as a Marketing Communication Specialist, she has been instrumental in devising core business and growth strategies
Also an author, Parul has chased her writing dream by penning down two Fiction novels and making several anthology contributions. Her third book is a Non Fiction, set to release in the second half of this year. Today a mother of two children, Parul takes a keen interest in early childhood learning.
Vineet is a marketing professional who has worked extensively in the Indian Subcontinent & South East Asia. He has been managing diversified regional markets, complex brand portfolios, large sized teams, developing 360 marketing plans, brand launches, innovations and excels at high turnover brands with FMCG majors. Currently he is serving as General Manager, Marketing, India – Personal Care Division at Himalaya Herbals. In the past he has worked with SAB Miller & ITC Limited. He is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) and NIT Raipur.
Akshay Singh Puri
Akshay is a marketing professional experienced in the IT domain. Currently he is working with Cognizant Technologies at their London Office. He is a specialist in providing technological solutions to clients in the entertainment / Publishing space and has handled large teams in the past and has worked some of the biggest names in the IT consulting business including IBM, Ericsson and Accenture. Akshay loves to travel and is an avid football fan. He believes the real education happens outside of the walls of the classroom. He is an alumnus of Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad and St. Stepehens College, Delhi University.
M. Hanumanth Rao
Hanumanth Rao is senior management professional, currently employed with one of the leading stock broking companies & heading their franchise business. He has over 13 years experience in channel sales, marketing & business development. He has been instrumental in managing and developing all India business for Sharekhan while managing their franchise business. An MBA graduate from K J Somaiya, Hanumanth has done some serious work in retail business , franchising & was instrumental in developing & nurturing this channel.
Harish is the founder of Green Rootz Manpower Consulting, one of the leading HR firms in Mumbai. He is also the founder of www.gomediajobs.com. Harish exemplifies the kind of Entrepreneur who never compromises on their core values. A true believer of ‘No obstacle can ever be bigger than the size of the passion within you to sail through’. An avid photographing enthusiast, he loves travelling and taking on new challenges. He is an alumnus of Mudra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad MICA.