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about us

Our Mission

Our experience and deep comprehension help bridge the gap between the industry and the academia through all possible interventions and interactions with students, learning community, research scholars, and organizations.

Our Vision

We are practiced delivering services, solutions, and business models by continuously anticipating of, adapting to, and empathizing with the end user's or customer’s experience thereby unlocking the potential of all stakeholders for the benefit of a better nation.

Our Values

Adaptability: Bringing different perspectives to the table to evolve inclusivity for a novel idea and to make informed decisions.
Agility: Building the ability to respond to ‘change’ swiftly considering it as an opportunity, not a threat to innovate and to suit the industry shift.
Gamifiability: Creating a culture absorbing, engaging, challenging, and appealing experiences both at workplace, and in our services and solutions.

Connect the unconnected

Each advisory team member at IIHRD brings in over two-and-a-half decades of experience with diversified and strong domain expertise from the working background viz., business analytics, business management and business administration, social sciences, banking and financial, telecom and IT and ITeS, engineering with business statistics, to making a real difference in whatever they deliver – yet their shared culture remains the same.


Our Team

Shahzoor Ali

Director, IT & Engineering

Shahzoor Ali is an Entrepreneur, and he served a broad range of global clients for 12 years as being a Technical Leader, Project Manager, and Mentor. He is the founder of the BlackBerry online news portal (BBin) which was swiftly indulged in delivering the most compelling BlackBerry enthusiast tech-related content and services.
He was also awarded as the Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 at the BlackBerry World event in Orlando, FL, USA for his startup cafe, SkyPark Cafe. He is a self-taught IT enthusiast having exposure & committed to serving industries like e-Commerce, Retail, Omni-Channel, Entertainment, and Publishing.

Dr Mruthyanjaya Rao Mangipudi

Head, Academics & Industry Partnerships (Honorary)

Dr Mruthyanjaya Rao Mangipudi is an HR professional with diverse industry experience, from the Judicial service to business management, retail, telecom, IT, ITeS, banking & finance. He did LL.B, MBA (HRM), PGDHRD, MA (Economics), and holds a business PhD and continues to research the areas of Performance Management, Organization Development, Learning & Development, and other HRM aspects. He published more than 15 papers in international and national journals including Scopus, Web of Science, etc., He designed a PMS Model named “Sixas” got published in the International Journal of Management.

Dr K D V Prasad

Principal Consultant, Data Analytics (Honorary)

Dr. KDV Prasad is an alumnus of BITS, Pilani. He did MS Computers/Software Systems, MBA (HRM), and Ph.D. in Business Management. Being Fellow of World HR Board, CAMI, NY, an accredited teacher, and Member of AIMA, New Delhi, his current assignments are strategic management and communications, and he contributes a lot to the MSME research projects. He has published more than 40 papers in international and national journals including Scopus, Web of Science, etc.

Dr Rajesh W. Vaidya

Principal Consultant, Academics (Honorary)

Dr. Rajesh Vaidya is a senior academician and Marketing professional having 15 years of experience in teaching. He held various positions at different levels in the Pharmaceutical and Insurance industry, too. He was the recipient of the Life Time Achievement Award for Research in the 10th International Scientist Awards in 2020. He is also the books and journals critical reviewer for SAGE publications, etc. He published 5 coursebooks, 46 papers on HRM in both international and national journals. He designs various UGC approved courses. His interested areas of research are marketing, sales, HRM, and academics.