Dr. Manje Gowda is the Chairman of Vidya Soudha Group Of Institutions and Managing Trustee of Sri Manjunatha Seva Trust. Hailing from a small rural village near Hassan, he has achieved excellence in both education and industry over a career spanning more than 35 years. A rank holder in Engineering from Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, he did his Masters and Doctorate from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Masters of Business Administration from University of Bangalore. He has wide ranging experience both in Public and Private sectors with meritorious achievements and professional success. He began his career in PWD, Government of Karnataka and later moved to KSFC, a Government of Karnataka undertaking, engaged in corporate funding. He took voluntary retirement from a senior position in KSFC to explore other opportunities in the private sector. He has worked with various privately held and public companies. He has served on the board of BWSSB. He is also a Sports Administrator. He is currently serving as the Joint Secretary for Boxing Federation of India (BFI) and Vice President of Karnataka Olympic Association (KOA).
Arvind Manjegowda is the Vice-Chairman of Vidya Soudha Group Of Institutions and Trustee of Sri Manjunatha Seva Trust. He has more than a decade of experience working in executive level positions with large Fortune 500 corporations to small and mid-sized corporations across USA, Europe and Asia. A finance & strategy professional with demonstrated experience in mergers & acquisitions, business turnarounds, fund raising, business development, commercial operations and general management. Proven track record on execution of high-level strategies working with C-Level executives to achieve organizational goals. He is experienced and successful in operating in a lean business environment, including hands-on management of multiple functions. Experienced in highly leveraged companies – restructuring, bank and investor relations, acquisitions, divestitures and cash management. He has held several leadership positions with companies such as Wipro, Cardiac Science, Criticare Systems, Accenture and has lived in USA and India
Smt. H S Sudha is a Trustee of Sri Manjunatha Seva Trust and a founder member of Vidya Soudha Group of Institutions. She is a leading champion of education and life skills impairment in children and has decades of experience in addressing various social causes and educational issues.
S.B Ravishankar Gowda is a Trustee of Sri Manjunatha Seva Trust. He is a Structural Engineer by profession. He started his professional practice in Bangalore during 1982. He did his Masters from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Engineering from Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan. As a consultant engineer, he is involved in the design of various types of structures both in RCC and structural steel. Structures designed include college buildings, hospital buildings, factory buildings, multistoried apartments and commercial complex. Different structural forms such as RCC frames, grid floor and folded plates have been adopted in designing the buildings. He worked in GAMMON INDIA LIMITED, Bombay as a Design Engineer for one year – 1981. He was an advisor to (structural Expert) Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation Ltd., (KUIDFC), Govt. Of Karnataka on contract basis from Nov. 2014 to April 2015.
Chairman, Academy for Creative Teaching, Bangalore
Prof. M. S. Mohan Kumar
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Dr. M. P. Ashok Gowda
Chairman, Mangala Hospital and Mangala Education Trust, Hassan, Karnataka
Chartered Accountant, Founding Partner, Singvi, Dev & Unni LLP
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