Dr. Manje Gowda is the Chairman of Vidya Soudha Public School. 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, 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. Dr. Manje Gowda is also engaged in several voluntary organizations and social activities.
S.B Ravishankar Gowda is a member of “STATE LEVEL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE” set up for ‘SWATCH BHARAT MISSION’ by Govt. of Karnataka. 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. He started professional practice in Bangalore during 1982. As a consultant engineer, 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. Preparation of tender document and specification, project monitoring was also undertaken. Worked in GAMMON INDIA LIMITED, Bombay as a Design Engineer for one year – 1981. He worked as Research Asst. at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for 2 years.
Smt. H S Sudha is a trustee of of Sri ManunathaSeva 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.
Arvind Manjegowda 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.
Rev. Dr. FR.Jose Aikara
Former Chairman, Council for Indian school certificate examinations, Delhi.
Dr. Vasanthi Vijaya
Former H.O.D of Social Work Dept., Bangalore University.
Dr M P Ashok Gowda
Chairman, Mangala Group of Institutions, Hassan.
Chairman, Academy for Creative Teaching,Bangalore.
Vidya Soudha Group of Institutions
Peenya 1st Stage, Near Basaveshwara Bus Station, Bengaluru – 560 058
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