Prof. (Dr.) Shrirang Altekar holds a Ph.D. in Consumer Behavior. He is also an alumnus of the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, a top B - School in India, from where he did his Master’s in Business Administration, with Marketing as his area of specialization. He has extensive knowledge of technical and non-technical areas of business and has beeninvolved in running businesses at the strategic level. He comes with an industry background of 23 years, and has academic experience of 15 years as well, with over 10 years’ experience as a Director. He has worked in a consulting, advisory and learning and development capacity with several corporates in the FMCG, Insurance, Manufacturing, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Aviation Sectors. His love for academics and a desire to give back to his Alma Mater coincided with a planned shift to academics in 2006. Dr. Altekar also holds a degree in Law, and was the Chairman of the Curriculum Evaluation Committee and the Academic Audit Committee of the Symbiosis International ( Deemed University ) for 2 years.
Prof. Altekar has served on several Committees of Symbiosis and the Symbiosis International(Deemed University). He is a member of the Academic Council as well as the Board of Studies of the University. He Chairs the Board of Studies Sub – Committee on General Management. He is also a member of the Board of University Development, SIU. In the past he has also been nominated on the Departmental Promotions Committee and the Post Membership Academic Committee of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, a statutory body formed under an Act of Parliament. He has also been nominated on a Task Force Committee by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for driving Excellence in Sports Universities. Prof. Altekar has also been nominated on the Higher Education Committee of the Indo French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, supported by the Embassy of France.
Prof. Altekar has been invited to lecture at the Higher Command Wing, Army War College, MHOW, as well as the UGC Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has been instrumental in bringing to his students some of the best practices in industry, to enhance and supplement their academic inputs, and is highly acknowledged as a Teacher and a Learning and Development expert.
He was the Director of SCMS Noida for 8 years, and is widely credited with havingbrought it up to feature in the top 25 BBA Institutes in India in 2018. Today, he heads Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, ( the flagship brand of Symbiosis ) in Nagpur. He also holds charge of Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education, and Symbiosis Centre for Skill Development, Nagpur, since 2019. From April, 2019, till 31st March, 2021, he was also entrusted the additional responsibility of founding and establishing Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Nagpur.