As the Associate Dean of Corporate Relations for IIT Delhi, Prof. Rathore heads the office of Corporate Relations and oversees Industry-Academia collaborations/partnerships for the Institute. In addition to leading the office, he provides guidance in strategizing opportunities in collaborating and is acknowledged for efficiently executing such partnerships for the optimum benefit of all stakeholders.
An acclaimed professional and a devout researcher, Prof. Rathore is globally recognized for his innovative and significant contributions in the realms of Industry and Academia, worldwide. Prior to joining IIT Delhi in 2009, Prof. Rathore spent 12 years working at Pfizer (St. Louis, MO, USA) and Amgen (Thousand Oaks, CA, USA). He has authored over 400 publications and presentations in the field of Biotechnology.
He plays a pivotal role as the Associate Dean of Corporate Relations in nurturing transformative IIT Delhi- Industry collaborations to provide advanced technical solutions to the global challenges while creating a mutually beneficial ecosystem.
Dr. TS Rao is a former Senior Advisor, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, GoI with 3 decades of rich experience in the field of Medical Biotechnology. He has over 22 scientific publications to his credit and coordinated the development of a cost-effective ($1 /dose) Rota Viral Diarrhea Vaccine (‘ROTAVAC’) under ‘A Unique Social Innovative Public-Private Partnership with International Collaboration’, launched by Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi in March 2015. Dr. Rao has been awarded the PRATIBHA PURASKARAM by the Andhra Pradesh Govt. and the ‘Distinguished Services Award’ during the 5th Annual USA India Business Summit (UIBS) in recognition of his contribution towards the cost-effective ROTAVAC.
Dr. Rao has established several of DBT’s Autonomous Institutions. He brings together his knowledge, experience, and skills for the ground-up development of Jhajjar Research Park.
A business professional with over 8 years of multi-disciplinary experience in consulting, and business development roles for global markets like U.S., Europe, Africa, and the Middle East across Business and Market Intelligence, Business Excellence, and Revenue Assurance.
Khushbu has a pedigree of IIM Lucknow (MBA).
She has been successfully spearheading multiple projects & consulting assignments at various MNCs notably Ericsson, Bharti Airtel, Zain, and HKBN.
Khushbu’s areas of expertise include researching, formulating and presenting a market-specific differential strategy by undertaking business and market research. She brings expert views on the myriad ways people, strategy, and research can help shape the future for organizations and society at large.
As an experienced academician and a First Division distinction holder in MBA-Marketing, Sakshee has a rich experience in the domain of Public Relations, Corporate Communications, and Strategic Marketing. Currently pursuing Ph.D. in Brand Management and Consumer Behavior; she is an alumnus of IIM-Indore; and a Sociology Major from Jesus and Mary College- University of Delhi.
Sakshee has extensively worked with various key stakeholders during her assignments in India, UK, and the USA, successfully spearheading projects at Harvard University, United Nations Headquarters in New York, University College of London, University of Edinburgh, Scotland; to name a few and has led several Academic, Socio-Cultural and CSR events.
Her expertise includes- PR & Corporate Communications; Designing and Executing Strategic Communications plan for Internal and External Stakeholders; Coordinating for Graphics Design & Development; Creating Marketing Materials; Networking and Developing Strategic Relationships with Media and Key Ecosystem Influencers; Managing Strategic Social Presence across various Digital Media platforms.
Rahul Arora is an experienced engineer who comes with a varied experience of 10 years in the field of Projects Management & QHSE of Oil & Gas, Railways, Telecommunication and Education. Rahul is a Post Graduate in Engineering from the University of Salford.
His determination and drive to create a positive and transparent workspace is key to his success as a project manager. He has been a part of brands such as EtiSalat, Abu Dhabi Systems Integration, Sergas Group and LogiGas Piping Systems. With an in-depth understanding in handling team dynamics; he contributes to the diverse needs of expertise in Integrated Management System as management representative and has worked as an assessor for business excellence award based on EFQM model with the Department of Economic Development, Govt. of Dubai.
Keshav Arora is a social sector development professional with expertise in implementing and designing CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) programs for Corporate Foundations, NGOs, Consultancies and Start-Ups. A Certified CSR Professional from Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India), Keshav has diverse experience in curating welfare programs at the grassroots level in organizations managing sustainability at corporate desks in Program Management and Business Development verticals in Capacity Building, Skill Development, Health, Education and Sanitation.
Keshav holds a Master's degree in Extension and Development Studies He has successfully followed a multidisciplinary approach to drive innovative solutions for the stakeholders.