ITM Alumni – Role Models

ITM Alumni – Role Models

Volume 2 Issue 1 June 2018 Kasturirangan P & Abodh Aras

Kasturirangan P

Founder & CEO at Krima Solutions is ITM Alumni 1992-94 MBA batch. An entrepreneur with rich, invaluable experience in successfully running businesses of large and medium-sized corporations with hands on experience in managing offshore centers. He is helping ecommerce companies, publishing houses, event companies and corporations by building and maintaining their digital assets and generating maximum brand equity. He assists companies in online product development, content strategy and research using cutting edge technology. His Specific focus is on establishing good governance models with expertise in content development, software development, network operations, delivery management, customer support, quality control, human resources, accounting & finance, information technology, sales, marketing, and administration

He was Country Head and India Board Member for couple of years of Top Right Group India Knowledge Services, which is a professional services company providing research, analysis, data management, software development and content management on a global scale.

He was Country Head of MEED India/ 4C Group for two years in Mumba. He was responsible for building & managing its center of excellence in India for knowledge, research and analytics services. He demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and be creative in developing alternative solutions in some fast-paced, budget-challenged environments analytics, content production, information and knowledge services. He is known as Domain expertise in the sectors of ecommerce, FMCG, Retail, healthcare, publishing, events & exhibitions, media, entertainment, real estate, construction, infrastructure, energy, telecom, FMCG, Information technology, media, healthcare services, automotive and engineering, banking & finance and insurance. In addition, he possesses P&L management experience and ability to manage program as per budgets and risk management.

Abodh Aras

He had career journey from Sales Management to Stray Management. Young, good-looking and dynamic, he is the picture of accomplishment. He is an MBA in Marketing from ITM business School, Mumbai (batch 1994-96) and a graduate in Hotel Management. This 32 years corporate head is the Phil Collins fan, who can speak French and Spanish and is on the fast track.

After completing catering and master’s in business management, Abodh Aras did went to the dogs!

As CEO of Welfare of Stray Dogs (WSD) he has impacted the lives of more than 70,000 stray dogs in Mumbai through its first aid, sterilisation and immunisation programs. This animal lover is clear in his focus. WSD loves dogs and ensure the best possible care for stray dogs by taking a pragmatic, effective and solution-oriented approach. WSD’s vision is to better the relations between strays and humans.

So, it''s not just about looking after the interests and rights of the canine stray population, but also to ensure that the human element is taken care of. He looks after Welfare of Stray Dogs as a Chief Executive Officer of The Welfare Of Stray Dogs (WSD). Abodh has worked in the corporate sector with companies like DHL Worldwide Express, managing customer services and sales. His passion for animals led him to quit the corporate sector and join WSD in 2000 where he volunteered since 1995. He is also a co-opted member of The Animal Welfare Board of India.