Our Team

Our Team

Dr Haribandhu Panda (Ph.D. -AIT, MBA-FMS)


Dr. Panda has more than 25 years of national and international experience in academics and industry. Prior to Joining HDF, Prof. Panda worked as Dean, KIIT School of Rural Management (KSRM), Bhubaneswar; Professor and Member of Board of Governors, Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand; Technology Specialist at the South East Asia Technology Co., Ltd. (SEATEC), Bangkok; Assistant Chief Design Engineer at the National Thermal Power Corporation, Ltd. (NTPC), Delhi; and Senior Research Associate at the Energy Technology Division of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok. His education includes Ph.D. in Management of Technology and M. Eng. in Energy Technology from the AIT; MBA from the Faculty of Management of Studies (FMS), University of Delhi; and B. Eng. in Mechanical from the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela. His areas of research interest include Strategic Management, Management of Technology and Energy Management. He has recently edited a book on Rural Electricity.

Mr. Subharansu Kumar Satpathy (B. Tech, M. Tech - IIT Kharagpur)


Has been a partner in the Management Consultancy Business (MCS) of PwC. During his 11 year stint, he gathered hands-on experience in almost every aspect of the MCS practice. He promoted Cogentech Management Consultants that delivers Management and IT Consulting and Software Implementation Services to its clients. Subsequently he promoted Conacent Consulting which is engaged in providing Management and IT Consulting and Software Implementation Services. He has in-depth experience of complex software projects involving analysis, design and implementation of software solutions for companies in India and abroad.

Mr.Venkat (PGDRM-XIMB)


He hold B.Com (Bachelors of Commerce) from Osmania University and an alumnus from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. Possess five years experience with Agribusiness Group at ICICI Bank and 2 years with Intellecap, a development consulting company. Started an inclusive finance consultancy www.microsupportcapital.com and worked with tier 2 and tier 3 MFIs especially from A.P, Orissa, Karnataka. Mr. Venkat is also a visiting faculty in Finance Area at Centurion University of Technology and Management. His area of expertise includes Retail Banking, Credit Ratings, Loan Portfolio Audits, Financial Inclusion, Business Planning, and Financial Modeling & Investment Banking

Mr. Jeevan (B-Tech- IIT Khargpur, PGDM-XIMB)


Has worked extensively in the banking and equity research areas before entering academics. He has been manager with Structured Products Group, ICICI Bank, where he played a key role in carrying out valuation assignments, building credit rating models and structuring transactions. In the credit research space, his sector specialization was infrastructure and FMCG. He has also been an equity research analyst with JP Morgan where he was involved in building valuation models and financial analysis of Indian IT Services companies. He specializes in the financial sector, takes active interest in capital markets and specifically, likes to get involved in valuation assignments. Jeevan is seeking charter from the CFA Institute, USA, having cleared the CFA program. He conducts workshops on corporate finance, asset valuation and financial analysis.

Mr. Bhabani (IIM-A)


Is a flamboyant MBA coupled with an MDP from IIM-A and a forerunner in the field of marketing communications and brand management with couple of years of hardcore marketing and branding experiences at several corporate levels, his involvement is the guiding torch to Jobbasket in making it a brand and carrying it to zenithal levels.

Mr. Braja (PGDM, B-Level from DOEACC (MCA), BBM, & DSLM)


He has more than two degree from prestigious institutions and carries a gamut of experience in the Services Marketing industry. With over a decade of experience in the said industry, he understands every bit of consumer behavior and never falters in satisfying their day-to-day escalating needs.

Mr.Partha (PGDM)


An MBA by profession with a plethora of PR skills does everything to meet the company’s objectives by ensuring that the end user is completely satisfied and every query is answered there in.

Mr. Amrit (B-Tech)


A techie of the present era has mastered the art of handling the technical and operational issues of the company, scoring a nil in the inability to handle issues in his area of expertise. He is a vital person in the tech -intense business affairs of the company.