Prof. Dr. Purshottam Patil has attained his management education from the Pune University and was awarded the doctorate in the area of brand management from Nagpur University. His professional experience of over two decades, majorly into marketing, training and business development, includes his association with Glaxo, ICICI, Tata Group amongst other leading companies. He has served MNCs located across overseas and traveled to several countries during his term. He is a certified corporate trainer and has trained numerous professionals including senior managers with leading organisations. During his tenure of almost a decade into academics at national and international level he has been actively contributing towards excellence in management education. He has to his credit several pioneering programmes and initiatives. He has published eight research papers in reputed journals and conferences.