Professor at the Department of Management Studies with 4 years of Industry and 17 years of teaching experience. He was previously the program coordinator and Associate Professor at the Department of Hotel Management,Christ University. In addition he is also a certified Wine trainer from the Globally acclaimed Wine and Spirit Educational Trust,London,UK. He has conducted various curated sessions on Hospitality in Manipal University. He is also on the Board of Examiners for Mysore University, compiled programme materials for Madurai Kamaraj Kamaraj. On a professional front, he is also a trainer for various Beverage Marketing companies. He has visited Taylors University,Malaysia for fostering Academic tie-ups and strengthen inter-University research publications in 2012. Visited Singapore to attend the Food Asia Summit in 2009, to understand contemporary food and beverage trends. He has also organized several national and international conferences along with conducting workshops for Government Immigration officers, and conducting Quality improvement programmes for enhanced academic rigor.