Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Core Faculty

Our core faculty for Innovation & Entrepreneurship brings extensive experience and expertise to empower students.

Dr. Kamalika Chakraborty

Associate Professor & Chairperson, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Kamalika Chakraborty has a blend of experience in both corporate and academics. Prior to academics, she was working with Indian Oil Corporation Limited, a Fortune 500 company, and a “Maharatna” as a Process Engineer. She has presented several papers in international conferences and received several awards for her research work during the fellowship program at IIM Calcutta. Dr. Kamalika has published her work in international journals like Critical Perspectives on International Business, International Journal of Service Quality and Sciences, etc. Her research work currently focuses on entrepreneurship, strategy work for marginal actors. She also successfully led the AACSB reaccreditation of the institution for the undergraduate and postgraduate programs across two campuses of JAGSoM.

Prof. Prashant Goyal


Prof. Prashant Goyal is a Private Equity professional and an Adjunct Faculty at IFIM with an industry and teaching experience of over 30 years.

Prashant has been a successful business leader with a proven track record. He is credited with setting up and growing a manufacturing enterprise as its CEO/ MD. He was instrumental in setting up a Private Equity Fund and is currently part of its management team. He brings with him a very strong business & financial analysis skill. His excellent man management skills create an enduring impact on all the projects he leads.
Prashant has been an Adjunct/ Visiting faculty to other tier-1 business schools. His core area of interest is ‘Corporate Valuation’, ‘Entrepreneurial Finance’ and ‘Valuation of Start-ups’. He regularly takes sessions at CXO workshops

Prashant is a regular mentor for start-ups at NSRCEL (IIM-Bangalore).

Prashant is a PGDM from IIM Bangalore and an Engineer from BITS Pilani