Panel on Business School Director
Mr. Amit Agnihotri
Founder, MBAUniverse.com. Convener, Indian Management Conclave.
Deeply passionate about media and education sectors, Mr. Agnihotri is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for creating ‘platforms’ that first create a vibrant community and then serve their interest. His professional journey began at MDI Gurgaon, in one India’s leading B-school, where he chose a career in media – a fledgling sector in mid 1990s. Chucking a plush corporate job, he worked at RK Swamy BBDO and HTA/JWT. In 2000, he co-founded Exchange4media. In the next five years, he engaged with top global ad and media industry mavens like Martin Sorrel and Rupert Murdoch at Cannes and other ad industry platforms in US & Asia.
In 2009, Mr. Agnihotri founded MBAUniverse.com. This was the merging of two of his life’s passions – media and education. Today, MBAUniverse.com is India’s No 1 MBA Portal. 95 out of Top 100 B-schools utilize the platform to reach out to the students’ community. In 2010, he also set up the Indian Management Conclave (IMC), which has grown to become India’s biggest MBA Education Conference and Awards platform. Along the way, he has co-authored many books on management education including ‘Envisioning Future of Indian MBA Education’ (McGraw-Hill, 2015) and ‘Enhancing B-school Competitiveness’ (Pearson, 2016). He serves on the Advisory Committees of AICTE and AIMA.