Promoted ‘Loratis SetMyCareer .Net Pvt Ltd’ in 2010 with the sole objective of career guidance,
and employability development of students and working adults. Has guided and trained more than
25,000 people so far. Loratis, today, is India’s best rated and reviewed career guidance company in
the country. Students from 9th std till PhDs and adults with 1 year till 35 years of experience avail
his advice across the world.
Prior to Loratis, he has worked with Oracle Corporation at Bangalore as Director – Campus
Relations (Asia Pacific), responsible for all entry level hiring, internship and university relations in
12 countries, mainly China, India, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam,
Korea. Pakistan and New Zealand.
Before Oracle, he was working with IIT Bombay as Placement In-Charge (of a centralized placement
facility) for nine years, interacting with all major national and international companies - almost 300
every year. The main responsibilities included job placement of 1000 engineering and management
students every year, development of soft skills for the students, training them on group discussion
and interview skills, career counseling and corporate relations.
Is a Mechanical Engineer from Govt. COE Amravati, Nagpur University with an MBA (Marketing)
and Masters in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management (MIRPM).
Also pursued his Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from the Shailesh J. Mehta School of
Management, I.I.T. Bombay. The topic of his research was ‘Human Resource Challenges in Indian
Software Industry: An Empirical Study of Employee Turnover’. This six-year long research has won
him - the Mercer Asia 2003 Award, of USD 10,000/-. His thesis was adjudged as the most
innovative & practical HR research in Asia from among 100 research projects across 38 top
universities. Business Today referred him as HR Guru for IT Firms. Has presented his papers at
various conferences and has been invited as guest speaker at various institutes and organizations.
The key areas of his expertise are:
- Insights on job-specific interview preparation
- Campus Recruitment & University Relations
- Career Planning, Counseling and Psychometric Assessments
- Mapping the Employability Index
- Dynamics of Behavioral Interviews
- Group and Case Discussion
- Selection Processes in Different Industry Segments like FMCG, IT, Engineering etc.
- Human Resource Management in IT Industry