“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson

There is no doubt that Explorra School of Design & Technology strength lies in its team members who toil every day to make each day fruitful at Explorra!!

Dr. Rohit Swarup

He is the Chairman & Managing Director  of Explorra School of Design & Technology. He has more than 25 years and has  made significant contributions in the field of education to several state governments in India, the private & public sector enterprises in USA, Australia, China, and Sri Lanka. His interest in Design led him to pursue a Ph.D. in Design Pedagogy for K12 and Higher Education.

Mr. Ninad Shastri

He is the Founder and Director of  Explorra School of Design & Technology His expertise lies in Digital Media Design, Education Ecosystem & Entrepreneurship. He works on the creation and consulting of cutting-edge interactive educational content.

Ms. Romita Swarup

She is the Academic Director of  Explorra School of Design & Technology.She is involved in research on pedagogies, paradigms, and approaches that alter teaching & learning. She has ardent interest in UI/UX, post-production, digital media, Web Development & Designing, Python, and AI.

Mr. Subhash Tendle

He is an Advertising and Design aficionado with more than 35 years of experience. He was responsible for creating the famous mascot, ‘Goody’ the tiger, for Nerolac Paints.After retiring from FCB-Ulka, He joined MICA as an associate Professor in 2001. In 2006, He became a Professor and Director of ‘Crafting Creative Communication’ (CCC), a specially designed course for budding art directors, copywriters, and ad-film makers. He continued as the Course Director till 2015

Dr. Hemant C Trivedi

He has more than 35 years of experience working in a variety of industries, and his specialties include academic administration, management consulting, and the development of new technologies.When it comes to managing academics, he is an expert.. His academic career spanned more than 25 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table along with a strong analytical attitude.

Dr. Piyush Kumar Sinha

He is the Director, Advisory and Research at CRI. He has 37 years of experience as an advisor, researcher, and trainer in marketing, sales, retailing, services, and business strategy for product and service firms in the areas of retailing and e-commerce, luxury and lifestyle, healthcare, decision sciences, and IT. Up until March 2018, he served as a marketing professor at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) in India. He taught at IIM Bangalore, XIMB, and MICA before joining IIMA.

Mr. Vijai Singh Katiyar

He has more than 29 years of expertise in design teaching, research, and practice. He is currently the Principal Designer at NID. At NID, he created and launched the country’s first practice-based Ph.D. programme in design in 2016. His works include essays, speeches, and two important books: Indian Saris: Traditions, Perspectives, Design, and Design Education: Tradition and Modernity.

Dr. Gayatri Menon

She is a creative genius with a serious knack for Design Thinking. She has over 20 years of expertise in design methodologies, design thinking, systems thinking and approach, creativity, play and learning, research methodologies, visual basics, design for social problems, design for special needs, etc.

Mr. Leland M Hayes

He has worked in the education domain for design, entertainment, gaming, marketing research, strategic management, non-profit fundraising, and has operated his own consulting company for 30 years. He was previous Executive Director and Chairman of one of the largest charitable gaming facilities in Canada, he negotiated and administered pilot projects to gain approval of new electronic gaming equipment in the Province of Ontario.

Prof. Isabel Herguera

She has directed famous film- SULTANA’S DREAM along with numerous short films, including La Gallina Ciega (2005), már (2010), Bajo la Almohada (2012), Amore d’inverno (2015), and Kutxa Beltza (2016), were directed and produced by her. Her films have been widely screened at festivals and locations all over the world and have received more than fifty international honours, including a nomination for a Goya Award in 2006.

Mr. Martin Perlmutter

With more than 50 years of experience in interactive media, he is the Thinker, Organizer, and Practical Visionary. He had previously held academic positions at Cogswell College, MIT, NYU, San Francisco State, and Mass College of Art. Over the course of a half-century, he has created ground-breaking math and science learning software. He provides advice on the use of new media and broadband technology to Harvard, MIT, IBM, AT&T, Xerox, AOL, Looksmart, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mr. S Ram Kumar

He has more than 35 years of experience in teaching and corporate training. He is been teaching at 25+ business schools including SP Jain, IIMs, Nirma, XLRI,and ISB. He has published two books on Natural History of IIM Ahmedabad and the Gujarat University.

Mr. Sekhar Mukherjee

He is the Director of National Institute of Design, Vijayawada. He has more than 20 years of experience in Comics, Cartoon, Computer Animation, Graphics, Traditional Animation, Film, and Animation. He is also the Festival director of an iconic international student animation festival named Chitrakatha. Another feather in his cap is that he is Editorial Member of Longform Graphic Narrative anthology, India & 123 Animation-An Interdisciplinary Journal, UK.

Mr. Geet Sharma

He has more than 15 years of experience with a diverse background in the fields of making films, advertisements, web-series and documentaries. His work has been recognized with numerous national and international awards and accolades.Driven by his passion for entrepreneurship,he inspires and nurtures his  students to become design-o-preneurs.

Mr. Naveen Bothra

He has decade old experience in teaching graphic design and UI/UX software. His comprehensive knowledge and practical experience in the field makes him an exceptional trainer. He has successfully trained 1000+ students in graphic design and UI/UX software. His expertise lies in creating engaging and informative training programs tailored to students’ skill levels & market demand, whether they are beginners or advanced designers.

Mr. Shashi Nair

With more than 20 years of experience, he is a master of managing teams effectively. He has strong financial acumen and a comprehensive understanding of operational management, strategic planning, and team leadership. He is known for his strategic thinking, and adaptability in dynamic environments and has strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a results-oriented mindset.

Ms. Priya Singh

She has more than 15 years of experience and is known for her creativity and problem-solving abilities. She is experienced in setting sales targets, creating sales plans, and overseeing their execution.