Co-founders of BHAU Institute
with Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Mr. Narendra Kale is a highly successful businessman with a keen eye on opportunities in “niche areas” for Service segments and arrive at solutions for internationally applicable adaption.Started and built software product and services companies from scratch with minimum capital and built them into multi national multi million dollar operations. His company has 120+ airlines as its customers worldwide.Built innovative technological solutions with lot of “FIRSTS” in the software technology and application products arena. He and his company have won several accolades and awards for pioneering software solutions for the Airlines and travel industry.Combines professional passion with social compassion to apply modern technological alternatives to solve social issues and harness opportunities. Is actively involved in health care and educational activities for social uplift programs in India. Mr. Narendra Kale is the founder of Kale Logistics Solutions, a leading IT solution provider focused on the Logistics and Airports industry.He was also the founder chairman of Kale Consultants, a leading solutions provider to the Airline and Travel industries.
- Ability to see and execute the “BIG” picture without losing the “eye for details”.
- Ability to build and lead teams of talented professionals fired up with same mission.
- Ability to make a difference in young lives and fire them up to dream and help achieve them.
Mr. Sanjay Hemant Inamdar
Sanjay has earned M.S.(Tech) from MIT-Boston USA and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. He has also completed the Advanced Management Program of Carnegie Mellon University.
Sanjay is from Khatav – a village in Satara district of Maharashtra, India. He is the son of a teacher father-teacher mother and is a First Generation Entrepreneur. Except only for the period of earning Higher Education, Sanjay has always been working in India – from the grassroots villages to design, manufacturing and export. For the past over 8 years, Sanjay is working on the ground with Indian students to promote Innovation and Start-ups.
Honorable President Dr. Pranab Mukherjee launched the Student Start-up policy in November 2016. Sanjay is leading this Student Start-up implementation team for 3500+ technical institutes across India. He is a member of Board of Governors at College of Engineering Pune (COEP), Co-Founder of BHAU Institute of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, a chartered member of TiE and Paul-Harris Fellow of Rotary International. He is a speaker at HPAIR-Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations and also in other educational & business institutions.
Design Engineering, Material Science, Corrosion studies in high pressure-temperature conditions, rapid prototyping and product optimization are the areas of his technical liking. At Harvard, he worked especially on Public Policies and Leadership for developing countries- understanding complex issues and crafting viable solutions, extracting answerable questions from the cluttered mess of public problems, the practice of analytic methods, applied economics, negotiation, ethics, politics and the insight of producing results.
Sanjay has Manufacturing and Business experience – this includes starting businesses, designing products, and bringing them to global markets. He is the Founder of Flucon – a Star Export House having leadership in hygienic stainless steel products and designs for Process Industry. He is also a Consultant for KCM Technology BV, a Dutch Engineering company.
Sanjay aspires to contribute towards making India a better place for an all inclusive society. His interests are Entrepreneurship, Startups, Skill-development & Leadership. In the classroom, he uses a combination of the ancient Indian wisdom of teaching and Harvard’s case study method of learning.
Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe is the chairman of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
He graduated from BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli under Karnataka University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and was a gold medalist. Thereafter, he obtained a Doctorate from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Prior to joining COEP, he was a member of faculty at IIT Guwahati for 11 years. While at IIT Guwahati he held important responsibilities like Head of the Department, Dean Academics Affairs, Chairman JEE, Chairman Library Committee and Deputy Director.He was also a lecturer at NERIST, Itanagar.
Awards and Fellowships
- National Merit Scholarship from 1973 to 1980
- First Rank in all ten semesters during B.E. (Karnataka University)
- Karnataka University Gold Medal and Cash Prize
- Adjudged as the Best Student in the Engineering College (1980) and received a Rolling Shield.
- U.G.C. Fellowship during Doctoral Programme
- Received Maha-Intrapreneur Award 2011 of Praj Industries
- Received Edupreneur Award 2013 from Engineering Watch
Memberships of Professional Bodies, Societies and Committees
- Life Member, Acoustical Society of India : LM-267
- Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education : LM-11116
- Served as Chairman of I.S.T.E., NERIST, Itanagar Chapter
- Fellow, Institution of Engineers : F/108821/8
- Honorary Director, DECIMIN, Pune, DIN: 01310826, Ministry of Company Affairs
- Member, National Advisory Board of the National Council of Science Museums
- Member, ASME : 100078512