Dr.Anantha Prasad holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University with a specialization in Product Design and Engineering. He has served in various capacities at different institutions and has mentored several students, faculty, and entrepreneurs over a period of nearly two decades.
As an academician, researcher and innovator, he was instrumental in setting up several entrepreneurship development cells, conducting training programs, and handholding budding business enthusiasts. In addition, he has executed various research projects, published research articles in journals of high repute, and supervised about half a dozen Ph.D. students. His dynamic personality, zeal to achieve new milestones, and drive for entrepreneurial leadership have helped him scale up the ladder easily within a short span of time.
He is well-networked with industries, investors, and institutions and is the most sought-after person for a novice in the field of placement, academia, and entrepreneurship. He is also a recipient of the Prestigious Commonwealth Professional Fellowship and underwent advanced entrepreneurial and leadership training at Lough-borough University, UK. With his decision-making abilities and commercial mindset, he was the ideal candidate to be chosen to lead the Atal Incubation Centre – Jyothy Institute of Technology Foundation as its CEO where he currently serves.