IPSR is led by a Board of Directors which includes several industrialists and academicians. The CEO of the company is Dr. Mendus Jacob.
Dr. Mendus Jacob, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., MIoD, the CEO of IPSR is a prominent academician and entrepreneur. Reputed for his expertise in Mathematics, Management & IT education, he has received the Best Entrepreneur Award from the Chief Minister of Kerala and Excellence in the IT Education Award from the Defense Minister of India. A PhD in Operations Research, he is also the Director of MCA Programme at Marian College, Kuttikkanam and has published widely in a number of national and international journals. His 30-year long academic career is noticeable with several other achievements and positions that include:
Prof. Harry Cleetus, Former Principal of St. Albert’s College Ernakulam, Cochin has 30 + years of experience in teaching and pioneering research. A NAAC Peer Team Member and Certified ISO Auditor, he has two National Awards to his credit and has played an important role in NAAC and Academic Administrative Audit for several colleges. He was also associated with various universities like Indira Gandhi National Open University and Pondicherry University in many capacities. He is also the Member, Board of examiners for Graduate and Postgraduate Examinations, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. He has attended several national and international workshops which include the Training on the Use of Electronic Media by UNESCO.
An OBE and NBA/NAAC Accreditation expert of repute, Dr Bhaskar has been part of the Mechanical Engineering faculty at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore for more than 28 Years. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka and has authored 22 books on topics related to Engineering, Management and Personality Development. An AIMA certified trainer, Dr Bhaskar regularly conducts Development Programs for educational institutions and industries and has facilitated more than 1200 one-day workshops. He also regularly posts Video lectures through his YouTube channel: “Trainer Bhaskar”.
Prof. Jose James, former Registrar of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam is currently the Director, Planning and Development at Marian College Kuttikkanam Kerala. He is also a Consultant at OUR Group of Education Institutions UAE & India and Chairman of the Education Commission Archeparchy of Kottayam. A PhD from the University of Kerala, he has served as Chairman and Member of the Board of Studies of several Universities and UGC. His wide experience in the field of Higher Education could be attributed to his former responsibilities as Dean (Academic) of the Royal College of Applied Science and Technology, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE; Consultant, Youth and Sports, Republic of Maldives; Director, University Teaching Department of Phys. Education & Sports Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, Kerala; Director, College Development Council (DCDC) of M.G. University; Director (Academics), Universal Empire Group, Kochi; Director(Academics), Island Development Company of Maldives; Registrar, International University of Rwanda; Secretary of the Syndicate, Senate and Academic Council of Mahatma Gandhi University.
A distinguished educator with more than 30 years of teaching experience, Dr. Fr. Jose Kannampuzha is currently the Director of Jyothi Engineering College, Thrissur. He holds an M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and a Ph. D from M.G. University, Kottayam. During his long stint as Principal of Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally from 2005 to 2017, he was instrumental in securing NBA Accreditation for Amal Jyothi College of Engineering as the first self-financing Engineering College in Kerala in 2008 and also in its status as the first 5-star-rated remote centre for Ekalavya programme of IIT Bombay and IIT Kharagpur. He has also served as a Member of the Academic Committee, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University from 2015 to 2017. His rich industry experience comes from his exposure as Founder and Managing Director of Jeevan Telecasting Corporation Ltd and as Sub-committee member of CII.
A highly-esteemed resource person in Data Analytics and Visualization, Machine Learning, OBE and Blooms Taxonomy, Dr. Sunil Job has 25+ years of experience teaching at the Graduate Level and 10+ years of corporate consultancy experience. He holds a PhD in Mathematical Education and has been an Associate Professor at M.G. University, College of Teacher Education from 1999. He has served as the Chief Examiner of Valuation Board of M.G. University B.Ed Program, Visiting Team Member of NCTE for grant of recognition and as a resource person for affiliation renewal committee of M.G. University. An active blogger in cutting edge technologies in IT, Education and Data Science, Dr. Job has published a few articles in National Journals and authored a few academic books and a reference manual in mathematics.
Dr. Cherian P. Kurien, the Director, School of Social Work, Marian College Kuttikkanam, is an eminent scholar who has made a mark in the field of social welfare education. He was Founder Principal of Yashwantrao Chavan Institute of Social Sciences (Shivaji University), Satara (MS) and Director, Karve Institute (Pune University), Pune. He has extensive experience in Higher Education Accreditation process and has coordinated the accreditation process in three institutions successfully. His experience in developing CSR components in Corporate Organizations, NGO restructuring and conflict management is worthy of special mention.
Dr Raju George, Member of NAAC Peer Team, holds a PhD in English Literature and has had a 30 year-long teaching career which includes his stints as Assistant Professor of English in the then Debub University of Ethiopia (East Africa) and Associate Professor of English at the Al Tahadi University of Libya where he continued his Post Doctoral Research in African Literature. A renowned educator who retired as principal of Mary Matha Arts & Science College, Mananthavady in Wayanad in 2014, he has been the recipient of the Bolt Award for Excellence 2008, Dr Tharsis Joseph Foundation Award for the Best Principal of Colleges in Kerala in 2013, and has also been the Runner-up for the Edulight Award for the Best Principal in Kerala, 2014. He has been approved Research Guide at the Kerala University since 1994, at the Mahatma Gandhi University Centre for Research in English at Baselius College, Kottayam since 1996, and of late, Research Guide in Language Studies in the Assam Don Bosco University since April 2015. Dr Raju has presented papers in several National and International Seminars and has also served as the State Liaison Officer of the Council of Principals of Colleges in Kerala.
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