Meet Our Visionary Leaders guiding CDS to Excellence

Driving Innovation and Inspiring Design Brilliance with a Legacy of 30 Years

Mr. Kinshuk Trivedi

Vice President – Sri Aurobindo Group of Institutes

A Management Graduate from IMT Ghaziabad and an Engineer in Information Technology from SGSITS, Indore, Kinshuk Trivedi found his calling to be a social entrepreneur and educationist soon after finishing his MBA in 2007.
His excellent leadership aided Sri Aurobindo Institute of Technology (SAIT) to get ranked 2nd amongst emerging colleges of India by Times of India and among the top 20 Engineering Colleges (West Zone) by The Week Magazine. Following his keen interest in the field of Journalism, Mr. Kinshuk Trivedi also serves as the Director of Subah Savere, a Hindi daily published from Indore and Bhopal.

Mrs. Chani Trivedi

Director- Sri Aurobindo Group of Institutes

A management professional with 15 years of work experience in Education Management and Human Resources, Mrs Chani Trivedi joined Tata Consultancy Services in the Human Resource Department in 2007 after finishing her MBA from Christ University in Bangalore.
After working for TCS in various positions, in the year 2010, she joined Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences as Head, Human Resources, and brought some innovative concepts which helped to turn around HR systems and policies of the organization. In 2021, she also co-founded Nordic High International School and currently holds the position of Director of Sri Aurobindo Group of Institutes.

Mrs. Usha Iyer

Academic Head – ISDC Global

A Fine Arts Graduate from Delhi College of Arts, Usha Iyer is a dynamic force in the world of design and a trailblazer in the educational sphere.
She has an expansive portfolio of diverse and influential roles, such as Senior Assistant Manager at SAGE Publications, Dean and Associate Professor at IILM School of Design, and Associate Professor in Communication Design at Pearl Academy and Indian Institute of Art and Design. Her vibrant career is a testament to her profound understanding of the aesthetic, technical, and pedagogical aspects of design.

Mr. Varunan Balasubramaniam

Freelance Educational Consultant and Mentor

A Communication Design Expert with two decades of experience in academia, Varunan Balasubramaniam is a trailblazer in the field of creative education in India. He helps design education institutions to grow and thrive.
He has held various positions in academic management, international university liaisons, and development of novel programs in Design & Media and Creative Arts. He was the former Chief Executive of Annapurna College of Film and Media and the Campus Head and Subject Head at ICAT Design & Media College.


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