Dr. Nishant Vachhani is Head of the MAB and MAM Department, Atmiya Institute of Technology & Science (AITS), Rajkot. He did his Ph.D. in area of E-Marketing from Saurashtra University, M.B.A. in Marketing Management from the Saurashtra University and B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication from S.S. Engineering College, Bhavnagar University. He has authored books on System Analysis and Design, Linux O.S. with Unix, Management II, E-Marketing, and Engineering Economics for Management titles. He has more than 12 years of teaching experience in diverse disciplines of management and engineering. He has published many researcher papers in reputed journals; participated in several seminars, conferences and workshops: state-level, national-level and international; and facilitated Faculty Development Programme (FDP), in collaboration with Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, One day national seminar on Writing Research Paper in collaboration with Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad and Short-term Training Programme (STTP) on Advance Research Statistics in collaboration with Saurashtra University, Rajkot. His areas of interest are Statistical Research, Operations Research, Information Systems, Consumer Behaviour, International Marketing and Internet Marketing. He has been awarded as The Best Researcher by Learning Resource Centre (LRC), AITS, Rajkot.
Prof. Sanjay Bhayani, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D., Professor, Head and Dean at Department of Business Management (MBA Programme), Saurashtra University, Rajkot is a Gold Medalist in B.Com. and M.Com. Exams. He has been in academics for more than twenty-three years. He has published more than 120 empirical research publications in reputed national and international journals and presented papers in national and international conferences. He has published five books and authors a few cases. He is Chief Editor of Journal of Commerce and Accounting Research, published by India Publishing Group, and an Editor of Journal of Management Trends, published by Department of Business Management, Saurashtra University, Rajkot and also editor and reviewer of reputed international published from India and abroad. He has worked as an Independent Director of Rajkot Commodity Exchange, Rajkot appointed by Forward Market Commission; Government of India, Mumbai for 2012 to 2014. He has represented the university in various research conferences outside the country in UAE, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and USA and acted as Chairman of technical session in the conferences. His current teaching and research interest include Corporate Governance and Corporate Disclosure, Capital Market, Behavioural Finance and Control. He has undergone Faculty Development Programme at IIM(A). He has successfully guided twenty-three scholars leading to award of Ph.D. He has received six national awards for excellence in his research work. He has completed four major research project funded by UGC, AICTE and ICSSR.