Shiva Venkatraman

Adjunct Instructor I
Department of Management and Technology
College of Business

Areas of Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Sales Management, Marketing, Technology Innovation, Business Ethics, Leadership and Cross-Cultural Communications, Brand Management

Shiva is an Award-Winning Hands-On Adjunct Faculty member with Entrepreneurial, Venture Capital Investment and Operating Experience. ACLP Certified in Singapore. Taught courses in Strategic Marketing, Sales Management, Channels/Partnerships, Digital Marketing, Branding, Entrepreneurship, Business Ethics, B2B and Consumer Marketing, Business Acumen, Analytics, Power BI, Cloud, Digital Transformation, Aviation Innovation, Aviation Supply Chain & MIS. Developed new course material/content on BlockChain, Entrepreneurship, PowerBI Analytics. Comfortable with Harvard Case Pedagogy, Engaged Learning, Simulations, Flip-Class and Student Board Room Presentations/Pitches. Adjunct/Guest Faculty at Harvard, SP Jain School of Management, Embry-Riddle, SMART (MIT and Singapore government joint venture) and Lithan Academy. Certified CEO Coach and Corporate Trainer. I use “real world experience, simulations and case studies” in teaching.

  • M.S. - Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University-Main Campus
  • M.B.A. - Master of Business Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance - Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications

  • COIN 496: Co-Operative Education
  • CSCI 109: Intro Computers & Applications

MMIS221 - Introduction to Management Information Systems

Entrepreneurship Class - Created curriculum/content for an introductory Entrepreneurship Class for Entry level Students

Shiva is an Entrepreneurial Business Growth Leader, Board Member and Executive Advisor to boards, with experience in providing strategic direction in incubating and scaling technology/internet/telecom businesses from $0>$B. He also has non-profit Board Member experience. He is a startup mentor/coach and runs a venture growth consulting firm called Varidus in Singapore after spending 25 years in large firms like HPE, Microsoft, Fujitsu and smaller venture-backed technology startups. Shiva loves the aviation industry and spent his initial career in a think tank department of a leading Global Airline and consulted on Digital Transformation and Innovation with leading Asian Airlines. Shiva is a former member of the Singapore Institute of Directors where he was part of the membership and revenue growth sub-committees.

As an adjunct faculty, Shiva has taught at many leading global universities and venture accelerators on topics like Entrepreneurship, Sales, Marketing, Leadership, Culture, Digital Transformation, Analytics and Information Systems like Embry Riddle Asia Campus, SP Jain School of Global Management, Farleigh Dickinson University, Harvard Extension, Singapore Management University, SMART (MIT-Singapore Alliance) Innovation Lab among others.

Founder/Member Global Emerging Fund Managers Group

Founder/Member Private Blockchain Investment Group

Member, Global MIT Alum Artificial Intelligence and Generative AI Forum

Faculty Appreciation Award, 2019, Embry Riddle Asia

Top Student Feedback Awards (Multiple times), SP Jain School of Global Management, Singapore & Dubai, 2019-Present.

Winner of High Potential Leadership Award and Participant in High Potential Leaders Program at Microsoft (2006-07)

Silver Medallist for graduating top of class at IIT Bombay, 1988