Our Founding Team
Alok Srivastava, the co-founder of MBAtrek Pvt. Ltd., has 41 years of vast and varied senior management global experience. Alok is a management graduate from XLRI (1977 batch) and participated in the Global Management Program at Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Michigan University (1998).
He has directly mentored and coached 1,000+ young executives and middle to senior level managers in his career. He is extremely passionate about making young students and professionals 'Ready' and 'Relevant' executives to #hitthegroundRUNNING and co-founded MBAtrek with Abhishek Srivastava. He had earlier founded a B2B Strategic Sourcing company APAC Sourcing Solutions which is now working with suppliers and customers across 15+ countries in the Americas, Middle East and South East Asia. Previously, he has worked as the Director (Asia Pacific region), Specialty Materials business for Honeywell Inc. During the same period, he also represented Honeywell on the Board of M/s Usha Amorphous (Joint Venture Company). Alok has had a long and extensive tenure with Ranbaxy Laboratories spanning 23 years in various senior global leadership roles including Managing Director of Ranbaxy Fine Chemicals Ltd. & Ranbaxy’s subsidiaries abroad for 11 years, Head of Strategic Planning, IT and MIS and General Manager for a large green field US$ 30 million project. He has rich cross- functional experience in managing companies globally, human resource management, strategic and operational management, training of marketing and functional managers.
He has extensively participated in major business decisions with multinational companies and has a proven track record of improving business processes and to lead an effective and efficient management of profit centers.
Abhishek Srivastava, the co-founder of MBAtrek Pvt. Ltd., has 10 years of global experience. Abhishek is an MBA from Indian School of Business and has a Masters in Environmental Engineering from Georgia Tech, USA (Recipient of Outstanding Masters Student) and a Bachelors in Environmental Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering.
He has directly mentored and coached 100+ young executives in through various formal and informal mentoring and coaching programs. He is extremely passionate about making young students and professionals 'Ready' and 'Relevant' executives to #hitthegroundRUNNING. Prior to MBAtrek, he worked as the Head of Business Planning and Strategy for the Enterprise and Education business for Apple India. He had closely worked with India sales leadership on building and executing annual and 3-year strategic road map for the enterprise and education segments in addition to his business planning responsibilities.
In his past life, he was a seasoned strategy and sustainability professional with extensive experience across diverse industry sectors (oil and gas, telecom, metals and mining, consumer goods, chemicals, power generation) in developing and implementing sustainability strategies, enterprise-wide sustainability and EHS performance management solutions, environmental and safety compliance systems in supply chains across USA, Southern Africa, South-east Asia and the Middle East. He was one of the founding members of the Sustainability practice based out of India. He has also worked at Schneider Electric as a Business Development and Strategy Manager leading the Remote Energy Management (REM) and with Trinity Consultants (USA) as a Senior Environmental Consultant.
Our Core Team
Ayushi Gupta Business Head – Institutions And Students
Rahul Jain Business Head – Corporates And Young Professionals
Devalina Lead - Learning And Development Solutions
yushi has been a part of Team MBAtrek since its inception. She is the brain behind most of the awesome initiatives at MBAtrek. The #InterviewReady and #IndustryReady Competitions are her creations. She plays a pivotal role in handling our institutional and consumer offerings for students. Ayushi is an expert in Strategy, Data Analysis, and Planning. She is an AMCAT certified Business Analyst and Data Processing Specialist.
She is a Computer Science Engineer and Holds an MBA degree in IT and Marketing from Amity Business School, Noida. She secured first division in both her degrees.
Ayushi loves traveling, is an amazing dancer, superb swimmer and loves to explore new business ideas.
The team loves her for the amazing ideas and the unique perspective she brings in. She is truly the Engine Room of Team MBAtrek.
Rahul is an expert in the development and creation of unique content. The skills and adaptability showcased by him in any situation are mesmerizing. Having high creativity, he is passionate about creating something new and differentiated for all our customers.
Currently, he is leading the Campus Ambassador and #CAREERtrek programs at MBAtrek. He has also worked on creating our key training modules. Also, he plays a key role in handling our corporate offerings and consumer offerings for Young Professionals.
Rahul is an MBA from Delhi School of Economics, and a Bachelor with honors in Commerce from University of Delhi. He has internship experience with the Anand Group, where he worked on the deployment of Learning Management System throughout the Organisation.
Rahul is not only a scholar but also an awesome basketball player. He loves to solve logical puzzles and is fond of reading about technology.
The team loves Rahul for his ability to take challenges and bring innovative ideas to the table. He is the ‘Samurai artist’ of Team MBAtrek.
Devalina leads Learning and Development Solutions at MBAtrek. Her work revolves around the development of tools on Career Planning, Career Guidance, Job Profiling and Industry Fitment for students and young professionals.
She comes with 3+ years of industry experience in Psychometric Assessments and Research. She was previously engaged with RAC, DRDO and Mercer-Mettl Online Assessments and has worked extensively with design and delivery of several Behavioral and Personality tools and customized solutions for Screening and Selection, Hiring Interviews, High Potential Identification, Performance Management, Succession Planning, Training Effectiveness, Leadership Development, Career Suggestion, Job Family Analysis and Proximity Profiling.
Devalina holds a Masters in Applied Psychology from Delhi University, with a specialization in Organizational Behavior. She is a workplace behavior enthusiast and has published her first research paper on Positive Emotions.
She is a classical and folk singer and loves learning new languages. She also writes on mental health and human relationships.
The team loves her for her unique insights in tool development and solutioning.
Shatabhisa Mishra Lead - Career Acceleration And Advisory
Arpit Mudgal Lead - Brand And Creative Services
Apoorva Gosain Lead - Industry Insights And Research
Shatabhisa is the Lead - Career Advisor at MBAtrek. She is energetic and keen in discussing business ideas with the team and has started her own initiative of LinkedIn "Student Placement Coordinator Outreach" Program.
Shatabhisa is an MBA graduate in Human Resource Management from Xavier School of Human Resource Management-XIMB, and a B.Tech with honors in Civil Engineering from College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar. She has internship experience with "Great Place To Work" Institute, where she has worked on the creation of Training Modules for both entry-level and middle-level new joiners in the organization.
Shatabhisa is fond of dancing, crafting embroidery designs and playing basketball & badminton.
Arpit leads Brand and Creative Services at MBAtrek. He is responsible for maintaining the organisation’s brand image and making sure the firm moves forward creatively and innovatively.
Arpit Mudgal is a Bachelor of Commerce from Sri Venkateswara College with an internship experience from Indian Hub where he worked as a Summer Trainee. Always striving to be 100% at the work that he does, he’s always on the lookout for new opportunities. Arpit is passionate about Technology, Graphic design and Marketing.
Outside of the office, Arpit is committed to art. He’s fluent with portraiture and is always looking to brush up his skills over time. He is always focused on putting his passion and skill to good use by supporting organisations and projects that he really cares about. If you challenge him to Lord of the Rings trivia, he’ll win, hands down. Obsessed with music he also loves reading whenever and wherever he can.
Specialities: Graphic Design, Project Management, E-Marketing and Social Media Marketing.
Apoorva leads Business Insights and Research at MBAtrek, her role involves leading comprehensive research on target companies and industries for students and young professionals and summarize it into key data trends and business insights.
Apoorva is a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi. She has done her internship at BDO, serving as a Trainee with the Business Services and Outsourcing Team.
She was a member of quality circle team and has participated in many social cause programmes and has also taken many online courses like business development. She is an adventurous person who love reading novels, inspirational books, playing badminton.
Pallavi Agre Lead - Content Development And Creation
Sumit Rathore Prod. & Bus. Dev. Mgr. - Corporates And Young Professionals
Aayush Mittal Prod. & Bus. Dev. Mgr. - Institutions And Students
Pallavi is the Lead- Content Development and Creation. She is enthusiastic about learning new things and she has created some amazing learning and development modules that are tailored to the requirements of customers. She is passionate about delivering value to customers.
Pallavi is an MBA in Human Resources Development from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, and she is graduated in Power Engineering from National Power Training Institute, Nagpur. She has previously worked for Adhunik Power & Natural Resources limited as an Engineer. she has interned with TATA Steel limited where she worked in L&D domain of HR.
Pallavi loves to travel and her hobbies include painting and sketching. Pallavi believes that the collaborative environment at MBAtrek drives her to perform better and grow as an individual.
Sumit is Business Development and Product Manager for the corporate vertical at MBAtrek. His work involves liaising with customers to understand their needs and provide dedicated solutions.
He has experience of working in Globallogic Technologies, where he worked on a supervised machine learning project for a popular search engine giant. He has interned with Dalmia Bharat Group where he assessed the potential for group to enter into a new business. He received a letter of appreciation from the company CEO for the same. He holds an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar and a B.Tech in Electronics and Communication from ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad.
He is a passionate guitarist, a novice singer and an avid book reader. His favorite authors are Malcolm Gladwell, Victor Frankl and George Orwell. He also likes to read about behavioral psychology and neuroscience.
Aayush works as ‘Product & Business Development Manager’ at MBAtrek. His work revolves around the development and management of various products at MBAtrek and connecting with multiple stakeholders on the other side – students and institutes, for Career Planning and Career Guidance.
He has 3 years of work experience in the education management industry and in multiple domains like Teaching, Business Operations, Sales & Marketing, Business Strategy, Employee Management, and Product Management. He has counselled and trained more than 500 students for campus placements and various management and engineering entrance examinations. Some of his students cracked companies like Amazon, Genpact, and TCS, and examinations like CAT, SNAP, IPM, DU-JAT and SET. He was also one of the Summer Interns hired by MBAtrek in 2019.
Aayush is an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur. During his MBA, Aayush also served as the ‘General Secretary’ of the college for one year. He is a Computer Science Engineer and a proud alumnus of Sainik School Ghorakhal, Nainital.
Aayush loves teaching, singing, and playing guitar. He is a huge fan of John Cena, Suresh Raina and Supernatural TV Series, and has his own definition of MBB – Mushrooms, Burgers and Biryani. You can count on him like one, two, three and he’ll be there!!
Kishwar Shamim Career Accelerator And Advisor
Madhulica Kulshrestha Senior Associate - Learning And Content Development
Manvi Garg Analyst - Business Insights And Research
Kishwar is the Career Accelerator and Advisor at MBAtrek. She is the one who consistently upskills herself thus showcasing continuous learning ability. She looks being organized and is extremely detail oriented. She has interned with TATA Motors Limited Jamshedpur where she was responsible to measure the effectiveness of Employee Engagement and designed the revised Rewards and Recognition (RnR) policies along with Engagement meter for the Blue-Collar workforce. She has professional experience in teaching Specially Abled and underprivileged students in the past which helped her gain interest in Counselling, Mentoring and Guiding.
Kishwar is an MBA graduate in Human Resource Management from Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) Ranchi and a Bachelor with honors in Commerce from St. Xavier’s College Ranchi.
She is an innovative person and does stuff which invigorates her instantly including singing, dancing, creating her own music and watching cricket. (an MSD fan) Travelling is her great hobby to learn different attitudes and cultures around the world.
Madhulica Kulshrestha joined us as a Senior Associate of Learning and Content Solutions. Her work revolves around the development of several psychometric tools on career planning and guidance. She also designs learning modules for skill development of students and young professionals.
Earlier she interned with Jubilant Life Sciences, InspireOne Consultants and The Indian Economist, where she was involved with Training Need Analysis, Designing of Training modules, Content Development and Research. She has also worked with DRDO for conducting a quantitative research project. She is trained in conducting Psychometric Testing, Research and Analysis.
Madhulica holds a Master’s degree in Psychology with specialization in Human Resource Management and Development from Christ University, Bangalore. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from I.P College for Women, Delhi University. She is inquisitive about applying her knowledge of psychology to solve problems at workplace. She is behind an important project decoding personality and work motivation in career planning.
She is a trained dancer of different dance forms like Kathak, Jazz and salsa. She loves to read and write reflective book reviews. The team loves her for her quirky inputs and innovative ideas.
Manvi Garg joined as a Analyst for our Business Insights and Research team. She conceptualizes, produces and generates research and insights for various companies and industries in conjunction with our Industry experts to bring the latest industry-centric knowledge to students and young professionals.
Having a keen interest in research and finance, Manvi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
She has had past internships in different domains such as Accounting, Digital Marketing, where she was involved in handling all the social media accounts, Google Ads of the company; Teaching in various NGOs, and Marketing. She is a learner and wants to learn different things.
Manvi loves teaching and drawing. She makes hand drawn mandala and has dedicated an Instagram page for it with the name alche.myart.
Tenzing Dechen DSE Delhi 2020
Saifi Reyaz IIT Kharagpur MHRM 2020
Chinmaya Mudali XAHR (XIMB-HR) 2020
Kedarnath Thakur XAHR (XIMB-HR) 2020
Aditya Suresh IMT Ghaziabad 2020
Aditya M Bhilkar IIM Kashipur 2020
Kanupriya Gathoria IIM Rohtak 2020
Debaleena Dey MDI Murshidabad 2020
Utsav Agrawal IM - BHU 2019
Aayush Mittal IIM Kashipur 2019
Dhruva Gupta DSE Delhi 2019
Karan Thakkar IIM Jammu 2019
Smit Parmar IIM Amritsar 2019
Sonali Rai DSE Delhi 2018
Ajit Walke IIM Ranchi 2018
Laxmi Kanth IIM Ranchi 2018
Pragya Choudhary LBSIM Delhi 2018
Shaivya Kaushal LBSIM Delhi 2018
Mohit Awasthi IIT Roorkee 2017
Sargam Shukla NIT Jalandhar 2017
Nikita Srivastava Jaipuria Lucknow 2016
Shreya Mishra Jaipuria Lucknow 2016