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

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 the 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 behaviour 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 solutions.

Kishwar is the Lead - 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.

Aayush works as ‘Lead - Product & Sales’ at MBAtrek in the Leadership team of MBAtrek. His work revolves around the management of technical and non-technical products of the organization and leading branding and sales activities.

He has close to 4 years of work experience including 2 years of entrepeneurship, and in multiple domains including Product Management, Business Strategy, Sales & Marketing, Creative Branding, and Teaching. He has counselled and trained more than 1000 students for campus placements from institutes likes IIMs, IITs, XLRI, to name a few. 

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 singing and playing guitar and runs his own music channel - Raga Junoon. 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!!

Vibha works as Customer Success & Brand Manager at MBAtrek. Her work revolves around getting people unstuck with ideas; managing the product, branding, and sales side simultaneously.

She has completed her B.Tech from Bhopal and has close to 8 years of experience in IT, Operations Management, and Digital Marketing.

Coming up with unconventional solutions is her jam!

Vibha loves to sing, read and travel. Two things she is super passionate about are; 1. Spirituality and 2. Fitness. Start these topics, and she can go on and on for hours.

Her favourite quote is, “Let’s help each other find our way back home.”

Meghana is a Career Advisor at MBAtrek. Her work revolves around providing career clarity, interview, and resume enhancement skills to a diverse and multicultural community of people. She has professional experience as a Counselling Psychologist and Career Counselor and is passionate about helping individuals through guidance and mentorship.

Having a keen interest in studying human behavior, Meghana holds a Masters in Psychology from Amity University, with a specialization in Counselling. Earlier she has worked as a Resume/CV writer for Kapiepa a Kuwait based company designing innovative profiles for professionals and executives.

She loves learning new languages and taking a break from reality - diving into fictional novels. She practices Martial Arts and is a national level medalist in the same.

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.

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.

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