Board of Directors

Dr. G.B.Mohan Thampi
Dr. Thampi has 40+ years in education holding positions of Professor, Vice Chancellor, Emeritus Professor, Director and President throughout his career. Dr. Thampi has also authored many literary works still used in universities today. His extensive knowledge has allowed him many speaking engagements and advisement requests from businessmen to politicians. While Vice Chancellor at Kerala University, Dr. Thampi promoted the land distribution for the creation of Technopark, one of India’s largest IT parks employing over 56,000 IT professionals. Dr. Thampi is currently retired but continues to engage in literary works, including his latest accomplishment of being the sole editor of the Oxford English-English-Malayalam Dictionary. Although retired, Dr. Thampi enjoys public speaking engagements and endorses literary works of authors. He holds an MA, a PhD and a Doctorate in literature (special note: he was the first Indian to receive a doctorate from Germany, Humboldt University).

Sudheesh Thampi
Sudheesh has 20+ years in the data analytics, business intelligence and international market research fields. His extensive experience includes design and development of custom analytical tools for the franchise world at ZeeProbe, where he is also the co-founder; streamlining business operations company-wide at The MARC Group; and technical software advisor for SPSS across the globe. Sudheesh is currently the CEO of Bizintellis, where he leads a senior team in designing custom analytical tools to enhance business intelligence through dashboards and portals to bring real time solutions and uncover strategic business opportunities. In his spare time, Sudheesh also guest lectures at universities (entrepreneur programs) and consults with other companies to streamline their operations for greater efficiency and profitability. He holds an MBA in International Market Research from Western Illinois University.

Chuck Miller
Chuck is a senior insights executive and business owner, with expert knowledge in the areas of digital and online. A former AOL and Time Warner VP of Business Intelligence & Consumer Insights, Miller co-founded one of the first online survey research firms in Digital Marketing Services (DMS). He later served as Chief Research Officer of Today, Chuck is leveraging all of this experience to grow Biz Intel and Digital Marketing & Measurement (DM2). Chuck has extensive experience on both the provider and client sides of marketing research and insights, including significant analytic work in marketing sciences and leading business intelligence functions. Miller was a pioneer in leveraging the internet for survey execution, and is named Inventor on a US Patent associated with the first survey sample router. As a recognized thought-leader in marketing research, Miller frequently publishes, speaks at conferences and leads many industry initiatives.

Dr. Phani Tej Adidam
Professor Adidam hails from Kanpur, India and received his B. Commerce (Honors) from Banaras Hindu University, India; MBA from the Institute of Management Technology in Ghaziabad, India, and Ph.D. from Texas Tech University. He joined the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) in August 1996 as an Assistant Professor, and in August 2000 became the Executive Management Education Professor of Business Administration. In August 2008, he became a full professor of Marketing and Management. He is also the Director of CBA’s International Initiatives. In 2008, he received the prestigious University of Nebraska’s Excellence in Teaching Award, and in 2007, he received the UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award. Students in the Executive MBA program have awarded him the Distinguished Executive MBA Professor Award seven times in the past fifteen years. He has taught in more than 12 business schools around the globe. He has published more than 35 research papers in distinguished peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, among others. His work was awarded the Journal of Marketing’s Marketing Science Institute/H. Paul Root Award for “…most significant contribution to the advancement of the practice of marketing” for 1999.