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Founder & Chairman

Dr.Prasad Hegde

A renowned Radiologist, Philosopher and Educational Entrepreneur.

He has worked at Apollo Hospitals and subsequently set up A.J. Hospital and Medical Colleges in Mangalore, Karnataka. Dr Hedge is driven by a vision for change and transformation in the field of education, in order to transform society by building a generation of trained, thinking professionals. With this goal in mind, he set up the Pana

Leadership Team

Pana Education’s efforts on transforming individuals in to global citizens by providing experiential learning and holistic development are managed by a passionate leadership team committed to bring in a change in the education sector in India.

Sham K Shetty

Managing Director

He holds an M.S. Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Curtin University, Australia. He has worked with Schblumberger as a Field Engineer on oil Rigs in Texas, U.S.A. and Abudhabhi, UAE.  Mr. Shetty is keen to take India’s bank of knowledge, which relies on a traditional education system, and blend it with a knowledge centric educational system that lays equal importance to mental and physical strength. The unconscious urge to help the younger generation develop skills along with an efficient education system associates Mr. Shetty with Pana.

Suyasha Shetty

Director – Academics & Learning

She holds an MBA Degree and has completed her Masters in International Business from HULT International Business School – London, Shanghai, Dubai and Australia. Has worked for British Petroleum. A forward thinking & experienced Academic Administrator, possessing drive, ambition and ability, she has a extensive knowledge in organising, managing and supporting day to day activities required for running an Educational Institution.

Unnikrishnan Raghavan

Director – Operations

He has a career spanning over two decades in Consumer Durable, Retail and Education sectors. He was Vice President and Head of South Geo Operations of NIIT Ltd., and held senior positions in BPL Group, Subhiksha Retail, SPREAD Education. Unni being an entrepreneur had co founded a QSR project (chain of quick service restaurants).He  graduated in Science from Calicut University and has a PG Diploma in Management from Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan.