Pradeep Hari Pendse is the Dean, IT and Business Design, Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai. Dr. Pendse has been one of the pioneers in the field of BA in India having trained nearly 5000 practising BAs over the years and launched the first course on BA in 2006 at WeSchool. He leads the academics in the areas of IT/e-Business/ Business Design & Innovation at WeSchool.
He is a Fellow of the Computer Society of India, a co-founder and initiator of the activities of the proposed IIBA Mumbai chapter, a Jury for most well-known CIO awards and has been a frequent contributor to various forums such as the ISACA, PMI, Indian Merchant Chamber, Bombay Chamber of commerce and Industry and several others. A prolific teacher, writer and speaker Dr Pendse is passionate about Business Analysis, IT Project leadership, Design Thinking and Innovation, MIS and IT Strategy.