Our Team

Meet our incredible team of talented and experienced professionals who bring you world-class training.

Shivraj Asthana

CEO & Founder

Dr Piyush Saxena

Co-Founder

Alka Asthana

Co-Founder

P.C.Patil

Founder of DVS School

Mrs PC Patil

Co-Founder of DVS School

Nidhi Verma

Principal of DVS School

Dr. Sangeeta Khare

Content Specialist

Umakant Gupta

Training Specialist

Gaurav Chandra

Engineering

Avinash Hasabnis

Training & Assessment Head

Chaitalee Parab

Program Manager

Swati Dumbre

Centre Head

Team Details


Shivraj Asthana, Founder

Shivraj Asthana, Founder

Shivraj started his career in IAS in 1981. After serving for over two decades, he co-founded a startup in the Silicon Valley, US , in the digital technology domain working with Google, Yahoo, Bing and Facebook. He was fascinated with the idea of online learning which would open the doors to learning for everyone. He believes that the skill training in India needs an innovative approach in order to scale while increasing relevance and meeting market needs. Online learning model, in his view, is the key for improving prospects for a vast majority of high school youth or unskilled workers in the country. He founded Dezaview Skill based on this conviction.


Dr Piyush Saxena, Director

Dr Piyush Saxena, Co-Founder

Dr. Saxena is a Senior VP (Corporate Affaires) at Reliance Industries Ltd. He is instrumental in Business development, guiding field operations and in building strategic relationships with enterprises and with other potential employers. Besides, Dr. Saxena is a man of varied talents. Wellness and natural healing is a strong passion for him. He has founded non-profit organization based on natural healing and has written several books on the topics and is a frequent speaker on radio and TV. He has produced a movie to draw attention to the plights of eunuchs in India.


Alka Asthana, Co-Founder

Alka Asthana, Co-Founder

Alka has 26 years of experience in Enterprise IT systems and solutions. She served in Oracle Corporation in California HQ, US for 18 years as Director Strategy, Human Capital Management and was Principal Architect Oracle Fusion. Prior to Oracle, she was with Tata Steel Information Services for 6 years working on IBM Mainframe Systems. Alka is deeply interested in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. She has published research papers in AI Based Health Policy Framework for Developing countries. She is hosting a channel AIUnbound – which cover a wide range of topics around emerging areas of AI and ML.


PC Patil, Founder of DVS School

PC Patil, Founder of DVS School

Shri P C Patil, 75 years, believes that cause of all the social ills and poverty is illiteracy. Education is the only tool which can empower the marginalized. With this dream, he founded the affordable educational institutions through his trust Dyan Vikas Sanstha (DVS).

As an educationist, he has seen a number of students dropping out from the system to help their parents, their survival and sustenance. Dezaview with his able support giving shape to his dreams by providing employable skills to such students and others.


Mrs. PC Patil

Mrs Patil, Co-Founder of DVS School

Mrs Patil has championed the cause of women and other downtrodden classes; and has worked hard for their empowerment. Dezaview Skill too has similar dreams. We, at Dezaview Skills’ are empowering the women by training them in logistics and other career development modules.


Nidhi Verma

Nidhi Verma, Principal, DVS School

Mrs. Nidhi Verma is the current principal of Dyan Vikas Sikshan Sanstha (DVS). She is an academician and educationist who focusses on the child development and training right from the early stages till adulthood. She enjoys being with children and is always ready to help anyone with any problems.


Dr. Sangeeta Khare

Dr. Sangeeta Khare

Dr. Khare is a Scientist at IIT Delhi. Earlier she has worked as Research Scientist at Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology, Pohang University of Science & Technology, South Korea and was the lead on ‘Nano-phased bainitic steel for continuous annealing line’-a Blue Ocean project funded by POSCO, South Korea. She is also a Visitor Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, UK and has published several papers in the field of Material Science. She is responsible for managing development of learning courses and oversees its development.


Umakant Gupta

Umakant Gupta

Mr. Gupta has over four decades of experience in organizing and managing hi-tech vocational training programs in the country. He has setup several state-of-the-art CNC based Central Tool Room and Training Centers in Jamshedpur (under Indo-Danish Assistance), Delhi, Ranchi, and Dumka. As the Principal and General Manager of the Tool Room Training Centers, he has been running vocational skill development programs training and preparing youth for high skilled employment. His students are working in Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Jindal Steel, JBM Group and TCS to name a few, besides working overseas. Mr. Gupta holds M.Sc. (Engineering), MBA (DU) and BE (Mechanical Engineering) from Trichy. He is responsible for organizing hands-on training, building a network of instructors, and training partners and ensuring quality of practical training.


Gaurav Chandra

Gaurav Chandra

Engineering & Technology: Gaurav has 18 years of experience working in Information Technology, Wireless and Broadband and Telecom Industry. He had very successful stints at Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Tata Communications, Tata Teleservices and Reliance Infocom. He has a deep understanding of the telecom industry in India, South East Asia and Africa. Currently he is Director of Digital Abscissa Solutions Pvt. Ltd. where he designs, implements and manages technology solutions and runs programs for top companies in the mobile network space. Gaurav is responsible for developing the technology platform and running the managing tech infrastructure.


Avinash Hasabnis

Avinash Hasabnis

Avinash Hasabnis is a veteran in the training industry. With over 25 years of experience in providing training for various companies, he is charge of all the course materials and the format of our online training programs. In addition, he also gives special coaching to students to face the challenging job interviews with great success!


Chaitalee Parab

Chaitalee Parab

Chaitalee handles our programs and helps in the management of the day to day activities of all our branches.


Swati Dumbre

Swati Dumbre

Swati Dumbre is our centre head and helps in the smooth running of all our courses and batches.