Manasa Sudarshana is the director of Centre for Educational and Social Studies, Bangalore. She has been a Professor in Management who has served as director/dean at various Business Schools in Bangalore. She has carried out various research projects for Government and Business organizations. She set up AnalyZ Research Solutions in 2011 and successfully worked on several Research assignments like Moksh, Titan Industries, Infotrack Telematics, Hitachi, Banjara Foods and has supported several start-ups for their market entry. She is passionate about writing and has written several articles in newspapers both in English and Kannada. She received the Best teacher award from Bangalore Centre for Education in 2007 and her thesis was awarded the Best Ph.D. Thesis from Prestige Group of Institutions, Indore in 2009. Currently she is a doctoral guide for University of Mysore and Jain University.