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Jaishankar Motiram Talreja

Faculty – Business Analytics, Science of Decision Making,
Finance for Non-Finance


  • Chartered Accountancy (Trained at Ernst & Young in Audit), Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (2002)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, R A Podar College (Mumbai University), India (2001)
  • Certification in Financial Valuation, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (2009)
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business & Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family Business Management
  • Innovation, Decision-Making & Leadership
  • Mathematics & Quantitative

Drawing on real-life advisory experience, authored Business Simulations (computer based) and Video tutorials with Templates to secure practical application (in business) of learning in the following areas:

  • Business Analytics
  • Science of Decision Making
  • Financial Accounting, Analysis and Forecasting
  • Cost and Management Accounting

Academic experience

Visiting Faculty at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India (2015) for their Executive Post Graduate Diploma Program in Organisation Development and Change for Senior HR Executives from MNCs & large Indian companies.

Corporate Experience

  • Product Manager-Business Simulations, Tata Interactive Systems (2006 - 2008)
  • Principal – Post Merger Integration, BDO India (2009)

Social Enterprise Experience

  • CFO, then COO & finally CEO of A ‘Farm to Fork’ Fair Trade enterprise (2010 - 2015)

Consulting Experience

Enabled business owners across sectors successfully scale up and raise funds for over 2 decades now viz.

  • A leading apparel brand retailing via its own stores and website – Business Analytics, Scaling up, Restructuring and Issuing Sweat Equity (ESOP), Raising Public / Private Equity (2023 to Ongoing)
  • A mini-conglomerate (Manufacturer) – Business Analytics, Financial Forecasting (2022)
  • A leading multi-brand watch store chain – Business Analytics, Turnkey Finance Transformation viz. Restructuring, Process re-engineering, Team building, Forecasting, MIS, Fund raising (2016 to 2022)
  • A Home textile manufacturer exporter – Growth Strategy, Process re-engineering, ERP (SAP) -Balanced Scorecard-MIS implementation, and raising USD 6 mn. Private Equity (2003 to 2006)
  • A multi-brand luxury retail start-up – Entry Strategy including Feasibility study (2003)
  • A leading Chartered Accountancy firm – Development of content-driven Website targeting Non-Resident Indians (NRI) leads (2004)
  • Many other businesses across sectors – Business Analytics, Transaction Advisory, Turnaround (2003 to 2024)
  • Enabled the home textile client he consulted for more than 3 years successfully raise USD 6 million of Private Equity at the end of the engagement
  • Developed a website (for the accounting firm KDP in 2004) that continues to attract NRI clients and generate revenue
  • Awarded as A+ performer at Tata Interactive Systems (Less than 2% of the executives rated A+)
  • Got top MNCs and Indian companies to buy products from fair trade certified farmer groups, promoted to the position of CEO in less than 4 years and converted the Fair Trade Startup from an NGO to a self-sustaining social enterprise
  • Set up new systems (e.g. performance management for students, handheld biometric attendance with a customised software at zero cost), led creation of enduring marketing assets (e.g. alumni videos) for the GFMB program