MICR Team

A Proficient Team Shaping Career

Sumit Maheshwari, CFA, Co-founder & Faculty

CFA Charterholder, PGDRB (Symbiosis, Pune)

Sumit is one of the few CFA charterholders around. He has diversified experience from corporate banking to portfolio management. He started working with Standard Chartered Bank managing FX derivatives, structured products and banking solutions for corporate clients. Later he shifted his focus into commodities research and started working at Pee Aar Securities Ltd where he was responsible for managing commodity fund with an AUM of INR1bn+.

By tapping into his professional work combined with his zeal to impart knowledge in financial domain he ventured into training. He has conducted interactive and experiential seminars/workshops in top B schools on various financial topics. At MICR; Sumit takes care of training young minds in complex subjects like Fixed Income, Alternate Investment, Economics, Currency and Derivatives with practical approach. He also takes care of placement assistance program leveraging his strong network with Corporates and Financial institutes.


Aditya Bahety, Co-founder & Faculty

CFA Level III candidate, MBA (Mumbai University)

Aditya Bahety has a rich experience of 6+ years working in investment banking wing with top notch globally recognized firms like Motilal Oswal and PhilipCapital. He was working as an ‘Equity Research Analyst’ in their institutional research. Thereby communicating with FII’s, DII’s and recommending them about the stock based on fundamental analysis. His work area also included communication with the corporate (CEO, CFO’s) to understand their view point about the performance of their respective companies. He covered financial stocks for the Indian markets and built detailed financial models and to publish periodic theme based company/industry reports. He has a detailed understanding of all financial nuances like bringing out an IPO to M&A and has an in depth understanding of the financial sector, its drivers, valuation methodology/parameters and macroeconomic inter-relationship with the sector.

At MICR; Aditya focuses on career counselling for students helping them to achieve their career objectives. He is also an active speaker at various forums and publishes his on articles focused on equity markets in India. Along with this he imparts training in Fundamental Research, Equities, Portfolio Management, Financial Modelling, Financial statement analysis and Corporate Finance.


Abhishek Chaudhary, Core Faculty

CFA Level III candidate, MBA (IBS, Mumbai), BE

Abhishek started his career with Reliance Capital AMC wherein he used to cater to the investments needs of UHNI and HNI clients. Primarily focused on Liquid, Gilt and Debt oriented funds he helped large corporate clients as well to fulfil their portfolio needs/requirements. He has also worked with manufacturing firm Partap Wires Pvt Ltd heading the corporate finance department.

He has strong academics and was a BE (honours) additionally he was awarded scholarship based on his excellent performance during MBA. He is also guest faculty with top B-schools. He is a stock market enthusiast and has excellent command on technical analysis. He himself is active investor and has his own fund of INR10mn+. At MICR, He takes care of training in stock market & Technical analysis course making candidate’s employment ready. He also helps candidates preparing for various NISM exams.


CA Sourabh Taparia, Visiting Faculty

Passed Level II of CFA Program, CA

2012 CA rank holder and currently working with UBS Securities as a sell side equity analyst

Arpit Mandhanya, Visiting Faculty

Passed Level 3 of CFA Program, MBA (IMT, Nagpur), BE

He is working as a Senior Solution Specialist with Fidelity Investment Solutions dealing with Derivatives and Fixed income Securities. Previously he has worked with Cognizant and TCS.

Leena Banya, CORE FACULTY

B.Ed, MBA (IMS, Indore)

Leena is a self-directed, action-oriented professional with 7+ years of work experience in education. She has worked with reputed educational institution including schools and colleges like Agrawal Public School, Indore and MIT College. She is a committed educator with innate ability to understand and motivate students. Her superior interpersonal and communication skills have helped students across various disciplines prepare for interviews and confidently face the various daunting challenges in the corporate worldand life ingeneral. Having a diversified experience of teaching higher secondary classes, training young individuals pursuing MBA and working closely with corporates to hone the communication skills of fresh talent, Leena brings with her an entire gamut of superior English training/coaching under one roof.

Leena is currently heading English Speaking and Personality Development Course at MICR. With her diversified experience and thoughtful approach she has designed the course such that it cater to the needs of a broad spectrum of learners ranging from students to professionals to homemakers etc. Her creative teaching style is a perfect amalgamation of time –tested technique with novel, innovative and learner-oriented approach.