Graduate Business Students Association Officers 2014

2014 Officers

The GBSA is truly blessed with a dynamic group of officers for the 2014 school year. In addition to the diversity of backgrounds and disciplines, the officers share the common ground of energizing this association into a new level.


Swetha Sridharan
GBSA President

Swetha Sridharan has been enrolled in conventional MBA program at the Lucas School of Business since fall 2014. She is a passionate technologist and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Informational Technology (India) and a Masters degree in Computer Science (National University Of Singapore, Singapore). She has worked in multi-national software corporations like Accenture, Tata Consultancy Services and has five years of industry experience.
Swetha has been a motivated officer, who strives to achieve the mission and vision of GBSA, which is to enhance and facilitate the students’ overall development. She takes immense interests in expanding our students’ network professionally as well as socially ensuring them a complete experience. Swetha loves travelling and photography.



Swetha Ramanujam
VP of Finance

Swetha Ramanujam is a currently pursuing her full time MBA at San Jose State University. Prior to her MBA, she was working as a senior analyst with Goldman Sachs based out of India. She has nearly 6 years of work experience in financial services sector. She received her cost and management accounting professional degree in 2010 (India) and Bachelor of Commerce from University of Madras (India). As a part of GBSA, she would like to create new opportunities for all SJSU MBA students. When she is not working on her school projects, she likes to sketch and paint. After completing her MBA, she would like to pursue her career in corporate finance.



Henishkumar Savaliya
VP of Marketing

Henish is a current MBA student at SJSU. He also works as a Business Analyst at Resilinc Coporation, a Supply chain risk solution company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Engineering. Being born and brought-up in a business environment, he is very passionate about it. As VP of Marketing, he is determined to help create events that further students' networks in the Bay Area.



Khushinder Singh
VP of Alumni Relation

Khushinder Singh is currently pursuing MBA from Lucas Graduate School of Business, and hold a degree in Computer Engineer with an overall work experience of 3.5 years in the IT sector. He previously worked as Senior Network Engineer for Fidelis Capital Markets. His significant contributions helped clients not only to enhance operational efficiencies, but also to lead an increase in profitability. He is always commended for his technical expertize and business acumen. As a VP of Alumni Relations, it’s his constant endeavor to create opportunities that help students to network with San Jose State alumni.



Sandeep Singh
ESMBA Program Representative

Sandeep Singh has been in the ESMBA program since Spring 2014. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management from San Jose State University and is on track to graduate with an MBA in Fall 2015. Sandeep currently works as an Associate Consultant for ZS Associates. His current client engagement is with Genentech, Inc. Sandeep takes great interest in GBSA events to ensure that all students throughout the MBA program have an equal opportunity to increase their network by interacting with students from all MBA programs. Aside from work and school, Sandeep is a diehard Cricket fan. Other hobbies include bicycling, reading, and stand-up comedy.



Gaby Lui
MBA One Program Representative

Gaby is passionate about the marketing field. Since graduating from University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Media Studies and Communications, She have become a specialist in web marketing and social media marketing.
She started her first marketing internship when she was 16 at an international trading firm in Hong Kong. As of today, She have gained experiences in marketing in the financial industry, trading industry, technology industry and editing industry. At 2012, She co-founded the, an online tutorial and editing company. She work as the marketing manager and has doubled the size of business sales in three months.
Outside of the office, She enjoys cooking, baking and travelling.




Shivani Patel
MST Program Representative

A current student in the M.S. Accountancy program at SJSU. Completed B.A. in Marketing and Behavioral Studies with a minor in Communications from Australia. Worked in marketing and advertising for 3 years before going back to school to pursue a Masters degree. Currently interning with a public accounting firm in the Bay Area.


Dr. Marco Pagani

Dr. Marco Pagani
Faculty Advisor

Dr. Marco Pagani is a faculty member in the Department of Accounting and Finance at San Jose State University and the Director of the Center for Banking and Financial Services. Professor Pagani received his Ph.D. in Finance from Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA; his M. Sc. in Finance from HEC, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada; and his B.B.A. from the University Lyon II, Lyon, France. Dr. Pagani's research and teaching interests are in the areas of Corporate Finance, Capital Markets and Institutions, Investments, and Derivative Securities. His research has been published in several scientific publications among which Management Science, the Journal of Economics and Finance, the Journal of Index Investing, the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, and the Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds.