Adjunct Faculty – Fashion Entrepreneur Management, Fashion marketing Image Management
Mr. Vynetheya Iyengar has been a Marketing & Branding Industry professional for over 23 years. He is a seasoned business coach, Image Coach, Life Coach, and adjunct faculty in the Fashion Entrepreneur Management, Fashion Marketing & Image Management Area with JD Institute of Fashion Technology Mumbai.
His academic and mentorship focus is primarily on Entrepreneur Growth Management, Personal Branding, and image, Startup Growth management. He is associated with industry professionals to build an ecosystem for Startups, single business owners, and entrepreneurs to help them scale up and manage the business growth in a sustainable way. He has traveled widely across the globe, and his travel map pins about 123 cities across 16 countries and five continents.
His business consulting portfolio includes a variety of brands, celebrity artists from the fashion and Indian film industries, single business owners, and entrepreneurs. He has conducted mentorship programs in premier academic and educational institutes in India and the Middle East.
The personal brand campaign of Vynaetheys for his entrepreneurial clients featured in Forbes Middle East. At 21, he began his career with India’s premier paint manufacturing company, Asian Paints India Ltd. and progressively scaled his growth to become Regional Marketing Manager Middle East(UAE, OMAN, Qatar & Kuwait) of India’s Premier Luxury designer Bathroom Brand Jaquar. In 2012 at the peak of his career, he decided to quit his flourishing job, plunge into the entrepreneurship journey with a Startup and create a branding platform for aspiring models and fashion designers in Dubai and India. He primarily started as a creative resource and later moved to strategic business consulting roles in Large Corporates, MSMEs, Startup Incubation Centres, and single business owners. And his industry domain is Travel, Events, Fashion & Education.
After completing his Post Graduation in Systems Management, Marketing Management, and Business Management, he spent his early career in the Academic sector and has been an effective life coach in personal branding and personality development. He has curated premier art and fashion shows in Dubai and worked with reputed fashion designers like Nishka and Neeta Lulla, Nikhil Thampi, Gaurav Gupta, Dhruv Sehgal, and Archana Kochhar.
He has worked closely with reputed Media organizations like Filmfare Middle East, Forbes Middle East, and ITP Ltd in DUBAI. He has co-organized prestigious celebrity events like SIIMA 2015(South Indian International Movie Awards Night), Dubai International Film festival 2015, Book Launch of Prem Chopra, A Talk show of Chetan Bhagat, Musical Concert of Shreya Ghoshal, Movie Launch of John Abraham’s Rocky Handsome and has directed many Celebrity photoshoots for Fashion labels.
He has been Adjunct Faculty with Pune University, RAS AL KHAIMAH chapter of UAE, CIM (UK), a premier and chartered program for marketing professionals, and Manipal Academy with their Dubai centers. He actively engages with premier schools like Orchid international and Millenium schools to curate education travel and image management programs in India.