Copyright © 2014. Vittam Pravina Gurushala, Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA. All Rights Reserved Dr. V. Rajesh Kumar is an M.Com Graduate from Bangalore University.  He has got his Doctorate in the area of “Strategy”. While Accounting and Taxation are his areas of expertise, Finance is his area of passion.  He has 25 years of experience in teaching at graduate, post-graduate and professional levels and has served various Institutions in different capacities Mount Carmel Institute of Management, Bangalore University – Department of Commerce and Alliance Business Academy, to name a few. He is a faculty for Strategic Financial Management and Tax Laws at the Bangalore Branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.  He has co-authored text-books on `Accounting and Taxation” for the requirements of various universities.  He has presented papers at various national and international conferences and published articles in reputed Journals. His paper on “Capital Asset Pricing Model” was selected for an International Conference at Harvard University, Cambridge, United States of America, during May-June 2011. Dr. Rajesh also has a rich experience in research, consultancy and training – both at the academic level and corporate level.  He has conducted Student Development Programs and Faculty Development Programs in various educational institutions; and has conducted training programs for executives and managers of various companies like Wipro, Godrej, FCG,  Honeywell, KPCL, Fouress Engineers, Triveni Engineering, Tyco Electronics etc; in the area of `accounting, finance and taxation’.  He is associated as resource person for the `Finance for Non-finance Executives’ Program of the Bangalore Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is the Founder of ‘Vittam Pravina Gurushala (Finance Expert Academy)’ – an academy engaged in spreading the knowledge  of finance to students, faculty, corporate and all others interested in the area of finance.  Presently, he is working as a Finance and Academic Consultant and visits different Management Institutions for teaching Finance  courses, in and outside India.