Founders and Directors
Chairman: Mr. P. V. Swamy
Mr. Polina Venkata Swamy is an entrepreneur and the driving force behind IACG’ssuccess. Mr. Swamy holds a Masters Degree in Agriculture and is into the export of cotton. Mr. Swamy’s primary goal is to assist the academy gain international recognition and he believes in living the IACG mission statement: To be a leader in the industry. He is an inspiration to all IACGians be it knowledge, work or ethics.
Mr. Swamy is known for his humility and humanitarian nature. To keep the commitment towards the healthy growth of creative society, he is the first one to introduce Merit Scholorship. The motive is to give holistical education by encouraging every student with creative, technical, moral and financial support, which would help them to focus and excel well in their academic performances.
Managing Director & CEO: Mr. P. Ramakrishna
Mr. Polina Ramakrishna, fondly known to all as RK, is an entrepreneur widely respected among his contemporaries and especially in the field of Animation and Multimedia as a visionary and a technocrat as having a penchant to be better than the best in implementing quality training in various areas of Multimedia like Animation, VFX, Gaming and Film Making as well as creative production.
He has over 14 years of experience in the highly creative Animation and Multimedia industry and is regarded as one of the pioneers of Multimedia education in India. His brainchild, IACG, is the first and only academy in the entire country to offer both B.Tech and M.Sc in Multimedia technology through the NAAC 'A' certified Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH).
He is actively involved in all aspects of the academy, be it finance, operations, business development, academics, Multimedia course designing and institutional expansion. As a technocrat, he has handled various Multimedia projects in Defense, Advertising, Media and the Film industries.
Director : Mr. Karthick C Reddy - Business Development
Mr. Karthick C Reddy graduated from BITS Pilani in 2005 and held various positions in renowned MNCs such as Sun MicroSystems, Ocwen Financial Corporation and Altisource Portfolio solutions. Mr. Reddy cofounded ScanCorner, an MNC with subsidiaries in Europe, Australia and India.
Mr. Karthick C Reddy is a successful Serial Entrepreneur and an Angel Invester. He is the Associate Partner in AbhiBus India Pvt Ltd. He is on the Board of Directors & COO in The Awesome Game Studio Inc, San Francisco. His recent brainchild is a fashion label by the name GARME. Equipped with global teams for over 9 years in various sectors, he enjoys a huge network of entrepreneurs, startups and investers across the globe.
At IACG, we take pride in the fact that we update ourselves on a regular basis under the guidance of renowned industry experts who have a winning edge in the creative industry. We have been a part of every session of CG Meetup, Train the Trainer programs, workshops, case studies and seminars conducted by Rhythm & Hues, MPC, Dreamworks, Crust Communications, Prana Studio, Prime Focus, EFX, Pixion, Green Gold, Makuta, Firefly, TAGS, Reliance Media Works and more. Apart from regular academics, the students attend guest lectures from well-known industrial mentors.
- Mr. Dilip – R & H
- Mr. Phani Eggone – Firefly Studios
- Mr. Mehul – Crest Animations
- Mr. N. Rajeshwar – Renowned Painting Artist
- Mr. Praveen Kumar R & H
- Mr. Pete Draper – Makuta VFX
IACG’s advisory board is a combination of renowned academicians and top notch Industry professionals of the creative fraternity.
The board comprises of
1. Mr.Anand Gurnani – CEO – Animation Xpress
2. Mr.Jay Natrajan – Head Xentrix Bangalore
3. Mr. Suresh Babu – Head Suresh Productions
4. Mr.Shesha Prasad – Director – R & H
5. Mr. Rajath Ojha –CEO –TAG Studio
6. Mr. Chakravarthy – Dean – RFS
7. Mr. Sanath – Director – Firefly Studios
8. Mr. Srinivasan – Founder and CEO - Indian Artists
9. Prof. Geeta - JNA&FAU
10. Dr. Sai Baba Reddy – Rector – JNTUH
11. Mr. Rahul Nambiar – Ticklebug Studios
12. Mr. Kodi Ramakirshna – Film Maker