Santosh Avvannavar

Author, Consultant, Novelist, Trainer



Santosh started his career as a consultant and Soft Skills Trainer. He is presently working as Chief Commercial Officer at QtPi Robotics. After his college education from NITK, Surathkal, he worked as a researcher at University of Eindhoven, University of Twente, and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He was also the Placement President while working at IISc, Bangalore. He has over twenty-five publications of mostly research documents in national and international journals. He has also authored sixteen conference papers and regularly written articles for a national and worldwide daily paper. He also works as an advisor for different organisations.

He has given talk for TV and Radio on Gender Equality. His book She: Ekla Cholo Re has become acclaimed writing.

He also dabbles in fiction writing and is the author of Adhuri Prem Kahaniya; Dear Wife, Your Husband is not a Superhero, Second Heart and Get a Job WITHOUT an Interview; Be A B.A.; Surrogate Author; Title is Untitled; Black, Grey and White; The Departing Point; God’s Table, Umbilical Cord, She: Ekla Cholo Re, BUGman and He Who Dreams.

He is TEDx organiser and Speaker at TEDxIMUV, TEDxBITMWomen, TEDxUSMC. He likes to devote his personal time in writing for a website, namely the Amrita Foundation for HRD ( He has conducted seminars and training sessions for more than 55,000 people in India and abroad over the last seven years.

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Books by Santosh Avvannavar

He Who Dreams - Book cover.
BUGman: Cubicle Life & Beyond by Santosh Avvannavar - Book cover.
She: Ekla Cholo Re by Santosh Avvannavar and Dr. Shayan Haq - Book cover.
Umbilical Cord by Santosh Avvannavar and Prof. Meena Rajiv Chandawarkar - Book cover.
God's Table: The Last Supper by Santosh Avvannavar, Jyothi Byahatti and Dr. Sandeep Huilgo - Book cover.
The Departing Point by Santosh Avvannavar and Jyothi Byahatti - Book cover.
Dear Wife, Your Husband is not a Superhero by Santosh Avvannavar - Book cover.
Black, Grey and White by Santosh Avvannavar and Santosh I. Biradar - Book cover.
Surrogate Author by Santosh Avvannavar and Shilpa S Patil - Book cover.
Title is Untitled by Santosh Avvannavar, Kundan Srivastava and Raghunath Babu Are - Book cover.
Be a B.A. by Santosh Avvannavar and Subhashis Panda - Book cover.
Second Heart by Santosh Avvannavar - Book cover.
Get a Job WITHOUT an Interview by Santosh Avvannavar, Book cover.
Adhuri Prem Kahaniya (Incomplete Love Stories) by Santosh Avvannavar, Book cover.