Prof. Prasad D. Khandekar, is a Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering having 25 years of teaching experience and 5 years of industry experience. He is a well known name in engineering education for his leadership skills and for his efforts in improving industry readiness of engineering graduates. Presently, he is a Dean of Engineering and Technology, Director Admissions and member of Board of Management at MIT World Peace University, Pune. He has also worked as Director Industry Partnesrships He was a core team member in transformation of MIT institutes on Kothrud Pune campus into Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University, Pune. He is regularly invited for expressing his views on Indian Higher Education scenario at conferences organized by various Chambers of Commerce, World Education Summit, Print and Electronic media. He was inviited to ABET Symposium 2016 in Florida, USA to present his model of preparing industry ready engineering graduates. He has travelled to France, USA, Austria, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Dubai, HongKong and Japan for academic and research partnerships. His statement “Universities have to be ready to compete with third party aggregators who will change the way Universities are functioning now” is being seriously discussed and debated in the higher education circle of India.