Chandra Shekhar Tripathi ( CST)

Founder & Chief Executive

Columbus Travel Academy

Chandra Shekhar Tripathi comes with over twelve years of experience, a Business Development professional, over the years he has worked across the Accounting,Animation, Artist, Aviation, Beauty & Hair, Business Management, Event Management, Fashion Designing, Hospitality,IT ( Networking ) , ITES ( BPO), Travel & Tourism & Retail training companies in Education Industry in senior management roles across the Indian market.

A postgraduate in Management from ITM Business School, Mumbai. Chandra Shekhar started his career in the Education Sector in the year 2002 .


He brings with him over years of experience in business management to the Academy and has been a key member in ICA, IIJT, Orion & Team India Career Hub where he was responsible for planning & developing strategies for Franchise Network development, business expansion, Product development & new marketing initiatives and to develop channel set-up and support to franchisees in all NEWS Zones.


Chandra Shekhar Tripathi’s forte lies in driving SBUs, Business Development, Operations Management,Franchisee Management,Sales & Marketing .


Deepak Suhanda

CTA Senior Faculty

Columbus Travel Academy

An astute professional with over 15 years of experience in the diverse areas of training & development.

Adroit in formulation of content for training program, which involved thorough understanding of the focus of the program, research & development of training content, and designing interactive modules.

An effective trainer with the knack of understanding trainees’ requirements, and accordingly design content.

Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, relationship management, analytical, organizational and coordination skills.