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About Be a B.A.

Kalvin (Subhashis) and Santa (Santosh) were jobless and lying beneath the apple tree, Newton’s apple fell on their head and Einstein's bulb glew.

The moment they got from the dream they saw ‘Be a BA’ book in their hand. Kalvin and Santa would like to encourage, support and make aspiring Business Analysts dreams come true.

Let’s make ‘Business Simply more Simple’!

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Profile of Kalvin:

Kalvin is a practitioner of Business Analysis and Product Management. He has extensive exposure to IT Business Analysis engagements and he has been involved with multiple client assignments for business solutions. He is part of product management activities as a Product Owner based on the SCRUM approach. He is a CCBA certified BA professional.

He is a B.E. graduate from VTU, Belgaum, Karnataka. Also He is a Gold Medalist for holding excellence in academics and obtaining University Rank. Recently he completed the course ‘Innovating in Healthcare’ from Harvard Business School and obtained Honor Code Certificate.

He keeps investing himself in the business analysis world to explore every developing phase of the profession and opportunities. Knowledge sharing at global level is something passionate him in his day to day life



Profile of Santa:

Santosh Avvannavar: Santosh started his career as a consultant and SoftSkills Trainer. He did 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 he was working at IISc, Bangalore. He has over 25 publications of mostly research documents that have found their place in National & International Journals. Also, he has done 16 conference papers and regularly functions as a writer of different articles for a national and worldwide daily paper. He is an advisor for different organizations.

Throughout his personal time he composes his thoughts in a website, namely and ventures into fiction writing. He delivered seminars and training to more than 35,000 people in India and abroad over the span of 7 years.

He has published four books - ‘Adhuri Prem Kahaniya’, ‘Dear Wife, Your Husband is not a Superhero’, ‘Second Heart’, ‘Get a Job WITHOUT an Interview’.


Team Be a B.A.:


Behind this work there is a collective effort of many minds. We are grateful
to ‘Team Be a B.A.’ for their constant effort and help in making this book elegant and beautiful. Please open the PDF below to see the details of Be a B.A. contributors.

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