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Shahrukh M

- Research Program Mentor

MBAn at London Business School


Entrepreneurship, leadership, agriculture technology, climate mitigating practices, cross-cultural international teams.


Shahrukh received his BA from Johns Hopkins University. He holds two separate MBA degrees from Columbia University and London Business School. Shahrukh has published research papers and is a former editor with a passion for telling stories and years of experience writing, public speaking, and editing others' work. He is a father of two and resides with his beautiful wife between Toronto & Boca Raton, Florida. He has over fifteen years of experience in strategic leadership roles that include building cross-functional teams, investment management, execution of complex global programs and JV partnerships. Shahrukh was born in Montréal and has lived in the USA, Canada, UK, France, China & Thailand, plus being a keen traveler visited 68 countries for work and leisure. Dedicated golfer, playing off a single handicap. he is a linguist, passionate about studying world cultures and anthropology.

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Leadership and Organization Change - Entrepreneurship - Managing International Cross-Cultural Large Teams

In this project, you will write a business plan on a topic of your choice. Topics could range from anywhere within your entrepreneurship interests. We will have a 2, 5, & 7 year working strategy to grow, recruit, and expand. In this project you will gain skills in identifying key aspects to starting your own business. Plus form a broader perspective through my experience and learn more about effectively managing large teams from different regions of the world. Streamline processes where raw material, production, R&D, marketing & sales are happening in different countries. We will understand the inner dynamics and strategy of team building and motivation triggers.

Languages I know

French, Hindu, Urdu, Punjabi - fluent; Mandarin - intermediate.

Teaching experience

Shahrukh has mentored several students from all across the globe; many have gone on to attend top world-renowned institutions. Some of his teaching experience include showing students the impact of climate change on agriculture and the supply chain. He has demonstrated to them in various ways that businesses can be profitable and sustainable simultaneously. He has taught inclusive practices for the people left outside the circle of growth due to climate change and how to incorporate them into a firm's supply/service/production process. Shahrukh has led a team of more than 1,500+ at the peak of his career spanning four continents, providing high-tech seed and food implements to thousands of farmers.


Work experience

Banyanbridge (2020 - Current)
Founder - CEO
Yuan LongPing HighTech International - Guard Group (2007 - 2020)


Johns Hopkins University
BA Bachelor of Arts (2004)
Economics, Entrepreneurship & Management
Columbia University
MBA Master of Business Administration (2017)
London Business School
MBAn Master of Business Analytics (2015)

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