Dr.Ishari K Ganesh, M.Com., B.L., Ph.D., is the Chancellor of Vels University, and Chairman of Vels Group of Instituttions comprising 11 colleges and 3 schools. Dr.Ganesh, is a visionary and an eminent educationist. He is the founder of the entire Vels group which he created in fond memory of his revered Father, Thiru.Isari D Velan, who was a Member, Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly, and Deputy Minister, Government of Tamilnadu, and also associated with the film Industry.

Taking Education to the humble thresholds of first generation learners and weaker sections of society, has been the objective of the Chancellor. The vision of the Chancellor is to inculcate self reliance and discipline in the youth, and also to improve the quality of higher education. The Vels group has a combined student strength of over 6000. The moving spirit behind this success story is the founder, Dr.Ishari K Ganesh, who is marching ahead in pursuit of excellence.