As part of his 25 years long career, a trainer and banking and financial Services expert, Durga Prasad has been consultant to the World Bank on Governance and Institutional Development. He was on the board of incubation centre by SIDBI at IIT, Kanpur.
R. Subramaniam Iyer (Subra) is a forensic accountant, independent director, angel investor, strategy consultant focusing on Business Models, and an Expert Witness with almost 30 years of work experience in Asia and Australia and transactions experience in Asia, the US and Europe. He is also director of and/or mentor to several startups in varied industries.
Haren Modi is associated with Link Intime India Private Limited, a leading Registry Service provider in securities market in India, as a Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for driving all primary market transactions at Link Intime for over 20 years.
He served as Chairman of “Registrar Association of India” (RAIN) for 2 years.
He also, worked with various committees/sub-groups set up by SEBI for Capital Market reforms like Electronic Refunds, “ASBA” as payment option, Listing of securities within 12 working days, introduction of “On-line option” in Debt issues and “e-ipo”. Earlier, he worked with a large MNC as Systems Professional for over 22 years.
An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, M.S. Rao has had wide industry exposure to marketing turnarounds and growing new ventures in mainstream and new economy sectors. He was CEO of a multinational telecom services company. Currently he serves as Professor for Marketing, SPJIMR and has set up the Center for Entrepreneurship at the institution.
He jointly conceptualized the annual entrepreneurial event of SPJIMR, Lock, Stock and Trade which offers college students exposure to entrepreneurs from India and abroad through an engaging mock IPO game.
He has also designed the pioneering Start Your Business Program for budding entrepreneurs and is the coordinator for the program.
Kunal Nandwani is the Co-founder and CEO at uTrade Solutions.
He holds a Computer Science Engineering degree from PEC, Chandigarh, India, and an MBA from Essec, Paris, France. He has filed 6 patents leading innovation and comprising of high profile board members. Kunal was earlier VP at Nomura, London.
Mr. JOSEPH HADRIAN BOSCO has lead several companies such as GBOT (now renamed as Bourse Africa), Mauritius; DIFX, Dubai and he was also Asst. Vice President at National Stock Exchange of India, Mumbai: (Aug 1996 to Feb 2004). As a Wharton School of Business alumnus, he is a Certified Professional in Capital Market Regulations and Compliance (CRCP) from the world renowned B-School. Currently, he is a Director in Karamel Knowledge Ventures Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, India.
He was MD & CEO of OTC Exchange of India Ltd, India: (March 1998 to Aug 2000) and instrumental in conceiving and creating a new market in India focused on dealings by certain accredited investors and private unlisted companies through an online unanimous trading mechanism.
Ashith N. Kampani is currently the chairman of CosmicMandala15 group. He has been instrumental in creating and maintaining valuable relationships across sectors and geographies. A very well-known name in the Capital Market circles, in the last 33 years he has had the opportunity to work closely with the Morgan Stanley JV (JM Morgan Stanley) and later at JM Financial. As Managing Director, JM Financial he played different roles and gained experience in various spheres of capital markets like Equity Brokerage, Investment Banking, Private Wealth, M&A and Private Equity. He is also a member of the managing Committee of Bombay Chamber of commerce & Industries (BCCI) one of the oldest Chamber of Commerce in the country.
A finance professional, Mr Swathiprasad Dora has 4 decades of experience in banking, finance, investments and securities across global markets. Besides holding senior bank positions in India and abroad, he was involved as Corporate Treasurer with the ‘President Park Group’ in collaboration with Hyundai, Bauer, Kempinski and other companies for their business operations in South-East Asia.
Mr Dora has varied experience with new ventures, including as Director & COO at ‘Royal International Finance & Securities’, leading its global operations from Thailand. Currently based out of India, he is involved with NGOs, SME bodies and chambers of commerce in promoting start ups.
Shantanu Bhattacharya is Associate Professor of Operations Management at Singapore Management University. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of technology management, operations management, supply chain management and new product and services development. Shantanu is a member of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). He lectures on managing uncertainty in the high- technology industry, and his research has appeared in Management Science journal.He has a PhD from University of Texas at Austin.
Kunal Bajaj has been in the Indian Telecom, Internet & Technology space for more than 11 years. He was previously Partner and Director India at Analysys Mason, heading their India operations.
Kunal is a serial entrepreneur having started multiple companies in India & US and sold them successfully.
Kunal also worked as Consultant for Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), where he led TRAI’s effort in driving internet usage and broadband penetration. He is additionally an active angel investor and start-up mentor working with a variety of young companies. He held several advisory & board positions and was earlier a Director on the Board of Paytm. He has recently joined Bombay Gas Telecom as CEO. Until recently, Kunal was leading the mobile products team at Reliance Jio to define the services and feature set for launch. Kunal started his career in New York with McKinsey & Co and is an alumnus of Wharton.
Chandru Badrinarayanan is Executive Director & Head of Client Coverage for South Asia at MSCI Inc., since January 2013.
MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) is a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics and corporate governance services.
Chandru is responsible for new business development for MSCI's Index and Analytics businesses in South Asia. Prior to joining MSCI, Chandru spent nearly 12 years at CRISIL Limited (a Standard & Poor's company) where he held several director-level business development roles. Prior to joining CRISIL, he spent nine years at Corporation Bank (Mumbai) in both front and back office roles. He has an experience of nearly 30 years, including stints in manufacturing, consumer product sales, banking, journalism, fixed income research, risk management, marketing and credit ratings. He is known for developing various high-margin businesses.
Chandru is an alumnus of INSEAD business school and is well networked in the financial services industry.
Aruna Vaidyanathan leads Strategic Communications and Thought Leadership at a large software firm. In her earlier roles with the company as Regional Director in the UK and Germany, she helped build its brand and thought leadership profile in Europe. She set up the marketing organization in mainland Europe and was involved in driving the company’s expansion into various European countries through brand-building and sales enablement activities. Prior to this, Aruna wrote and edited for some of India’s leading business publications, specializing in stock markets, companies, personal finance and management. Aruna is an alumnus of INSEAD Business School.
Rajeshwari Bhattacharyya is the Senior Vice President & Head of Technology & BPE at Entertainment Network India. Rajeshwari is a professional with over 2 decades of experience and expertise in Process automation, Organizational change management, Business Process Transformation, Program management, and IT-Operations strategic alignment. She is an alumnus of INSEAD, and a qualified Cost Accountant with experience in Financial Services / Insurance & Media sectors. She is also associated with The Whiteboard and has supported many NGOs like All India Pickle Ball Association - in providing marketing and management advice, Catalyst for Social Action - in Process orientation and Angel Xpress.
Reenu Singh has over 15 years of experience in the Automotive Industry. She has worked closely on projects related to Automotive electronics, OE branded Accessories and mechanical automotive components with Renault, Nissan, Maruti, Toyota, Honda, GM, Ford, Hyundai, Skoda and Tata Motors. She has worked on navigation aid, telematics, automotive batteries and infotainment business in her role as Vice President at Autocop. She understands the Automotive SME space and is passionate about adding value to the existing SMEs in this segment and helping them transition to the next level.
She is now the President at SGAI , a Fast growing SME in the automotive space engaged in manufacturing of forged and machined components to OEMs.
Reenu is an Alumnus of Lady Shri Ram College Delhi and INSEAD business school.
Sudin has over two decades of IT experience in Innovation, Transformation, Strategy, Blockchain, FinTech and is currently, Head of Innovation at SBI. Avid Golfer and Singer. Passionate about Astronomy, Automobiles, and Aviation.
Surojit is a serial entrepreneur and has established companies in Recruitment, Real Estate, Health Care and Early Stage Venture Capital. Surojit has done his post graduation in Management from Symbiosis and before his entrepreneurial journey worked with Satyam Computers in their IT Consulting division for Non-UK European business.
Surojit is one of the co-founders of GREX and he drives the operational and compliance activities around all the GREX market offerings and services.
As an entrepreneur and a Venture Capitalist, he has closely seen the early stage ecosystem from various sides. Prior to embarking on his entrepreneurial journey, he has worked with Cognizant in various roles. Also worked with Mumbai Angels before co-founding the venture firm - IncuCapital, which is the principal promoter of GREX.
During his decade long career, he had seen far too many companies who could have contributed value to the World, die at a very early stage. This due to their inability to run the fundraising process effectively. Thus GREX was born. Manish holds Engineering degree along with MBA from SIMS.
Abhishek has over 12 years of experience in leading and managing software development programs of varied sizes and complexity levels spanning multiple geographies (USA, India, and UK) and multiple functional domains, including financial services, retail, intellectual property licensing, and telecom.
Abhishek has done MBA in Finance from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, North Carolina, USA and holds a B.Tech degree in Materials & Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in India.
Abhishek drives the IT applications development initiatives at GREX by leading a team of technologists looking after the architecture, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of IT applications.
Devesh Gupta has more than 19 years’ experience spanning into Global Financial market trade, commodity exchanges & markets, start-up investment and mentoring, and business & trade consulting. He has played a key role in setting up MCX and ICEX in India. He had also set up and headed commodity broking desks for the largest Indian institutional broker.
Devesh ho holds a Graduation in Commerce & Cost Accounting from University of Calicut, Kerala and a Diploma in Import Export from Baroda.
Yashwinder is an enterprising leader with 12 years of work experience in multiple domains of Capital Markets, Wealth Management, Real estate, Alternate Investments & NBFC. He has strong exposure in Business Development, Channel Management, Branch Operations & Compliance, Distribution and Sales. He has worked with companies like Indiabulls, HSBC & IIFL
With a total industry experience of sixteen years in various domains, including public relations, brand management and PE/VC Investment management - Satish has always been keen to assist start-ups. Besides mentoring few start-ups, he is also an active panel member with NEN and often addresses various platforms on the subject of entrepreneurism.
Satish has been credited with the introduction of 'Crowd Funding' in India - which he brought to India in 2010 in partnership with Grow VC - a leading European Crowd Funding Platform.
An entrepreneur and a trainer with more than 10 years of experience in Digital Marketing, product development and strategy. An engineer by qualification and an marketer from heart
Over 17 years of experience in Client Relations, BD & Training.