Industry Advisory Board

Mr. Vasant Gangavane

Background & Educational Qualification

Mr. Vasant Gangavane is the President of Gokul Prakalp Pratishthan, which contributes to rural development. The Gokul Prakalp Pratishthan has been awarded by prestigious “Vasantrao Naik Puraskar” in 1992, the “Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra” award in 1996 and Government of Maharashtra’s “Krishi Bhushan”award in 1996 among many other honours.




Shantanu Chakrabarty

BUSINESS HEAD-TATA AFRICA

Academic Background

Mr. Chakrabarty is a post-graduate from one of India's highest ranked institutions - The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT).




Mr. Vijay Deshpande

Background & Educational Qualification

Mr. Deshpande has over 30 years versatile experience in Human Resource Management & Development. He has worked in large Indian as well multinational organizations such as Bayer India Limited, (Now Bayer Crop Sciences Limited) , In Bombay Dyeing group, KEC International Limited, Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited and Greaves Cotton Limited. He has been heading H R in these large, multi location organizations. Currently Mr Deshpande is working with JK Tyre & Industries Limited as Vice President & Head Human Resources India and Mexico.




Mr. Ken Jeong

DIRECTOR SALES & MARKETING SAC BUSINESS VERTICAL LG ELECTRONICS

Academic Background

MBA from Arizona State, United States of America, Thunderbird International School.




Mr. Vinay L. Deshpande

CHAIRMAN & CEO ENCORE SOFTWARE LIMITED

Academic Background

Mr. Deshpande has completed his BE (Electronics & Communications) from Osmania University, Hyderabad and MSEE (Digital Systems) from Stanford University, USA.




Mr. Shoaib Ahmed

PRESIDENT TALLY SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITED

Academic Background

Mr. Ahmed is an Arts and Law graduate and an alumnus of St. Joseph's College in Bangalore. He has completed a post-Graduate programme on Strategic Management from IIM Calcutta.




Mr. Partha Ray

VICE PRESIDENT - SHRIRAM MUTUAL FUND

Academic Background

Mr. Ray has majored in Finance from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore and B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur.

Experience at a glance:

2008 2011: The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V. (RBS) - Head Corporate Clients

Principal relationships handled ITC, Coal India Ltd., CESC Ltd., EIH (Oberoi) Group, Exide Industries Ltd., Berger Paints India Ltd.




Syed Safawi

Background & Educational Qualification

An MBA from India and an alumni The Wharton School, USA, his key strengths lie in architecting and driving transformation strategies, facilitating operational excellence, organization development and building a sustainable profitable business.




Radha Mukherji

CEO - ADINC DDB

Academic Background

Ms. Mukherji is a B.Sc Hons in Statistics and a PGDBM from IIMC.