Dr Ajay BakshiMD and CEO, Manipal Health Enterprises
Dr Ajay Bakshi joined Manipal Hospital as Managing Director and CEO in June 2014.He is an experienced healthcare professional and has played diverse roles as practicing Neurosurgeon (India), Stem cell Scientist (USA), and Management Consultant (global) over the last two decades. He has abundant expertise in healthcare with strong leadership skills and passion for innovation.
He received his medical training from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, India and has completed the Wharton Management Program from The Wharton School (2002-2004).
He started as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at a leading private hospital in New Delhi and pioneered Endoscopic Neurosurgery in India after receiving his training from Prof. Axel Perneczky in Germany. In his last role, Dr Bakshi had led Max Healthcare since November 2011. Prior to that, he was an Associate Partner with McKinsey and Company where he worked for more than six years.
Akash MalikCEO, Cloudnine
Akash is the Chief Executive Officer at Cloudnine, where he is leading the organization’s growth into a national chain. Earlier, Akash was the Business Head for Vision Care at Bausch & Lomb, the market leader in contact lenses and lens care products in India. Before Bausch & Lomb, Akash held various senior positions in the beverages business of Pepsico India, ICI Paints and Godrej GE Appliances. In his different roles, Akash has spearheaded several innovative initiatives to drive business growth and exceed targets. Akash did his post-graduation from IIM Calcutta and has a B.Tech. from ITBHU.
Amit GargCEO, InLogistics
Amit Garg is CEO of InLogistics since 2011 and has been directly involved in
identifying and execution of new business streams and developing the company’s business
to its present level. He joined the company as CFO in 2009.
Amit completed his B.Com from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining InLogistics, he held senior management positions in Carlsberg India and KPMG.
Anurag KatriarCEO and Director, deGustibus Hospitality
Anurag has been associated with deGustibus since 2004 when he joined as General Manager. He was promoted to the post of Chief Operating Officer in 2008 and then to Director in 2011. Anurag has over 23 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He holds a degree in hotel management from the Indian Institute of Hotel Management in Ahmedabad.
Bala MalladiCEO, ACT
Bala Malladi is the CEO at ACT and passionately drives 'the ACT Way' of doing business across the organization.
Bala successfully integrated multicultural businesses, introduced cutting edge services such as HD, IPTV and high speed broadband through fiber, created benchmark standards in customer service and set a common vision for sustainable growth in its 3000 odd employees and associates across its business entities.
Bala is a qualified Chartered Accountant and prior to joining ACT worked with Unilever, where he successfully completed wide ranging projects in India and Europe in finance, strategy and supply chain.
Dilip KeshuCEO, Group FMG
Dilip Keshu, CEO, Group FMG in a career spanning over two decades in sales, marketing; supply chain and people management, has developed extensive global management experience and a deep understanding of the shift from traditional to digital media.
Prior to joining Group FMG, he held various senior managerial positions at global companies such as FTSE listed Xchanging, Cambridge Solutions, Scandent Solutions, where he was responsible for growing revenues significantly and taking the company public. Dilip holds a Masters degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and started his career as a Management Trainee at Hindustan Aeronautics, where he won several awards and letters of commendation for his performance.
Himanshu ChakrawartiCEO, Hicare
Himanshu Chakrawarti is the CEO of Hicare and joined the company in May 2015. Prior to that, he was the CEO of The MobileStore Limited, India’s largest telecom retailer with over 700 stores spread across over 90 cities. Earlier, he worked with Trent Limited for over 10 years. Prior to joining Trent, he had more than 9 years of experience in sales and marketing of FMCG companies.
He graduated from IIT Kanpur and followed it up with an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Nilesh SangoiCEO, Meru
Having spent almost nine years with Meru Cabs as one of its first few employees and later as the Chief Technology Officer, Nilesh has played an important role in steering the company to build a technology enabled business with consumer centric innovative offerings. Before joining Meru he was associated with Star TV India wherein he built a technology platform from scratch.
Nilesh brings with him over two decades of experience in product design, innovation and in developing mobile enabled software platforms with robust back end processes that ensure quality and seamless services to customers.
Rajeev YadavCEO, FINCARE
Rajeev Yadav has been leading FINCARE since 2012 with a dream to build a commercially viable and socially-relevant financial services business for base of the pyramid customers. He has 19 years of rich domestic and international corporate experience, particularly in the field of retail financial asset creation and management.
A Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur and a holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad, Rajeev held various leadership positions at GE Money / GE Capital India, with the last role as the CEO for GE Money.
Uday ShankarCEO, Robo Silicon
Uday Shankar is CEO and Director of Robo Silicon, a responsibility he assumed in 2011.
Uday has spent over 22 years in the building material industry, and held prominent management
positions in India & abroad with a focus on operations and business Strategy.
A Civil Engineer from BMS College, Bangalore, Uday has also worked with Fletcher Pioneer in India,
Fulton Hogan - New Zealand and was MD at RDC Concrete (India), a post he held
for the six years just prior to joining Robo.
Anil BanchhorMD and CEO, RDC Concrete
Anil Banchhor is MD and CEO of RDC Concrete, a responsibility he assumed in June 2016. Anil has spent over 32 years in the construction and building materials industry and held prominent management positions with focus on construction, sales and business strategy.
A Civil Engineer from GCET (now NIT) Raipur, Anil has worked with Gannon Dunkerley, MECON, Tata Consulting Engineers and ACC Limited. He was CEO - Concrete Business of ACC Limited, a post he held for four years prior to joining RDC Concrete.