Speaker Bio:  

Alok Goel
CEO, Nitco
Alok has worked with TELCO, ICI, JUBILANT ORGANISYS, INDO RAMA, RIL and Reliance Communications. He has overall 30 years of work experience in running a mid cap company as well as large SBUs ; having worked through Sales and Marketing, Global supply chain, Logistics, Global Procurement, Production, Project management, Construction, dealing with Govt bodies etc. in different industries such as Automobiles, Chemicals, Fertilizers, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals, Petrochemicals, Telecom and Consumer Durables etc. – both in multinational and in family- run business environment.
Alok Gupta
CEO, Essar Retail
Alok Gupta is Group Head-Essar Retail, which currently comprises of consumer electronics, mobile, steel & energy.With over 24 years of industry experience, Alok joined Essar from Café Coffee Day where in his capacity as a Director, he was responsible for expanding the reach of Café Coffee Day & building coffee culture amongst Indian consumers. Prior to that assignment, Alok has worked with United Spirits part of the UB group for 15 years. His last role there was as Head of Operations of Whyte & Mackay, Scotland. Alok has also worked with the airline division of UB Group.
Rahul L. Kanodia
Vice Chairman & CEO, Datamatics
Rahul L. Kanodia leads all strategic and corporate initiatives globally, leading to the long-term growth, profitability and industry leadership of the organization. He has over 20 years of professional experience and has held progressively senior and leadership positions. He has been the Chief Architect for re-positioning and transforming Datamatics from a Service led organization to a Solutions and Product led organization focused on delivering next-generation business solutions to address strategic and operational challenges of customer.
Marzin R. Shroff
CEO-Direct Sales & Sr. VP-Marketing, Eureka Forbes
Marzin is the brand trustee of 3 Superbrands – Aquaguard, Euroclean and Eureka Forbes, and has the task of steering the largest vertical of Eureka Forbes. His responsibility is thought leadership, category leadership, and market leadership. Marzin proactively manages business risks and is responsible for cultivating best in class talent, along with building strong leadership and succession plans. Marzin is a Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK, and has an MBA in Marketing.
Sanjay Bahadur
CEO, Pidilite
Sanjay Bahadur became an Civil Engineer achieving a distinction from the Delhi College of Engineering and ever since has been a great leader in his past 27 years of quality service of which 23 precious years are contributed in the Construction and Ready-Mix Business with considerable strategic, sales and marketing skills and extensive experience developing business and markets in the top echelons of the highly competitive construction sector. In the year 2000 he achieved the ICI Award for outstanding service to Concrete Technology.
Sharad Sanghi
CEO & MD, Netmagic Solutions
Sharad Sanghi is the Chief Executive Officer and MD of Netmagic Solutions. He founded Netmagic in July 1998.Sharad is an industry veteran and has been involved in setting up Internet backbones and provisioning Internet services in the industry from 1990. He is one of the few Indians to have worked as a backbone engineer of the first major backbone of the Internet - NSFNet in the US.
Rohit Bhuta
CEO, Religare Macquarie Private Wealth
With over 20 years of experience, spanning 7 key markets globally, Rohit is a thought leader in the financial services industry, with extensive knowledge in the Wealth Management space. He has worked with the Macquarie group for over 18 years, in various capacities and geographies including Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, Hong Kong and now in India. He has worked in the UK (2 years) and New Zealand (2 years) prior to joining the Macquarie Group. Rohit joined the board of Religare Macquarie Private Wealth as Director in June, 2009 and took over the responsibility of Chief Executive Officer in September 2010.
Vilas Kanyal
Sr. VP and Head-Business Development Emerging Geographies, Mphasis
Currently, part of the Senior Management team at Mphasis, a HP company responsible for Emerging markets . Responsible for driving services business across Application development and depolyment , Infratstructure Managemnt and Business Process Outsourcing . Was part of the Senior Management team at Mastek , heading Asia Pacific & India and had the P & L responsibility across all verticals in these geographies. Worked with Satyam Computer Services for over six years. Handled various responsibilities . Last assignment was as Regional Director - Emeging markets . Prior to that was Region Head - India & South Asia . Was responsible for making this the fastest growing region for Satyam. Earlier worked with Digital Equiment India , Thirdware Solution, Gartner India.
Dhruvank Vaidya
Sr.Director - New Ventures, Turner Broadcasting
Dhruvank is the South Asia head of Business Development for Turner Broadcasting (a Time Warner group company). At Turner (earlier NDTV Imagine) he has set up several businesses including Lumiere Movies, World Cinema business of Turner, Imagine Showbiz, a Bollywood entertainment channel and Imagine Film Company, which has produced and released films in several Indian languages. In addition to the BD role, he is also the Business Head for Lumiere Movies. Prior to Turner, Dhruvank worked with STAR TV in the Corporate Strategy and Sales Strategy functions.He has over 15 years experience spanning Broadcast Media and Management Consulting.
Neeta Mukherji
SVP & Business Head, Capital Markets, GE Capital India
Neeta has over 21 years of experience in the financial services industry. She spent 18 years in India’s largest private sector bank, ICICI Bank, in various roles, the last one as the head of credit risk. After ICICI Bank, Neeta worked for Asset Reconstruction Company Limited as their Chief operating Officer where she and her team managed an asset base of INR 10,000 crores. She is an Economics Honors graduate from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi and an MBA from IIM, Calcutta.
Arvind Talekar
Advisor, Mumbai Dabbaawala
Arvind has given presentation to TEDx Delhi, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Bosch Ltd to their Asia Pacific Managers meet in Bangalore, CII in Mumbai and Management Institutes all over the country. He plays a key role in developing new strategies to the Mumbai Dabbaawala.