Speaker Bio:  

Krieshan Groverr
CFO, Wadhawan Group
Shri Krieshan Groverr is a Highly Qualified Finance Professional. He is a Post Graduate in Commerce, Chartered Accountant, Cost and Management Accountant, Company Secretary, Chartered Financial Analyst, and also a Lead auditor for ISO 9000 certification.Shri Groverr has close to 27 years of rich experience in various areas of Corporate Management and Finance likeCorporate Planning and Strategy, Funds Management, Sourcing of Funds, Working Capital Management, Funds Management, Corporate Debt Restructuring, Management Accounting, MIS and Budgets, Projects, Cost Management and Cost Control, Taxation, Audit, Treasury, Operations, Supply Chain Management and ISO certification, apart from exposure to techniques like Total Quality Management, Kaizen, Business Process Re-engineering etc.Groverr has worked in various sectors like manufacturing, power generation and distribution, steel manufacturing, services sector, Retail sector, real estate, Hospitality, F&B and so on…. He has worked with many esteem organizations like Escorts Limited, PSEB before moving on to RashtriyaIspat Nigam Limited (RINL) in 1992, where he was in charge of the Finance & Accounting function.Groverr moved in 1996 to the Hero Group of Industries as an Associate Vice President,at Landmark Group as a CFO.Prior to joining his present assignment in 2009 with Wadhawan Group as Group CFO, he was associated with Reliance Retail Ltd, in 2008 where he had worked as Head - Commercial (CFO Role).
Somaskandan P S
Corporate Finance Controller, South Asia, Thomson Reuters
He is a chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in Corporate Finance. He has worked on diverse functional areas like finance, accounting, audits, corporate governance, taxation, etc. Having Over 12 years in leadership positions in the IT/ITES sector. Has worked with various MNC’s including PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Tesco, etc and presently employed with Thomson Reuters, Bangalore heading their controllership function for South Asia.
Navin Bhatia
Global Finance Director, Oracle
Navin is a professional Cost accountant with 17.5 yrs of total experience including Costing, Accounting, Operations, Migration & system implementation with manufacturing and software companies. Started my career with Cadbury India managing factory accounting. For last 14 years working with Oracle on diverse functions, currently leading global finance receivables vertical based out of India financial center.
Gurudutt Ashwath
Director - Finance , Levi Strauss
Currently Gurudutt is working as a director finance for Levi Strauss. Before he worked for leading companies like Dell, Coca-cola. And having an experience of 18 year in finance.
T Ramoji
CFO and Company Secretary, Manipal Health Systems
He is working for Manipal Health Systems since last 10 year as a CFO and handling finance, compliance and acquisitions part. He has worked on two rounds of private equity investment in Manipal Hospitals. He headed the operations and business development and launched three big hospitals in non-metro.
Arunkumar Nath
Vice President-Finance, Lifestyle International
Arun is a seasoned professional with over 16 years experience in areas of Finance, Controllership, Business Partnering, Strategic Planning and Budgeting, FP&A, Legal, Taxation, Treasury, Commercial affairs, IFRS, USGAAP and SAP. He is having hands-on experience in Retail Processes, Systems and Controls.
Kaushik Guha Thakurta
Director, Resurgent India
Kaushik is a Director with Resurgent India and is part of Equity and Advisory teams in Technology and Consumer businesses. Earlier Kaushik was part of a Silicon Valley based Private Equity fund called Francisco Partners in their investment team in Telecom and Hi-tech. Prior to that he worked in senior positions with Consulting firms such as McKinsey, A.T.Kearney and KPMG across India, USA and Europe. In his 11 years career he had worked closely with many CFOs in large as well as mid-sized organizations on multiple issues related to M&A, Post Merger Integration, Business Planning, Cost Optimization and Recapitalization. Kaushik is a Chartered Accountant and MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur.
Alok Bajpai
CFO and India Head , Aditi Technologies
Alok Bajpai CFO and India Head As CFO and India Head for Aditi, Alok oversees all financial functions, Internal IT and investor relationships. Alok has over 23 years of experience in Corporate Finance with Strategic and Operational roles with organizations around the globe. Alok has served as the CFO of Intelligroup, Inc where he led its operational turnaround and an over 200% increase in its stock price. After Intelligroup’s acquisition by NTTDATA, Alok served as the CFO for its Enterprise Unit. Before joining Intelligroup, Alok served as Head of Global Accounting at Infosys. Alok is a certified Chartered Accountant from India, a Certified Public Accountant from the US and a Management Graduate from Manchester Business School, UK.
Manish Miglani
AVP Wealth, HSBC Bank
Manish Miglani is presently working with HSBC premier as Assistant Vice President Wealth Management. He has been associated with HSBC for the past 5 years and has handled varied roles such as being the city head for HSBC credit cards. In a career spanning over 8 years he has been associated with eminent organizations like GSK consumer healthcare and GE Money and has done his diploma from IIM calcullta He is also a member of CII and a NLP practioner. He is a born sportsman and has played basketball at the state level. In his spare time he enjoys reading and running
Rakesh Sud
Director, Acharya Center for Management Consultancyd Sciences
Rakesh is having over 27 years of hands-on experience in all aspects of Finance and Accounts, FX Management, IT, Cost, Internal & Operational Audit, Cost and Financial Accounting, Management Consultancy including implementation of strategies, Project Appraisal, developing optimal strategies and modifying considering soft issues, Auditing concurrently and post-facto, Internal Control, Funds Arrangement, Treasury Management, Corporate Group Reporting, Financial Management. Business Continuity Planning and Corporate Governance including 4.5 years in Nigeria. He is an experienced and effective credit controller including maintaining accounts for debtors including confirmations, accounting for credits and differences, monitoring and managing cost of outstanding, keeping open communication channel with customers and collecting funds while ensuring service level to them is adequate and improving and bad debt Management.