Speaker Bio:  

Arvind Kumar Sinha
General Manager, IBM India
Arvind has been working in the field of IT for past 20 years and is currently holding a position of General Manager in IBM India. BFSI sector is his area of specialization where he look after multiple geographies for business development, account mining, client relationship management and delivery. Currently he handles yearly portfolio of about 100 million USD with large and complex clients. His portfolio contains whos who of financial institutions in Europe and Singapore.He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and believes in doing the best in first go. He has been star performer in IBM for past 6 years where he has won multiple awards in areas of delivery, client relationship and people management. He terms himself as a visionary leader and peoples manager. A perfectionist with a never-say-die attitude.
Rajkumar Bansal
Head, Unit Planning and Assurance, Infosys
Rajkumar has been working in the field of IT for past 10 years and has an overall experience of nearly 20 years. He currently heads Unit Strategy Planning and Business Operations Assurance function for a 1.2Billion Dollar Business Unit at Infosys. In the current role, the challenges of managing business by optimizing resources and assuring operations thus enabling delivery of desired business outcomes in terms of financial and non financial parameters keeps him excited. Raj also carries a diverse and rich experience in the area of Quality Assurance, Sales, Production and Product Development. He is a strong exponent of Malcolm Baldrige model and also a CII Assessor for 8 years. He has assessed many prestigious organizations in the country on the business excellence model viz EFQM. He has been star performer in Infosys for past 10 years with numerous awards and accolades to his credit in the areas of program management and Unit Business Excellence. He calls himself as people manager and espouses excellence in all walks of life. His mantra is When things seem worse, You must not Quit.
Ajaya Sahu
Senior Manager, Marketing, LG
Ajay has diverse experience in the area of Business Intelligence, Business Development, Pre-sales and Software Projects. Ajaya did his Executive MBA in Marketing and Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Prior to joining LG, Ajaya was a Performance Management/BI/Pre-Sales Consultant at Activecubes. Before Activecubes, Ajay served at Symphony Services as a Senior Consultant and earlier with Wipro as a software Engineer.For Ajay, the shift from technical to businesss was much easier after his executive MBA.
Karthik D
Program Manager, Hewlett Packard
Karthik has been working for the last 7 years, primarily in the analytics industry. He started his career in a banking firm, and after 2 years moved into core analytics. He now works as a Program Manager driving data driven decision making for the Marketing and Sales teams. It is during this period, he completed his eMBA. Karthik is also active in public speaking domain, with a passion in event management and anchoring shows. He teaches Computer Science private aided schools, and when not teaching.. he is climbing mountains in the Western Ghats or travelling.
Satish Viswanathan
Director BSG, Microsoft India GTSC
Satish began his career in the banking industry with a nationalized bank in 1993 with a rural posting in Tamil Nadu. He then became a Chartered Accountant and joined the HP Finance team in Delhi. He did various roles within the business and in his last assignment he supported the Enterprise initiative of HP and was part of the core team of the BRIC initiative. His hard work resulted in the Company awarding him the highest form of internal recognition – the Circle of Excellence Award in December 2005. Satish later joined Microsoft India GTSC as a Finance Controller. He then took an exciting opportunity as the Business Manager for GTSC, before moving into his current role in January 2010 leading the Business Support Group (BSG) that comprises various functions such as Business excellence – Business intelligence & Business reporting, Business continuity management (BCM),Business Management, Operations, Process & Tools and Infrastructure management
Yogesh Kumar Singh
Student, EPGP, IIM Bangalore
He has 12+ years of experience in state-of-art product development, R&D, project management, and global client management in the fields of digital media, multimedia, internet commerce, and VLSI/EDA product design.• Developed new advertising revenue models for TV channels and advertisers for usage with new media devices like IPTV, Mobile TV and Internet Media Streaming as part of project work in IIMB under the guidance of Prof S Raghunath (Professor, Media & Entertainment Strategy, Corporate Strategy).Spearheaded several process & quality improvement initiatives in product development companies, understanding the present and future needs of the customer.
Amit Kaul
Senior Engineering Manager , Cisco Systems
Senior Engineering Manager with total of 14 years of experience and 9 years of engineering and product management experience in Embedded , Security and Unified Communication Space. I completed my integrated Masters from BITS-Pilani in 1997. Thereafter , I have completed 1 year programme in executive MBA in 2006 from IIM-Bangalore. I was nominated for special training in Cisco Globalization East as Certified Cisco Product Manager in 2010. I&rsquot;ve worked extensively in Agile Development Models in last couple of years. Recent key accomplishment has been to drive product development from India team(s) of a new product that is targeted for emerging geographies and SMB market segments.
Chandra Niranjan
Dean, IBMR-ISBR Groups of Inst
Dynamic and Dependable, Chandra is an Academic and Administrative leader with 14+ years of academic experience in designing and managing an Academic Institution / Business School .Highly developed communication abilities, innovative, resourceful and enthusiastic. Effectively leads two Institutions in the capacity of Director, Principal and Dean.
Dr. Jain Mathew
Head of the Department, Christ University
Dr.Jain heads the Executive MBA programme at Christ University. He has a teaching experience of over 24 years.He is a M.Com from Mahatma Gandhi University, B.Ed from Kerala University, M.Phil from Madurai Kamaraj University and is a Ph.D from Bharathidasan University.
RS Ganapathy
Management Advisor , .
Professor Ganapathy has several years of experience and has been a faculty of IIM and other institutes for a number of years and has evaluated many such Executive MBA programmes, as a part of Strategic Planning/Quality Assurance efforts.
Dr. Madhukar G Angur
Chancellor, Alliance University
Dr.Angur holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal.He is a rare combination of a visionary leader, distinguished researcher, exceptional thinker and a charismatic mentor and coach.Dr.Angur also serves on the board of companies of many companies in the manufacturing and service sectors. Dr. Angur was the David M. French Distinguished Professor in the School of Management at the Flint campus of the University of Michigan. Dr.Angur has received many honors and recognitions. He is listed in Who’s Who among Americas Teachers and was nominated twice for the Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year Award. In 1997, Dr. Angur was recognized by the Michigan Association of University Governing Boards as a Distinguished Michigan Professor.
Veerendra Patil
Development Manager, Oracle
Veerendra has more than 14 years of experience in managing and development of Technology Products and Solutions for various industries. He has worked in managerial roles for more than 7 years, worked as consultant for more than 5 years in USA for clients like Ariba, Publix and Citibank.He is experienced in managing the development of ERP, EAI and supply chain products, and other e-business, Global Investment and B2B solutions.He is involved in Customer Focus Group to understand the customer’s present and future needs, major issues and enhancement requests.While in Freemarkets/Ariba, USA Transformed R&D project on E-Sourcing with Reverse Auction capabilities into successful product and innovated many cutting edge new business technologies that helped in increasing the productivity of market making services by 36%.He is also experienced in managing globally distributed onsite and off shore teams, has excellent leadership and people management skills, Innovative, results driven and able to quickly understand business functionality and technicality.He is passionate about developing web sites, currently working on my own job portal web site.He was the co-founder of start up company eGlobix, Software Development and Consulting firm in New York, USA (1999 - 2001).As part of the Executive MBA program (GMITE-2008) in IIMB did financial forecasting and SWOT analysis for various companies. Developed knowledge on advanced business strategies in diverse competitive scenarios, Macro-economics, IPR, Business Negotiation skills, Managing Cost and Technology Management.