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Rajan Anandan

Vice President & Managing Director of Google, India

Rajan Anandan is the Vice President & Managing Director of Google, South East Asia & India and is responsible for sales and operations in this region. Rajan is also one of the investors and advisers at TravelKhana, Socialblood, Capillary Technologies and Cardback. He is also on the Advisory Board of Sapience Analytics and 24/7 Techies. He became the managing director of Google India in August 2011. Before this role, he used to be with Microsoft and Dell. He was the managing director of Microsoft India and built the largest software company in India. He was the Managing Director of Dell India. He led Dell India from 2006 to 2008. Prior to Dell and Microsoft, Rajan worked for McKinsey & Company in USA, where he was a partner

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Pramod Bhasin

Ex-Genpact President and CEO

Pramod Bhasin stepped down as President and CEO of Genpact, India's largest business process outsourcing (BPO) company,[1]becoming non-executive Vice Chairman in 2011He became an officer of GE. His career with GE and RCA spanned 25 years across the US, Europe and Asia. He was the head of GE Capital in India and in Asia, having earlier worked with GE Capital's Corporate and Finance Group in Stamford, Connecticut, US. Pramod started GE Capital International Services (GECIS) in 1997 as the in-house BPO division of General Electric (GE) when K.P. Singhconvinced Jack Welch, the former CEO of GE, to outsource certain services to India at Gurgaon.[4] Under Pramod GE hired Raman Roy, pioneered business process outsourcing in India, and expanded its operations from India to countries including China, Hungary, Guatemala,[5] Poland, Mexico, Morocco, the Philippines, Romania, South Africa[6] and the United States. In 2007 the International Quality and Productivity Center at the Shared Services and Outsourcing Global Conclave named Genpact the Global Shared Services Leader of the Year and awarded Pramod Bhasin their Lifetime Contribution Award. A consultant and advisor in the domain, Pramod Bhasin served as the Chairman of India's National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM)[8] for the year 2009-10, and became a member of the Board of Trustees of NASSCOM Foundation. He is also currently serving as President at TiE Delhi-NCR.

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Vandana Luthra

VLCC founder

Vandana Luthra Widely recognized as a visionary in the beauty, health and wellness industry, Mrs. Vandana Luthra founded VLCC in 1989 as a beauty and slimming services centre in 1989. It is today a multinational, with operations in 310 locations across 135 cities and 11 countries in South Asia, South East Asia, the GCC Region and East Africa. Mrs. Lutrhra was awarded the Padma Shri in 2013 for her contribution to Trade & Industry. In 2014, she was appointed the first Chairperson of the industry-led government-backed Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council which, going forward, will form the bedrock for all skills-related training in the Indian beauty and wellness arena. She is also a Member of the Steering Committee and the Sub-Committee formed by India’s Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship on the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana. She has also featured in the prestigious Fortune magazine’s list of the ‘50 Most Powerful Women in Business in India’ for five years in a row – from 2011 to 2015.

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Manvinder Singh Banga

Former Global President
Unilever Food, Home & Personal Care Division

Manvinder Singh Banga (or Vindi Banga) is a senior partner at the private equity fund Clayton Dubilier & Rice. He was born on October 31, 1954 in Simla (then in the state of Punjab), to Jaswant and Harbhajan Singh Banga. His father was a General in the Indian Army. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1975 and did BTech degree in Mechanical Engineering. His colloquial name 'Vindi' comes from Vindhyachal Hostel in this institute. From Delhi he moved to Ahmedabad to study at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM-A), where he met his future wife, Kamini. In May 2000, Vindi was elected chairman and CEO of one of India's largest and most respected companies, Hindustan Lever Ltd. At the time, he was the youngest CEO to ever have been appointed. In February 2005, as part of a major reorganization of Unilever's upper management, Banga was elevated to the Unilever Executive, as the global head of the Foods division. In 2008, he was given additional responsibility for the Home and Personal Care Division, assuming the title of President, Foods and Home & Personal Care - effectively running all the categories across the globe. He is currently a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Glaxo Smith Kline Plc, Thomson Reuters, Marks & Spencers PLC, and is on the Prime Minister of India's Council for Trade & Industry, and was awarded the Padma Bhushan - one of India's highest civilian honours - by the President of India in 2010.

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T.V. Mohandas Pai

Chairman of Manipal Global Education

T.V. Mohandas Pai is the Chairman of Manipal Global Education. He used to be a Member of the board of directors of Infosys,and Head – Administration, Education and Research, Financial, Human Resources, and Infosys Leadership Institute. Mohandas Pai joined Infosys in 1994 and served as a Member of the Board from May 2000– July 2011. He was the chief financial officer from 1994 to 2006. In 2006, he voluntarily demitted the office of CFO to lead efforts in the areas of Human Resources and Education and Research. As the CFO, he played a strategic role in transforming Infosys into one of the world's most respected and widely known software services companies. He formulated the country's first publicly articulated financial policy for the company. He played a key role in branding the company among the investor community and enhancing transparency and disclosure levels. The Infosys Annual Report, under his supervision, has won the top awards consistently from the Institute of Chartered Accountants and from the South Asian Federation of Accountants