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M.S Unnikrishnan

M. S. Unnikrishnan is the Former Managing Director and CEO of Thermax Limited, the energy and environment solutions major. The company has a global presence and operates in the areas of heating, cooling, power, water and waste management, air pollution control and chemicals. Currently, he is the CEO of IITB-Monash Research Academy. He chairs the […]

Jacob Mathew

CEO, Industree Crafts Foundation Jacob is the CEO of Industree Foundation, and is Co-Founder of Tessaract Design, Idiom Design, Dovetail Furniture and Spring Health Water (india) Pvt Ltd. Jacob works at the intersection of Design, Business, Capital and Impact enterprises and is a design Principal at the Impact Edge Lab at Srishti Institute of Art […]

Bijou Kurien

Board Member, L Catterton Asia Holdings Bijou’s association with the development of Indian retail spans across 25 years. After earning his spurs at Hindustan Unilever Ltd., he joined the founding team at Titan Industries, where he helped build powerful brands such as Titan, Fastrack, Sonata, Tanishq, etc., and create India’s largest exclusive brand retail chains. […]

Shanker Annaswamy

Former MD, IBM India; Independent Director, IndusInd Bank Shanker Annaswamy was the Managing Director of IBM India Private Limited and the Regional General Manager of IBM in India/South Asia (2004–2012). He served as the Senior Advisor, India Enterprise (January 2013 to September 2014). Before joining IBM, Shanker was the President and CEO for GE Medical […]


Yogi, Mystic & Founder of Isha Foundation Yogi, Mystic & Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru’s inclusive vision for human wellbeing, spurred him to establish the Isha Foundation, a public service organization. Started 30 years ago and run by over 2 million volunteers today, Isha has grown from its grassroots origins in southern India to a […]

Varun Berry

Managing Director, Britannia Industries Limited Varun Berry assumed office as Managing Director of Britannia Industries on 1 April 2014. He joined Britannia from PepsiCo and came with 27+ years of work experience with premier companies such as Hindustan Unilever and PepsiCo, both in India and overseas and a successful track record of leading startups, turnarounds, […]

Sharad Sharma

Co‑Founder, iSPIRT Foundation Sharad is a passionate evangelist for developing technology product businesses and nurturing the supporting ecosystem in India. He is part of the Governing Council and Co-Founder of iSPIRT (Indian Software Product Industry RoundTable) Foundation, a non-profit technology think tank devoted to making India a product nation. iSPIRT builds four types of public […]

Sanjeev Bikhchandani

Founder and Executive Vice Chairman, Info Edge Sanjeev Bikhchandani is the Founder of Info Edge India Ltd. – the company that owns Naukri.com, India’s leading job site. It also owns 99acres.com, Jeevansathi.com and Shiksha.com. In addition it has invested in promising internet start-ups such as Zomato, Policybazaar, Shopkirana, Ustraa, Gramophone, Shipsy, and Printo, among others. […]

Hari Menon

Co-Founder and CEO, Bigbasket.com Hari Menon is the CEO of Bigbasket.com, a company he co-founded in December 2011 with a vision of setting up India’s finest online food and grocery company. With 45,000 products and 1,000+ brands delivered across 26 Indian cities, the key to Bigbasket’s success lies in their deep understanding of the grocery […]

Rachna Aggarwal

Founder Partner, 92 Angels. Former CEO, Indus League (brand division of Future Lifestyle Fashion) Rachna is founder partner at 92Angels, a nurture seed capital fund and a mentor/advisor to many young entrepreneurs. At 92Angels, she looks for deep science/ deep tech paradigm-changing ideas of first time graduate entrepreneurs to mentor and invest in. She has […]