Founder and CEO, SunTec Business Solutions

Nandakumar K Nair (NK), is the founder and CEO of SunTec Business Solutions, leaders in revenue management and business assurance solutions. With nearly three and a half decades of experience in the banking, telecom, retail and travel industry, he has shaped customer-centric software platforms and products for pricing and billing across these transaction-intensive verticals. He is credited with building the 1 st automated billing solution for India’s national telecom provider.

He has pioneered and patented the concept of real-time value-chain management in digital business ecosystems and has contributed in evolving the relationship-based pricing philosophy for banking – now acknowledged as the key to balanced pricing dynamics.

A widely-read writer, he has written for several technology newsletters and blogs and spoken at several technology and industry thought leadership summits. He is associated with industry forums such as CII, NASSCOM and TiE and is also a keen mentor of start-ups and entrepreneurs.


Co-Founder and CEO of Wellness Niyamas,

Sunil Buch is a versatile and multi-talented leader. He has over two decades of leadership and general management experience spanning FMCG, Advertising, Telecom, Retail and the Media & Entertainment sectors. He has served and contributed in leadership roles at Colgate — Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, Leo Burnett, Marico, Reliance Communications and ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited where he was the CEO of Zee Live and Zee Talent. In 2017, he crafted one of the most interesting partnerships between Zee & Rally for Rivers, which gave one of the best advertising films for the rally.

Currently, he is the Co-Founder and CEO of Wellness Niyamas, a innovative healthcare start up, and is also Non-Executive Independent Director on Board of Orbit Exports, a listed company. He specializes in creating profitable brand-led businesses via thought leadership, entrepreneurial problem-solving, creative strategy and execution. Happy People make Happy Products & Services and the PAT principle are the two tenets he strongly propagates and believes in. Sunil is a science graduate and MBA from Mumbai University.

Madhukar Kamath

Executive Chairman, DDB Mudra GroupMadhukar Kamath

An Economics graduate from Loyola Chennai, Madhukar Kamath studied Management at XLRI Jamshedpur. He has over four decades of experience in Advertising and Marketing Services. As the Group CEO & MD of the DDB Mudra Group, he led its transformation from an Advertising Agency into one of India’s leading Integrated Marketing Communications Groups.

In 2013, Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy appointed Madhukar as Chairman, Interbrand India. Madhukar has actively participated in and led several industry bodies. He has served as the President of AAAI (Advertising Agencies Association of India) and Chairman of ASCI (The Advertising Standards Council of India). Currently he serves on the Board of ABC (The Audit Bureau of Circulations), Music Broadcast India Ltd. (RadioCity) and Plan International India. Madhukar was also the Chairman of the Mudra Foundation and the Governing Council of MICA, India’s foremost Business School for Strategic Marketing and Communications Management.


Senior Advisor- Everstone Capital Advisors

In a corporate career spanning 30 years, Ajay Kaul has worked at companies such as American Express, Lufthansa, TNT (India and Indonesia), and as a CEO of Jubilant FoodWorks for twelve years.

Jubilant FoodWorks operates Domino’s Pizza and Dunkin’ Donuts in India, and under Ajay’s
leadership became India’s largest and fastest-growing food service company, while India
became Domino’s largest market in the world (after the United States).

Ajay is now working in an advisory capacity with various companies having interests in India and abroad. His main role is that of a Senior Advisor with Everstone Capital Advisors. He also actively mentors a few startups in his personal capacity and through the Indian Angel Network.

He also founded a charitable trust to undertake socially responsible work.
Ajay has been recognized with the “Distinguished Alumnus of the Year” award by XLRI
Jamshedpur in 2014; “Outstanding CEO of the Year” award by CEO India Inc. in 2014; and as one of the “Top 100 CEOs in India” for 3 years by Business Today; The “Entrepreneur of the Year 2010” by Ernst and Young.

Ajay holds a Bachelor of Technology from IIT Delhi and an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur.


CEO & Executive Coach, Shalini Kamath & AssociatesSHALINI KAMATH

Shalini Kamath is a Certified and practicing CEO & Leadership Coach, focusing on Change and Transformation journeys of individuals and organizations. She also works in the area of Leadership Development and Diversity & Inclusion initiatives across organizations.

Shalini is an Independent Director on the Boards of Borosil Glassworks Ltd. and Graphite India. She is on the Advisory Board of TRAAIN and the Past Chairperson for FICCI – Women on Corporate Boards Mentorship program.

Passionate about Human Resources having led the function at ChevronTexaco, Star, KPMG and Ambit, she also has a deep understanding of Marketing and Corporate Communications having worked in these fields with Raytheon and Ambit.

Shalini began her working career in Zambia and Botswana in Southern Africa with over a decade+ experience in tripartite partnership projects.

An MBA graduate from Edinburgh Business School, UK, trained at Harvard Business School in Change and Transformation, a certified Zenger Folkman facilitator, a sought after speaker, she is a firm believer in continuous renewal to remain relevant in today’s fast changing world.



Managing Director and CEO of ThyssenKrupp

Ravi is currently the Managing Director and CEO of ThyssenKrupp India. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of Castrol India.

Ravi brings over 34 years of experience in sales, marketing, strategy development and as a CEO of a large and successful listed company.

He has worked with global and culturally diverse teams and led major transformational programs. Ravi has a deep passion for customer relationships, building brands and developing people. He enjoys engaging and energizing people and helping build a culture based on values.

Ravi has lived in the UK, Middle East and India and worked with the leadership teams in many countries. A strong advocate of diversity and inclusion, he brings a global mindset and is completely at ease in working with different cultures and in matrixed organizations.

Ravi studied Economics at St Stephen’s College Delhi and has an MBA from IIM Kolkata.