Advisory Council



Sr. VP & Head, India Business Unit, Infosys

  • Senior Vice President and Head of Business Unit, Infosys India
  • Over 32 years of experience in strategy formulation, sales delivery, innovation and total P &L management
  • Chairs various BIS working groups in the power sector
  • Leads the IT division in the transport sector of Rakesh Mohan Committee on transport policy
  • Heads two full time courses in smart grid and digital medicine
  • Present in the board of studies at Manipal University and Adamas University


Founder & CEO, Venerate Solutions

  • Founder & CEO of Venerate Solutions
  • Was the Director -Sales, Pan India in the esteemed company HP India
  • Has led the services business for HP India as VP Services
  • Has led a team of 10000+ employees and earned worldwide recognition for the same
  • Was the driving force behind the IT transformation HCL Service Ltd, as their CEO
  • Present in the board of studies at Manipal University and Adamas University


Vice President, CISCO Systems

  • Vice President Enterprise Network and DC for India and SAARC region, CISCO Systems
  • Extensive work experience of over 22 years in IT sector, specialising in building Data Centers, Cloud and Information Security Infrastructure and best practices with large enterprises in India and abroad as CIO/CTO
  • Experience in leading and consulting implementation of internationally reputed best practices, methodologies and certification standards like ISO 20000, ISO 27001, etc
  • Associated with Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Kolkata chapter
  • Associated with ISO/IEC as Co-Convener for India and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and CII


CEO, Bhartiya City Developers Pvt Ltd

  • Leads Bhartiya City Developers Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru as its CEO
  • Over 30 years of experience in organizations like Voltas, Madras Cements, Carrier Corporation, Ingram Micro and NIIT, in India, Singapore and USA covering businesses worldwide.
  • Worked in various capacities in Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Strategy, Operations, Human Resources and Business Development
  • Former member of South Africa’s e-skills Council
  • Former consultant to the Government of Wuxi New District, China


Management, Consultant

  • Former VP Marketing Kelvinator India Ltd.
  • Former VP Marketing,South Asia Region for Whirlpool India Ltd.
  • Former Deputy Managing Director, Samsung India Electronics Ltd and wasinstrumental in conceptualising, strategizing and executing the entry strategy for Samsung in India.
  • He was also Director Marketing in Piaggio India’s Indian subsidiary.
  • Post retirement he has been active in working with leading brands like Toshiba, Panasonic and Kenwood.


Vice President, Operations, Eltech Appliances

  • Vice President of Operations, Eltech Appliances
  • Over 34 years of experience in sales and marketing of automobiles, consumer durables and air-conditioning equipment
  • Specialises in product planning, launch strategy, marketing and promotion, and business development and P & L responsibility
  • Active contribution in the department ofteam-building and leadership, and its training and development
  • Worked as Divisional Managing Director at Panasonic, India


Founder & CEO, EVx and Experantis

  • Founder & CEO of EVx and Experantis
  • Ph.D. at MIT; selected as one of the most important inventions in computing; other honorees include Bill Gates (founder of Microsoft) and Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the World Wide Web)
  • Named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world
  • Appointed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh as Dean of the Mobility Centre of Excellence at the International Institute of Digital Technologies
  • Internationally-recognized expert in computer and mobile systems and selected by MHRD & President of India, Pranab Mukherjee


  • Independent Non-executive Director of SAKSoft and GS FARM TAAZA
  • Member of CII’s Eastern Regional Council
  • Over 36 years of experience in ITC group
  • Held the position of Senior Vice President and member of Management Committee of ITC Infotech
  • Was the Information Officer (CIO) of the ITC Group
  • Founding member and Past President of Kolkata Chapter of The IndUS Entrepreneurs
  • Member of the Advisory Council of ICFAI Business School – Kolkata