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Aditya Khemka- Managing Director, CP Plus

Aditya Khemka- Managing Director, CP Plus

ADITYA KHEMKA IS THE MD AT CP PLUS, A HOME BRAND OF THE ADITYA GROUP. HE INCORPORATED CP PLUS IN 2007, WHICH WENT ON TO BECOME THE YOUNGEST & FASTEST BRAND TO BE COUNTED AMONG GLOBAL TOP 4 AND ASIA’S TOP 2 BRANDS.

Aditya Khemka started Aditya Infotech Ltd., a nation-wide distribution business in computer parts and its peripherals in 2000. He later expanded the business into niche technology verticals such as professional audio and video, graphics and multimedia, animation, post-production and broadcast solutions. With extensive experience in channel relationship management, he then introduced CP PLUS, a security and surveillance brand, in 2007. In just 3 years, CP PLUS achieved leadership in the security and surveillance industry with a comprehensive range of products and solutions. Aditya Khemka played an instrumental role in building video surveillance security market in India.

Irfan Razack- CMD, Prestige Group

Irfan Razack- CMD, Prestige Group

Irfan Razack founded the Prestige Group in 1986. Under his leadership, the group has flourished and is now considered a symbol of innovation and international offering. Most landmarks in Bangalore display the Prestige Group’s symbol – the iconic Falcon. Since its creation, the Prestige Group has completed world class real estate development over several million sq. ft. across the residential, hospitality, leisure, commercial, and retail sectors in Bangalore and other cities. Irfan Razack has also recorded successes in the hospitality sector. He was behind the introduction of leading hospitality brands into India such as the Hilton Group, Marriott International, the Banyan Tree, and Oakwood. Due to the world class nature of his projects, renowned clients such as Microsoft, Intel, Oracle, Hewlett Packard and IBM have been attracted.

Mahesh Gupta- Chairman & Managing Director, Kent RO

Mahesh Gupta- Chairman & Managing Director, Kent RO

Dr. Mahesh Gupta, a 1st generation entrepreneur, is known worldwide for revolutionizing the water purification industry in India. He is the Founding Chairman of Kent RO Systems Ltd. Dr. Gupta, an IIT graduate from Kanpur in Mechanical Engineering and an alumnus of Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun, began his early career in 1978 with prestigious IOCL. In 1988 he bid goodbye to the oil sector giant and with a minimal seed capital at his disposal, ventured into the business of manufacturing instruments for oil testing and checking its pilferage. He went commercial under the brand name KENT OIL METERS which went on to be a successful business. In 1998, Dr. Mahesh Gupta entered the health care segment and launched the first domestic RO water purifier. He started the company from a scratch and competing with the leading national & international brands, Kent RO Systems Ltd. is today the leading and most dynamic water purifier company in India, commanding a market share of about 40% in RO water purifier segment.

Dr. Ramakanta Panda- Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Asian Heart Institute

Dr. Ramakanta Panda- Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Asian Heart Institute

Chief Consultant for Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery

India’s No. 1 heart surgeon, Padma Bhushan Awardee

Dr. Ramakanta Panda, world’s leading cardiac surgeon at the helm of the Asian Heart Institute (AHI) in Mumbai was recently listed amongst the top 25 living legends of the Indian healthcare industry by a leading healthcare publication. Recognised for pioneering many techniques in cardiac surgery, Dr Panda is also known for successfully operating high risk cardiac cases that are universally regarded as inoperable. In 2016, Dr Panda completed a landmark 3500 almost inoperable cases. Awarded the third highest civilian award – Padmabhushan – by the government of India, for his contribution in the field of medicine, this leading cardiac surgeon is internationally revered and celebrated in the same breath as Denton Cooley and Michael De Bakey.

Anshu Budhraja- CEO, Amway India

Anshu Budhraja- CEO, Amway India

An Accomplished Business Leader with 20 years of experience in FMCG Direct Selling, Manufacturing and Financial Services companies, Anshu has lead diversified team in both Indian and US based multi-national organizations. Anshu specializes in setting up and expanding Business Operations, Strategic Business Planning, Corporate Finance and Operations, Manufacturing Start Up, Managing – P and L Management and Business Excellence. Anshu has hands on approach in driving GTM strategy, Geography and Cluster management, development of infrastructure (stores / e com), sales operations and promotions, IT, Development and Cross Functional Talent Building.  Anshu’s mandate is to drive and accelerate growth of Amway India, as subsidiary of Global USD $9.5 Bn Amway Corporation.

Over the past 17 years, Anshu has grown up the corporate ladder handling different profiles including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Director.

Anshu completed Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management (Arizona – USA). He is a post-graduate in major in accounting from Delhi University.

Mr. Bhargav Kotadia Managing Director, Sahajanand Medical Technologies

Mr. Bhargav Kotadia Managing Director, Sahajanand Medical Technologies

Bhargav Kotadia completed his Bachelor of Sciences in Economics with a concentration in Finance, from Purdue University in the year 2011. As soon as he completed his post graduation, he joined the Sahajanand Group of Companies and began to inculcate significant changes within the organization, resulting in better returns, faster growth and a strong outlook. Bhargav was initially tasked with creating new business opportunities, developing partnerships and boosting operational efficiencies throughout the group. SMT as a company is continuously making advances in product developments, cost efficiencies and other key areas. This led to significant growth for the company. Being a consonant of change, Bhargav was provided with additional responsibilities to handle the marketing operations globally. Thanks to his skills as an adept negotiator and an insightful businessman, SMT was proud to announce to the world that by 2017, it was in business via strategic partnerships or business agreements in more than 60 countries.

RANA KAPOOR Managing Director & CEO, Yes Bank

RANA KAPOOR Managing Director & CEO, Yes Bank

A professional entrepreneur since 2003, Rana Kapoor is the Managing
Director & CEO of Yes Bank. He has devoutly dedicated himself towards progressively establishing a high quality, state-of- the-art private Indian Bank with a vision of “Building the Best Quality Bank of the World in India” by 2020. It is under his industrious leadership, that Yes Bank has steadily evolved as the “Professionals’ Bank of India”.
Rana Kapoor received an Honorary Fellowship from All India Management Association (AIMA), Doctorate in Science (Honoris Causa) from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, India’s foremost and oldest Agri University, for his contribution to the Food and Agribusiness sector in India. Apart from this, he holds an MBA degree from Rutgers’ University in New Jersey, U.S.A. (1980), and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (Honours) from the University of Delhi (1977). He had the honour of receiving the prestigious President’s Medal from Rutgers University.
Dr. T Chandroo- Founder & Chairman, Modern Montessori International, Singapore

Dr. T Chandroo- Founder & Chairman, Modern Montessori International, Singapore

A man who witnesses plight is a man who endures change and has the fortitude of making that change prevail and prolong. Iconic starlight of our times is Dr. T. Chandroo, Founder and Chairman/ CEO of Modern Montessori Group, celebrated for his vision and the unyielding drive with which he makes his dreams touch ground. The whole bent of generations together towards popularising a very unique concept of a one-stop education centre which enables all parents to gather a wholesome solution to the overall education needs of children. It was this very belief which helped him translate his efforts into Modern Montessori International (MMI) becoming a pre-dominant name in the Asia Pacific region for pre-schools. Owning a whole century of school and training offices in Asia Pacific region, his constant focus on growth has brought to him ample number of embellishments to proudly bedeck his mantle shelves.