Dr. S. S. Mantha, Chairman, AICTE
Dr. S. S. Mantha is the Chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). He holds a Bachelor�s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the MS University, Baroda, and a Master�s degree in Mechanical Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai. He was the Professor and Head...
Mr. Pawan Agarwal, Adviser (Higher Education), Planning Commission, GoI
Mr. Pawan Agarwal is the Adviser � Higher Education in the Planning Commission, where he is steering the formulation of country�s Twelfth Plan for higher education. He has earlier worked as Director in the Ministry of HRD and as Financial Advisor, University Grants Commission....
Mr. Dilip Chenoy, MD, NSDC
Mr. Dilip Chenoy is the Managing Director and CEO of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The NSDC is a Public-Private Partnership whose objective is to skill 150 million people in India by 2022 by fostering private sector investment and initiatives in training and skill development...
Mr. Amit Gupta, CEO, S Chand Group
Mr. Amit Gupta is the CEO of the largest academic Indian Publishing Group S. Chand that initiated digital strategy in Indian publishing industry...
Mr. Vineet Joshi, Chairman, CBSE
Mr. Vineet Joshi is the Chairman and Secretary of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and is deeply involved with a wave of school reforms that has swept the country...
Prof.(Mrs) Parvin Sinclair, Director, NCERT
Prof. Parvin Sinclair, Director, National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT), is a Professor of Mathematics. She has been closely associated with the field of education, especially mathematics education and distance learning, for over two decades...
Mr. B Sridhar, National Director - SBU, Social Infrastructure Practice (Education, Healthcare & Senior Living), JLL
Mr. B. Sridhar, the former Chief Financial Officer of Global Indian International School is the National Director and Head of Social Infrastructure Practice of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Prof. Ramesh Kanwar, Vice Chancellor, Lovely Professional University
Dr. Ramesh Kanwar joined as the Vice Chancellor of Lovely Professional University (LPU) in July 2011. Before joining as the Vice Chancellor of LPU, he was the Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University, USA...
Ms. Vanita Uppal, Principal, The British School
Ms. Vanita Uppal is a post graduate in History from St. Stephens College. She is a qualified teacher from the Central Institute of Education, Delhi University, a PTC (Principal�s Training Centre) certified international school leader and a trained Distance Examiner for IGCSE, CIE...
Ms. Madhulika Sen, Principal, Tagore International School
Ms. Madhulika Sen comes with 34 years of experience in management, teaching and administration of school activities. She is currently the Principal of Tagore International School, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, since 1995. Her success to this position is founded in her logical and critical thinking...
Mr. Narayanan Ramaswamy, National Head-Education, KPMG
Mr. Narayanan Ramaswamy is a partner with Management Consulting practice at KPMG India. He leads their Advisory Practice in South. Narayanan has over 20 years experience in consulting and industry, with primary focus on Education...
Mr. Andy Gray, Head-Governing Council, Euro School International
Mr. Andy Gray is the Head of the Euro School Governing Council and in this capacity manages all aspects of the professional development of the Euro School project...
Mr. Jayant Hari Har Lal, Execuitve Director, Shriram Education Trust
Mr. Jayant Hari Har Lal, a product of The Doon School and of IIT Kanpur, started his career as a Marketing Engineer and moved on to being an entrepreneur. He has been a Housemaster and Deputy Headmaster at The Doon School before becoming the Founder Principal of the Sanskaar Valley School in Bhopal...
Ms. Gowri Ishwaran, PadmaShree Awardee, Founding Principal-The Sanskriti School & CEO, tGELF Services
A recipient of the Padma Shri Award in 2004, Ms. Gowri Ishwaran is an innovative educationist with over 30 years of experience in leading schools in the Indian schooling system. With a very clear vision of the type of educational experience and nurturing the idea that children deserve a better experience, she has brought a paradigm shift on how education needs to be imparted to young students...
Dr. Pingali Venugopal, Former Dean, XLRI(Jamshedpur)
Dr. Pingali Venugopal has teaching, industry, consulting and research experience in the Marketing function in the Indian context for over 30 years. Dr. Venugopal has done his Post Graduate Programme and Doctorate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad...
Dr( Mrs.) Shayama Chona, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan Awardee, Former Principal-DPS R K Puram & Founder, Tamana Special School
Dr. Chona, the Principal of Delhi Public School, RK Puram is an educationist of international repute. Her activities in different fields are not only acclaimed but also recognised the world over with more than 15 awards at national and international levels....
Prof. N. Ravichandran, Director, IIM-Indore
Prof. Ravichandran graduated from IIT-Madras, in 1980 with specialization in Applied Probability. He then joined IIM, Ahmedabad, as faculty in Production and Quantitative Methods Area....
Mr. Samir Srivastava, Business Head-India; Vocational Education, VLCC Healthcare Ltd.
Mr. Samir Srivastava is currently serving as the India Business Head- Beauty Retail and Education Division � VLCC Health Care Ltd. As a part of VLCC, he holds P&L responsibility for pan India Beauty, Hair, Makeup and Nutrition Institutes...
Prof. MJ Xavier, Director, IIM Ranchi
Prof. MJ Xavier obtained his Doctorate in Management (1984) from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is an engineer with an MTech (1979) in Chemical Plant Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Warangal and BTech (1976) in Chemical Engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology...
Mr. Roy Newey, International Development Director, Pitman Training Group
Mr. Roy Newey, has set up and led a skills business in India that delivers vocational skills and employment in six states across the northern states of India. Mr. Roy has led international expansion from the UK into the EU, Middle East, Africa, India and Australia...
Mr. Nitesh Gor DL, Chief Executive, Avanti Schools Trust, UK
Mr. Nitesh Gor is the Chief Executive of the Avanti Schools Trust, an established schools provider that has developed some of the most groundbreaking school projects in England. He is also a lead for Camast, the University of Cambridge and Avanti Schools Trust Education Partnership...
Mr. Alok Shivapuri, Principal, Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa
Mr. Alok Shivapuri is a senior academician and hotelier with more than 30 years of experience managing academics, administration, finance, operations and personnel at the institute and hotel....
Prof. P Rameshan, Director, IIM Rohtak
Prof. Rameshan had joined IIM-Rohtak in November 2010 and is currently its Director. He was associated with IIM-Kozhikode since April 2002 as Faculty, Board member, Dean and Director-in-charge. He was with IIM-Lucknow from 1997-2002...
Mr. Prajakt Raut, Co-Founder & Executive Director, The Hatch
Mr. Prajakt has over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, marketing professional and an entrepreneurship evangelist. He mentors start-ups on strategy, business model, monetization and fundraising before preparing them on the path of growth.
Mr. Suman Jyoti Khaitan, President, PHDCCI & Founder, Khaitan & Partners
Mr. Suman Jyoti Khaitan is a practicing advocate in India since 1985. In 2004, he founded the law firm, Suman Khaitan & Co. In January, 2007, he was appointed as a Notary. In 2008, he founded the law firm, Khaitan & Partners.
Mr. Neeraj Saxena, Business Head � Avanse Education Loan
Mr. Neeraj has over 12 years of experience in the Indian Retail and Financial Services industry He was the Head of Corporate Strategy at DHFL for over four years. Before his stint at DHFL, he worked in Retail Operations and Strategy in companies, like Trent (a Tata Retail Enterprise), Piramal retail and Ernst & Young. ...
Ms. Chitwan Mittal, Founder & Director, Educational Innovations
Ms. Chitwan Mittal�s Educational Innovations aims at transforming school education in India by conducting research regarding innovations in the methodology of education. Educational Innovations consults schools to develop strong academic and co-curricular programs. It also conducts teacher-training programs.
Prof. Kamal Kant Dwivedi, VC, Apeejay Stya University
Prof. Dr. Kamal Kant Dwivedi is the Vice Chancellor of Apeejay Stya University. He is a Scientist, Researcher, Teacher, Educator, Administrator, Diplomat and Science Communicator. For over 38 years he served in India and abroad in different capacities. Previously, Prof. Dwivedi served as the Vice-Chancellor...
Mr. Rajeev Katyal, Country Director at GIIS K12 Education & Global Indian Foundation
Mr. Rajeev Katyal is Country Director, Global Indian Foundation and GIIS Schools India. He overseas and manages all GIIS operations in India. GIIS is a highly awarded chain of schools present in seven countries and headquartered at Singapore. Rajeev is responsible for setting up and running the GIIS chain...
Mr. Vinay Prasanth, Head Sales-North India, Amagi Media Services
Mr. Vinay Prashant, Head of Sales, North India works in Amagi, the pioneer of Smart Advertising on TV. With over 17 years of rich experience, he started in the Retail Industry, working with Shopper�s stop. ...
Mr. Nikunj Chandak, Founder, Meditrance
Mr. Nikunj Chandak , an authority in interior designing from Korba, Chhattisgarh has been closely associated with the health care sector. An expert in designing 50 bed hospitals, is an alumni of L S Raheja Institute, Mumbai...
Mr. Vijay Shukla, CEO and Co-Founder, Fracton Technologies
Mr. Vijay Shukla, CEO and Co-Founder, Fracton Technologies is responsible for strategic direction and business partnerships of the company. Fracton is a technology start-up which develops innovative products and solutions � covering hardware, software and services...
Dr. Chuck Schreiner, Managing Director, Karmyog Education Network
KarmYog Education Network (KEN) incubates 20 businesses that each develop market scalable, effective media-and-technology based LearningWare to delivers vocational training to a specific sector...
Mr. Prabhat Jain, Director, Pathways School
Born in 1969 to a Delhi-based traditional Jain family, he then joined his family-run stone business and was instrumental in expanding the business.
Ms. Charu Malhotra, VP, IL&FS Education
Ms. Charu Malhotra, currently Vice President, is an Education Professional and is the Practice Head of School Infrastructure Management and Consultancy services In IL&FS ETS. She is spearheading the mandate of establishing IL&FS PPP schools in the country.
Mr. Gulraj Shahpuri, Founder, Promise
Mr. Gulraj has worked side by side with teachers, schools and parents to bring Life Skills and Personality Development for children to the forefront. Using his own experience and expertise as an educationist who has lived and studied in Canada, he has dedicated his life to empowering the students of India.
Mr. Naresh Duble, Dy. GM, Armstrong World Wide Industries India
Mr. Naresh is the Dy. General Manager of Armstrong World Industries (India) Pvt. Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of USA based Armstrong World Industries. The 150 years old NYSE listed company is today the worldwide leader in the manufacture of ceilings and floorings, operating in over 35 plants in 9 countries with nearly 10,200 employees worldwide.In this role...
Mr. Chandrasekhar DP, COO, The JGI Group
Mr. Chandrashekar D P believes that education is the foundation of life. He has been associated with the Jain Group of Institutions (JGI) for over nine years. As the Chief of Operations, he has been actively involved with the group's initiatives across the country.
Mr. Dewang Neralla, Director & CEO, Atom Technologies
Mr. Dewang is the Director and CEO of atom technologies (atom), a Financial Technologies Group Enterprise that is a payments service provider focused on creating an end-to-end payments ecosystem over Internet, IVR, mobile and point-of-sale. He is also the co-founder and Director - Technology of the Financial Technologies (FTIL), a global leader in creating next generation financial markets.
Mr. Deepak Gaur, MD, SAIF Partners
Mr. Deepak Gaur joined SAIF in 2006 and is currently Managing Director in the firm. Prior to joining SAIF, Deepak was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and focused on Consumer products/services, IT, telecom and the automotive sector. He also worked with IBM Global services in their Telecom and Media services division. His primary area of focus is growth equity in the healthcare sector.
Ms. Kamini Prasad, COO - Centum Learning
As COO at Centum Learning Limited Ms. Prasad heads the Professional Education & Training vertical and Process Management Group.
Mr. Vivek Agarwal, CEO, Liqvid
Mr. Vivek is the founder and CEO of Liqvid. The company derives its name from two words � �vid� for �to know� in Sanskrit and �liquidus� for �fluid, flowing� in Latin. The idea is to provide personalised learning that takes the shape of the learner.
Dr. Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness, India
Dr. Amit Kapoor is Honorary Chairman at Institute for Competitiveness, India; Prosperity Institute of India and Professor of Strategy at Management Development Institute.
Mr. Lokesh Mehra, Director � Education Advocacy, Microsoft Corporation India
Mr. Lokesh Mehra is the Director � Education Advocacy at Microsoft Corporation India and is responsible for managing strategic relationships with MHRD and institutional bodies, policy led engagements and skill development initiatives.
Mr. Karthik KS, Founder & CEO, 24*7 Learning
24x7 Learning helps corporates in leadership pipeline development as well as development using technology based learning and continuing education under the AVAGMAH umbrella. 24x7 Learning has this unique blend of academic excellence and technological providence.
Mr. Vishal Jain, Chief editor, School of Educators
Mr. Vishal Jain, a young educator and Various national Award winner, Advisor Shanti Niketan Vidyapeeth, Meerut, Chief Editor and CEO Managing Director Leo C.H.C.Pvt. Ltd. ( An ISO: 9001 company developing School Management software ) ,Consultant for various schools and expert on Multiple Intelligence and other school management related skills....
Mr. Enayet Kabir, Head & AVP-Education Technopak
Mr. Enayet is the Associate Vice-President of the Education division and has over 13 years of experience in strategy, operations, and start-up incubation in vocational training, executive education, higher education and Govt. services.
Ms. Natalia Mufel, Education Specialist, UNICEF New Delhi
Ms. Natalia has several years experience in the education sector with international and government agencies as well as civil society. She has been working for UNICEF both at national and international levels since 2003 and started her UNICEF career as the Early Childhood Development Specialist in Belarus.
Mr. Sanjay Jain, Group CEO, Educomp Solutions Ltd.
Mr. Sanjay Jain is Group CEO [Chief Executive Officer] at Educomp Solutions Limited, which is India�s largest education technology company. Educomp has grown at a blistering pace over the last decade and a half and Mr. Jain is now leading the company through its next growth phase.
Mr. Mayank Kumar, Senior Principal, The Parthenon Group
Mr. Mayank Kumar is a Senior Principal in The Parthenon Group�s Mumbai office. Mr. Kumar has advised clients in the education sector on market potential, growth and market entry strategies, investment decisions and revenue and profit uplift strategies across geographies including extensive work in India, China, and Southeast Asia.
Mr. Vineet Sharma, Managing Director, Parragon Publishing
Mr. Vineet Sharma is currently Managing Director, Publisher and JV partner, Parragon Publishing India, which was set up in June 2006 to expand the Parragon Books global business in the Indian subcontinent and the Middle-East region.
Col. Gopal Karunakaran (Retd), Director, Shiv Nadar Schools
Col. Gopal Karunakaran (Retd) is the Director, Shiv Nadar Schools. Col. Karunakaran graduated from the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasala, and joined the Indian Army in 1981. He served for over 11 years in Kashmir and had a stint with the United Nations at the Iraq-Kuwait DMZ. He commanded an Infantry battalion in Kashmir from 2001 to 2003.