A seasoned management consultant with more than 30 years of experience, he was a member of the India leadership team in PwC. He managed a practice of 2000 people in Digital and Analytics with USD 60 million revenue. After PwC, he has been the national consulting leader in KPMG and a part of the leadership team as well. In his professional career, he served global and multinational clients in India and abroad, advising C-level executives in the fields of corporate and business strategy, global business model innovation, business transformation, organizational strategy and governance, change management and organizational dynamics, business performance improvement, and leadership development. Currently he is serving in the Board of few companies. He is also associated as an advisor with few companies. He is serving as a Member of the Strategic planning and program implementation board of the West Bengal Government and appointed as the Principal Advisor to the State Government Department of IT and Technology.
A consulting leader with 35+ years of global experience in the professional services industry during which he worked in over 50 countries around the world providing consulting advice to large global companies and, as a senior partner in PwC and Arthur Andersen, holding multiple senior executive and leadership roles at global, regional, and country levels. Between 2004 and 2017, he has served as a member of PwC’s global and US leadership teams. Prior to PwC, he was a partner at Arthur Andersen, where he held numerous leadership roles, including Global Managing Partner of the Strategy, Organization & Change practice. He has served as Global Chairman in the Board of multiple companies and governance bodies around the world (US, Argentina, India). He is a regular keynote speaker and lecturer on global strategy and globalization at numerous global business conferences and academic programs, including Harvard University, the Florida International University Graduate School of Business, the Thunderbird School of Global Management (Arizona), the University of South Carolina’s School of Business, and the IAE Business School (Argentina). He is a member of the MBA Advisory Board and lecturer in Global Political Economy and Global Strategy at Florida International University’s Chapman Graduate School of Business.
Dattatreya graduated from the Indian School of Business with a dual MBA specialization in Finance and Information Management along with industry specialization in Public Policy. He was awarded the title of the Torchbearer for his significant contributions to the cohort. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology. Dattatreya has prior experience in technology consulting at Deloitte, in implementing SAP systems and Middleware management across four different industries.
Prabir holds an MBA with majors in Finance, Strategy & Leadership from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, where he also lead the Infrastructure and Real Estate club as President. He also holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from National Institute of Technology, Surat. Prabir has about 8 years of experience working with MNCs – with firms in the Power Transmission and Distribution sector and Renewable Energy space. In his professional journey so far, he has set up 3 Greenfield Businesses – built them from scratch to profitable entities. He has worked in multiple geographies like Europe, Central America, and the Middle East, apart from India and in various multi-cultural teams; speaks over 6 languages. He is a certified Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma, Lead Auditor for ISO9001:2015 QMS and certified Project Manager. His core competency in areas like Business Process Improvement, Profitability, and Organizational Turnaround. He has led many CSR activities for marginalized tribal communities and volunteered with groups for animal protection and rescue.
Amjad completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He also holds a degree of B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut. Amjad has also been an active coordinator for social welfare clubs at IIM Ahmedabad and has experience in organising national-level events.
An alumnus of IIM Kozhikode, Sinjan has a diverse experience as a consultant and strategy implementer in both the manufacturing and the service sectors. After working on new market entry initiatives during his time with the corporate strategy division of Larsen & Toubro, he went on to serve as a strategy and planning consultant for the Prime Minister’s Office. He specializes in process implementation of new initiatives and process improvement of BAU operations.
Prachi Nanda is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and started her career with KPMG – largely in the Management Consulting vertical. After 7 steady years with KPMG, she moved onto co-founding a fashion rental company, Closet on Cloud that satiated both her entrepreneurial instincts and sustainability ambitions. After closing operations, she joined the Business Partnering Team of a preventive healthcare start-up, Cure.fit, to lead the Western Region business operations of the fitness center brand, Cult.fit. Prachi has rich experience in consulting and entrepreneurship
Tamil Selvan holds a Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a Bachelor of Mechanical engineering from Anna University Chennai. He has 4 years of experience in operations management in the Manufacturing industry (Steel plant). He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and has worked on an international expansion strategy project for a recreational firm with a global team. Currently specializes in operations and strategy.
Radhika graduated from Indian School of Business with a dual MBA specialization in Marketing and Finance. Prior to this, she completed her Bachelor’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign where she also certified as a Personalysis behavioural profiler. She has administrative & executional experience in the South East Asian Leadership Academy network, rated by Forbes as the #1 Leadership boot camp in the ASEAN Region. With Aplos Global Ltd, a boutique management consulting firm, she has three years of experience working on business transformation projects for textile and apparel manufacturing clients & a process optimizing software service for various industries clients across Asia.
Nidhi brings with her 13 + years of experience mostly in Technology domain which spans across Verizon, PwC, Trident Group and her own entrepreneurial venture. She has more than 10 years of Consulting experience in PwC, where-in she has worked on several domestic and international assignments in the areas of Digital Transformation, End-to-End Technology architecture and Solution implementation, Process optimization and restructuring, Change Management, Competitive and expansion strategy. During her entrepreneurial days, she provided technology solutions to some highly premium clients. As CDO of Trident Group, she was focused on Industry 4.0 and digital transformation. She has a BE(ECE) from BIT Mesra, a fulltime PGP (MBA) from Indian School of Business and is also an alumnus of ESADE, Spain. She specializes in Agile methodologies, Lean Frameworks, Microsoft Solutions, Mobile and Cloud solutions, Analytics and AI solutions, and Industry 4.0
Sanjay brings more than 30 years experience in Enterprise Risk Management, IT Delivery Risk Management, IT project and process management, Information Security, Business Continuity and Internal controls compliances. across different industry segments. In his 16 years stint with global IT service provider Cognizant, Sanjay was responsible for driving delivery and operations excellence across Indian and global delivery centres in the capacity of Senior Director. He was also active in imparting consultancy on software engineering process streamlining for global clients in Banking, Insurance and Retail Sector.
Prior to joining Cognizant, Sanjay served companies like RS Software as Head of corporate quality , Globsyn as head of emerging technologies delivery , CDAC as deputy director of industrial automations etc. During his tenure in CDAC he led a team to modernise the Kolkata Telephone billing system. An M. Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur, Sanjay undertook a short research work on a NASA project at Carnegies Mellon University, USA in 1990 as an UNDP fellow from India. He is a six sigma black belt.
Sanjay served as a convener of India mirror committee for ISO 9000 standards in the area of IT Governance during 2009 – 2012. He used to take classes at IIM Kolkata on Project Management as a visiting faculty from Cognizant.
Upasana has completed her Masters’ in Economics from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Kolkata. She is a Graduation Rank Holder (2nd) from the University of Calcutta. Her areas of specialization include International Trade Theory, Finance and Macroeconomics. Upasana has also bagged multiple awards at National level research paper presentations.
Antara is a Post Graduate in Economics from University of Calcutta. She has 5 years of work experience in global macroeconomic research. She has previously worked with Deutsche Bank Group and Crisil Limited. She has also served in the Project Team of The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry.