Deepak Parekh

Deepak Parekh is the non-executive chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC). He is a chartered accountant. He has won many awards including Businessman of the Year 1996, he was the youngest recipient of the Corporate Award for Lifetime Achievement by The Economic Times. Mr Parekh was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.

Ashish Hemrajani

Ashish Hemrajani, co-founder and CEO of is passionate about music, especially western classical. He says he could loop a tune for days until he tires of it. He enjoys playing the piano. But nothing can get between him and his love for racing boats on weekends. An outdoor person and an avid traveller, Mr Hemrajani takes at least five vacations a year.

Narayanan Vaghul

Narayanan Vaghul is a philanthropist and a leading banking professional of India. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in the Trade and Industry category in 2010. he joined the State Bank of India as an officer. In 1985, he was appointed as Chairman of ICICI. He still continues as its non-executive Chairman. Mr Vaghul was awarded as the Businessman of the Year Award in 1991 by Business India, The Lifetime Achievement award by Times publications and The Economic Times Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian leader, a spiritual teacher, and an ambassador of peace. His vision of a stress-free, violence-free society has united millions of people the world over through service projects and the courses of The Art of Living.
Numerous honours have been bestowed upon him, including the highest civilian awards of Colombia, Mongolia and Paraguay. Mr Ravishankar is the recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award and has also been conferred with 15 honorary doctorates from around the world.

Sangita Reddy

Sangita Reddy is the Joint Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals, and formally joined the Group in 1983 as a management trainee. Since then, as Executive Director Operations, she led the human resources portfolio, and her efforts have been central to the values of the Apollo culture. Ms Reddy has been pivotal in directing operations for the entire Apollo Hospitals Group and under her able stewardship Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad emerged as Asia’s first Health City – a model that also introduced multi-dimensional holistic healthcare in India.

Jyoti Sagar

Jyoti Sagar is Vice President, Society of Indian Law Firms; and Past President of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (Indian Group). He is also Chairman, Society for Urban Regeneration of Gurgaon; Trustee, Genesis Foundation (provides critical medical assistance to orphans and underprivileged children) and supports Deepalaya (engaged in education of slum children in the National Capital Region). He is member of the Governing Council of Common Cause – a civil society organization; and also serves on the Board of Governors, The Scindia School, Gwalior.

Ajay Piramal

Ajay Piramal is one of India’s leading industrialists, philanthropists and social entrepreneurs. He is the Chairman Piramal Group & Shriram Group with activities in healthcare, financial services, real estate, information services, glass packaging etc. Under Mr Piramal’s leadership, the group has set-ups in the US, UK, European Union, Japan, Pacific and South Asia, with the products being sold in more than 100 countries

Alyque Padamsee

Alyque Padamsee serves as CEO of AP Advertising. He was Creative Advisor of McCann Erickson lndia. For 14 years, he was CEO of Lintas lndia before becoming the Regional Co-ordinator of Lintas South Asia. Mr Padamsee served as Communications Advisor to Mr. Chandrababu Naidu, the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh State and also as advisor to late former Prime Minister.

TV Mohandas Pai

TV Mohandas Pai is the Chairman of Manipal Global Education. He used to be a Member of the board of directors of Infosys. He joined Infosys in 1994. He was the CFO from 1994 to 2006. In 2006, he voluntarily demitted the office of CFO to lead efforts in the areas of Human Resources and Education and Research. As the CFO, Mr Pai played a strategic role in transforming Infosys into one of the world’s most respected and widely known software services companies.

Vinita Bali

Vinita Bali served as CEO of Britannia Industries Limited and served as its Managing Director. She headed Britannia Industries Ltd since 2005. She served as the Managing Principal Officer of Zyman Group, USA. Ms Bali has a rich and diverse experience in packaged foods and beverages gained from working with Cadbury Schweppes and The Coca-Cola Company in several continents in a variety of marketing, sales and general management positions.