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EODB TEAM (A-Z)

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ABHIJEET SINHA
National Program Director
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS

Country Dir. ASSAR & Start-up Consultant | Adviser- Govt Alliance & Corporate Relations and IPR Documentation | Consultant- Centre For Entrepreneurship Development – NIFTEM | National Adviser – First Track Consultancy & I Impact India | Consultant OTAI & FSSAI (Food Safety & Standard Auth. Of India) Conference 2017 | Program Director (Execution) B5- 2017 | Corporate Counsel – ENACTUS (DCAC) | Youth Advocate – Swachh Bharat Mission, Digital Bharat Mission | Global Convenor - A2020 Europe TUV-SUD | Occasional Columnist – Oral Bites & Moral Heights | Author of 12 Reports on Human Rights & Domestic Violence | Youth Advocate - Swachh Bharat Mission | Advocacy & Awareness Volunteer & Member of Global Anti Corruption Delegate at PWC forum.

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AJAY JOSHI

AKRITI BHATIA

Akriti Bhatia is the co-founder of Jan Ki Baat, India's largest digital media platform on people's issues. She holds her Bachelors in Economics from the Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and Masters in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is currently affiliated with the Delhi School of Economics as a Doctoral Student in Sociology. She pursued Public Policy and Economic Reasoning Program from the Takshashila Institution, Bangalore.
Her association with the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi for about 2 years on Regional Economic Integration has contributed towards a pathbreaking ground for trans-boundary agreements in the Indian-Subcontinent.
She brings sound research experience from her past projects with prestigious organizations and institutions like the World Bank, International Committee of the Red Cross, Office of Member of Parliament and Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She has authored a number of articles and papers for reputed platforms and has presented her cutting-edge work at various International and National conferences.

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ALANKAR SRIVASTAVA
AVP - Media & Communication
Ease of Doing Business Program

Time! The clock is always ticking towards deadline, and that’s what gets him going. Being a part of the history when it’s made is the reason he got into journalism, to which he has given more than a decade. An ability to deliver thought-provoking content, and a knack for connecting with the readership got him into the big media groups such as The Indian Express and The Times of India at the start of his career. He got a chance to do a little bit of everything at start-up, and build a business from the ground up at Zopag.com. As the Editor-at-Large of the publishing house L.B. Associates Pvt. Ltd. (LBA), he was the head of the Editorial Department and the Contract Publishing Division wherein he met and interviewed heads of state, ambassadors, high commissioners, foreign ministers, and business leaders. Alankar Srivastava is responsible for strengthening the market position, securing new business deals, exploring business avenues, expanding the footprints and enhancing the reputation of The 26Hub.

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AMIT CHANDRA RASTOGI
"Convener at Hindutva abhiyanHindutva abhiyan St Columbas schoolCentral Delhi, Delhi, India"

"To protect and always strive to live the ""holistic way of life"" can only lead to spirituality.. Spirituality manifests only when you strive to live the holistic way of life "

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Anjani Nandan
Director, Cloud Itineraries

Anjani Nandan, founder of Cloud Itineraries (an Inbound Travel Company) did his first masters in Heritage Management where he specialized in conservation and preservation of heritage. He focused to understand how tourism can be leveraged as a mean to conserve the tangible and intangible heritage. After finishing his masters, he worked with Govt. national bodies such as: Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Indira Gandhi National Centre of Arts and National Manuscript Mission.
He went ahead and specialized in Tourism from the University of Surrey, ranked among the top universities of world for this field of study. He also worked with Sportsmarks as Event Coordinator during London Olympics and Paralympics 2012. With an international professional degree in tourism management, he came back to his country to work with selected eminent organizations supporting inbound travel. Before starting his own venture, he was leading a sales & marketing team of an international travel company. With Cloud Itineraries, he aims to share knowledge and ideas to support travelers in designing their dream trip so that they can experience the rich heritage of the country progressively built over the thousands of years of its history.

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ANURAG BATRA
Chairman & Editor in Chief - BW BusinessworldBW Businessworld Media Group Management Development Institute

"Just over twenty three years ago, I was reading India’s oldest and premier business magazine BW | Businessworld and today I bought it. Dreams really do come true! I learnt that life is always full of surprises! Twists, turns, new opportunities.

BW | Businessworld, is one of the oldest as well as most respected business publications in the country was part of the ABP Group, one of India's largest media groups and the brand leader in eastern India. But now it is just my cup of tea. On September 19, 2013 ABP Group owners has sold BW | Businessworld to me and Vikram Jhunjhunwala, who runs investment banking and assets management firm Shrine Capital."

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ARVIND KUMAR SINGH
HOD/ Parlimamentary prog.dept at Rajya Sabha Television

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ASHOK SRIVASTVA
SR. JOURNALISTS DD NEWS

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CHRISTOPHER HAMBLIN
CONOCOPHILLIPS

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DELIP SINGH
DIRECTOR

Delip Singh, the Chairman & Managing Director of delipsingh.com, began his journey in 1989 towards a successful career in the field of Advertising. Very soon, the days of struggle and challenges gave way to a phase of consolidation, achieved through hard work, sincerity and keen business acumen. Never stepping back from innovation, he started his own company in 2007 as delipsingh.com. He expertise in the field of direction, production and music composition. He knew his goals, and over the years had perfected the ‘art of getting things done’ on time. His energy and zest are contagious and quickly impresses his dedicated team. He makes relentless efforts to exceed clients’ expectations also translate into distinct creativity in communication. His strength lies in understanding the intricacies of project and providing best solution to his clients. In the course of his 24 years career he has headed projects of reputed private and government agencies He has been responsible for strong and long lasting company – client relationship over the years. Today, his efforts have paid off as delipsingh.com has become an established name in advertising.

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DR. RITESH MALIK
DIRECTOR

Dr Ritesh Malik is an Indian doctor, entrepreneur and investor. He is honored to be in FORBES 30 under 30 Finance and Venture Capital List- ASIA of 2016. He's also the CEO of a Y Combinator company, Innov8.Work. Ritesh runs a virtual Startup Accelerator in India, currently investing in and mentoring 20+ startups across various industries. He was the first investor & mentor of FIN ROBOTICS, which became the first Indian hardware product company to raise a Series a venture funding. In 2015 Ritesh plans to launch his latest funding venture, ‘Project Guerrilla’, his vision for a premiere India based accelerator & incubation centre. He is on a mission to make India the next BIG entrepreneurial hub of the world. His journey till now has been very exciting. Since March 2013, after finishing MBBS, he cofounded a technology company (Adstuck) that sold off its flagship product (ALIVE APP) to the Times of India. He is leading an angel fund, Guerrilla Ventures that has invested in over 20 companies mostly in the hardware space e.g. Fin, Sectorqube, Exploride, WooStays, Comet Core, Flip Technologies, Wigzo, Mashinga etc.

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DR.SHWETA SINGH
Consulting Director EODB Documentation

Dr. Shweta Singh Founder & CEO Ennoble IP, PIPLE and Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Foundation(Stepup360).
She is Mentor, evangelist, wealth manager, Advisor and guide to many tech-based startups and SMEs. Shweta is actively involved in supporting women based startups and business venture. She has been continuously mentoring women entrepreneurs and supporting them dedicatedly to build strong Women empowered startups ecosystem.

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Divya Sachdeva
Lee Strasberg Film and Theatre Institute,Los Angeles

In a journey of 6 years in the world of filmmaking i have learnt that more than any of worldly experiences, the true source of creativity lies deep inside us. I serve to give words to the thoughts. "Art becomes sacred when an artist discovers the dimensions beyond senses."

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GAYATRI BROOTA
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR-PARTNERSHIP

Gayatri Broota, a young Professional Social Worker has completed her graduation from Amity University in Social Work. She has a demonstrated history of working in the nonprofit organization management industry and headed several projects in past 3 years. Recently she has been awarded one of the prestigious award of Amity University, 'Shri Baljit Shastri Award' and 'All Rounder Award' from her department

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JANIE BARRERA
PRESIDENT AND CEO AT LIFTFUND; FORMERLY
ACCION TEXAS, INC

President and CEO at LiftFund; formerly Accion Texas, Inc LiftFund formerly Accion Texas, Inc University of the Incarnate Word

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JYOTI KUMAR MEHTA
REGIONAL MANAGER (SOUTH ASIA) WORLD ENERGY COUNCIL

Energy expert with a wide and varied experience of more than 40 years in Global Contracts, Project Planning , Construction, Erection, Operation & Maintenance, Procurement and Strategic Management for power sector and liaison with Govt and Global agencies.

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Kundan Srivastava

Founder of 'The Voice Raiser', India’s leading platform to raise a voice for people to fight against victimization and injustice. His notable works has been featured by worldwide media like BBC, PTI, The Washington Post, Metro, Huffngton Post, The New York Times, The Hindu, Times of India, Hindustan Times, Deccan Chronicle, The Independent and more

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LEHER SETHI

Leher Sethi advisor of Delhi Literature Festival founder of Something Creative ..Leher is also a renowned social activist, she is associated with various NGOs and is a secretary Indian Council For Human Relations and ICUNR (Indian Council for UN Relations). She is also a secretary of the Indo-Indonesia Friendship Society and the Indo-Vietnam Friendship Society. She was identified as one of the 20 women as a ‘Leader of tomorrow’ by the The New York Times as it brought the Women in the World Summit to India for the first time in 2015. She has been recently appointed the Director of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana for the Villages Budhan Pur Majra & Salah Pur Majra, collectively known as Majra Dabbas in Bawana Vidhan Sabha under the Member of Parliamnet – North West Delhi and has been working on the developing the village. She was just awarded the National Changemakers Award dedicated to Swami Vivekananda

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MINI GUPTA
SVP - Execution and Delivery
Ease of Doing Business Program

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NAVEEN KUMAR
SPOKESPERSON, BJP

With Over Twenty Seven years in Journalism and Related Media, today Naveen Kumar is considered one of the pioneers in journalism. Garnering a vast experience over the years by exploring and delivering rich news and current affairs content, he has been very active in the political diasporas of our country. Naveen Kumar's hunger for news has often put him and his family in line of fire too when he faced terrorist attacks pin pointed at him more than once. His explorations to gather news on human interest and national concern has taken him to all parts of our country and connected him to who's who of various heads of state and related industries.
Information and Broadcast is one of the key interest areas where Naveen has special interest. Since more than 20 years or so he has constantly focused and tracked political and geo-political disturbances in J&K. He is also known to closely monitor and generate content of national concern is the big bad world of the mafia. A pioneer in revealing the illintentions of our neighbors to cause hindrances in national growth and development, his exposition on Terrorism and Insurgency has got him many laurels. His documentary “Parliament Attack” and “Akshardham Mandir” on terrorist attacks is widely appreciated.
He has raised issues time and again not just as a journalist but as a citizen himself on Civil and Administrative set up. His extensive content generation on Self Help initiatives (SHOs), by doing research on innovations and new tools in Agriculture has also been very successful. Not only in India but he is a well known journalist figure all over the world and has been appreciated by known American news channel CNN.

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PRADEEP BHANDARI
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Raja Mukherjee
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR- AVIATION & AEROSPACE

Consulting expertise in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI ),Merger & Acquisitions ( M&A ) and Leveraged Buy Out ( LBO s).Sector specialist in Aircraft Leasing & Financing, Aerospace Projects, Sub-orbital Tourism, Smart Infrastructure(Intelligent and Eco Spaces),Smart cities & Smart Energy applications

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Rajeev Kumar
DIRECTOR
APLUS INTEGRATED BUSINESS SERVICES PVT LTD

Rajeev Kumar is Delhi University Graduate and Masters in Mass Communication. A business communication specialist with ringside view of the corporate, Steel and Power & Energy sectors for business networking, alliances and consulting. Designing & organizing special events, brand activation & promotions, product launches for almost 17 years and creating new B2B & B2C initiatives at the national & international level for Steel sector. Advising and guiding clients from a wide gamut of industries including large corporate, trade bodies and privately owned SME’s for internal & external business communication solution.

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Rajesh Rajan
Consulting Director-Technology
EODB Program
Founder and Chief Evangelist-Bevel

Rajesh has enriched work culture experience of more than 13 Years into Business Development, Investment, Portfolio Management, Sales and Customer Service.Rajesh is Founder and Chief Evangelist @bevel, a startup which is into software development and social media marketing.
Rajesh stepped into social development to help grass-root level initiatives in getting support from National & Global organizations. Well recognized for expertise and accomplishments in providing consultative guidance to start-up companies and organizations in managing and turning visions into actions.
Along with the professional life, Rajesh is a Humanitarian, Travel Blogger, Loves his nephew and niece like crazy, Singer when no one's listening, Animal Lover and Triathlete who aspire to do “Ironman” soon.

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Ritesh Mishra
Delhi School of Photography

I had fallen in love with camera 5 years back, my way of exploring and solving the equations of nature. I believe that the secret to skies lies in holding strongly to your roots. My work is to give a living world to imagination. "It's not about depth of field, its about depth of feel."

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Ritu Prashar
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR-EODB WORKSHOPS

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SAJAL GUPTA
"VP & Country Head - Business Development & MOBILITY Biz Unit at Autometers Alliance LtdAutometers Alliance Ltd Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad"

" Reporting to MD; Responsible for Identifying High Growth Opportunities for the Co., Exploring pioneering Technology' OEMs worldwide & Establishing suitable Mutual Business Alliances (T-O-T/ Consortium/ JV) with them;Product Launch/ Project Implementation incl. Initial Orders & Team mobilisation on P&L basis;Heading MOBILITY (Escalator/Elevator etc.) Vertical with over U$ 50mil worth Orders obtained;Working on several New Opportunities in Railways/Metros/Urban Transportaion' Engg. Solutions etc.Spl Ach I : Successfully led creation of Co.’s New Automotive Biz Vertical, launched New Biz of GPS/GPRS based PAPIS for modern Buses/BRTs, incl. Foreign OEM Tech Licencing tie-up, Indigenization, Winning Orders, ARAI approval etc."

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SANJEEV JHA

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SHANTANU CHAUDHARY
PROCESS & GOVERNANCE MODEL CONSULTANT ASSAR

16+ years Global Consumer Banking @ Citibank N.A. Key member of business planning group of phone Banking platform. Business lead for in-country risk reviews for India phone banking. Lead process strategist at HAL Robotics Pvt Ltd. Six Sigma Green belt.

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SHANTANU SHARMA
AVP - Sector Partnerships
Ease of Doing Business Program

"Invigorating the thirst for knowledge and the vision to make the world a better place, one objective to the next." A Student of Public Policy and Administration, I have lived and travelled throughout North and Central India, and observed first hand the problems faced by our governance, I strive to apply a varied skill set championing effective communication, technological literacy, policy analysis and efficient research in my work ethic of persistent learning and competency, to bring into reality the vision of a better world.

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SWATI SHARMA
AVP - Corporate & Govt Communication
Ease of Doing Business Program

Swati Sharma is a journalist and a communications specialist with over a decade of professional experience based in New Delhi, India. Swati has served Indian media organisations and foreign missions like German and American embassy in Delhi. She has travelled around the world and worked with organizations like NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and CERN in her position as Corporate Communications specialist. She strategies web content while pursuing her passion for documentary film-making and learning foreign languages. She has Bachelors and Masters degree in English literature and PG diplomas in Journalism and International Law and Diplomacy. She is an avid reader, adventure traveler, inspirational speaker and a poet.

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URMI GHELANI
GROUP HEAD-COPY ASSAR

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VIKRAM MITTAL
PHILANTHROPIST & INDUSTRIALIST, HEAD CORPORATE & GOVT. RELATION AT ASSAR

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VIJAY PANDEY
MD - BHARTIYA MICRO CREDIT