EODB TEAM (A-Z)

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ABHIJEET SINHA
National Program Director
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS Read More

Abhijeet Sinha is serving as National Program Director of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) Program and Country Director (India & UAE) at Advanced Services for Social & Administrative Reforms (ASSAR). Beginning his career as a corporate banker, he later stepped in the field of governmental business consulting for grass-root initiatives on green energy and climate with national and global organizations.
With his experience in delivering strategic level policy and financial advice for climate and green energy, he further served as Program Director at ASSAR in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) across India, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Extending his services to other international organizations, he worked with UNDP India, UNICEF India, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CARIAA, IDRC, CRDI, Red Cross - Red Crescent, Universities of Cape Town, Ghana, Nairobi, East Anglia, Nambia and Department for International Development UK-AIDs in varied ASSAR projects.
Abhijeet serves as Advisor- Corporate Alliance & Government Relations and IPR alongside being a consultant for Centre For Entrepreneurship Development – NIFTEM (Ministry of Food Processing Industry). He worked as Program Director (Execution) with OTAI & FSSAI Conference 2017-18. He is on Board of Studies of AMITY University and also a Corporate Counsel – ENACTUS (DCAC & SRCC) , Youth Advocate – Swachh Bharat Mission & Digital Bharat Mission and Global Convenor - A2020 Europe TUV-SUD. Abhijeet is an ISO Certified consultant ‪9001-14001 owning 18 Patents till March 2018.
He is currently on Advisory Board of Steel Users Federation of India, Member- Belgium Luxemburg Business Association, Member- Indo Dutch Chamber of Business & Sciences, Facilitator for ISGF - India Smart Utility Week 2019 and has been consulting various corporate as an external consultant for Government of India’s flagship programs Make In India, Startup India, and Digital India. Abhijeet is a celebrated consultant for his cross-domain consulting in Hybrid Annuity Model and conceptualization of energy infrastructure innovations like Annuity Hybrid E-Mobility (AHEM) for his process consulting, operational streamlining, funding and angel investment. Abhijeet is an occasional columnist, Urdu poet, a keynote speaker, a sought-out guide and a frequent traveler.

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ADITI SYAL

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Aditi Syal, Founder of Vocabberry, a content production company that helps brands, startups and individuals feature creative content on their websites and other online repositories.
Aditi consults start-ups in their operational model of business and execution. She has built Vocabberry from scratch, and the company owes its success to her. The brand has become a credible name in the content market, and clients vouch for the quality and quantity that her brand produces.
Featured as one of the youngest Founders of an Online Driven Business in the Women's League (India) by TopYaps, 2017. Aditi manages Sales and Marketing, Quality and contributes towards delivering Thought Leader content at various Digital Marketing Forums/ Events. Hosted Vocabberry's Content Marketing 101 at Noida, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Bangalore.

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

"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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ASHOK SRIVASTVA
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DELIP SINGH
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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
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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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Divya Sachdeva
Lee Strasberg Film and Theatre Institute,Los Angeles Read More

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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Kundan Srivastava
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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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Lavika Sachdeva
Research Advisor - Sustainable Business Ventures Read More

I am a Computer Science Engineer with a Master’s degree in Enterprise from the University of Manchester. My expertise is building businesses and adding value to help them flourish. I am a researcher exploring multifarious steps towards sustainable and exponential growth of our societies and systems.
I believe being the superior species, it is our responsibility to build a society that is most importantly ‘Humane’. My aim is to promote knowledge, as it is the sole way to liberate us from dogmatic beliefs and help us build better societies.

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LEHER SETHI
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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
EX SVP - Execution and Delivery
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PRADEEP BHANDARI
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Rajeev Kumar
DIRECTOR
APLUS INTEGRATED BUSINESS SERVICES PVT LTD Read More

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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Ritesh Mishra
Delhi School of Photography Read More

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

" 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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SANKET AGGARWAL
CEO at Caonweb Private Ltd Read More
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SHANTANU CHAUDHARY
PROCESS & GOVERNANCE MODEL CONSULTANT ASSAR Read More

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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SWATI SHARMA
AVP - Corporate & Govt Communication
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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 Read More

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VIJAY PANDEY
MD - BHARTIYA MICRO CREDIT Read More

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

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Ms. Sudha Sharma
Head - Special Projects ( Domestic & International Market ) Network 18 Read More

Sudha Sharma is a Post Graduate in Global Business Management from IIM- Calcutta and has work Experience of 15 years across Telecom and Media Industry. She has worked with some Global brands like Vodafone, Aircel & Times Of India. She is currently Heading Special Projects for Domestic and International Markets for Network 18 - Digital Business. She works with Corporate Sector, State, Central and International Govt. She was currently a speaker at ICAI Forum, Dubai on India's Rural Challenges on GST Reform.. She has represented Network 18 at India - UK Investment Forum and Indian Real Estate Scenario at the Parliament House of London. She has recently been a part of World Bank's South Asian Countries Dialog on Melting Glaciers of Himalayas at their Headquarters at Washington DC. She has also been part of bilateral trade meetings at UK and UAE. She has worked on various projects from Revival of Benaras Handlooms to Scarcity of Truck Drivers in India to Sustainability to Competitive Federalism in India.

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Dr. NagaLaxmi M Raman
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Dr. NagaLaxmi M. Raman is Member at Working Group - Agriculture Sector in Ease of Doing Business Division of Advance Services for Social and Administrative Reforms (ASSAR). She specializes in Public Administration, International Studies, Public Policy Analysis, Human Resource Management, E-Governance, Decentralization-Local Governance and application of Post Harvest Technologies & Cold Chain Management. She has published a Book, 19 research papers, 2 training manuals and delivered 7 platform presentations at National and International level. Expertise in executing eight National and International projects which includes designing, execution of training programmes, and preparation of training manuals/materials.

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Paridhi Sharma
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Ms. Paridhi Sharma , Founder President “Sankalp For Khadi “ and Co founder of My India Foundation which is registered under Trust Act. She is an empaneled in Ministry of textile and working on grassroots level with thousands of artisan, weavers and craftsmen. She is a Social reformer and Academician in the field of textile industry She is committed to marrying the compassion of the non profit world with the effectiveness and efficiency of business. She propagates Khadi movement amongst youth and to make a difference in our society of educating them about the importance of Khadi that it is not only a symbol of nationalism, equality and self reliance but it is also the pride of India

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Nitin Garg
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As a Founding Partner of Coinmen Consultants, Nitin leverages an experience of nearly two decades to reposition India's brand image for foreign investors. A business and tax expert, he strives to help multi-national companies do business in India through prudent and optimal financial strategies. He believes in creating an inclusive ecosystem that not only benefits all its stakeholders but also is built for the future. A disruptor of the otherwise traditional financial services industry, Nitin is always one-step ahead in the game and ensures that this practice benefits all the companies he works with; and his continual pursuit of excellence of everything else is a way of life for him.

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Shoan Shinde
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Shoan, the Marketing Head at Coinmen Consultants, brings to the table an experience of over 12 years in building brands and businesses, including his own creative agency and a family enterprise. Leveraging his design thinking approach, business acumen, entrepreneurial experience, and formal business education from the Indian School of Business, he helps companies from across sectors, build brands and go-to-market strategies. Tapping into consumer behaviour patterns as well as sectoral opportunities, he assists companies to develop strategies that align with their short as well as long term goals.

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Berta Castells Pujol
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Leading the Spain Business Group at Coinmen Consultants, Berta has an experience of successfully developing businesses in multiple countries thorough research and analysis, stakeholder management and core engineering skills. She has worked with several Infrastructure companies and consequently a significant expertise and network in the sector. Having lived in India since 2013, she confident in the Indian market and works towards assisting companies do business in India. Her focus areas are strategy and business consulting for Spanish companies who are planning to enter India or are operating in India.