Vipin Aggarwal is seasoned professional of proven track record in Fund Management,Fund Raising,Commodities trading,Real-Estateand Capital Markets with over 20 years experience. He has served reputed companies in his career.

He currently works as Principal Partner with a leading India Private Equity fund,India industrial growth fund. Prior to the Fund he worked (2006-2009) as Executive director Omaxe limited, a Delhi based Real estate listed company,(2001-2006) he founded India’s largest commodity broking house.

Very well networked with Global and National investors and companies; He has been instrumental in raising substantial capital for companies in the form of Debt and equity.

He has been on Board of Delhi Stock Exchange in past and is currently on board of Zamil Solar (One of the largest Saudi Based industrial conglomerate) where he helped set up one of India’s largest Solar PV power plant in Gujarat. He is also on the board of SEMCO ltd a large Indian company in Defence, Railways.

A passionate angel investor, he has invested and successfully seed funded more than 25 ventures. He is an alumnus of Columbia University NewYork , IIM(A), ISB, and Kurukshetra University

Jyoti Prakash has worked in a fintech start-up (BankerBay) focused on M&A/PE deal sourcing using AI. He was instrumental in scaling the venture from a very initial team to global offices and helped raise multiple rounds of funds for the venture. Prior to that Jyoti worked for an investment bank (Cap Morris) which also had a startup accelerator arm (now Revvx Accelerator).  He has also worked with a Venture Capital and Private Equity Fund. Jyoti has had stints with Mindtree as a Management Consultant for their Big Data Analytics Division and as a software engineer with Accenture in their Internet of Things Lab.

 

Jyoti has completed his two-year MBA from IIM Lucknow and engineering from BIT Mesra, Ranchi.

Founding Partner of Frontline Strategy Limited, the investment manager/advisor for two Mauritius based India centric Private Equity funds namely –India Industrial Growth Fund Limited and Strategic Ventures Fund (Mauritius) Limited.

He has over 20 years of well rounded "equities exposure" including Portfolio Management, Equity Sales and Equity Research with global institutions like ABN AMRO Bank, ANZ Grindlays Bank.

He quit ABN Amro in 2000 to set up Frontline Strategy Limited and Strategic Ventures Fund (Mauritius) Limited. Atim has lived and worked in India (Delhi and Mumbai), and USA (New York region for 10 years). He now divides his time between India and Singapore, where he is currently based.

He has majored in economics from Delhi University and also has a Masters in Management Studies from Bombay University.

Dinesh Kamath is the CFO of Prstellar Ventures and the Finance Controller for Frontline Strategy Limited.

He has over 17+ years of experience in the finance & accounting and audit & tax functions of corporates

At Frontline Strategy, he has handled the statutory, accounting, regulatory and legal compliances. He has experience in interacting with Banks and financial institutions in India for structured debt products.

He has a Bachelors of Commerce degree from Bombay University, and is also a Graduate Cost & Works Accountant

He is the Director of NE Group since August 2010.

Currently, he is also Director at Unilever Nepal, National Ice Cream Industries Pvt. Ltd, Super Religare Reference Laboratories (Nepal) Pvt. Ltd.

Prior to joining N.E. Group, Was a Financial Analyst at the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup in San Francisco, USA. Has also worked with Bear Stearns Companies, Unilever UK. Pursued B.A. in Economics from Stanford University (USA); A-Levels from Winchester College (U.K.); Other information: He is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi (Professional Business) and Kappa Alpha Order (Social)

Chairman of CG Corp Global and the only Forbes-listed billionaire from the Himalayan republic of Nepal

Besides business, Binod is an internationally renowned philanthropist. He led the rehabilitation works of Chaudhary Foundation after the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

Has been awarded Honorary Doctorate from His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Founder, Art of Living) on behalf of Sri Sri University.

Some of the important positions Binod has held are: Member of Nepal’s First Constituent Assembly, President Emeritus of Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), President of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FNCCI), Advisor to the Prime Minister of Nepal, World Economic Forum’s Global Leader for Tomorrow (1995), and Member of World Presidents Organization (WPO/YPO).

Founding Partner of Frontline Strategy Limited, the investment manager/advisor for two Mauritius based India centric Private Equity funds namely –India Industrial Growth Fund Limited and Strategic Ventures Fund (Mauritius) Limited.

He has over 20 years of well rounded "equities exposure" including Portfolio Management, Equity Sales and Equity Research with global institutions like ABN AMRO Bank, ANZ Grindlays Bank.

He quit ABN Amro in 2000 to set up Frontline Strategy Limited and Strategic Ventures Fund (Mauritius) Limited. Atim has lived and worked in India (Delhi and Mumbai), and USA (New York region for 10 years). He now divides his time between India and Singapore, where he is currently based.

He has majored in economics from Delhi University and also has a Masters in Management Studies from Bombay University.

He is the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of NE Group, Nepal and is a leading personality at the forefront of Nepali Private and Public Sectors.

A Past President of the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce & Industries (FNCCI). By gaining the presidency of the FNCCI, Mr. Shrestha and his father became the first father-son Presidents in the history of FNCCI.

He is also a past President of Nepal-Korea (ROK) Chamber of Commerce & Industries and has also served the Government of Nepal as the Assistant Minister of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation in 2002.

His awards and decorations include Prasidda Prabal Gorkha Dakchin Bahu "Second", Gorkha Dakshin Bahu "Third", Birendra-Aishwarya Padak Cavalliere Ufficiale dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (Knight Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy).

Chairman of Satin Creditcare Services Pvt. Ltd. , HP Singh is a leading personality in the Microfinance industry in India

He has over two decades of microfinance experience and pioneered the unique concept of daily collection of repayments of loans. Besides an expert in lending (especially microfinance) he has experience in the field of auditing, accounts, project financing, advisory services and company law matters.

His financial engineering experience of almost three decades has helped the Company in operational strategy and efficiency. He is actively involved in SCNL's day-to-day operations and has been a vital source of inspiration since the Company's inception in 1990.

He has participated in HBS Accion Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance in 2009 and leadership program organized by Women's World Banking at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania in 2011.

Mr. H P Singh is a law graduate and a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1984

Mr. William P. Adamopoulos is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Forbes Asia. He is the chief organizer of the annual Forbes Global CEO Conference. Prior to joining Forbes in 1999, he served as Managing Director of The Asian Wall Street Journal. He also served as President of Dow Jones Publishing Company (Asia), Inc. William is also an advisor to of Baring Private Equity Asia, BandLab Technologies, GrabTaxi Holdings, Pacific Century Group. Mr. Adamopoulos graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Economics in 1984.

Rakesh Sood is a former Indian diplomat, columnist, writer and expert on foreign affairs. He was appointed then Prime Minister’s (Mr. Manmohan Singh) special envoy for disarmament and non-proliferation in September, 2013. He studied physics at St. Stephen's College, Delhi and went on to join the Indian Foreign Service in July 1976.

He has served as India’s Ambassador to Afghanistan and Nepal. At the Ministry of External Affairs Mr. Sood was Joint Secretary heading the Disarmament and International Security Affairs Division

Mr Dalal is a Non Executive Director of IIML and has over 30 years of financial markets and investment experience. He is responsible for developing the Infrastructure Business of IL&FS Group in key international markets/sectors. While at IIML, Mr Dalal was the Vice Chairman and led fund raising activities and investments in private equity transactions. Prior to IIML, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of IL&FS's Asset Management Strategic Business Unit.

Prior to that, he was working with ICICI and was actively involved in the initial public offerings of Indraprastha Gas and Shoppers' Stop.

He is a member of the India CEO Forum, which is affiliated with the IMA (International Market Assessment Group). He received a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Bombay University (India) and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Northeast Louisiana University (United States).

Managing Director of Godrej Industries, India’s leading manufacturer of chemicals, edible oils, vanaspati, and bakery fats, etc. Independent director on the boards: Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Teleservices, and Taj Hotels, Indian Hotels Company. Member of the Advisory Committees of the Indian Chemical Manufacturers' Association. Currently President of the Alliance Francaise de Bombay, Nadir has received the Ordre National du Mérite and the Ordre National De La Légion D’Honneur from the Government of France for his achievements. Nadir earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston. He attended Stanford University for his Masters in Chemical Engineering and received his MBA from Harvard University as a George F. Baker Scholar.

Mark has over thirty-six years of experience in finance, real estate development and the leisure industry in Southeast Asia. Was a partner in a corporate financial advisory firm based in Jakarta for ten years before concentrating on the hotel and leisure sectors.

He has been associated with a number of successful brands in the leisure industry including as a founding partner of GHM Indonesia, a hotel management company that operated a number of boutique hotels. He was also a founding partner of Mandara Spa Asia — the leading global operator of resort spas.

He is a founder of Alila Hotels & Resorts and the driving force behind the group's green initiatives and community involvement projects in Asia. In Two Roads Hospitality Asia, he oversees the new developments, corporate strategy and brand direction in Asia. He is a graduate of Stanford University and formerly a Vice President of Citibank

Raman Roy is Chairman and Managing Director of Quatrro Global Services.

He has been appointed as the Chairman of NASSCOM for 2017-18 Raman is fondly referred to as the “Father of the Indian BPO Industry”. Post pioneering off shore Back office capabilities for American Express and GE Capital (now Genpact) and Spectramind (now Wipro BPO) Raman established his fourth ‘startup’, Quatrro. Raman is a founding board member of the “Indian Angel Network”, board member of the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Chapter in NCR etc. He was also appointed by the Indian Prime Minister’s Office to the Working Group tasked with developing recommendations to improve the supply of suitable talent to the IT & BPO industries. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce.

Dr. Rajiv Aggarwal is the Director of Pictet Bank, Singapore. Experienced manager of 15+ years including three years as CEO; Led diverse teams, concluded complex negotiations and played active role in reform process in India. Possesses in depth knowledge of global business environment including international laws.

Has deep understanding of diverse fields like taxation, public sector, health care, securities market, export promotion and textiles. Has strong relationships with key persons in both the Government and Private Sector.

Nirvana Chaudhary, Managing Director of CG Corp Global and heads CG Finco He was elected Vice President of Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) in 2016. The philanthropic arm of his group that he leads—Chaudhary Foundation—is busy building schools and homes for survivors of the April 2015 earthquake of Nepal.

 

Nirvana is a youth icon of Nepal and beyond. He is often sought by youth organizations, schools, universities and young entrepreneurs as a motivational speaker. His Cross the Border speech to youth in Pokhara (2016) has been widely appreciated as one of the most successful and inspirational speeches by a Nepalese entrepreneur.

He has authored several articles on leadership and management for prominent business magazines. He became the Chairman of ASSOCHAM Nepal Chapter and was nominated in the board of UN Business Advisory Council. Nirvana is also the Honorary Consul General of Maldives to Nepal.

He has served as the Personal Advisor to the Minister of Industries, Government of Nepal. He has also held offices of various bilateral chamber of commerce and industry. He has been the Brand Ambassador of WWF Foundation, Founder of Himalayan Climate Change, the youngest Founder Member of Entrepreneur Organization Nepal Chapter, and Founder member of Young Presidents Organization. He has led a campaign on “Spirit of Entrepreneurship” and just been featured as the First Nepalese in CNBC’s Young Turks. Educated in Doon, Harrow and MIT schools,

Abhay Deshpande is the Founder and CEO of MartJack (Enterprise Class eCommerce Platform and India’s first SaaS Company). He holds the unique distinction of raising multimillion $ funding from 50+ global angel investors. Under his leadership the company grew from 0 to 175 employees, acquired marquee customers such as Wal-Mart, Unilever, Pizza Hut, Lulu, expanded from India to MENA and APAC markets.

Also, In September 2015, Abhay led the merger of MartJack with Capillary Technologies. The investment was led by top investors Warburg Pincus and Sequoia Capital.

Former Group Head Visa, Mastercard (Digital Payments, Digital Banking). MD of Andromedia Solutions providing Financial Technology solutions.

More than twenty years of experience in Product Development, Product Management and Business Expansion, relating to Card Payments, Payments Processing, Digital Platforms, Mobile Wallets, Retail Banking and Technology Services across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa with MasterCard, Visa, Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, MashreqBank and CMC Ltd (now part of Tata Consulting Services).

Doug serves as a Managing Director and Head of Marketing at Clarion Capital Partners, LLC. He is the Founder and a Partner of Zeno Ventures. He served as a Managing Director of Palm Ventures LLC He co-founded Foundation Source Philanthropic Services Inc. in 2000. He served as a National and International Director of the Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs (ACE). He founded PRT Corp. of America, Enherent Corp.'s predecessor, in 1989 He served as the International President of the Young Entrepreneurs' Organization in 1997 and 1998. Mr. Mellinger serves as the Chairman of Sequest Technologies and Palm Renewable Energy. He serves as a Member of the Board of The Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and on the Advisory Board for the London Business School. Mr. Mellinger served as the Chairman of the National Commission on Entrepreneurship in Washington, D.C.He served as a Director of EDGAR Online Inc. since February 8, 2006 and Goldstone Technologies Ltd. until March 2005. He was named Entrepreneur of the Year for New England, Chief Executive of an Inc 500 company twice and created one of the top 100 software companies. He is a graduate of Syracuse University with a degree in Entrepreneurial Science

Richard Collier-Keywood is the Global Vice-Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Network Executive Team. He also works with the Government of UK as the Dormant Assets Commissioner. He served as Head of Tax at PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Services United Kingdom for 5 years where he was admitted as a Partner in 1992.

Richard is a trained barrister and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and has specialised in tax since 1984. He is a specialist in corporate and international taxation with a particular focus on US companies in Europe, corporate restructurings, corporate trading models, mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Kumar is Chairman of Aeries Group. Prior to it, he was the Founder and Chairman/CEO of MModal Inc - a leading healthcare technology company which he sold to JP Morgan in 2012; he is currently on the Board of Frontline Strategy as well

He was the winner of Ernst and Young's entrepreneur of the year and Hall of Fame awards for Maryland, USA in 2007 Mr. Kumar is an active private investor investing across sectors in India, US and the Middle East - some of his prominent investments are Zicom - Unisafe ( India - UAE ), Genesys International (India), Vestec Inc ( Canada ), Zyfin ( India - Qatar ) in addition to investments in a number of start ups like Empays, Pescafresh, Snaplion etc.

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