Founders & their dreams we have believed in
T.A Krishnan: Founder E Com Express
T.A. Krishnan is one of the founding members of ECOM Express Private Limited and is instrumental in drawing the vision and business plan that seeks to differentiate ECOM Express from the rest of the Industry players. Krishnan has over 25 years of experience in the Courier and Express Delivery Services. Krishnan is a Post Graduate in Commerce, an MBA and actively involved in e-commerce forums
Sameer Manchanda: Chairman & Managing Director DEN Networks
Sameer Manchanda founded DEN in 2007 with a vision to bring about a paradigm shift in India's cable TV distribution industry through consolidation and digitisation. Within a few years since its formation, DEN has become India's leading cable TV distribution company and is a pioneer of digitisation. He was also instrumental in the formation of Star DEN, a 50-50 J-V between DEN and the Star TV group. He was a co-founder of the erstwhile IBN18, home of CNN IBN and IBN7 and was the Joint Managing Director of the company from 2005 to 2010. He was also a founding member of the News Broadcasters Association and served as its President in 2009 and 2010. Prior to IBN18, he served as a Director on the board of NDTV Ltd. A qualified Chartered Accountant, he has over two decades' experience in the Indian media & television industry. He has been associated with the Indian television industry since 1984. He is currently a member of the CII National Committee on Media & Entertainment and the FICCI Broadcast Forum.
Mr. H R Gaikwad: Chairman & Managing Director BVG India Limited
Mr. Gaikwad holds a degree in Electronics Engineering. He had founded Bharat Vikas Group, after a successful stint in Telco (now Tata Motors). As Chairman & Managing Director of BVG India Limited his vision and never say no attitude paves the way for BVG's vision unmatched quality & 100% customer delight for the past 15 years.
Pratish Sanghvi: Director Grab.in
Sales, Finance & Technology at Grab a Grub; Pratish oversees Relationship management with existing clients & identifies new tie ups. He also sees the Client billing and Grab a Grub’s financials. He is responsible for the Technology development of the firms’ proprietary rider app & backend dispatch system. Prior to this, Pratish spent 7 years at Blackrock Inc, USA in the Fixed Income securities division for Institutional clients & was responsible for valuation & pricing of Global Securities along with setting up its offshore unit. He has done his MBA in Finance from Drexel University, Philadelphia.
Karan Mehrotra: Co-Founder & CEO Local Banya
Karan has a degree in Computer Engineering but has been working in the hospitality and later the FMCG sector since the age of 18. Before Localbanya he used to manage Kenwood Marketing and set up India’s first water jet cutting plant.
Pradeep Bhatt: CEO Online RTI
Pradeep is the CEO of OnlineRTI which simplifies the process of filing RTI to any govt in India. The company aims to promote transparency by simplifying RTI and making it effective. The portal has received over 47,000 RTI applications and seeks to file more than 1 lakh RTI applications by June 2015. The company raised 50 lakh through LetsVenture. Previously, Pradeep was heading India software operations of a mobile software named Ninetology. He has over 10 years experience in mobile software domain, working for different startups and companies like Nokia. Pradeep holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from IITB. He did his B.E from Mumbai University. His hobbies includes reading books, playing chess and football..