Aashish P Somaiyaa
White Oak Capital
Aashish P Somaiyaa with over 21 years’ experience in business strategy, operations & management, grooming talent and process driven sales is responsible for strategizing, growing & managing the operations of White Oak Capital. He previously built and managed operations of Motilal Oswal AMC - a niche, focused, expert equity boutique.
Abhishek Agrawal is Chief Regional Officer for Accion - Asia. He worked with FINCA International as CFO and as advisor to Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI). Abhishek is Aspire Fellow; Ph.D. in Municipal financial reforms, a Chartered Accountant from ICAI & MBA in finance.
Alok Mittal is Co-founder and CEO of Indifi, India's leading full-stack platform for enabling debt financing for small businesses. He is also an active angel investor, co-founder of Indian Angel Network, and on the board of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Delhi.
Anirban Ghosh has been working with the Mahindra Group since 1999 where he is currently the Group’s Chief Sustainability Officer. This role involves leading the strategy and implementation of the Group’s sustainability drive. Anirban has been recognized in the list “Top 100 CSR Professionals (Global Listing)” by World CSR Day. He was awarded the “India Sustainable Leadership Award” at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit and Awards. Anirban held roles in Sales, Marketing and Strategy in the Farm Business of Mahindra. He has also served as President of Mahindra USA. Anirban is a guest lecturer at business schools in India including the IIM-Ahmedabad and IIM-Indore.
Anurag Agrawal is Partner at Aavishkaar. As CEO of Intellecap earlier, he setup the Investment Banking Practice and incubated I3N (Intellecap Impact Investment Network) - India’s first impact focused angel network. He led incubation and acquisition of the 3 NBFCs - IntelleCash, IntelleGrow and Arohan.
Anurag Pratap is the VP & CSR Leader-Capgemini, with over 23 years of experience in CSR, community development, project management / implementation, grant management, capacity planning and resource Management. He focuses on strategy and charter for Capgemini CSR, crafting relevant goals & policies for programs.
Aditya Birla Group
Deeksha Vats is a sustainability professional with 25+ years of experience in consulting & corporates at group & company levels. She has worked across industries like heavy & general manufacturing, utilities, retail, telecom, etc. Deeksha leads the sustainability agenda for Aditya Birla Group, across all its locations on strategic, operational, communication & advocacy aspects.
Dr. Gayathri Vasudevan co-founded LabourNet with a vision to enable livelihoods and enhance quality of life, impacting about a million lives, empowering youth, men, & women to become profitable micro entrepreneurs. She also worked for the International Labour Organization (ILO), a UN agency.
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation India
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation India
Geeta Goel is the Country Director of Dell Foundation India. She manages the strategy and implementation in two key areas - Education and Family Economic Stability. She’s on the Boards of Ujjivan, Janalakshmi, Swadhaar, Arohan, and Micro Housing Finance Corporation.
John Alex set up Social Initiatives to address requirements of small clients in the field of Health, Education, Skill Development, and Placement for unemployed Youth, inclusive model for PwD & transgenders, after joining the Management of Equitas in 2008. They won the 1st national CSR award from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Pranshu Singhal founded ‘Karo Sambhav’ which designs & implements circular solutions for multiple waste streams. He won ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 India’ award by Schwab Foundation, sister organization WEF. He was Director-Digital Learning, Microsoft & Head-Sustainability, Nokia. He is an Aspen-, Ashoka-, Chevening- & Aspire Circle-Fellow.
Shashaank Awasthi is co-founder of v-shesh and India Advisor at Gray Ghost Ventures. His work in disability inclusion, mental health and wellbeing, financial inclusion, investing and teaching has been in pursuit of inclusive and accessible environments.
Dr. Shikha Nehru Sharma
Dr. Shikha Nehru Sharma is a medical doctor by training and the founder of Unitus Health Academy and 8 Well Software . As a guest on various television channels , she has been a lifelong advocate of Nutrition and in particular Vedic Nutrition as the first port of call for treating lifestyle disorders.
Dr. Shuchin Bajaj
Dr Shuchin Bajaj is the founder of Ujala Cygnus Healthcare and co-founder of Project StepOne, providing high quality low cost healthcare services to underaccessed and underserved communities of India. He has been the champion of Ayushman Bharat and also sits on the board of FITT, IIT Delhi. Shuchin's mission in life is to dissociate Healthcare access from financial ability.
Sundeep, by profession, is a Qualified accountant with more than 23 years of experience in Technology, Finance, and Consulting. Sundeep is the Founder and Director of M1xchange (TReDS) and Mynd group.M1xchange is a multi-award-winning online exchange for discounting Trade receivables for SME enterprises in India called TReDS. M1xchange has fulfilled the objective of financial inclusion by financing Receivables for SME enterprises in 1400+ cities in India, worth USD 7 Billion in the last four years. M1xchange is now working towards setting up of International Trade Finance System (ITFS) for the financing of global Trade transactions from GIFT City Gujarat.
Suresh Sethi has over three decades of global experience in the financial services industry and works extensively in the financial inclusion space leveraging fintech and digital led innovation to make a difference. He is currently the Managing Director & CEO of Protean eGov. In his last role as the Founder CEO & MD of India Post Payments Bank, he established the largest inter-operable banking infrastructure for public good.
In his earlier assignments, he has worked with leading financial services companies such as Vodafone M-Pesa, Citigroup and YES Bank across multiple geographies covering India, Kenya, UK, Argentina and US.
Swapnil Joshi is a Chevening Fellow in Leadership & Excellence at University of Oxford. He brings 17+ years of experience in design, delivery, consulting, pre-sales and sales functions. He is a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from university of Pune. He specializes in automation, IoT in buildings and application engineering of HVAC and building controls.
Tanya Singhal is the Founder and Director of SolarArise. SolarArise is a unique Solar PV asset management firm that owns & operates large-scale grid-connected solar projects. In 2010, after spending 4 years at Strategy Consulting at the Boston Consulting Group and working across sectors, she decided something was needed to be done to make clean solar energy an affordable reality in India. Thus started her entrepreneurial journey and SolarArise was born.
Viiveck Verma is currently the Chief Impact Officer for Recykal Foundation - an entity engaged in transforming the lives of Safai Mitra in India. He is a TiE Hyderabad Charter member and is also a venture partner with Venture Catalysts Venture capital firm. He has served as a Senior Advisor to Telangana State Innovation Cell helping the state in Social Innovation and Impact. He is the Curator and Licensee for TEDxHyderabad and also the president for a social impact society called Society for Advancement of Human Endeavour (SAHE).
Tata Captial Healthcare Fund
Tata Captial Healthcare Fund
Visalakshi Chandramouli is the Founding Partner-Tata Capital Healthcare Fund. She has spent over 28 years across Healthcare Private Equity, Equity Research and Pharmaceutical R&D operations and has successfully led the fund raise of two funds with commitments in excess of USD 200MN. She is actively involved in portfolio management through boards of portfolio companies and delivering a positive performance record. Under her leadership, the Fund has been awarded ‘Healthcare Investor of the Year’ for 2018, 2019 and 2020 by Venture Intelligence.
Saahas Zero Waste
Wilma Rodrigues is the founder and CEO of Saahas Zero Waste (SZW), a social enterprise committed to implementing holistic zero-waste solutions across India. Wilma moved to Bangalore from Mumbai in 1995. She is a former journalist with the Times of India group and Business World Magazine. India got its first set of Municipal Solid Waste rules in 2000, and this was the trigger for Wilma to step into the waste management sector so as to support the implementation of the rules. She first set up NGO Saahas in 2001 and then a business model SZW in 2013.