Advisory Board

V.'Paddy' Padbhanabhan

V. “Paddy” Padmanabhan is the Unilever Chaired Professor of Marketing, INSEAD Singapore, and academic director for the Emerging Markets Institute.

Balagopal (Bala) Vissa

Balagopal (Bala) Vissa is associate professor of entrepreneurship located at INSEAD's Asia campus in Singapore. Prof Vissa’s research interests focus on entrepreneurship in Asian emerging economies.

Arun S R

Arun S R, Senior Lawyer, ALMT Legal, did his graduation from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (BA. LLB (Hons.)

Guhesh Ramanathan

B Tech- IIT Varanasi, MBA-IIM Bangalore. CEO and Co-Founder, Excubator Co-Founder SEA Fund

Jay Pillai

Jay has been a first generation entrepreneur since 1996 and . Hiruns India’s leading two companies in HR – solutions and services and payroll and HRMS software development.

Amit Gupta

Amit is the CEO of Asianet News Media and is a finance veteran who has had leadership stints with a leading PE firm and their portfolio companies.

Avinash Kaushik

Avinash runs Revvx, which manages NASSCOM’s hardware accelerator program.

M N Vidyashankar

Mr Vidyashankar is an ex-President of IESA and was the principal secretary of e-governance for the state of Karnataka.

Viswanathan Swaminathan

Vish has held senior leadership positions in banks and DFIs in Corporate Banking, Risk Management, Investment Banking, Private Banking, Audit and Compliance.