Speakers

Speakers

The biggest names of business and entrepreneurship from across the country attend to share their experiences at the Jai Hind College Entrepreneurship Summit.

Mahesh Murthy
Founder, Pinstorm and Co-founder, Seedfund
Mahesh Murthy is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director and Founding Partner at Seedfund. Mr. Murthy is also the Founder of Passionfund.com, which he founded in 2000. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Pinstorm Technologies Private Limited. He ran Channel V till 2000 and then founded Passionfund to invest in and guide startups. He has over 26 years of marketing and communications experience, of which 15 years are in online marketing.
Devendra Shah
Chairman & MD, Parag Milk Foods
Mr. Devendra Shah is Chairman & Managing Director of Parag Milk Foods, India’s largest private dairy and manufacturers of the Gowardhan and Go range of milk and milk products. He also holds reputed positions in various ventures like Director - Bhimashankar Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana, Pargaon; Secretary of National Centre for Rural Development. In 1989 he found his true calling - the dairy business. Devendra Shah turned Parag Milk Foods into one of the most profitable dairy businesses ever.
Meera Sanyal
Chairperson at Indian Merchants' Chamber & Ex-CEO of RBS
Meera is one of India's most highly respected bankers who stepped down from her role as CEO and Chairperson of RBS India in Dec 2013, to enter public service. She joined the Aam Aadmi Party and is a member of the National Committee on Economic Policy. She is a member of Secretary Clinton's International Council on Women's Business Leadership (ICWBL). She chairs the Urban Development Committee of the Indian Merchants' Chamber and is leading a citizens movement for the regeneration of Mumbai's PortLands.
Ajita Shashidhar
Senior Editor, Business Today
Ajita Shashidhar has done indepth reporting on the media and entertainment sector, where she has been tracking media conglomerates such as Star India, ZEE, Viacom 18, Sony and NDTV. she has also been doing lot of industry features. In FMCG and retail also, she has covered big companies such as HUL, Marico, Cadbury, Future Group, Shoppers Stop and so on.
Subhash Dandekar
Chairman Emeritus, Kokuyo Camlin
Mr. Subhash Dandekar is an eminent Industrialist and Chairman Emeritus of Kokuyo Camlin Ltd. He is also Corporate Advisor to Camlin Fine Sciences Limited and President of Shushrusha Citizen's Co-op Hospital Limited, Dadar, Mumbai. Mr. Dandekar has held various positions in different entities such as Executive Chairman - Camlin Limited, Chairman - SICOM Limited (State Investment Corporation of Maharashtra). His many years of experience in building and branding businesses, from stationery to chemicals, brings a unique perspective on startup entrepreneurship.
Neha Sethi
Founder of Sweetish House Mafia
With a degree in finance from the Wharton School of Business, Neha’s childhood passion got the better of her and she made the switch from banker to baker. She now sweetens the palate of the city, one crumbly cookie at a time, wielding her whisk to make magic out of sugar, butter and a generous sprinkling of chocolate chips. Neha has been featured in several national publications, including Business Standard, Vogue and Economic Times, and has also been on the cover of Forbes India.
Ansoo Gupta
COO, Pinstorm
Ansoo Gupta, with her corporate experience spanning 20 years, has had a meteoric rise in her career as a marketing and media professional and on the way collected a deep & relevant set of experience across fields as diverse as television, brand management, e-commerce, search engine marketing, social media management, and print. Ansoo is currently the Chief Operating Officer of multinational digital brands management firm Pinstorm. She runs a multinational team across India, Singapore, Malaysia, USA and Europe that looks to help clients across the world with innovative and effective marketing and branding solutions using digital media, while building a sound and profitable organization.

Mentors

With immense core expertise across many fields, these industry experts at the Entrepreneurship Summit shall mentor and guide budding entrepreneurs on their journey to success.

Ajith Menon
Chairman & Managing Director, Opal Asia
Shriyans Bhandari
CEO, Greensole & Director, Heritage Girls School
Chinmay Divekar
Owner, Nature Trails Resorts
Satish Kataria
Managing Director, Catapooolt
Mohit Shukla
MD & Head of Legal, Barclays India
Shreerang Godbole
West India Head at Oyo Rooms
Ateet Sanghavi
Founder and Director, Purple Ventures
Sachin Tagra
Investor, Brand Capital, Times Group
Debashis Banerjee
Marketing Expert, CEO at 'Think As Consumer' Consulting
Vivek Tiwari
Director & CEO Boston Ivy Healthcare Solutions
Bhagwan W Advani
Managing Partner at Mediheal Facilitation Services

Host

Vishaal Rasquinha
Host