Mr. Premkumar Seshadri
Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director
HCL Infosystems Ltd.,
He is also the Chief Mentor & Director, HCL Talentcare (P) Ltd., Chairman,HCL Services Ltd., & HCL Learnings Ltd. He is a member of CII National Committee on Healthcare. He is also a member of CII National Committee on Marketing. He was a member of CEOs Mission to the United States that coincided with the annual meeting of the U.S. – India Strategic Dialogue. Charter Member and member of the Governing Council of TiE Chennai.
Mr. C K Kumaravel
CEO at Naturals Salon & Spa
Mr. Kumaravel is credited with eradicating the word ‘housewife’. Naturals grew from a small idea and its success story dates a decade back when the seeds for the salon were sown by his wife, Mrs. K Veena. Today it is a 300 strong salon chain across the country.
Mr. Kumaravel’s belief is that women are as equal, if not more, efficient than men. According to him, Naturals’ strength is the easy and simple formula of helping an ordinary woman, who is passionate about becoming a business woman, by engaging her in franchising options and giving her adequate guidance and support to start and establish the business. Mr. Kumaravel’s mission is that with 10,000 job opportunities, he wants to create 1000 successful women entrepreneurs of 3000 salons and, thereby, 50,000 employment opportunities by 2016.
Mrs. Hemalatha Pandiarajan
Director Ma Foi Strategic Consultants.
Co-Founder Ma Foi Management Consultants
A Finance professional with over 20 years of experience in Finance, Audit and Executive Search, she is the Managing Trustee of the Ma Foi Foundation which supports 4000 underprivileged children by empowering them through Education and other activities. The Foundation also supports healthcare through the Ekam Trust.
Mr. Nagaraja Prakasam
Angel Investor & Founding Angel, IAN Impact
Indian Angel Network
Mentor in Residence- NSRCEL& IIMB, Board of Director- Uniphore Software Systems & Go-Coop Social Marketplace, Guardian – Acumen Fund Fortfolio Company, Mentor- Mentoredge,CIIE,IIMA, Naga is a versatile and passionate leader with 2+ decades of global experience (decade in the USA and a decade+ in India). As a full time angel investor he has invested in 10 start-ups with 3 exits. An active member of the Indian Angel Network (IAN), he has spearheaded Impact thinking in Indian Angel Network and founded IAN Impact.
Mr. M.S.Sundara Rajan
Ex Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Bank
An Indian banking consultant and economist. His core expertise is in investment banking, project finance, corporate restructuring and capital market. He has been part of several key strategic initiatives at Indian Bank including launching of initial IPO, introduction of Biometric ATM and introduction of touch screen kiosk across various Indian bank branches in India.
According to The Economic Times press release, Mr. Rajan was ranked 45th in the Economic Times India Inc’s most powerful CEOs list (2009). He was ranked No.2 among the CEOs of Nationalized Banks and No.6 among the CEOs of Commercial banks. It was during his tenure that Indian Bank appeared first in featured in the list of Forbes 2000–2009 (1659th position).
On 31 May 2010, Mr. Rajan was appointed as a member to look into customer service for banks by RBI. On Mar 2013, he was appointed as the Chairman of Institute of Directors – Tamil Nadu state Chapter.
Mr. Visukumar Gopal
Practice Head – LEAN Enterprise at Syntel
Visukumar Gopal is a Versatile Practitioner, Energetic Coach, Change Leader, Learning Enabler and Public Speaker. He has 19+ years of professional experience in Project, Process and People Management. He is Champion Advisory Committee(CAC) member of PMI India Champion Program and He is a LEAN Six Sigma Champion.Instrumental in driving corporate level initiatives and build competencies in Process & Project Management Excellence. Lead and Groom multi-cultural people from India, US, Mexico and China. He is the member of PMI India – Excellence Enabler Forum. He is BAB (Business Advisory Board ) member of ENACTUS Projects.