Ex-Group CFO of Network 18 (Broadcasters of CNBC in India)
Mr.Bawa holds 20 years of experience in a leadership role in finance & strategy, having held group level responsibilities for financial reporting & MIS, corporate finance & banking, public offers and IPOs in global markets, budgeting & cost management, taxation, insurance, investor relations, legal & regulatory matters and all group M&A initiatives. He possess a deep understanding of Indian regulations and regularly advises corporate on managing compliance with Government policy, structuring opportunities and dispute resolution.
Mr.Bawa is a Chartered Accountant by profession and was also conferred the Industry leader of the year in 2007 by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. A prominent voice in several industry forums such as Indian Broadcasting Foundation and News Broadcasters Association.
Founding Partner of Partners4Growth, Ex-MD of Bausch & Lomb, Luxottica (Ray Ban)
Mr.Chopra has headed several Indian subsidiaries of multinational companies in the capacity of Managing Director - Bausch & Lomb, Luxottica (Ray-Ban), Intertek, Adizes Institute and Encell Technology. Prior to that he worked in senior management roles with Hindustan Unilever.
Mr.Chopra, a Chemical Engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology - BHU, is a consultant on Entrepreneurship, Conflict Management, Organization life cycles and Succession Planning. He has conducted knowledge sessions for more than 1000 CEOs in partnership with leading private banks across India and USA, and consulted for many family owned businesses in India including running organisational diagnostic workshops. Having worked both in large multinationals and start-ups he has developed a unique insight into the difficult journey of scaling up and bridging this gap.
Ex-CFO of IBM Daksh, Tata Autocomp, Mahindra British Telecom, Jumbo Electronics
Mr.Rudra has over 35 years of experience in Finance leadership roles across diverse industries including Information Technology, Outsourcing & BPO, Automobiles, Consumer Products and Real Estate & Hospitality.
A fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India, Mr.Rudra has held senior roles in Finance, Commercial and IT functions in Organizations like IBM, IBM Daksh, Tech Mahindra, Tata Autocomp Systems, DLF Corporation, Sapient Corp. & Jumbo Electronics - driving inorganic growth initiatives for Corporates (including mergers & acquisitions & equity-based alliances), IPOs, implementing systems & processes, corporate governance, driving cost optimization initiatives and developing business strategies, all focused at ensuring strong and sustainable top & bottom line growth.
Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor
Founder, President, CEO of Omni Technologies Inc. and is based in Silicon Valley, USA
He has more than two decades of experience in high performance analog circuits design with pioneering contributions in reconfigurable analog-to-digital converters. In 2007, he co-founded Cambridge Analog Technologies, Inc. (CAT) where he led the company as President and CEO. In August 2011, CAT was acquired by Maxim Integrated, Inc. where he was Executive Director and General Manager of the Advanced IP Solutions Group. In 2015, he founded Omni Design Technologies, Inc. focused on leveraging fundamentally disruptive and proprietary ultra-low power circuit techniques that can enable a new generation of integrated circuits.
Dr Gulati received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science with a minor in business from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, the M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, and the B.S. degree in electronics and communication engineering from Delhi Institute of Technology (now NSIT), New Delhi, India. Dr Gulati has numerous publications and patents including many in the area of integrated circuit design.