member of the advisory board
Ashok Kinha is one of the Co-founders of Athamus Venture Management Pvt. Ltd, and the brain behind setting up Athamus and its funds. Before promoting Athamus Venture, Ashok has shouldered management roles in legal, compliance, and risk functions for various fund managers and real estate developers in the last 20 plus years.
Ashok excelled in the fund set up, corporate strategies, and investment functions for fund managers and land buy out including due diligence, litigation clearance, documentation, JVA’s/SPV’s, vendor/ consultant/contractor contracts, etc.
Shajan Samuel is a Graduate of Xavier’s Kolkata, he has completed his Advanced Management Program (IIM Kolkata ). He has around 20 years’ experience in the Tyres & Education Industry, last 10 years has been in Managing P/L responsibility. He currently works in a leadership role with Aptech ltd.
Shajan Samuel is also an Ultrarunner, having run in Singapore & the world major Marathon at Berlin. He will be competing in the toughest human race this June -Comrades Marathon at Durban. He also makes short/documentary films and has championed several social causes
K.C TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR
Dr. Manoj Kumar
Dr. Manoj Kumar K.C, MCA, Ph.D., Founder Managing Director, Pinnacle Technologies, Chairman, Indian Federation of Commerce & Industry (IFCI), a visionary leader. Received several national & international awards including Star of Asia, CIO Award, Udyog Ratna, Mother Teresa awards for the various technology innovations & social contributions.
Holds honorary doctorate as well as an international Ph.D. doctorate in Doctor of Science from France for the researches in Artificial Intelligence.v
Kishore Joseph is the Founder & Editor – This week India News. Wing of This Week Group of Online Media. Since its inception in 1994 and under his leadership, the paper grew steadily adding up local editions in prime areas of Bangalore, New Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Chennai. This Week Group of online news portal is one of India’s fastest growing online publications. It was started as a neighborhood tabloid with no office, no grand plans, an empty purse, and solely on a Can-do attitude.
Later, it has winged ahead with ten multi-city online editions, to especially serve India’s cosmopolitan digital natives namely thisweekbangalore.com/ thisweekdelhi.com/ thisweekhyderabad.com / thisweekguwahati.com / thisweekchennai.com, mumbaithisweek.com / thisweekpune.com/ thisweekkolkota.com/ thisweekkerala.com & lookbangalore.com ( LifeStyle News portal).
Mr.Amit K Saran
His organizational skills came to the fore in 1974 when as a graduate student and as the Charter President of LEO Club, Allahabad, his team organized a series of activities, most significant being the 2 and 4 wheeler Motor Rally from Allahabad to Shankargarh (50 km). A rare event (motorsports) in those days. The only exposure was as a class VI student to a motor rally with his mother as a driver (who won the same) and father as the navigator many years earlier.
Though Amit’s rendezvous with sports promotion commenced much earlier in 1992, in Noida, while pursuing his career as CEO of a Greenfield mineral water project. He organized his first Athletic Summer Camp in DPS School, Noida for school children.
Dr. Asif Iqbal
Dr. Asif Iqbal is the President of the Indian Economic Trade Organization, a business intelligence unit that works towards filling gaps between Academia and Industry. IETO also serves as a “call to action” for universities regarding the need to close a widening gap between the Business Intelligence skills of university graduates. IETO has various Industry Leaders, Business Analysts, Leading Economists, Retired bureaucrats on board to advise the industry and Academia.
Dr. Iqbal spearheads this organization and travels all over the globe bringing in the latest trends of technologies available globally and connecting them to Indian academia to increase employability and career opportunities.