Amol Naikawadi is the Joint Managing Director of Indus Health Plus. He has won many awards, including the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2009 and was featured in CNBC Young Turks in October 2010. He was also honoured by the Bharat Gaurav Award, during the National Unity and Industrial Growth Conference in 2009. Amol has been instrumental in charting out Indus's story and its rapid expansion throughout India. He completed his professional qualification as a Chartered Accountant from ICAI, India.
Amita Kasbekar is the Women's Initiative (WIN) leader at Deloitte U.S. and India offices. She has over 25 years experience in areas of talent management, retention strategies, and diversity management. She has demonstrated capabilities in gender leadership, sensitization, and workplace flexibility and is actively involved in writing and speaking about gender issues in various forums. She has been the voice of organisational diversity and effectiveness, and has spearheaded many initiatives at Deloitte.
Amit Kaul has been with ONGC working in the Corporate Office , and involved in myriad aspects of HRM. He was involved with HR policy framework conceptualisation and implementation, netwroking with companies and people within and outside the company for meeting diverse and key objectives of the HR function of ONGC. Presenly he is involved with branding of the training and development initiatives at the organisations. He has done his Masters in HR and OD from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University.
Amit Jatia has been the Managing Director of Hardcastle Restaurants Private Limited since 1995. Mr. Jatia is responsible for all aspects of the establishment of McDonald's in west and southern India including site location and acquisition; site development and equipment installation; supply chain and product development; marketing strategy; and local government liaison. He has done his Bachelor of Science (BS), Finance, General from University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business.
Amit Bhatia is a social entrepreneur is Founder & Chairman of Aspire, an Employability Education firm. Amit was recognized as “Education Czar” in 2008 by MINT (a Wall Street Journal publication). He was also a finalist of John P. McNulty Award in 2010 and was featured as “NEXT” in 2011“Fast Company” magazine, USA. He was also recognized as a “Young Turk” by CNBC-TV18 series. He has 21 years of management and consulting expertise. He has completed his Masters in M.Com from Delhi School of Economics.
Amit Bansal is the is the founder and CEO of PurpleLeap. He started his career in marketing with Asian Paints before moving to the IT industry with the startup Riverrun and was responsible for developing customer solutions. He then moved on to one of the biggest CRM companies in India, Talisma where he was responsible for developing and marketing technology products across India, US, and Canada. He also served as the Global Product Management Head at Talisma. He has done his B.E. from PEC Chandigarh.
Amir Ziv is Vice Dean and Professor of Accounting and Samberg Faculty Director at Columbia Business School. He teaches Financial Accounting, and Managerial Accounting in MBA, Executive MBA, various Executive Education programs, and in Doctoral programs. His research deals with the effects of accounting regimes and alternatives on economic environments, and is important for understanding accounting institutions and phenomena. He has a B.A., from University of Haifa and a Ph.D., from Stanford University.
Allen Sequeira has over 30 years of experience in Human Resources and has expertise in the field of HR strategy and leadership development. He was instrumental in creating a talent management process and succession planning architecture at Mahindra. Prior to joining Mahindra, he was Head of HR at Castrol India. Sequeira has also worked with Tata Sons and ACC serving various HR roles from operations to strategy. He is credited with establishing a Group Center for Learning & Development at Mahindra Group.
Alice Eagly is Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at Northwestern University. She received her Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Michigan. Her research interests include the study of gender, attitudes, prejudice, stereotyping, and leadership. Previously, she taught at Michigan State University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Purdue University. She has received many awards, including Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association.