Media Plenary Session: Setting the Statge for an Honest Conversation
Prof. Sreenivasan (Moderator)
Columbia Journalism School and co-founder, SAJA.org, South Asian Journalists Association
S.Mitra Kalita
Correspondent, Wall Street Journal;founding deputy editor, WSJ's "Greater New York" section; co-founder of LiveMint.com, a business daily in Delhi.
Stephanie Mehta
Executive Editor, Fortune and co-chair, Brainstorm Tech Fortune
Tunku Varadarajan
Editor, Newsweek International. Formerly, senior editor and writer at The Daily Beast, Forbes, Wall Street Journal and elsewhere.
Bobby Ghosh
World Editor, Time
 Value Investing Plenary Session: Finding Value in India
Prof. Bruce Greenwald (Moderator)
Author of Value Investing: Graham to Buffet & Beyond
Mr. Ramdeo Agarwal
Managing Director, Motilal Oswal
Mr. Nilesh Shah
Founder, Managing Director & CEO, Envision Capital
Mr. Nitin Bajaj
Fund Manager- Fidelity India Value Fund and Fidelity Global Special Situations Fund
Mr. Amitabh Singhi
MD, Surefin Investments
 Private Equity and Venture Capital: Is too much capital too few deals
Mr. Roger Leeds (Moderator)
Chairman Emerging Markets Private Equity
Mr. Sridar Iyengar
Partner and Chairman of India Advisory Board, Bessemer Ventures
Mr. Sid Khanna
Chairman & MD, India Equity Partners, ex-CEO Accenture India
Mr. Rahul Raisurana
Managing Director, Standard Chartered Private Equity
Mr. Mukul Gulati
Managing Director, Zephyr Peacock Fund India
 Entrepreneurship: Ideas in Action
Prof. Bruce Kogut (Moderator)
Professor & Chair, Leadership and Ethics, Management Department, Columbia Business School
Mr. Mukul Somany
Vice Chairman and Managing Director Hindustan National Glass
Mr. Sanjay Gupta
President, HealthMedia Digital Health Coaching
Dr. Amol Sarva
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Peek Inc.
 Indian Companies Going Global: Success beyond boundaries
Ms. Valerie Demont (Moderator)
Partner Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP
Mr. Rajiv Khanna
Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Mr. Ravilochan Pola
Director & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Inc
Mr. Jack Story
CTO - Infrastructure Services, Wipro Technologies
Mr. George Ugeux
CEO, Galileo Global Advisors
 Healthcare in India: Deconstructing Healthcare in India
Mr. Debjit Ghosh (Moderator)
Vice President, Analysis Group
Mr. Amit Patel
Senior Vice President & Head - North America Generics
Mr. KG Ananthakrishnan
MD, Merck (India)
Ms. Dipali Talwar
Senior Director, Global Business Transactions Pfizer

Bruce Greenwald

Prof. Bruce Greenwald
Author of Value Investing: Graham to Buffet & Beyond,

Prof. Bruce Greenwald holds the Robert Heilbrunn Professorship of Finance and Asset Management at Columbia Business School and is the academic Director of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing. Described by the New York Times as "a guru to Wall Street's gurus," Prof. Greenwald is an authority on value investing with additional expertise in productivity and the economics of information. Prof. Greenwald has been recognized for his outstanding teaching abilities. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Columbia University Presidential Teaching Award which honors the best of Columbia's teachers for maintaining the University's longstanding reputation for educational excellence. His classes are consistently oversubscribed, with more than 650 students taking his courses every year in subjects such as Value Investing, Economics of Strategic Behavior, Globalization of Markets, and Strategic Management of Media.

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Ramdeo Agrawal

Mr. Ramdeo Agarwal
Managing Director, Motilal Oswal,

Mr. Ramdeo Agrawal, Co-Founder Motilal Oswal, is the man behind the strong research capabilities at Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd. His firm belief in “Value Investing” forms the core of the Motilal Oswal group’s investment philosophy. The investor community eagerly awaits his annual Wealth Creation studies, which he has been authoring for the last 14 years. He is an Associate of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also a member of the National Committee on Capital Markets of the Confederation of Indian Industry. Mr. Agrawal specializes in equity research. He has been authoring the annual Motilal Oswal Wealth Creation Study since its inception in 1996. In 1986, he wrote the book ‘Corporate Numbers Game’, along with co-author, Mr. Ram K Piparia. He has also featured on 'Wizards of Dalal Street on CNBC TV 18'. Mr. Agrawal has received the "Rashtriya Samman Patra" awarded by the Government of India.

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Nilesh Shah

Mr. Nilesh Shah
Founder, Managing Director & CEO, Envision Capital,

Mr. Nilesh Shah is the Founder, Managing Director & CEO of Envision Capital. He has a 17-year career in corporate finance & asset management. Prior to founding Envision Capital, he was with the Kotak Mahindra group. He is widely regarded as amongst India's most prominent stock pickers and is among the most respected faces in India's electronic media. He has been featured in 'The Wizards of Dalal Street' by CNBC India and as 'The Big Fish' by NDTV India. He is a CFA from ICFAI and a postgraduate in management from IRMA and was recently awarded 'The Achiever Award' by Jaycees.

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Nitin Bajaj

Mr. Nitin Bajaj
Fund Manager- Fidelity India Value Fund and Fidelity India Special Situations Fund,

Mr. Nitin Bajaj is Fund Manager of the Fidelity India Special Situations Fund and Fidelity India Value Fund. Mr. Bajaj joined Fidelity International in 2003 as a research analyst in London. Mr. Bajaj has relocated to Mumbai from Fidelity’s London office, took over the management of the Fidelity India Special Situations Fund and launched India Value Fund. After a very successful and highly rated period in research, in 2007, he became an Assistant Portfolio Manager for Global Special Situations Fund in the UK with a remit to search for investment opportunities globally. As a research analyst, he covered European food and tobacco and large cap Italian and Spanish banks. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Nitin Bajaj was at KPMG in India for four years working as a business analyst. Mr. Bajaj holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Delhi and an MBA from Insead, Singapore. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. On 31st July 2010, he completed over a year of managing the Fidelity India Special Situations Fund. Last year, the fund returned 31.9% as compared to returns of 16.1% by the Sensex, 19.5% by the BSE 200 and 17.4% by the Nifty.

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Amitabh Singhi

Mr. Amitabh Singhi
MD, Surefin Investments,

A regular speaker at Value Investing Congress, Amitabh Singhi has been investing in Indian companies for over 10 years as the Managing Director at Surefin Investments, an India based portfolio management and investment advisory company (www.surefin.com). He is also a director at Amrit Capital, a US and Mauritius based hedge fund focused on Indian equities (www.amritfunds.com). Prior to this, Mr. Singhi worked with Credit Suisse First Boston (New York) in their Technology Investment Banking & Advisory Division and Goldman Sachs in their Equities Sales & Trading Division. Amitabh graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, with concentrations in Finance and Management.

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Roger Leeds

Mr. Roger Leeds
Chairman Emerging Markets Private Equity,

Dr. Roger S. Leeds is a Professor at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University and Director of the School’s Center for International Business and Public Policy. In addition, he serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA), a global industry association that serves as the preeminent source of research and information on private equity in developing countries. Dr. Leeds also is an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University Business School and Wharton, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Leeds earlier career combined his interests in international finance, emerging markets private equity and public policy. Previous positions include: Managing Director and co-head of the emerging markets practice at Patricof & Co., a New York-based venture capital firm; Partner at KPMG, where he headed the firm’s global privatization advisory services; senior staff member at the International Finance Corporation (World Bank); and, Associate at Salomon Brothers in New York. He has worked in more than 100 countries in Asia Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Professor Leeds is the author of a book entitled Financing Small Enterprises in Developing Countries. He has been a guest commentator on various radio and television programs, including CNN, Bloomberg News, CBS News and CNB. Dr. Leeds is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations in New York. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University, and his M.A. and PhD from SAIS

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Sridar Iyengar

Mr. Sridar Iyengar
Operating partner in Bessemer’s Menlo Park, California,

Mr. Iyengar joined the firm in 2007. He chairs the firm’s India Advisory Board and serves on the boards of IT- outsourcing company Infosys Technologies, ICICI Bank, Rediff.com and American Indian Foundation (AIF). He is also a founding charter member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), where he has served as president of both the Silicon Valley and global branches. Mr. Iyengar has been an independent advisor to a number of companies, particularly those operating in the U.S./India corridor. He has spent 35 years involved in global business, 15 years of which were India-related. Until March 2002, Sridar was a partner with KPMG LLP, where he worked in the UK, and U.S. and India practices across all disciplines, including audit, tax, and consulting and corporate finance. He helped set up KPMG's operation in India, served on the board of KPMG’s Asia- Pacific practice and was the chairman and CEO of KPMG India. On his return to the U.S. from India, Mr. Iyengar set up and headed KPMG's practice focused on early-stage companies. In addition, he has made a number of private investments in a wide variety of sectors.

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Sid Khanna

Mr. Sid Khanna
Chairman & MD, India Equity Partners, ex-CEO Accenture India ,

He is the original face of consulting in India. Long before firms like McKinsey and BCG became a force in India Inc, Sid Khanna was playing guide, philosopher and friend to the titans of business, advising them on how to run their companies. He built and established Accenture in India from Zero to headcount of 33,000. Mr. Khanna is the Chairman and Managing Director of IEP Mumbai. He was previously the Country Managing Partner of Accenture in India and a lead member of the Accenture global management team. He was responsible for establishing all major Accenture businesses in India, including ITO, BPO and KPO, which has since grown to over 40,000 people. Mr. Khanna serves on the board of United Spirits, Peninsula Holdings and Canara HSBC Insurance. He received his Bachelor of Arts (Honors) degree in Economics from St. Stephen's College (New Delhi) and is a Chartered Accountant (Valedictorian from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales).

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Rahul Raisurana

Mr. Rahul Raisurana
Managing Director, Standard Chartered Private Equity,

Mr. Rahul Raisurana is Managing Director of Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) wherein he founded and currently leads SCPE’s Mid Market focused private equity business in India. He has over 20 years of wide ranging international professional experience. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Mr. Raisurana was Managing Director, Investments at IDFC Project Equity Company Limited and co-founded India’s first project-level infrastructure fund that was jointly sponsored by IDFC and Citigroup. Previously in his capacity as head of the credit sanctioning and risk management function of Deutsche Bank, India he was a senior member of the bank’s Executive and Management Committee for India and also served as a voting member of the bank’s Global Credit Policy Committee. His other professional assignments included roles with Moody’s Investors Service in New York and with Citigroup’s Corporate & Investment Banking group in India. He holds a Masters in International Management from Thunderbird, USA, a MBA from Clark University, USA and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) from University of Calcutta, India.

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Mukul Gulati

Mr. Mukul Gulati
Managing Director, Zephyr Peacock India Management

Mukul Gulati is the Managing Director for Zephyr Peacock India Management. Mukul performs deal origination, evaluation, structuring and portfolio monitoring activities for the Peacock Funds and is responsible for overall leadership of Zephyr’s Bangalore office. Mukul serves on the Boards of Miles Software, WLC India, Maxop Engineering, Metro Wireless, Trimax IT Infrastructure and Services Ltd and Aizant Research. Mukul has more than 15 years of experience in the investment business including private equity, investment research, product development and general management. He has extensive experience in corporate M&A and due diligence activities. Previously, he worked at Multex and Reuters, where he was in senior leadership roles and co-founded an equity research product now widely used by institutional investors. ukul received an MBA with honors from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland, where he was a Dean’s Scholar at the Department of Economics.

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Bruce Kogut

Prof. Bruce Kogut
Director, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics

Mr. Bruce Kogut is the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Professor of Leadership and Ethics and director of the Sanford C. Bernstein Center for Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School. He received his PhD from the MIT Sloan School of Management and holds an honorary doctorate from the Stockholm School of Economics. Previously, he was on the faculties of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and INSEAD, and he has been a research fellow and visiting professor at the Rand Corporation, Social Science Research Center Berlin and the Singapore Management University, among others. Professor Kogut was the editor of the European Management Review and a member of the editorial boards of several leading academic journals. As an early research innovator on real options, knowledge and innovation, culture and direct investment, options and diversification, and knowledge and joint ventures, he has won several awards and has been published in leading sociology, management and economic journals. Having taught in executive programs in the United States, Europe and China, Professor Kogut has also taught business school classes on governance, ethics, development and international strategy and now teaches the core course on strategy in the MBA and EMBA programs at Columbia Business School.

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Mukul Somany

Mr. Mukul Somany
Vice Chairman and Managing Director Hindustan National Glass

Mr. Somany is Managing Director of Hindustan National Glass which has a market cap of $500 MM. Presently he is also the Chairman of CII - Eastern Region. He received the Entrepreneur of the year Award ’09 - Turnaround Specialist as recognition for the exemplary contribution towards the growth of Hindustan National Glass. HNG is India’s largest container glass manufacturers and chose to acquire companies to gain size. Over the years, it bought out Owens Brockway’s Rishikesh and Puducherry glass manufacturing units, L&T’s Nasik unit and Haryana Sheet Glass’ Neemrana unit. Hindustan National Glass (HNG) is the largest container glass manufacturers in India with a 60% plus market share and an annual income of more than Rs. 1300 crores, as recorded in FY 09. HNG was founded by Mr. C.K. Somany - a visionary entrepreneur in 1952 with the inauguration of India’s first fully automatic glass container manufacturing plant at Rishra, near Calcutta. Headquartered in Kolkata, HNG’s pan-India manufacturing operations.

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Sanjay Gupta

Mr. Sanjay Gupta
President HealthMedia Digital Health Coaching,

Mr. Gupta is responsible for providing strategic direction and helping to drive continued growth for HealthMedia® Digital Health Coaching solutions for employers, health plans, and other organizations. He brings over 13 years of leadership experience at the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, where he has held strategic positions in both developed and emerging markets. Mr. Gupta has extensive experience in General Management, Marketing, Sales, Operations and New Business Development through several leadership positions held in U.S. and international markets. Most recently, Sanjay was the Managing Director of Emerging Markets in Asia Pacific for the J&J Vision Care franchise, where he led the successful development, deployment, and growth of the India Strategic Plan. Prior to that role, Sanjay was Country Manager, India and Regional Director, Business Excellence, Asia Pacific, joining the region from the Global Vision Care Franchise in Jacksonville, Florida where he held cross-functional positions of increasing responsibility in the US and EMEA regions. Mr. Gupta’s cross-region, product, and functional experience — along with his track record in developing diverse talent in teams and individuals — makes him well suited to lead a service business model. He holds a MBA in Marketing and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, he worked for the Carrier Corporation in India and Eros Electrical in Dubai in Sales and Marketing management.

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Amol Sarva

Dr. Amol Sarva
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Peek Inc.

Dr. Amol Sarva is an American technology entrepreneur who leads Peek and was a founder of Virgin Mobile USA. Since 2007, Amol has led Peek as its founder and chief executive officer. Peek has been honored around the world as one of the most innovative mobile products of its time -- a simple, focused, low-cost mobile device for real-time web services that makes the smart features of high-end devices affordable to anyone. Peek's mobile email device won design awards and strong reviews from Time, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Wired, BusinessWeek, IDSA, Engadget, O Magazine, USA Today, and many more. Peek has been carried by mainstream retailers from Target, Radio Shack, and Amazon to the such outlets as QVC, Wired's Pop Up Shop and Skymall. In 2011, Peek delivers mail, texts, IM, social network updates, and more cloud-based services to the original Peek devices and a wide range of partners' devices in the US, Europe, and Asia. Amol was the second person on the team back in the early days at Virgin Mobile USA, where he discovered the thrill of starting a mobile company from scratch. He led finance and corporate development for the company until he left and joined McKinsey & Company in 2003. In 2005, he started Blue Mobile with his ex-Virgin colleagues and the backing of the Digicel Group, a project which gave way to the more ambitious ideas behind Peek. Amol has testified in front of the FCC and US Senate as a member of the Wireless Founders Coalition for Innovation, and he created the Founders' Roundtable. Amol has a Ph.D. from Stanford with a dissertation in cognitive science, and a B.A. in economics and philosophy from Columbia. Amol's personal homepage is www.drownout.com.

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Valerie Demont

Ms. Valérie Demont
Partner Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP

Ms. Demont is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the New York office. Ms. Demont focuses her practice primarily on U.S. and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate finance and securities matters. She has been involved in numerous transactions for corporations and private equity funds in the U.S., Europe, Canada and Asia. Ms. Demont also represents U.S. and non-U.S. issuers and underwriters in a wide range of primary and secondary capital markets transactions involving equity, debt, convertible and hybrid securities. These transactions include IPOs, private placements and offerings under SEC Rule 144A, offshore offerings under SEC Regulation S and the establishment of American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programs. She handles complex securities and financing transactions, including debt restructurings, exchange offers, debt tender offers and consent solicitations. In addition, Ms. Demont regularly advises companies on their reporting obligations under U.S. securities laws as well as corporate governance and other compliance obligations under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and stock exchange regulations.

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Rajiv Khanna

Mr. Rajiv Khanna
Partner, K&L Gates LLP,

Mr. Khanna is a Partner, K&L Gates LLP (law firm of the father of Bill Gates) and the President of India-America Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Khanna focuses his practice on cross border corporate finance, M&A transactions, distressed debt, project finance and real estate with special emphasis on those relating to India. He has been a partner of major U.S. law firms for almost 21 years. He is also admitted to practice in India since 1979 and practiced law in New Delhi, India for four years prior to coming to the United States. He co-chairs the firm's South Asia Initiative.

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Ravi Pola

Mr. Ravilochan Pola
Director & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Inc

Mr. Pola is the President and CEO of Kotak Mahindra Inc (KM Inc), New York, Ravilochan manages the US, Canada and South America businesses of the Kotak Mahindra group. Mr. Pola has been associated with the group since 1994. Since then he has been a part of various businesses at Kotak which included Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd. – where he oversaw the Corporate Finance activities of the business and Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Ltd. – where he managed large corporate relationships including Larsen & Toubro, Tata Steel, Jet Airways, Enron, Dr. Reddys etc. Prior to joining Kotak, Mr. Pola worked at various large corporations in India heading their finance/treasury departments. Ravilochan is a Chartered Accountant (1987) and a Law graduate from Madras University (1988).

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Jack Story

Mr. Jack Story
Chief Technology Officer – Infrastructure Services, Wipro Technologies

Jack Story is Chief Technology Officer for Wipro Infrastructure Services and for Infocrossing, a Wipro Company. He is responsible for establishing and directing the technology leadership across IT Outsourcing capabilities. These responsibilities cover the strategy for the data centers as well as strategic planning, technology innovation, and thought leadership. Story has 20+ of years of experience in the outsourcing and service provider industry. He has experience working with a broad client base providing business solutions that are focused upon the appropriate application of technology and not technology driven. His experience in strategy development spans the global needs of an outsourcing service provider as well as those strategies unique to a customer’s business challenges and capabilities. Prior to Wipro, Story served as a Chief Technologist for EDS in their Infrastructure Service Line, where he worked with customers and Alliance Partners in the identification and expansion of market needs to differentiate business capabilities. Story provided thought leadership on the appropriate application of technologies balanced with the advancement of technology innovation. He served on numerous advisory councils and has spoken at technology seminars. Story has spoken at a number of industry conferences, including Microsoft TechEd Malaysia, Symantec Cutting Edge, and Microsoft Management Summit. He has also published industry thought leadership papers on cloud compute, directory services, virtualization, and hybrid compute models. Story holds a Masters of Science in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

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George Ugeux

Mr. George Ugeux
CEO, Galileo Global Advisors

On October 1, 2003, Georges Ugeux founded Galileo Global Advisors LLC to offer CEOs, Boards of Directors and Governments independent advice on international business development, restructuring, compliance and capital market issues. Prior to founding Galileo, Georges Ugeux joined the New York Stock Exchange in September 1996, as Group Executive Vice President, International & Research. He built and managed the Exchange's International Group and, during his tenure, spearheaded the listing of 308 companies from 43 countries, out of the 470 non-US companies listed on the NYSE with an aggregate value of $2.7 trillion. During that same period, the NYSE's international trading moved from 40 to 140 million shares a day. He was also in charge of the NYSE's relationships with foreign Stock Exchanges, Regulators and Governments. Georges Ugeux, a 65-year old Belgian national, began his career in 1970 at Societe Generale de Banque (now Fortis Bank), the leading Belgian commercial bank, where he became General Manager of the investment banking and trust division. His career led him to London in 1985, as Managing Director of Morgan Stanley's Mergers and Acquisitions department. In 1988, he was appointed Group Finance Director at Societe Generale de Belgique, the leading Belgian diversified industrial and financial conglomerate. In 1992, he became president of Kidder, Peabody Europe as well as Managing Director while serving as a member of the Management Committee and the Board of Directors of Kidder, Peabody, Inc. He was put in charge of the firm's global origination efforts. In addition, he was also a member of the European Corporate Executive Council of General Electric Inc. From 1995 until joining the NYSE, Georges Ugeux served as President of the European Investment Fund, a Euro 2 billion public-private partnership created by the Heads of State and Government of the European Union at the Edinburgh Summit. He also chaired the Kingdom of Belgium's Privatization Commission, at the time of the Belgacom privatization. Georges Ugeux holds a Doctorate in Law and is Licentiate in Economics from the Catholic University of Louvain. He has lectured at that University, as well as at the College of Europe in Bruges. He also served as a Special Advisor of the Program on International Financial Systems of Harvard Law School. Georges is a US FINRA Registered Representative with Series 24 and Series 62 licenses. Georges Ugeux is Chairman of the Belgian American Chamber of Commerce and of the Catholic University of Louvain Foundation. Georges Ugeux is also a director of Amoeba Capital, British American Business, Inc., and the French-American Chamber of Commerce. He sits on the International Advisory Board of the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School and Oxford Analytica.

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Debjit Ghosh

Mr. Debjit Ghosh
Vice President, Analysis Group

Mr. Ghosh has more than 16 years of experience in health care consulting, corporate analytics, and economic analysis. He specializes in the areas of commercial strategy, pricing, and risk management. He has assisted numerous pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies in the United States and abroad on matters of strategy and risk related to sales, marketing, pricing, and commercial operations. Mr. Ghosh has held senior leadership positions in life sciences consulting and at Merck & Company and Pharmacia/Pfizer. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences in the United States and abroad. He has a Bachelor's degree in the Biological Sciences from Rutgers University in New Brunswick , NJ , a Masters in Health Sciences from New York Medical College, and a Masters in Applied Statistics from Columbia University.

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Amit Patel

Mr. Amit Patel
Senior Vice President & Head - North America Generics,

Mr. Patel Patel is Senior Vice President and Head - North America Generics. He is also responsible for overseeing several aspects of the North America Region, including corporate functions, long-term strategic planning efforts, and external relations (with investors, media, government, and industry associations). Mr. Patel joined Dr. Reddy's in 2003 and prior to his current role, he held numerous positions of increasing responsibility including Senior Vice President and Head - Global Corporate Development & Strategic Planning. Prior to joining Dr. Reddy’s in 2003, Mr. Patel was co-founder and CEO of a healthcare services startup called MedOnTime that was later acquired by CTIS, at which he served as Vice President of Corporate Development. Earlier, Mr. Patel was a strategy consultant with Marakon Associates where he focused on value-based management and M&A. Mr. Patel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Systems Engineering from the Moore School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

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KG Ananthakrishnan

Mr. KG Ananthakrishnan
Managing Director, Merck India

Mr. K.G. Ananthakrishnan is the Managing Director of MSD India, which includes the three legacy entities in India: Fulford (India) Limited, Organon (India) Limited and MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., post the global merger of Merck and Schering- Plough. He is responsible for India region operations, which includes India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal. Mr. Anantharishnan has a strong track record of business leadership and a wealth of experience developed over past three decades in the pharmaceutical industry. K.G. started his industry career with Novartis. He then moved to Pharmacia, Pfizer and Schering-Plough in various senior management positions. He has had a number of speaking opportunities in leading Management schools across India including the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Indore, Indian School of Business (ISB), Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and Others. K.G. is Chairman of the Technical Committee of OPPI (the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India) and an active member of its Executive Committee. He holds a Masters in Marketing Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Bombay University, India and a Bachelor of Science degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. In addition he has done a program on Finance from Insead, France and is currently engaged in a management development program at the Wharton Business School, US.

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Dipali Talwar

Dipali Talwar

Dipali Talwar

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  • Mr. Bhavdeep Singh
    Former CEO, Fortis Healthcare
  • Prof. Bruce Greenwald
    Author of Value Investing: Graham to Buffet & Beyond
  • Mr. Ramdeo Agrawal
    Managing Director, Motilal Oswal
  • Mr. Nilesh Shah
    Founder, Managing Director & CEO, Envision Capital
  • Nitin Bajaj
    Fund Manager- Fidelity India Value Fund and Fidelity India Special Situations Fund
  • Mr. Amitabh Singhi
    MD, Surefin Investments
  • Mr. Roger Leeds
    Chairman Emerging Markets Private Equity
  • Mr. Sridar Iyengar
    Operating partner in Bessemer’s Menlo Park, California
  • Mr. Sid Khanna
    Chairman & MD, India Equity Partners, ex-CEO Accenture India
  • Mr. Rahul Raisurana
    Managing Director, Standard Chartered Private Equity
  • Prof. Bruce Kogut
    Professor & Chair, Leadership and Ethics, Management Department, Columbia Business School
  • Mr. Mukul Somany
    Vice Chairman and Managing Director Hindustan National Glass
  • Mr. Sanjay Gupta
    HealthMedia Digital Health Coaching
  • Mr. Debjit Ghosh
    Managing Director, Huron Consulting
  • Mr. Amit Patel
    Senior Vice President & Head - North America Generics
  • Ms. Valerie Demont
    Partner Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Mr. Rajiv Khanna
    Partner, K&L Gates LLP
  • Mr. Deven Sharma
    President S&P and Chairman CRISIL
  • Ms. Anjali Bansal
    Managing Partner of Spencer Stuarts Indian
  • Mr. Shami Khorana
    President HCL Technologies (N.A)

Friday, April 1st 2011
Alfred Lerner Hall,
Columbia University
2960 Broadway,
New York, NY 10027