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Profile of Mr Anshu Budhraja

Mr Budhraja is an accomplished Business Leader with 20 years experience in FMCG

Direct Selling, Manufacturing and Financial Services companies - both Indian and US
Multinational leading large and diversified teams in a Matrix Organization. He is the
Chief Operating Officer (CEO) of Amway India Enterprise since January 2015. He
has worked over the years handling profiles of Chief Operating Officer, Chief
Financial Officer and Director for 17 Years India turnover of more than 2000 crores
(Subsidiary of Global $10.8 Bn Amway Corporation)
He completed Business Administration from ThunderBird School of Global
Management (Arizona - USA) and an Accounting Major and Post-Graduate from
Delhi University.

Profile of Asif Merchant

Asif Merchant is the Managing Director of Catwalk Worldwide since inception.
Catwalk is a Mumbai based high fashion footwear brand. With focus on product
design and development he anchors retail & strategic planning for the business.
Receiving National Recognition for Business Leadership award in Industrial
Development from honorable Shri. BP Singh and Shri GVG Krishna Murthy in New
Delhi. And now also is a part of the Make In India panel, an initiative my Modi
He has lead Catwalk be positioned as an affordable, but stylish footwear brand. The
idea is to offer expensive footwear at half the price of established competing brands.
Catwalk has sold 1mn pairs of footwear under his leadership, and its net sales stood at
Rs 1 Billion. The company is opening one POS every three days.
Mr Merchant leads the design team which follows global trends keeping the local
flavor in mind; he identifies trends a year in advance by attending global trade fairs
and coordination with global raw material vendors.

Profile of Sanjeev Kumar Gupta

Mr Sanjeev Kumar Gupta is the Managing Director - H&PS, Government Relations

and Corporate Affairs for Accenture in India. He is responsible for strategic planning,
driving policy related business growth, and driving Innovations and strategic
partnerships with Government, Research bodies and related organizations.
He has over seventeen years of experience, driving business growth, drafting policies
on governance, standards and Innovations. He has expertise in sectors like E
Governance, Energy and Utilities, Environment and Health Care.
Prior to IBM, he has served as a member of the Government of India for more than 11
years. He has achieved various milestones during his tenure with the Ministry of
Programme Implementation, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare etc. He has built
expertise in the area of strategy and public policy.
He is a member of the Academic Advisory Council at Delhi Technical University and
the Academic Advisory Council at Indraprasth University. He is a regular speaker at
leading industry events including those conducted by trade associations, UN
Organisations amongst others.

Profile of Miss Sulajja Firodia Motwani

Ms. Sulajja Firodia Motwani is the Vice Chairperson of Kinetic Engineering Ltd. She
is also the Managing Director of Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions. She is
responsible for Kinetic groups overall business strategy and development. Kinetic
Groups business interests include Automotive Systems and Engineering, Multilevel
parking solutions, Elevators & Escalators and Green Energy.
Miss Motwani has received numerous awards for her achievements and has been
invited to speak at a large number of forums. She was selected by the World
Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. Miss Motwani was featured as a
business Face of the Millennium by leading magazine India Today; and was voted
among the top 25 business leaders of the next century in a poll of industrialists
conducted by Fortune India. Sulajja has received the Society Young Achievers Award
for Business, Young Super Achiever Award by Business Today, and MTVs style icon
award, India's Most Powerful Women award from Business Today, and Top
Management Consortium Award of Excellence, among others.

She has been invited to participate in and speak at a large number of industry forums
and associations. She has been a member of the National Executive Committee of CII,
member of the prestigious Governing Body of CSIR (Council of Scientific and
Industrial Research, India), and co-chairperson of the Indo-US business committee of
ASSOCHAM. She is currently the Chairperson of FICCI Young Leaders forum and a
member of National Steering Committee of FICCI.
Miss Motwani holds an MBA from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University,
Pennsylvania, USA and has previously worked with BARRA International in their
office at Berkeley, California. She is a fitness enthusiast and a marathon runner. Her
interests also include adventure sports such as skiing, scuba , mountain biking and sky

Profile Pranav Garg

Mr Pranav Garg is currently an Assistant Professor, Corporate Strategy & Policy Area
In Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. He holds a PhD in Business
Administration from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, 2012
He is a proud alumnus of the Post Graduate Programme of, Indian Institute of
Management Bangalore, batch of 2002.
Professor Gargs research interests include human capital, micro-foundations of firm
performance, organization design, and incentives. He primarily uses econometric
analysis of data in his research. His work has been published in Organization Science,
a leading management journal and honored with the Distinguished Paper Award (top
1% of all submissions to the Business Policy and Strategy Division) at the 2015
Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
At IIM Bangalore, he teaches the core course on competitive strategy in the first year
of the post-graduate program and on strategy content in the doctoral program. He has
also taught in executive education programs for Robert Bosch India and Pernod
Ricard India.
Prior to joining IIM Bangalore, he taught at the Ross School of Business, University
of Michigan for a year. Professor Garg has also co-authored case studies on the

following companies: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Hindustan Unilever Limited,

and i-flex Solutions Limited.
Before pursuing a doctoral degree, he worked for three years in the sales and
marketing function at Hindustan Unilever Limited.