Manjunath has strong expertise in the field of Data storage solutions. Proven record of driving innovation and creating a value proposition for the customers by collaborating with product marketing, strategic planning, and engineering groups. Excellent track record of executing end-to-end product life cycle by working closely with cross-functional teams. Passionate about using technology to innovate and solve problems.


Dr. Nandita Sethi is the Founder & Managing Director of The Entrepreneur Zone which is a unit of Zen SkillProc Pvt. Ltd. Her passion for creating an Entrepreneurial India made her quit her job as a Professor and she founded The Entrepreneur Zone, which is entrepreneurship training and incubation centre that trains budding entrepreneurs and incubates their ideas to turn them into ventures. She has several years of experience in postgraduate teaching and research in reputed B-Schools and has trained several executives in Corporate Training Programs on Global Markets, Business Trends, Corporate Reforms, Strategy and Leadership.She has authored the book “The Asia Pacific Region: Emerging Opportunities for India” and edited the books, “Global Meltdown: Regional Impacts” and two volumes of “Rethinking India’s Growth Strategy: Services vs Manufacturing”. She is the editor of the “Journal of International Economics” published by Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad.


Associate Partner at Monal Capital Pvt Ltd

Seasoned CFO and a Management Professional with rich and varied Industry experience.
Skilled in handling Investor Relationship, IPO Process, Pre and Post VC / PE investment compliances, Organisational Structuring processes including Mergers & Acquisitions.
Proven skills in Organisational Transformation and Change Management, Problem Solving, Leadership, Business Strategy, Operational Strategy, Cultural and situational adaptability, Interpersonal skills & Communication.
Specialities: Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Internal Control & Risk mitigation, Fund Raising, Regulatory Compliance, Financial and Management Accounting. 


Co-Founder, Socio Hub

Praveen is currently working on an all-in-one community management SaaS platform that helps you run, manage, engage and grow your community in your own private space hassle-free. He previously worked on a discovery and engagement platform for bringing the Indian startup ecosystem together. He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College with 12+ years of combined experience as a Senior Manager in Corporate Development at WEX (NYSE: WEX). He was a Business Technology Analyst with Deloitte Consulting, Business Development lead with a premier Robotics Education provider franchisee in India, and also a Lead Consultant for a Non-Profit initiative of building the foundation for one of the largest Universities in India.

His expertise involves Entrepreneurship, Corporate Strategy, Business case development, Payment technologies, Leadership, Management and Innovation. Passionate about technology, marketing.


Co-Founder, Eskalate Research

Ranjith is a Pharmaceutical Engineer, an IP Practitioner by profession and an Innovation Consultant by passion.

Being a Registered Patent Agent & Advocate, he has been practicing Intellectual Property Laws in general and Patent Law in particular for the last 7 years. He provides consulting & strategic services on Research, Innovation, and IP.

A brief list of services includes Market Research, Patent Search & Drafting, Trademark Filing & Prosecution, IP Valuation & Licensing, Technology Transfer & Commercialization, and Innovation Management, among others.
He learns and researches policy issues related to IP, Startups, and Entrepreneurship. I also assist in designing and developing Startup and/or IP Policies for Institutions and Organizations.

Ranjith believes in experimental-based problem solving, which made him pursue the concept of Design Thinking. Additionally, his work on the protection and promotion of Brands and Products made him enthusiastic about Consumer Protection Laws.


Rohit Singh, an alumnus of MICA & IIM is a serial entrepreneur, digital marketing thought leader, and a preacher to many top experts, CEO’s, and influencers today.
Having mastered the art of branding, marketing, and customer acquisition, Rohit is the founder and one of the thought leaders at Oyerohit. He has actively worked with some of the top-notch names in the market including 100+ startup brands across India, Canada, and the Philippines. With a proven track record of more than 5000% ROI to the clients, he leads by example.  

Mr. Nilesh Desai is a veteran social entrepreneur passionately working on the revival of sick MSME units in India for the last 5 years. He has completed B.E. in metallurgy from M.S. University, Baroda in 1974, and has 41 years of experience in the engineering industry.
During the course of his career, He has revived/rehabilitated 15 units that are going strong. He has got wide knowledge in MSME (Micro Small Medium Enterprises) and is in various committees & RBI representing the interest of MSME units.

He has founded organizations SMEA Analytics, Growth Idea Lab, and Smegil Consultancy Private Limited to help the sick MSMEs.

He authored the book ‘The Unexplored Goldmine: The opportunities in the revival of sick MSMEs’ that captures the plight of the sector.

He has traveled widely and has business associations in Australia as well.