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Good Parenting happens in a Happy Marriage.
And, we are the Gateway to Happy Marriages.
Our remarkable leadership surpass conventional boundaries
to develop organizational vision
Murugavel Janakiraman, CEO
He has a master's degree in computer science from the University of Madras. He started his career at Chennai-based Nucleus Software and moved to Singapore for a brief stint. He worked as a consultant in the US for leading companies on software projects and acquired valuable insights on Internet technologies. The Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce honoured Murugavel as one of the Top 5 Asian Indian Businessmen in the US below the age of 35. He was also honoured by the India Today Group as the "Business Icon of the Year."
George currently heads Strategy at Mindtree, based in Bangalore. Earlier, George co-founded 7Strata which was acquired by Mindtree. He has also worked as Managing Director of Yahoo India, President and COO of Sify Ltd. and President of Madura Garments. George has a PGDBM from XLRI Jamshedpur.
Vishal V Gupta
Vishal Gupta, aged 37 years, is a non-executive nominee Director, appointed on October 17, 2014 representing Bessemer India Capital Holdings II Limited. He holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from Nagpur University and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is also an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is currently the managing director of BVP India Investors Private Limited, an affiliate of Bessemer Venture Partners and associated with Bessemer since 2006. Vishal was previously engaged as Senior Manager in the Treasurer's office at Reliance Group, where he conducted strategic financial modeling and valuation analyses, and made recommendations to senior management for new business lines. Vishal helped the firm establish a private equity fund, through which he participated in investments such as Celebrity Fashions, which went public in late 2005 on the Mumbai exchange; Adlabs, a publicly listed integrated media operation; and companies in the health-care and financial services sectors. Previously, Vishal worked as a bond trader for SBI Mutual Funds, which he joined from DSL Software, a joint venture of HCL Tech and Deutsche Bank in India. While at DSL, Vishal served as an Executive Assistant to the CEO and was involved in making a number of acquisitions. In addition, he managed the establishment of a Business Process Outsourcing call center that has since grown to 500 full-time employees. He is responsible for Bessemer's investments in consumer internet, market places and enterprise SaaS in the Company.
She's a non-Executive Director of the company. She holds a bachelor's degree of science in biochemistry (special) from Gujarat University and a master's degree in business administration from California Coast University. She has also completed a course on training as a laboratory technician from the K.M. School of Post Graduate Medicine and Research, Ahmedabad. She has been associated with the company since 2006.
He is an experienced banker, entrepreneur and venture investor who has built and invested in companies in India since 1995. He sits on the boards of Marico Ltd, Dealsandyou, Geodesic Techniques, and Sohanlal Commodity Management. Nikhil is also on the national Board of Advisors of AIESEC (The International Association of Students of Economics and Management) in India. Nikhil was the founding CEO of SUN F&C Asset Management, one of the first private sector mutual fund companies in India. Nikhil successfully sold the business to the Principal Financial Group, USA in 2004. Prior to that, he worked for Ernst & Young's Corporate Finance and Audit practices in New York and London from 1986-1995. He also helped set up the firm's investment banking advisory operation in Russia. Nikhil received his Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Bombay University and is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Milind S Sarwate
Milind Sarwate, aged 55 years, is a non-executive independent Director of our Company, appointed on November 26, 2014. He holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Bombay, and is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a fellow of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Further, he is a cost accountant and participated in the CII Fulbright fellowship for leadership in management program at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A. [He was previously engaged with Marico Limited as its group chief finance officer and is currently a member of the group management council at Wadhawan Global Capital. He has 31 years of experience in finance, human resource and product supply. He has received ICAI Award 2011 in CFO - FMCG category, CNBC TV-18 Best Performing CFO Award -FMCG & Retail-2012 and was inducted into the CFO India Hall of Fame in March, 2013.
C K Ranganathan
C. K. Ranganathan, aged 54 years, is a non-executive chairman and independent Director, appointed on October 17, 2014. He holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry. He is the founder of Cavinkare Private Limited, a company engaged in the business of personal care, food, beverages, dairy and snacks. He was awarded 'Entrepreneur of the Year' by the Economic Times in 2004. He was previously the chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry, Tamil Nadu State Council from 2009-10, president of the Madras Management Association and one of the founding members of the Ability Foundation.
Avneet Singh Kochar
Avneet singh Kochar, 39 is the Non executive Director representing the investor CMDB II. He is currently the regional adviser for private equity at JP Morgan Asset Management and as regional private equity consultant for institutional limited partners. Prior to his current role, he served a Director at the AT&T Investment Management Corporation (ATTIMCO) for over a decade, (ATTIMCO managing AT&T's pension fund) covering public equities, risk budgeting, private equity and real estate. As the director of alternative assets, he started separate accounts for co-investments and secondaries and was also responsible for the pension fund's foray into Emerging Asia. Avneet joined ATTIMCO in August 2003 as a participant of the Financial Leadership Program from The Mason School of Business, Williamsburg, VA. Avneet Holds a bachelor degree in Commerce (B.Com from Sri Ram College of Commerce and M.B.A. from Mason School of Business.