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Vice President, Frost & Sullivan
Anand is the Vice-President of the Technical Insights practice and has over a decade of consulting experience across multiple technology areas, including technology due diligence and acquisition target research. In addition to assisting leading clients leverage global market and technology opportunities and establish strategic partnerships across sectors, he has been involved in consulting projects across the Electronics, Medical Devices and Energy sectors.
Global President & Managing Partner, Frost & Sullivan
Aroop Zutshi is based in Mountain View California, and sits on the corporate board of Frost & Sullivan Inc. As the Global President & Managing Partner, with over 30 years of experience, he is responsible for the day to day operations and performance of the network of Global offices. Aroop has been involved in developing the growth strategy for the company.
Benoy C. S
Director & Business Unit Head - Digital Transformation, South Asia & Middle East, Frost & Sullivan
As Director of the ICT Consulting Practice, Benoy leads the South Asia & Middle East consulting team for Frost & Sullivan providing business consulting services to both Public and Private sector clients. He has over 17 years of IT & Telecom industry experience with projects spanning Consulting, Marketing, Market Research and Business Development.
Managing Partner, Frost & Sullivan
Sarwant Singh is Managing Partner and Regional Leader for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region at Frost & Sullivan. In addition to these roles, he is also the company’s Global Head of the Mobility, Aerospace, Defence & Security Practice. He is also the leader and founder of a think tank group within the organisation that works on future Mega Trends.
Senior Vice President, Economics & Strategy Research, DBS Bank, Singapore
Radhika Rao is an Economist with the Economics & Strategy Research Department at DBS Bank, Singapore (“DBS”). She joined DBS in February 2013, with over thirteen years of experience in the field of macroeconomics and financial markets research. She maintains keen interest in Asia/ global, economic and market developments, to provide a more holistic point of view to internal and external clients. Her other work experience has been with UBS AG, Forecast Pte Ltd and IDEAglobal, in Singapore.
With DBS, she engages with the bank’s management in Singapore as well as the regional offices to discuss and update on economic developments and opportunities. She actively engages with corporate clients, policymakers, country trade missions and has been invited to share views in external/ internal events. She is a regular contributor of Opinion pieces in leading newspapers and appears actively on TV and print media (India and global).
President, Cisco India and SAARC
Sameer Garde is President of Cisco’s India and SAARC theater. As President, Sameer is responsible for sales, operations, growth initiatives and investments in strategic alliances in the theater. Sameer spearheads Cisco’s objective to be a transformational partner to the government across states and cities and provide customers with the right foundation for their digital businesses. Over a career spanning 28 years, Sameer has led several top-performing organizations with an enduring track record across multiple roles and regions. His keen understanding of technology and market opportunities enables him to drive transformation and capture critical market transitions. A proven leader, Sameer has built and managed global and regional businesses in India, Europe, USA and Asia.
Vice President - Mobility, South Asia, Frost & Sullivan
Kaushik Madhavan heads the Automotive and Transportation Practice (A&T) for the MENASA region. He has over 15 years of experience in the automotive industry, especially in strategic consulting and market research, His expertise lies in competitive intelligence and benchmarking, new market entry and diversification strategies, new business model analysis and evaluation and end consumer analysis of automotive technologies.
Senior Director, Frost & Sullivan
Amol Kotwal, in his role as a Senior Director, drives and manages client relationship with Strategic Accounts in South Asian region. He has more than 19 years of Strategic Consulting and Business Development experience in the Energy and Industrial sector. His expertise lies in Business planning, strategic partnering, market entry & market expansion strategies, assisting clients charter their strategic growth path and help them prepare for the future. His expertise in the Energy sector covers the entire value chain including Power generation, Power Transmission & Distribution, Renewable Energy, Distributed Power Generation, Backup Power etc.
Program Manager, Frost & Sullivan, Pune
With 11 years of industry expertise in Consulting and advisory services, and research recommendations Mr. Shrinivas Rao, Program manager at Frost & Sullivan has been developing entry strategy and risk analysis for companies in renewable energy industry – Special focus on renewable energy (Solar, Wind, Biomass), energy storage, waste management, energy consumption pattern investigation and subsequent recommendations for sustainability, energy conservation, efficiency improvements & cost reduction measures.