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Anand S

Anand S

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.

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Anand has also written multiple research reports, white papers and technology articles that have been published in global research journals and prominent business magazines, and has been quoted in Forbes, The Washington Post and other key business dailies.Anahuac and Thunderbird.
Aroop Zutshi

Aroop Zutshi

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.

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Aside from personally driving the globalization of Frost & Sullivan from five different offices in five countries, he has been responsible for Frost & Sullivan’s expansion of business across 32 countries with 43 office locations. Besides being responsible for managing Frost & Sullivan, Aroop also works with fortune 500 companies in designing their growth strategies by evaluating new opportunities for growth.
Benoy C. S

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.

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His focus areas include Enterprise Telecom Services, Enterprise Communication and IT Infrastructure & Services. Benoy has over the years, amassed a wealth of knowledge in the ICT industry working on several key consulting projects covering broad range of sectors and leveraging long-standing working relationships with leading industry participants and Senior Executives. Benoy holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Institute of Management, University of Kerala. He also holds a B.Tech in Industrial Engineering from Govt. College of Engineering, Trivandrum, University of Kerala. 
Sarwant Singh

Sarwant Singh

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.

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Sarwant consults to clients like Ford, Philips, BMW, Fiat group, Nissan, Toyota, UNIDO, Fincantieri and many other high profile organisations leveraging his Mega Trends and Future of Mobility work. He is author of a book titled, “New Mega Trends” launched in Oct 2012 with Palgrave Macmillan has since been sold in over 30 countries and recently been translated into Chinese for a local China market release. Sarwant is a member of the World Economic Forum Transportation group and writes for Forbes. He sits on advisory boards of Nissan, ATI, Leeds University Business School and a few start ups.
Radhika Rao

Radhika Rao

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).

Sameer Garde

Sameer Garde

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.

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Prior to joining Cisco, Sameer worked with and mentored a few emerging technology and B2C/distribution-related start-ups and as an executive coach and business consultant. Earlier, as the President and MD for Dell India, he consolidated and stabilized the consumer and enterprise business for the company. During his nine-year stint in Dell in various sales and management leadership roles, he was instrumental in making Dell the number one hardware vendor in the country.

Sameer has served as President, South Asia at Philips Healthcare and Country Head for Enterprise Business at Samsung India. Sameer is a highly respected leader who maintains a commitment to professional development and inclusion and diversity in the workplace. He holds an engineering degree from IIT Delhi and an MBA from IIM Kolkata. Sameer dabbles in amateur long-distance running and photography, and is a driving-holiday enthusiast.

Kaushik Madhavan

Kaushik Madhavan

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.

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Kaushik has an in-depth understanding of the growing passenger and commercial vehicle business sectors and on the growing aftermarket opportunities for OEMs in India and the Middle East. He has worked with a cross-functional team in charting out the passenger vehicle product / technology roadmap for Nissan and Datsun in India. He is a Master of Science in Automotive Systems Engineering from RWTH Aachen, Germany..

Amol Kotwal

Amol Kotwal

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.

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With his extensive understanding of market dynamics, and developments within Energy sector, he has contributed his Thought Leadership through articles and quotes published in the print & electronic media, and also as a Speaker at Industry Forums. Amol has a Masters in Management (Marketing), from Sardar Patel University, and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from MS University, Gujarat, India.

Shrinivas Tukdeo

Shrinivas Tukdeo

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.

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He has an extensive expertise in renewable energy, climate change advisory and in several leading firms: AcotelNet, Mumbai, EWASF Capital, Mumbai and Ecolutions, Mumbai to name a few. He has done his Masters in Environmental and Resource Management from Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), Cottbus, Germany.

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