Shreya Krishnan heads Marketing, Communications and CSR for First Advantage, India. Advertising, Branding, Strategy, Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications, PR, Events, Digital, Social Media and Lead Generation are part of her portfolio. With over 10 years of experience, she has worked with corporates and start-ups like CoreObjects, Wooqer, Collabera, JGI, Creative Geeks, Write Impressions, Toozio Technologies Pvt Ltd.
She started her own consulting firm called Onyx Communications in 2006 and consulted with firms to set up and manage their marketing and communication modules. She mentors entrepreneurs and is a member of NEN, NASSCOM MarTech Forum, Bangalore and APAC Association of Communication Directors. Top 50 Most Talented CMO's in India, Top 100 Most Influential Marketing Leaders by CMO Asia and World Marketing Congress and The Top 50 Most Talented Corporate Communications Leaders in India by Corporate Affairs are some of the industry awards that she has been conferred.
A graduate degree in Environmental Science and honours in English Literature, Journalism and Media Studies from St Joseph's College and a Gold Medalist Mass Communications Post Graduation, from SBMJC – CMS, are her education credentials. She started her career as a journalist for The Hindu and continues to write articles for magazines and newspapers. She teaches and engages with colleges as a visiting faculty and is on the Academy Board of SBMJC – CMS.
She has anchored for over 1500 entities, brands and events for over 11 years and moderated and chaired sessions across industry events and is a trainer in soft skills, marketing and communications. She loves reading, cinema, writing, cooking, travelling, theatre and photography. She is a poet, trained dancer, awarded theatre artist and choreographer. She has won several pageant titles including Cloud Nine Queen 2013, Miss Cherish 2014 and Super Mom 2014.
A champion of causes relating to the environment, women empowerment and children, she has volunteered and worked with organizations like ESG, Greenpeace, CEE, UNEP and others. She is the convener of the POSH committee at First Advantage and a trainer in gender sensitivity, workplace equality and other gender centric issues
"Aspire to Communicate and Inspire to improve the prevailing Health Care and Health Conditions for the Rural & Urban Poor". Contribute the best Health Care Solutions to the needy and ensure that the overall Health Awareness is bestowed to one and all in the Society.
EXPERTISE AND QUALITY:
Vikas Shah is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of WaterHealth International (WHI) which is a US based Community Water Purification Company established with the objective of providing clean, safe and affordable water to the underserved.The Company runs about 500 plants in India, Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia and Bangladesh, purifying over sixty (60) million liters of water monthly and providing access to about five (5) million consumers.
Under his leadership the Company pioneered the Public Private Community Partnership [PPCP] model globally and developed it toa high degree of sophistication from a regulatory, legal, construction, operational, marketing and sustainability standpoint. Vikas grew the operations from 150 to over 500 plants and personnel from 300 to over 1,000 in five  years. During this time the Company launched 'dr. water', the only 'branded' community water in the world. WHI runs the lowest cost (on a per litre basis) Community Water System (CWS) operation, for a given quality, globally.
Prior to joining WHI, Vikas worked as President, Tata Teleservices(TTSL) heading theAccess Business Unit (ABU), comprising of Rural, Point of Sales (PoS) Calling Card and Payphone businesses.
Vikas has a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's in Business Administration (Finance) and started his career with PSiInc, a US based Consulting/Venture Capital firm.
As leader for HPE Future Cities' initiatives, Lux drives the HPE vision for Future Cities in the market. Leading a cross functional team, Lux works closely with Governments at the Centre & State as also an eco-system of partners to present a compelling value proposition. As a CTO, Lux helps customers adopt the New Style of IT comprising cloud computing, Mobility, Big Data and Security solutions and works closely with Clients helping them make the journey to a New Style of IT.
As part of Enterprise transformation, Lux leads Innovative & Transformational Workshops for Enterprises and SMEs, in turn guiding them to make the transition to the Cloud in a way that makes it optimal for them with the least disruption.
Previously, Lux was the Marketing Director for Jamcracker Inc responsible for managing Global Channels. His role involved driving Cloud initiatives for managing Enterprise Cloud migration, devise & drive channel marketing strategies and evolve GTM plan for Alliance Partners / Clients.
Prior to that Lux was the channel leader for Lotus/WPLC portfolio at IBM South Asia and Marketing lead for Value Product portfolio at Canon Singapore. Lux has over 20 years of experience in multifarious roles spanning IT Hardware & Software Marketing, Sales, Channel Management, Product Management, Product Support, Pre-sales, Competency Development and Customer Service in Organizations such as IBM, Canon & Xerox.
Lux is a regular speaker at Cloud computing conferences and has chaired/moderated several conferences including INTEROP, Cloud Summit, VARIndia Cloud Conferences, Channel Summits, IET SaaS & Cloud conferences,
He has won the coveted "Technology Evangelist for the Year" - an Industry recognition for 2011, 2012 & 2013 - three years in a row.
He has also been awarded the prestigious IDC Award for Excellence in Innovation for the year 2015.
Lux is an Electronics & Communication Engineer besides holding an MBA specializing in Marketing & Finance.
Abhishek currently leads Banking Industry Marketing and CSR for Brillio Technology. Abhishek brings with him 10+ years of Marketing and 20+ years of experience in the Social Sector. He was handpicked by his CEO to setup the CSR framework of his company. He started his career with IBM as Business Analyst and later worked for Oracle Financial Services, where he was credited with setting up the Customer Centers and Industry Relations function in India.
He is a Social Media Expert and teaches Social Media Marketing at various institutions. He has run some of the most successful Social Media Campaigns globally, which have contributed to businesses worth millions of dollars. Abhishek is also an avid blogger and his articles have been published by leading global publications.
He has served on the board of various non-profits and CSR/IT committees of CII, BCIC and NASSCOM. He is the Chairman of Rotary JBN Trust and the founder trustee of the Netra Lake Rejuvenation Trust. He was recently awarded for his work in the area of lake and ward development by the Hon'ble Union Law Minister Shri Sadanada Gowda.
He has led community engagement projects to deliver Safe Drinking Water at Railway Stations, e-Learning/Digital Learning, Teach @ School, Stem Cells Registry, Disaster Management, 100+ Heart Surgeries for Children, Mobile Eye Clinic, Mid-Day Meal, Evening School, Comfort Stations, Career Guidance, Girls Glory Project, AIDS Awareness, to name a few.
He has been invited as speaker by IIM Calcutta, Indian School of Business (ISB), Bangalore CSR Roundtable, Christ College, Rotary Club, Narsee Monjee, Symbiosis (SCMHRD), Banasthali University, Institute of Public Enterprise, Jyoti Niwas College, SSMRV College, Vishwa Yuva Kendra and many more such organizations. He has recently been selected as one of the 100 Most Impactful CSR Leaders (Global Listing) by World CSR Congress.
Abhishek completed his PGDCA from IMT Ghaziabad, and an executive program on Digital and Social Media Marketing from ISB, Hyderabad.
Dr. Bhambhani is the Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Mphasis Ltd. She has over 19 years of experience in the area of disability and social policy. She has worked with the World Bank and NCPEDP in the past. Dr. Bhambhani is also a scholar of disability studies. In her current role she leads Corporate Social Responsibility for Mphasis Ltd., with a focus on impact funding, technology driven community development, and opportunities for the disadvantaged. Under Dr. Bhambhani's leadership, Mphasis has launched several innovative community programmes and also won recognition at several forums.
In a career spanning more than 13 years, in the field of Development Sector, Corporate Social responsibility and Human Resource. I have worked with the NGOs,( MYRADA and Svaraj Oxfam India) filed of Institutional building and Natural Resource Management-World Bank,KAWAD, -Watershed, HIV/AIDS, DFID,NABARD GAA. and Solid waste management) and Global Green Company limited Avantha Group- Corporate multinational food company with a worldwide presence across the retail, food service and industrial segments -. As one of the early entrants in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, I have successfully demonstrated that 'doing well' and 'doing good' are not mutually exclusive and a well strategized CSR program can create long term value for business. I have conceptualized and executed sustainable programs on issues such as sustainable livelihood programs poverty alleviation through income security, health and education and skill development.
As the CEO-CSR of the Bhoruka Group.
Strategy - Business focus underpinning ability to translate requirement into strategy
Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner, Centre for Sustainability Excellence, UK, Approved by Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, UK
SR Institute & GEORGE MANSON University, US
Certificate on CSR and Sustainable Development from CSR Institute & GEORGE MANSON University, Corporate Social Responsibility, PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility
Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, UK, Approved by Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, UK,
Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner
Centre for Sustainability Excellence, Approved by Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, UK, Master of Social work from Bangalore University.
Member of WACIA, Whitefield association of chamber of industry.( Health Committee)
Gayathri Mohan Profile
Gayathri Mohan is Vice President CSR, Sopra Steria., a role that she assumed about eleven years ago. Gayathri, who has done her MBA in Marketing, has been with the company for more than 18 years now. As Vice President – Corporate Social Responsibility, Gayathri is responsible for the planning and implementation of all CSR programs. During her tenure she has developed and successfully launched the SIF 'community model', now being implemented in over 50 schools and touching the lives of more than 70000 children. The CSR program has been the recipient of several prestigious awards from industry bodies like the Bombay Stock Exchange, Nasscom Foundation and Golden Peacock Award conferred by The Institute of Directors.
Gayathri Mohan is also the Managing Trustee of Steria India Foundation, the CSR arm of the company. She has been instrumental in setting up the Foundation in April 2007 and has been involved in the day to day operations since then.
Gayathri Mohan received the following awards………
Mr. Niranjan Patil is a first generation Entrepreneur & Founder of the company Lavancha Renewable Energy managing from past 3.5 years. Qualifications: B.E [Mechanical] , M.B.A [International Business] Trained on Six Sigma Black Belt & Project Management Professional [PMP]
Dr.Prahalathan KK is one of the co-founders of Bhumi. He is currently involved in programme development, project management and communication. He is passionate about promoting the habit of volunteering among young people and strongly believes every child deserves quality education. He started a successful campaign on Change.org with the Bhumi team to bring back meters to auto-rickshaws in Chennai after seven years in 2013.
Being a Smart City author, consultant and evangelist, having 15 yrs. + experience in architecing mission criical enterprise wide soluions, my focus always remains on enabling real life with technology. As per me Smart City is
Mr. Bose Varghese is the Head of Green Initiatives at Infosys Limited. The Green Initiatives team drives all the environmental sustainability activities at Infosys across the globe. Prior to joining Infosys, Mr. Varghese was the director (and founder) of Vie2Sustain Consulting LLP, a sustainability and climate change consulting company. Before that, Mr. Varghese headed the Climate Change & Sustainability practice at Ernst & Young in their Bangalore office. He has nearly 10 years of work experience in the US and over 10 years of experience in India. He holds an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Houston, Texas, and a B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calicut, Kerala. He is an active member of CII Karnataka Sustainability Panel.