Our team

Xavier Pavie

Society Guru
 

Xavier Pavie is #5 LinkedIn Global Top Voice 2017 – Education. Professor at ESSEC Business School, he is Director of the iMagination Center, Associate Academic Director Grande Ecole (MiM) - Singapore - and Research Associate at the IREPH (Research Institute in Philosophy). After spending nearly fifteen years in various organizations (Nestlé, Unilever, Club Méditerranée) in marketing and innovation roles, he joined ESSEC in 2008 as Director of the Institute for Strategic Innovation & Services.  In 2014, he founded the iMagination Center whose activities are centered on imagination, innovation and transdisciplinarity. In 2015, iMagination Week received the Prize for Pedagogical Excellence. In 2017 iMagination week is recognized as one of the most innovative pedagogical method accross disciplines by AASCB and The Wharton - QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards.  Xavier has published numerous books and articles in management and philosophy both academically and for a wider audience. He also regularly contributes to the Harvard Business Review, Les Echos and La Tribune. Xavier holds a Master in Management, a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Université Paris Ouest. He also holds a further teaching qualification -International Teachers Programme of HEC Paris.

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Badr Berrada

Founder & CEO
 

Badr is the Founder & CEO of BBN Times. He is a former Junior Stockbroker at Commodity Index LTD and FX Trader assistant at Société Générale. He is a huge advocate of financial intelligence by providing a platform and a voice to anyone willing to know more about the latest trends. He holds a master's degree in Economy, Risk and Society from the London School of Economics and bachelor degree in Finance from Cass Business School.

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Neil Winward

Company Guru
 

Neil is the CEO of Sevara Capital Advisors. He is passionate about solving tax, accounting and regulatory problems for institutions that have invested billions of dollars of capital in multiple jurisdictions. His company provides solutions for banks, insurance companies and hedge funds to tackle their problems related to tax returns, financial statements, accounting and internal finance matters. Neil holds a master’s degree in Law from the University of Cambridge. 

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Frank Owusu

Tech Guru
 

Frank is a Senior Digital Strategy Associate within Parliamentary Digital Services, helping the UK Parliament to unlock innovative opportunities through the alignment of both their digital and technology strategies. His role requires driving successful cultural capability change, process improvement, analytics and the development of quality digital products within the Digital Portfolio. He holds an MSc in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Management from Imperial College London.

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Muqbil Ahmar

Environmental Guru
 

Muqbil is India's #1 LinkedIn Top Voice 2017. He is a tech evangelist, environmentalist, women's rights advocate, editor, and founder of www.greenubuntu.com. He is an experienced broadcast and print journalist with a demonstrated history of operating in the media industry. His main area of interest are social issues, tech, economy, economy, films and arts & culture. Muqbil holds a master of arts (M.A.) and PGDM in broadcast journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.

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Sarah Ronald

Company Guru
 

Sarah is an entrepreneur and investor in early start-ups. She is the Founder of Nile, an award winning Service Design firm.  Additional appointments have included, an elected Executive member of the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA), advisor to the Scottish Financial Fintech Strategy group, the Design Council and Number 10 Downing Street Digital Advisory Board. Her main areas of focus include, use of new technologies to improve the way we live and work, and the need to evolve company cultures to achieve sustainable change. Sarah holds an MA in Psychology from the University of Aberdeen and an MSc in Human Computer Interaction from the Heriot-Watt University.

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Nirmalya Kumar

Company Guru
 

Nirmalya Kumar is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Marketing at Singapore Management University and Distinguished Executive Fellow at INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute. Previously, he was Member-Group Executive Council at Tata Sons.  As an academic, he has previously taught at Columbia University, Harvard Business School, IMD (Switzerland), London Business School, and Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management). Nirmalya has written seven books, five of which were published by Harvard Business Press. Nirmalya holds a PhD in marketing from Northwestern University. 

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Manika Premsingh

Global Economy Guru
 

Manika Premsingh is a seasoned economist with over 14 years of experience. She is the founder of Orbis Economics, which provides research on the Indian economy. She previously advised organisations like the Planning Commission, Deutsche Bank, Infosys, Economic Times and Harvard University. Manika holds a master’s degree from Delhi School of Economics.

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Brian Kalish

Finance Guru
 

Brian is Founder and Principal at Kalish Consulting. He is Former Executive Director – Global FP&A Practice at AFP. He has over 20 years of experience in Finance, FP&A, Treasury and Investor Relations. He previously held a number of treasury and finance positions with the FHLB, Washington Mutual/JP Morgan, NRUCFC, Fifth Third and Fannie Mae. He has spoken all over the world to audiences both large and small hosting FP&A Roundtable meetings in North America, Europe, Asia and soon South America. Brian attended Georgia Tech, in Atlanta, GA for his undergraduate studies in Business and the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech for his graduate work. In 2014, Brian was awarded the Global Certified Corporate FP&A Professional designation.

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John Papageorge

Tech Guru
 

John is a PLM Innovation Senior Analyst at Arena Solutions. He is a results-driven consultant who has worked with some of the biggest names in technology, including Oracle, Cisco, Hewlett Packard, and IBM, to improve their marketing and lead generation strategies. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

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Swati Agarwal

Company Guru
 

Swati is #7 LinkedIn Global Top Voice 2017 - Education. She is the General Manager of Social Venture Partners (SVP) Hyderaad, where she builds powerful partnerships with non-profit organisations to tackle India's most pressing social challenges. SVP is the world's largest network of engaged philanthropists, with over 3,200+ investor-donors across more than 40 cities worldwide. Swati is a Teach For India Fellow - she has taught 100 girls for two years in a slum community in New Delhi. She has previously worked with Hedge Funds for four years as a consultant in New Delhi and New York. Swati holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science from the Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology.

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Varun Aggarwal

Finance Guru
 

Varun is the director of Profit Idea. He is a multi-skilled experienced professional in academics, corporate and administration fields. He has over 8 years of corporate training experience in the field of finance & provides training for CFA, MBA, Stock Market (Derivatives, Fundamental & Technical Analysis) & various other financial subjects. He is also associated with various institutes, boards & banks. Varun holds financial and investment qualifications from Delhi University, Yale University, London Business School, Indian School of Business, Columbia University and IESE Business School.

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David Katz

Science Guru
 

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM, is the Founding Director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, and current President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He has published roughly 200 scientific articles and textbook chapters, and 15 books to date, including multiple editions of leading textbooks in both preventive medicine, and nutrition. He has made important contributions in the areas of lifestyle interventions for health promotion; nutrient profiling; behavior modification; holistic care; and evidence-based medicine. David earned his BA degree from Dartmouth College (1984); his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1988); and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health (1993). He completed sequential residency training in Internal Medicine, and Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He is a two-time diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a board-certified specialist in Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He has received two Honorary Doctorates.

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Manoj Barve

Company Guru
 

Manoj is the Head of BVMW - The German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses. He is also the Director of Kontakt India, which provides a variety of India-Entry and Scale-up support services to German Mittelstand companies allowing them to focus on their core activities. During his career, he has worked in different industries including pharmaceutical, offshore and engineering across multicultural teams in Europe, Middle East, India, Asia-Pacific and the USA. Manoj holds a Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance and Commerce from the M.L. Dahanukar College as well as prestigious accounting certifications from all around the world. 

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Lynette Seah

Tech Guru
 

Lynette is the Founder & CEO of Alpha7, a company named one of the Top 25 Most Promising Technology Startups in 2016 by APAC CIO Outlook. She is also a Chartered Accountant with over 28 years of experience in MNCs such as PWC and J.D Edwards, including 8 years’ experience as VP of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce.com, Inc. As a passionate advocate of digital transformation, she believes that the use of technology and data can help businesses to stay competitive and relevant in this aggressive and fast-paced digital economy. It is challenging for Enterprises and SMEs to adopt, adapt and plan their digital journey. Her broad experience in audit, finance operations & strategy, HR, project management, business, sales & marketing and partner & channel operations, can provide valuable insights and recommendations to any businesses that wish to roadmap their digital transformation journey. She believes digital transformation is a journey, not a sprint. Lynette holds a Bachelor of Economics, Major in Accounting from the Macquarie University and a Chartered Accountant qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.

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Nikunj Thakkar

Tech Guru
 

Nikunj is the CEO of DataOne Innovation Labs. His company provides architectural solutions for big data problems faced by enterprises. His main areas of focus are real-time data processing, machine learning, NLP, cloud computing and high availability architecture design. Nikunj holds a master’s degree in Information Technology from the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology.

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Elghali Elbakkali

Global Economy Guru
 

Elghali is a huge passionate of political economy and macroeconomic events, which affect the financial markets. A former Goldman Sachs intern, he is currently reading a master's degree in financial markets at EDHEC Business School.

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Rima Amin

Society Guru
 

Rima is an associate campaigns and membership advisor at Change.org. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from City University London. She previously held the role of president and chair of the trustee board of its University Students’ Union. 

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Peter Van Emst

Blockchain Guru
 

Peter is a very seasoned and experienced Program/Engagement manager with an international track-record in the Telco, Finance and the IT Management area, both start-ups and well established enterprise companies. This extensive ICT background in combination with his Block-chain know-how and network makes him a great partner for new initiatives in this area.  He is open minded and always interested in new challenges and technical developments connecting with our society. Peter holds a bachelor degree in Economics from the Het Van Hall Instituut. 

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Sofia Achour

Society Guru
 

Sofia has an unmatched ability to invigorate ideas while remaining true to her core objectives. In her teaching career, she recognises the importance of building strong ties with her students, adding value and continuous improvement. Sofia is completing a PhD in communication and information studies in the University Toulouse 1 Capitole.

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Marek Danyluk

Company Guru
 

Marek Danyluk is the CEO of Space Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in early-stage innovative businesses. During his tenure as a founding partner at Investigo, he contributed to the firm's success in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 league table, ranking 10th in the list of the UK's fastest-growing companies. His passion for people led him to start Space Executive, a multi-awarded company in the international search and selection business that focuses on strategy and corporate development, change and transformation, finance, sales and marketing, consulting and professional services, legal and compliance; covering its core markets in Asia Pacific, the United States, and Europe. Marek holds a bachelor in Marketing and Law from Oxford Brookes University.       

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Lina Kherchi

Finance Guru
 

Lina Kherchi is an equity research analyst at BMCE Capital. She has mastered the ins and outs of corporate finance and financial analysis throughout her internships. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Al Akhawayn University in Finance with a minor in Mathematics.

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Sonali Hirave

Tech Guru
 

Sonali is the Co-founder of Gliterd Software, which provides Martech tool Yeello for SMEs to grow their online business. She is passionate about Marketing Technology (Martech) & has more than 2+ years of professional experience as a designer & digital marketer. Sonali is pursuing her masters in Computer Science from Pune University.

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Colin lloyd

Global Economy Guru
 

Colin is an investment writer and television presenter specialising in macroeconomics and the financial markets.  He is the founder of "In the Long Run", an alternative investment consultancy in 2010 advising hedge funds on sales, marketing and business development. He is also a member of the advisory committee of Asia Alternative Investments Network. Colin holds prestigious qualifications from Columbia University in the City of New York, Yale University and the University of Michigan.

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Michael Talwar

Finance Guru
 

Michael is a portfolio administrator at M&L Capital Management Ltd. He holds a master’s degree in investment management from Cass Business School. He previously worked at Ralph Lauren as an analyst. Originally a follower of Benjamin Graham, Michael has always been interested in combining a mix of looking for underlying value in the fundamentals of companies, whilst considering this with a view of the wider global economy.

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Patricia Reed

Tech Guru
 

Patricia is the Founder of Reed Estate. She is a results-driven and strategic technology sales, business development, and sales management professional adept at driving innovative technical solutions, advising C-level executives on business transformation and technology integrations, and developing and mentoring teams to provide exceptional customer outcomes and consistently exceed expectations. Patricia enjoys helping clients improve business functions to drive revenue growth. With an established record of overseeing large-scale transformation projects, and building and developing high-performance teams, she possesses strong technology, presentation, and leadership skills. She has lived and worked in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. Patricia holds an MBA degree in Business Management from UCLA Anderson School of Management and the National University of Singapore (Joint Program). 

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Anas Kaouss

Political Guru
 

Anas is the founder of the Casablanca Professional Network. He is currently working as a sales analyst at Virtual StrongBox, Inc. He holds a bachelor degree in business management from the University of North Carolina.

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Swati Thapar

Global Economy Guru
 

Swati is passionate about behaviouural economics and is proficient in digital media strategy & tactics. She has developed marketing, sales, online advertising & PR campaigns for major brands and public personalities. She holds a master degree in Economics from TERI University.

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Brennan Wright

Finance Guru
 

Brennan is an experienced Fintech growth strategist with a strong financial and marketing background. He is currently the Head of Marketing of ThisIsMe Inc., one of Africa's largest and most successful Fintech startups. He has a proven track record of delivering high ROI for medium to large Fintech businesses. Brennan holds a bachelors degree in Finance from the University of Cape Town and is currently completing an MBA at the same university.

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Benjamin Hendricks

Tech Guru
 

Benjamin is a passionate software engineer with a strong technical background, with ambitions to deliver a delightful experience to as many users as possible. He previously interned at Google, Apple and LinkedIn. He built his first PC at 15, and has recently upgraded to iOS/crypto-currency experiments. Benjamin holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from UCLA and is completing a master’s degree in Software Engineering at Harvard University.

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Bill Lewis

Company Guru
 

Bill is a renowned entrepreneur, technologist, writer and workshop speaker. He is the author of three bestselling books: Midas and 1000 Cows, 100 Mistakes of a Start Up CEO, and 25 Kickass Lessons for the Budding Entrepreneur. He is also an experienced Corporate Non Executive Director, leading major businesses in Fortune 200 companies, and was the CIO at one of the world's largest Aircraft Maintenance organizations. He has served on the Boards of five companies, including the Global Board of a major system integrator. He also held senior positions at Ford Europe, KPMG, British Airways, Druid Group PLC, Temasys Communications, Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies, Swift Integrated Marine Services, and Linacre. Bill holds a Master of Arts in Financial Control and Business Strategy from Lancaster University and an Advanced Management Program (APM) - Executive Education Degree from the Harvard Business School. 

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Bhumesh Verma

Legal Guru
 

Bhumesh is the Managing Partner of Corp Comm Legal, an Indian law firm. He is ranked among the Top 100 Indian corporate lawyers. He is advising domestic and foreign companies on M&A, joint ventures, corporate - commercial issues. Besides, he has written a book on Drafting of Commercial Agreements, has a couple of books in pipeline and trains students and professionals on Drafting Skills and corporate laws. He writes regularly on legal, business & other issues and is a guest faculty lecturer with educational institutes. Bhumesh holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Delhi and a further qualification in International Law and Legal Studies from College of Law, York.

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Alan Hill

Markets Guru
 

Alan is an award-winning market commentator, providing bespoke content delivery for all aspects of the FX Industry. He has been working in the financial services industry for over 30 years and has a wealth of experience across banks in Europe, North America and the Middle East. A former trader, Alan holds a bachelor of business administration in Politics and Economics from the Mark Hall School.

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David Nagrosst

Tech Guru
 

David is the Head of Sales, Asia Pacific and Japan at Cyxtera Technologies. He is an exceptional international leader and CISSP Qualified IT Security Expert with 20 years+ demonstrable experience in business, sales and providing IT Security, Cloud, and Datacenter Solutions to Organizations from Start-up to Fortune 150. He is also an international keynote & workshop speaker and a member of AmCham Singapore. He is committed to developing, testing and continually creating new methods to drive efficiency, cost saving, growth and profit alongside innovative technical expertise. David holds a Bachelor in Information Technology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently completing an MBA in Business Administration and Management at the University of Manchester.

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Anas Bouargane

Global Economy Guru
 

Anas is the founder of CEF Académie, a platform that provides guidance and support for those willing to study in France. He previously interned at AlphaSense. He is also the head of BBN Times Français. Anas holds a bachelor degree in applied economics from the University Paris Sud.

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Brenden Moran

Society Guru
 

Brenden is a talented writer, who is passionate about the marketing and digital world. During his previous work experiences, he increased companies’ brand awareness and visibility thanks to his outstanding relational and customer service skills. He is also renowned for his meticulous attention to details. Brenden is currently completing a bachelor degree in communications studies and interdisciplinary liberal arts at the Colorado State University.

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Roshni Dhal

Company Guru
 

Roshni is the cofounder of HighOn M, a digital marketing consulting firm that helps SMEs & MNCs to grow their business using various digital marketing methods. She is a renown Internet Entrepreneur who has helped 20+ major brands improve their online marketing management. She has featured on the LinkedIn Top 15 Voices of India 2016. Roshni holds a bachelor's degree in Commerce from P.G.D.A.V. College.   

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Nitin Vig

Tech Guru
 

Nitin is a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company and Board of Trustees Member at the Naperville Public Library. He advises Company Boards, CEOs and BU heads on product strategy, growth and operations. He also has  multiple US patents (5) for design and development of mobile, wireless and networking technology including a patent to extend smartphone battery life. Nitin holds a masters in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA in Marketing & Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. 

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Phoenix Normand

Society Guru
 

Phoenix is coaching and supporting American billionaires, CEOs and executive teams in tech, retail and banking for over 25 years. He also founded and created MEGA Assistant University, a revolutionary skills and mindset “boot camp” for top Executive and Personal Assistants who want to level up quickly and begin forging a mutually successful business partnership with their executives and teams. Phoenix holds a Bachelors of Arts in European Studies/Civilisation from Trinity College Dublin.

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David Hunt

Energy Guru
 

David is Managing Partner of Hyperion Executive Search, a clean energy executive search specialists. He has been in the clean energy sector since 2007 and held posts on the Policy Board of the UK Renewable Energy Association (REA), chaired the Pan-European Energy Storage Alliance and sits on the Low Carbon Economy Board for the Liverpool City LEP. He also spent seven years as director of an award winning multi-technology renewable energy company, before setting up Hyperion in 2014. He has spoken about renewable energy on various British and international trade publications including the BBC and the FT. David holds prestigious awards in the energy sector and is recently completing a degree in Environmental Management and Technology from the Open University.

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Raj Mitra

Society Guru
 

Raj is an Associate Director - Content & Research at AICL Communications Ltd. He previously worked as an Assistant Vice President of Investment Publishing, Private Banking & Wealth Management at Credit Suisse. He is also a storyteller, columnist and speaker. Raj holds a Bachelor in Economics from the Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur.   

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Lindsay Pedersen

Company Guru
 

Lindsay is a Brand Strategist and Founder of Ironclad Brand Strategy, which builds brands using an exacting and analytic method. Her background as a P&L owner at Clorox fostered a deep appreciation for the executive charge: to create sustainable value. Ironclad advises companies from burgeoning startups to national corporations, including Zulily, IMDb, T-Mobile and Starbucks. Lindsay holds an MBA in Business from the University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business.    

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Yassine Mountacif

Tech Guru
 

Yassine is a rising entrepreneur who graduated from University of California Berkley and Polytechnique Paris. He is the Co-Founder of AlphaSense, a company that develops a medical device to monitor babies’ health. His main areas of interests are big data, artificial intelligence and medical engineering. He is currently developing a medical concept that will bring medical care closer to people.

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Dave Schultze

Company Guru
 

Dave is the Owner of SchultzeWORKS designstudio. His design firm has worked with some major players in the last 11 years; including Microsoft, Mattel, Hasbro, Target, and WalMart. Recent acknowledgments include a First Place award in the LG Innovation Challenge, a US cell phone design competition that generated over 524 entries. Dave holds a bachelor in Architecture from the University of Oklahoma and a Masters of Industrial Design from the ArtCenter College of Art and Design. 

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Nishant Rao

Society Guru
 

Nishant is a researcher turned storyteller. He writes on an eclectic mix of technology and society. Nishant holds a master's degree in Intelligent Systems from University of Michigan Ann Arbor. Besides work, he is also pursuing a master's in Sociology to understand our social problems better. In his free time, he helps early-stage startups build more engagement-oriented content strategies. Nishant advocates minimalism as a way of life.

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Vartika Kashyap

Society Guru
 

Vartika is India's #6 LinkedIn Top Voice 2017. She is a Marketing Manager at ProofHub. She has 6 Years experience in online digital marketing, brand optimization and SEO along with social media marketing and email marketing strategies. Vartika holds an MBA in Finance (Banking) & Marketing from the IBS Hyderabad.  

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Kurt Cagle

Tech Guru
 

Kurt is the founder and CEO of Semantical, LLC, a consulting company focusing on enterprise data hubs, metadata management, semantics, and NoSQL systems. He has developed large scale information and data governance strategies for Fortune 500 companies in the health care/insurance sector, media and entertainment, publishing, financial services and logistics arenas, as well as for government agencies in the defense and insurance sector (including the Affordable Care Act). Kurt holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. 

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Rob Hartnett

Company Guru
 

Rob is an Advisory Partner at Global Sales Performance Company Miller Heiman Group. He is a seven times Global Presidents Club Winner. He is the author of three books on Business Growth and has appeared on a number of TV, Radio and Media channels on the subject of top line business performance. Rob is a former world & state champion yachtsman, a passionate cyclist, motorsport follower and an advocate for Men's Health. Rob holds a Bachelor of Business and a Post Graduate in Applied Finance & Investment from RMIT University and the Securities Institute of Australia and is a certified coach in Leadership with the John Maxwell Team.

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Huiwen Wu

Society Guru
 

Huiwen is the founder of WeClustr, an online community for creators, makers in arts, crafts or any creative businesses. She completed her bachelor and master's degrees at Tongji University, ESSEC Business School and the London School of Economics. 

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Anand Natarajan

Tech Guru
 

Anand is Senior Vice President at Adaequare. He is a proven business leader with a sales and marketing experience of over 19 years in the IT Industry. He previously held various leadership positions in IBM & Wipro in technology, solution, software and infrastructure services, security, mobility businesses across India, Asia Pacific and emerging markets. Anand holds a bachelor degree in Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering.   

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Eleftherios Jerry Floros

Company Guru
 

Jerry is the CEO of MoneyDrome, a hybrid investment & trading platform enhanced by analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. He is also an entrepreneur, writer and speaker with a 30 year diversified background in finance, engineering and maritime. His main areas of interest are FinTech and digital disruptions, which profoundly impact the global economy as well as our personal lives. Mr Floros graduated from the University of Oxford and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Kamal Karanth

Company Guru
 

Kamal is the Co-Founder of Xpheno, a specialist talent solutions company that offers direct hire, IT staff augmentation and engineering professional services. Xpheno brings people and companies together, to contribute to the creation of high-performing specialist workforce. Kamal holds a Bachelor degree in Microbiology from Bangalore University. 

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Thavash Govender

Tech Guru
 

Thavash is a Data and AI Solution Specialist (SSP) at Microsoft. He looks after the Data and A.I business for the Financial Services industry in South Africa. Thavash studied Electronic Engineering at the Durban University of Technology, majoring in Computer Systems Engineering and also completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Informatics and Quantitative Analysis from the University of South Africa.

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Ravi Talwar

Global Economy Guru
 

Ravi is an economist at Consensus Economics Inc, who previously interned at 4CAST and Tesco PLC. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Surrey with 1st Class Honours. His main areas of interest are macro-economic events, which profoundly impact our personal lives.

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Pratik Ravani

Tech Guru
 

Pratik works as a Data Scientist at Synechron. Involved in various innovative projects and concepts, he applies a range of Machine Learning and Deep Learning algorithms to create and deliver business value. He previously was an admired Consulting Staff Principal at Oracle. His creative write-ups have awarded him many prizes over the years from Television 18 Broadcast Ltd. Pratik holds an MBA in Finance with Information Technology from IBS Bangalore.

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François Normandeau

Finance Guru
 

François is a principal partner at M2 Trading Group, an association of professional day-traders. He is also a full-time day-trader, specialising on the US Oil Market, the US Dollar Index, and US Treasury Bonds and Notes. He holds a degree in psychology and finance from McGill University. 

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Erdal Ozdemir

Tech Guru
 

Erdal is a renowned scientist and prominent researcher at Imperial College. He graduated from UCL and Imperial College London with a distinction. His main areas of interests are: weight loss, changes in gene expression after bariatric surgery, genetic factors in manifestation of type 2 diabetes and monogenic mutation. His research has been featured in many British newspapers.

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Mouna Sarih

Finance Guru
 

Mouna is a promising M&A banker, currently working at BNP Paribas in Paris during her gap year and previously interned at JP Morgan. She is well-versed in negotiations, planning and development, relationship management and financial analysis. She is currently reading a master’s degree in financial economics at the EDHEC Business School.

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Salman Jaffer

Tech Guru
 

Salman is a Chartered Financial Analyst and heads up the Tech Team at Thompson Reuters in Singapore. He has led over 20 risk, trading and technology implementations from start to finish over his career. As the Head of the Tech Team at Thompson Reuters, Salman combines his rare skill set of strong knowledge in technology and finance to formulate unique solutions. He holds a degree and a number of professional qualifications in the fields of Computer Science, Machine Learning, Big Data and Technology from King's College London, Imperial College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Anuja Lath

Company Guru
 

Anuja is India's #7 LinkedIn Top Voice 2017. She is the Co-founder and CEO of RedAlkemi Online Pvt. Ltd., a digital marketing agency helping clients with their end to end online presence. Anuja has 30 years of work experience as a successful entrepreneur and has co-founded several ventures since 1986. She and her team are passionate about helping SMEs achieve measurable online success for their business. Anuja holds a Bachelors degree in Advertising from the Government College of Fine Arts, Chandigarh, India.  

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