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Pradeep Singh
Deputy Dean and CEO, Mohali Campus of the Indian School of Business (ISB) Pradeep Singh is the Deputy Dean and CEO, Mohali Campus of the Indian School of Business (ISB). He is also responsible for operationalising the recently launched four Institutes at ISB dedicated respectively to Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Public Policy. He has over 35 years of work experience is government, non-governement and private sector organizations, and academia in his previous roles.
Leonie Muldoon
Minister Commercial and Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, South Asia, New Delhi, India Leonie Muldoon is the Minister Commercial and Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, South Asia, New Delhi, India Leonie is responsible for developing Trade, Investment and Education links between Australia and South Asia with overseeing a team of over 50 staff, spanning a network of 16 ofces across India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. She holds a Bachelors of Arts and a Bachelors of Law, with Honours from Monash University, and a Master of Laws from Columbia University in New York.
Viren Popli
COO, Swaraj Division, Farm Equipment Sector of Mahindra & Mahindra Viren Popli is the COO, Swaraj Division, Farm Equipment Sector of Mahindra & Mahindra. He has over 22 years of work experience across diverse industries ranging from Pharmaceutical, Media; Two Wheelers to Farm Mechanisation. Viren is a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Nagpur University, Masters in Management Studies from SP Jain Institute of Management& Research, Mumbai University. A Doon School alumnus, Viren has attended the Mahindra Universe Program at Harvard Business School.
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Professor Nasser Spear
Deputy Dean of the Melbourne Business School in the Faculty of Business and Economics Professor Nasser Spear is the Deputy Dean of the Melbourne Business School in the Faculty of Business and Economics. His previous positions in the faculty include Associate Dean (Global Engagement) and the Head of the Department of Accounting. He holds the GL Wood Chair of Accounting. Nasser's research interests cover capital markets, security valuation, oil and gas accounting, and international nancial reporting.
Manish Bagrodia
Past Chairman of Punjab State Council, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Present Chairman of Institute Managing Committee of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Chandigarh Manish Bagrodia is a rst class masters in commerce and has also underwent a short term course on managing nances at the prestigious Stanford University. He is the Past Chairman of Punjab State Council, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Present Chairman of Institute Managing Committee of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Chandigarh.
Rohit Sharma
Venture partner with True Ventures Rohit Sharma is a venture partner with True Ventures, focusing on infrastructure technologies for all kinds of networks ranging from consumer Internet to enterprise networks, telecommunication networks and soon networks for Internet of things
Professor Ramabhadran S Thirumalai
Clinical Assistant Professor, Finance at ISB Professor Ramabhadran S Thirumalai is Clinical Assistant Professor, Finance at ISB. He is currently working on issues related to pre-trade transparency in equity markets, arbitrage trading between individual stock futures and underlying stocks, retail and institutional investor trading frictions in equity markets, intraday stock return momentum and promoting share pledges in India.
Mandeep Singh
Mandeep Singh has a vast 32 years of working experience in Banking Industry. He has worked at various parts of the country serving customers from different walks of life. Currently he is designated as Zonal Manager of Chandigarh Zone which comprises branches from Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Chandigarh. He has done Masters in Science.