Team - Hyderabad
Grishma Chowdhery
Vice President Grishma has a total of 3 years of work experience in the advisory and consulting domain. Prior to joining ISB, she was working as an Assistant Manager in the Corporate Finance division of Deloitte Global Financial Advisory. She liased with Deloitte member firms in UK, Canada and Australia in providing strategic financial advisory services to middle market and private equity firms. At Deloitte, she led teams on M&A sell side, buy-side and market mapping projects. She was also responsible for business development exercises for Deloitte member firms to identify opportunities for Deloitte in the M&A and private equity space.  She has also worked with Cedar Management Consulting where she worked with a major Dubai based Oil and Gas trader on a business transformation project. Her key competencies include market assessment, business analysis, project management and economic research. Grishma has graduated from University of Essex, UK with a MSc degree in Financial Econometrics. She also holds a BA degree in Economics and Statistics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
Varun Sugandhi
Alumni Relations Coordinator Varun has 7.5 years of experience in the consulting and manufacturing industry. He has led operations consulting engagements for US based Fortune 500 clients. Varun has also served as the Deloitte US-India Management Advisory Council member. He is a graduate of University of Florida's MS program in Industrial and Systems Engineering.
Sajeve Singh
Careers Coordinator Sajeve graduated from Hansraj College, Delhi University with a B.A (Hons) in Mathematics. Prior to ISB, he worked in Risk Assurance Services at PwC for over 7 years. He specialized in Internal Audits across various industries covering design assessment and review of operating effectiveness of Internal Controls, Review and formulation of Sarbanes Oxley 404 controls & Documentation of Standard Operating Procedures.
 
He also worked in Business Development wing for 2 years while at PwC. He has extensively travelled to over 19 countries for work. He is an avid music listener and religiously follows Formula1.
Premanand Hegde
Events coordinator Premanand has about 5 years of experience in Management Consulting. Prior to ISB, he was working as a Consultant with ZS Associates in the Business Consulting Division. He has worked extensively with most of the Fortune 500 pharmaceutical giants in the US. His areas of work include brand planning and marketing strategy including patient journey quantification, referral networks, opportunity assessment and targeting.
 
Premanand graduated from College of Engineering, Pune with a B.Tech in Information Technology in 2011. He is a passionate keyboardist and loves travelling and trying out new cuisines.
Divya Garcha
Marketing and Communications Coordinator Divya has close to 4 years of experience. Prior to ISB, she was working with Deloitte & Touche Assurance & Enterprise Risk Services (I) Pvt. Ltd., in Accounting and Reporting Advisory Services domain. While working with the firm, she was primarily engaged in providing accounting consultation and audit support services to US based clients helping them assess impact and operationalize complex accounting and reporting changes resulting from shifting regulations and issue of new accounting standards. She has significant technical experience in accounting for debt transactions, derivatives, revenue recognition and consolidation.
 
Divya graduated in 2012 with a B.Com(H) degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce. She is an amateur photographer and a travel enthusiast. 
Afshaan Siddiqui
Learnings Coordinator Afshaan has 5 years of work experience in the Pharma consulting space. Before ISB, he was working with ZS Associates as a Business Associate consultant helping clients in US/Canada, Europe and  South America design incentive plans for their sales forces. He has worked on projects spanning operations, technology and analytics consulting. He graduated from NIT Patna in 2010 as an electrical engineer and loves playing Badminton and TT in his free time
Team - Mohali
Vinayak Poddar
President

Vinayak has about 4 years of work experience in the Management Consulting industry. Prior to ISB, he was working with ZS Associates, a global sales and marketing consulting firm. Vinayak primarily worked in the area of sales incentives, customer targeting, launch strategy and advanced analytics with healthcare clients across Europe and US. He has also worked in business development activities and led a team of 10 members at ZS.

Vinayak completed his B.Tech from National Institute of Technology (Nagpur) in 2013 and loves playing all kinds of sports along with travelling to new destinations across the globe.

George Jacob
Career Affairs & Learning and Development Coordinator

George has about 2.5 years of work experience with Research and Consulting at McKinsey Knowledge Centre with a focus on the Consumer Products Practice and the Retail Sector. George has worked on projects across industries such as infrastructure, banking, but a large proportion of work was on strategy development projects for Consumer Products & Retail Clients in India. He has also worked in the policy research team of Member of Parliament – Rajeev Chandrasekhar where he assisted the MP in analyzing key policy issues such as Net Neutrality, M2M communication and PSB restructuring.
 
George completed his Economics Honours degree in 2014 from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. He enjoys playing the guitar and is a football enthusiast. 

Yatin Aggarwal
Events Coordinator

Yatin has about 3.5 years of work experience in consulting and consumer tech industries. Prior to joining ISB, he was working in the central operations team at OYO Rooms, where he was responsible for streamlining operating procedures for OYO's flagship hotels and coming up with initiatives to improve guest experience. At OYO, he initially worked in the business development division, where he expanded market penetration in terms of hotel partnerships in Gurgaon and other neighboring towns. Prior to OYO, Yatin worked as an Analyst in McKinsey & Co. He worked with client teams across the US and Europe in areas of corporate finance and valuation. 

Yatin graduated with a B.Com Hons from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in 2013. He is an avid tennis player and a travel enthusiast. He also enjoys reading novels in his spare time. 

Abhishek Gupta
Alumni Affairs Coordinator

Abhishek has over 2 years of work experience in the management consulting industry. Prior to joining ISB, he was working in McKinsey & Company as a Research Analyst in their Global Financial Institutions Centre. Abhishek worked on various consulting engagements primarily focusing on clients in the insurance sector. His engagements included new market entry strategies, digital transformation, private equity investments in the insurance sector, etc. He was also member the core team responsible for end-to-end management of a proprietary knowledge asset of McKinsey & Company, generating over a million dollars in annual revenue. Prior to McKinsey, Abhishek worked briefly with S&P Global Market Intelligence in their Market Data and Corporate Actions team.
 
Abhishek completed his undergraduate studies in B.Com (Honours) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in 2014. He takes keen interest in new business startups and technologies, theatre and personal fitness.

Anusha Gupta
Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Anusha has over 3.5 years of work experience in management consulting. Prior to ISB, she was working with PwC’s PRTM Management Consultants as an Associate in their FinTech Strategy practice. She has worked on a number of engagements in the Banking and Payments sector where she has assisted global financial institutions in understanding and adopting FinTech solutions. Her case exposure includes market entry, growth and innovation strategy, and market assessment. Prior to PwC, Anusha was working with S&P Global Market Intelligence in their Private Equity team.

Anusha completed her Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics from Hans Raj College, Delhi University in 2013. She is a football enthusiast and an avid traveler.