Alumni in Media

Dhimant Parekh , PGP Class of 2007
ISB alumnus, founder and CEO of Better India Dhimant Parekh has launched ‘The Better India’ an initiative that connects volunteers with social organisations seeking help. He talks about this initiative and his aim to make India a better place. Read more here.
Rishabh Agrawal, PGP Class of 2005
 ISB alumnus and one of the founders of RVMRecycle pvt Ltd, Rishabh Agrawal  spoke about how his startup uses IoT and AI in recycling and waste management at the Mint enterprise Technology summit 2017. Read the news here.
Ujjaval Nanavati, PGP Class of 2009
ISB alumnus Ujjaval Nanavati shares his story on how his left his corporate job and  took up his passion of financial writing ,consulting and marketing and converted it into a success.
Read his story in the daily hunt
Partha Neog, PGP Class of 2005
ISB alumnus and founder of Vantage Circle Partha Neog says “Vantage Circle allow companies to concentrate on their specialisation and rationalise their spending by playing the role of a mediator with the company and the brands” .Read the story in Deccan Chronicle
Zahabiya Khorakiwala, PGP Class of 2007

ISB alumnus and Managing Director Wockhardt Hospitals Zahabiya Khorakiwala has been inducted as an Addition Director by its board of directors. Presently as an MD Zahabiya is responsible to drive growth of overall operations of the hospital chain. Read more in moneycontrol |equitybulls

 

Sagarika Chakraborty, PGP Class of 2012

ISB alumnus and CEO IIRIS consultancy Sagarika Chakraborty share her views on tackling India’s Rising NPA problem on an ET Now talk show. Sagarika was one of the panelists in this weekly show called India Risk Report. Watch the episode here.

Ruchi Kalra, PGP Class of 2007

ISB alumnus and co-founder of fintech venture OfBusiness Ruchi Kalra talks about the challenges women entrepreneurs face in India and how they can overcome those. Listen to her views here

Shoukei Matsumoto, PGP Class of 2011
ISB alumnus Shoukei Matsumoto, the Japanese monk talks about why he chose India and ISB for an MBA and how he began to conduct temple management seminars post ISB. Read his story in the Hindu
Satvika Suri, PGP Class of 2009
ISB alumnus Satvika Suri, talks about her venture Andamen which is a men's fashion brand that  leverages India's rich heritage and craftsmanship. Talking about the USP of her brand Suri says “Our heritage collections feature designs that are inspired from India's rich culture and craftsmanship, fused with the latest in international men's fashion”. Read more in India Today
Radhika Khurana, PGP Class of 2003
ISB alumnus and Co-founder of Sirius Sports, Radhika Khurana talks about her venture that how they are trying to popularise sailing as a sport in India. Read her thoughts here
Anu Gupta, PGP Class of 2009
ISB alumnus, Anu Gupta, a doctor, was featured in the list of 22 inspiring women investors in the Indian startup ecosystem. With her wide experience Anu believes in investing in “great individuals with decent scalable ideas”. Read more here
Tuhin Harit, PGPMAX Class of 2016

ISB alumnus Tuhin Harit’s debut novel Mannu Rikshewala was reviewed as a book of substance with a story worth reading. It is recommended as a must try for meaningful reading and mature content with a must read foreword. Read more here

Shristi Bakshi, PGP Class of 2011
ISB alumnus Shristi Bakshi  crossed 1000 km of her ‘modern Dandi March’ at Kurnool. "My aim is to help open a gateway for women to empower themselves one step at a time’’ said Shristi
who  is on a 290 day padayatra from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu to Srinagar in Kashmir to draw attention to the cause of women’s empowerment and ensure their safety. Read more in Deccan Chronicle
Trisha Roy, PGP Class of 2017

Adonmo Private Limited a young start up co-founded by ISB  alumnus Sravanth Gajula, was awarded the "Star Innovator of the Year" in Corporate Innovation category at the Road to GES event. A total of 1100 startups applied, 34 top startups were shortlisted and 9 reached to the finals for the award.

Durga Raghunath, PGP Class of 2004
ISB alumnus Durga Raghunath has been named as Chief Executive Officer of Indian Express Digital Media Services. She will take charge of the new position from December 1, 2017. Talking about this position Raghunath said “It is a privilege to have the opportunity to work with such a stunning group of journalists and take the trust and credibility of the Express newsroom to an ever-widening audience.” Read the news in Best Media Info | Television Post | Afaqs.com | Medianama |
Atul Satija, PGP Class of 2004
The/Nudge Foundation by ISB alumnus Atul Satija received a $250,000 grant from US-based philanthropy group The Rockefeller Foundation. The non-profit foundation that provides livelihood training to under-privileged youth in Karnataka says it plans to use this grant to expand its program to other Indian states. Read thenews in Live Mint
Deepak Jain, Abhishek Kothari, Ritesh Jain and Manish Lunia, PGP Class of 2009
FlexiLoans.com, a leading digital SME lending startup by ISB alumni Deepak Jain, Abhishek Kothari, Ritesh Jain and Manish Lunia has announced its maideninstitutional debt fund of Rs 45 crore from financial institutions. The funding will be use to expand its proprietor loans and supply chain financing segment. Read the news in Business World
Akshay Chaturvedi, PGP Class of 2015
Leverage Edu, Co-founded by ISB alumnus Akshay Chaturvedi has devised an AI algorithm, which deals with collegiate-level admissions and enables graduates to become job-ready. “Leverage Edu does three things — it helps students discover programmes, get them matched to the right programme with the help of AI, and then it matches them with experts in that regard,” says Akshay. Read the story in Outlook Business
Sriram Somayajula, PGP Class of 2007
IndigoLearn, an edutech startup co-founded by ISB alumnus Sriram Somayajula looks to raise $15 million in the next three years to expand its operations. The company has also emerged as one of the winners in the StartEdu – a nationwide competition to identify and invest in the best early-stage education and edutech startups. Read morein Telangana Today
Akhil Ravi, PGP Class of 2013
ISB alumnus Akhil Ravi will be joining Dr Reddy's Laboratories in a mid-senior management role as Director of Business Development and Portfolio. Ravi currently works as an associate with McKinsey & Company, Chennai. He has previously worked with ITC and has also co-founded a start-up called IndiaKhelo, which is into fitness for school children. Read the news in Times of India | Moneycontrol