Ishani Verma


Ishani is a marketer by profession, a filmmaker by heart and a meme maker by passion. She led brand communication, digital marketing, and social media handles at Zomato. She was responsible for making people laugh through tweets, staying connected through notifications and maybe, just maybe, ordering more from Zomato. She comes with 3 years of experience in copywriting, content strategy, and video production. Before working at Zomato, she did her Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University.  Beyond the professional sphere, you'll always find her shooting videos, discussing the latest series on Netflix, enacting some solid impressions of her friends, or building content for her blog with 50,000 followers.

Malika Bhutani

Vice President

Malika studied Economics at Delhi University and has over 6 years of experience in marketing and sales roles. Before ISB, she was the Country Marketing Lead for the tech SaaS data management company, Druva. In her previous stint, she managed HP India’s business for Publicis. She has loved her time working and leading teams across her different roles. She plans to work and collaborate with people in the cohort and beyond to learn from their experiences and share hers, enriching the collective wisdom of cohort. Her most-used phrase to solve a problem is “Let's think about the customer's journey" which reflects her love and passion for the field.

When she’s not working, Malika can be found cooking, doing yoga and spending time with her friends and family.

Saras Verma

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

After pursuing BBA (specialization in Marketing), Saras explored the field of Marketing across industries through internships in companies like Learning Skills Academy and Firefox Bikes. She followed this by reporting directly to the CEO as a Business Manager at CogniAble, a healhtech startup that provides digital and clinical services for special needs children. She successfully handled the domains of marketing, business development, investor relations, client management, content creation, fundraising, and more during her tenure – winning public/private grants and onboarding B2B clients both within India and beyond.

Outside her work experience of almost 3 years, her love for both drawing and reading has spanned over two decades. She can often be found with a paperback of her latest whodunnit or her art supplies.

Sakshi Agarwal

Alumni Relations Lead

Sakshi is a Commerce graduate from SRCC, with over five years of work experience in B2B and B2C marketing. She started her journey in Ed-tech, managing SEO, direct and social media campaigns. Moving onto a jewelry brand as the content manager piqued her interest in B2C marketing.

For the past 4 years, she was working with LVMH as the Marketing and Product manager for Benefit Cosmetics India, liaising with multiple partners in India, Southeast Asia, USA and Europe.

Beyond work, Sakshi is passionate about fitness, reading, cooking healthy meals, concocting interesting coffee blends and elaborate skincare routines.

Sayantan Ganguly

Alumni Relations Lead

Hailing from St. Stephen’s College, Sayantan brings over 2 years of work experience working with leading firms such as Google and Deloitte. 1000s of man hours into laboratory work shaped his analytic side which translated into his roles in strategy, data analysis and operations. His latest role revolved around building cloud strategies for global firms such as Spotify and Wikipedia.
Stepping outside the boundaries of his professional sphere, Sayantan is an avid volunteer and is highly motivated by the impact space, having worked in rural development and the education sector. With a fervent enthusiasm for sports, particularly Tennis, he has not only played at the state level but also led his college team. He also passionately delves into culinary arts, bartending, and masterfully plays the Tabla (grade V).

Praveer Sharma

L&D Lead

An engineer by degree, Praveer is a market research and marketing professional with over 5 years of experience in FMCG & market research industries. He started his career at Kantar Group, where he developed analytical models and generated data-driven insights for global FMCG clients. He then moved to Nielsen, where he worked with top FMCG brands on their consumer insights and marketing strategies. In his most recent role, Praveer was a Senior Brand Executive at Hindustan Unilever, where he focused on building the legacy laundry brand ‘Wheel.’ In this role, he managed multiple stakeholders, devised brand strategies, and managed media planning.
Outside of work, Praveer is passionate about football, tennis, and pet-keeping. He is also an avid reader of Indian history and psychology.

Ananay Agarwal

L&D Lead

Ananay has 3.5 years of experience spanning across Consulting, Social Media Marketing, and Academia. He began his career as an Insurance Consultant at Willis Towers Watson, subsequently moving on to work in the Social Media team of a prominent political party, where he developed his skills in digital marketing, content creation, and community management.

In 2020, Ananay graduated from Sciences Po Paris with a Research Master’s degree in Economics. He then continued his academic career at Ashoka University, where he conducted research at the intersection of Economics, Politics, and Computer Science.

In addition to his professional experience, Ananay is also passionate about Formula 1, fitness, yoga, coffee, and skincare. He has been playing the piano for 6 years and is an avid reader.

Sakshi Jain

Events Lead

With an educational background in B.Com (Honors), Sakshi spent three years at Goldman Sachs in the Private Wealth Management division, where she evaluated and monitored risks. During this stint, Sakshi made notable contributions in two key areas. She started off in the controls and risk management team, overseeing and monitoring the accounts of HNIs.  She then moved to billing in the Client Wealth Management division in her second stint. Her entrepreneurial spirit led her to establish ‘Lemonade,’ a successful venture in accessories and apparel that won her the "Entrepreneur of the Year" award in her undergraduate college.       

On most days, you will find Sakshi blogging food, dancing Kathak or reading a mystery thriller.  She has an active food blog on Instagram with 1000+ followers and has learnt various Indian dance forms for 7+ years.

Manpreet Kaur

Events Lead

With over five years of leadership experience at the Quality Council of India (QCI), Manpreet has committed to improving the quality of life of Indian citizens through effective policy and transformative initiatives. Her expertise lies in providing strategic advisory and consulting services to the Government of India, specializing in matters of quality, trade, and governance.

Manpreet spearheaded nationwide initiatives like the "Made in India" label, a government initiative to enhance global recognition of Indian products and the Government e-Marketplace (GeM), the public procurement portal of India. These experiences with a core element of branding and marketing further piqued Manpreet’s interest in Marketing.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Manpreet is a sports enthusiast and a national-level football player. She has captained her state women's football team at multiple national championships.