Saagar has ~3 years of work experience across consulting and consumer internet. Prior to ISB he led the P&L for Urban Company’s Salon at Home business in the West Region. He also spearheaded strategic projects to ensure supply reliability and fulfilment as well as customer retention. Before UC, Saagar worked with GEP in the supply chain and procurement consulting space where he assisted Fortune 500 companies with strategic cost reduction, network optimization etc.
Saagar is a chemical engineering graduate from ICT Mumbai (UDCT) with a minor in entrepreneurship. He loves playing outdoor sports especially football and basketball.
Sitara comes with 5 years of experience at Deloitte consulting. She has worked with multiple fortune-500 US clients, primarily helping them in process restructuring, technological gap analysis & implementation and provide data-driven solutions to problems ranging from identifying early adopters of newly launched products to figuring the right marketing mix spend across multiple channels.
In 2020, while working as consultant, Sitara also initiated her venture in Agritech as hydroponics farmer and ran that for 1.5 yrs. In 2023 she ventured into distribution of apparels.
By education, Sitara is a BCom honors graduate from Christ University Bengaluru. She plays basketball and keeps interest in learning new sports while binging on various genres of books.
Sonali has ~7 years of diverse work experience across research, consulting, investment banking and a startup.
Before ISB, she worked with Acuity Knowledge Partners as a Delivery Lead in their Private Equity and Consulting function. Prior to that, she worked as a Program Manager at an e-mobility startup called Oye Rickshaw. She worked with the Delivery vertical on strategizing a plan to expand their delivery business with online retailers like Big Basket and JioMart to 25 cities in India.
Before that, Sonali worked at Bain Capability Center as an Associate where she was a part of the FMCG Retail Practice and worked closely with Consultants and Partners on strategy, performance improvement and portfolio optimization cases for clients with revenue up to $80 billion. At her first job as an Investment Banking Analyst at Evalueserve, her role was to get an in-depth understanding of FMCG and Retail sectors in North America and identify target companies for acquisition by analyzing and benchmarking business models, growth strategies and financials.
Sonali has pursued B.Com Honors from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University.
She is a trained in Hindustani classical music for 8 years and has performed at national level, in solo/choir competitions. She was also the Secretary of Music society, LSR. She is also trained in Kathak dance for 5 years and completed Level 5 training from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad. She is also a travel enthusiast and has travelled over 10 countries.
An Army kid and a seafarer, Karan moved around every few years, learning to adapt to different environments quickly and dealing with complex and ambiguous scenarios.
After graduating from BITS Pilani, Karan started working with Maersk Line and had the opportunity to work on one of the biggest container ships of that time. Later, at MMS Maritime, he developed expertise in handling hazardous cargo in a high-risk, low-margin-of-error environment while dealing with Gas Carriers and Chemical Tankers, a task that required unwavering attention to detail.
Through proactive leadership and the implementation of forward-looking strategies, he was assigned to work on one of the first methanol-powered vessels which ran on green fuel. Witnessing firsthand the revolutionary potential of eco-friendly innovations within the maritime industry, Karan's ambition now rests upon catalyzing change within the supply chain sector through the adoption of sustainable practices.
Coming from diverse creative interests, having traveled 43 countries across 6 continents, Karan is a writer and debater. With a love for sports like squash and football, as well as a dedicated yoga and meditation practice, Karan embraces a vibrant and holistic lifestyle. His compassion extends to caring for stray dogs.
Vishal has 2 years of experience at Livspace.com, where he discovered his passion for sales and excelled as a Business Sales Manager. Proficient in B2C sales and customer success management, he achieved the highest conversion ratios nationwide, generating a revenue of above INR 20M in a span of 2 years, while maintaining a flawless customer retention record, and achieving laudable customer satisfaction ratings.
By education, Vishal is an Architect graduated from School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal. He is passionate about Modern Architecture, Urbanism, and has worked across a range of projects from independent residence to public buildings like commercial complexes and hospitals.
Outside of his professional pursuits, Vishal nurtures his artistic side through calligraphy, photography, graphic design, classic rock music and travelling. Vishal believes that the only thing better than his selling skills is his French Toast.
Tarithmay comes with 7.8 years of experience in the analytics and eCommerce industry. He led the demand side pricing and promotions functions under the Revenue and Growth charter for Myntra. He is proficient in P&L management, revenue planning and dynamic pricing optimization. He integrated Jabong's pricing policy and operations post-merger. He has also introduced many industries first frameworks for intraday promotional campaigns and combo constructs. Prior to Myntra, he worked as Decision Scientist at Mu Sigma where he worked on contextualized advertising for a media giant, sales forecasting for a consumer health firm and creation of a Integrated delivery network in the Pharma sector.
Tarithmay is a Computer Science graduate from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata. He is a big Arsenal fan and keeps an active interest in Football, Basketball, F1 and combat sports.
Niharika joined Amazon as an Outbound Operations Intern, out of college. She pursued Electronics and Communication Engineering in her undergrad.
She joined Amazon as a full-time employee in 2020 as an Inbound Operations Manager and help set-up Amazon India's second largest fulfillment center in Kolkata.
She was soon put in a step-up as a Quality Assurance Manager where she led a team of 200 associates at Amazon IN's largest warehouse.
She worked here for nearly 1.5 years before joining Alexa's Planning and Operations team as a Program Manager where she worked on building products for Alexa and working on programs to improve Alexa's efficiency.
She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, loves singing, swimming, and running. She is also a huge foodie so you will find her around Sarovar, always full of energy (unless she's hangry, of course!)
Seerat has 2.8 years of work ex as an Operations manager at Amazon where she developed a rich understanding of operational intricacies and learnt the importance of leveraging data analysis for optimizing processes in the dynamic e-commerce industry. Her role as the site leader for a completely diverse sortation center of Amazon helped her enhance her leadership capabilities and empathy to lead culturally diverse teams.
Seerat is an Electronics and Communication graduate from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. She utilizes her free time to pursue her vast range of hobbies- including Trekking, Pottery, writing, Reading Novels and Shayaris.
Ashna has ~ 2 years of work experience. Prior to joining ISB, she worked in the Business Finance vertical of a beauty e-commerce startup called Purplle. She was primarily involved in driving savings for the company through various cost cutting initiatives, tracking, and analyzing the key metrics, and handling investor queries.
Before joining Purplle, Ashna worked at KPMG for a couple of months. She worked in the Consumer Markets Division for some time, after which she was promoted to work in the Management Consulting division.
Ashna has also done a pre-MBA internship of 2.5 months in a social impact VC fund called Social Alpha (TATA backed fund).
She is a graduate in B.Sc. (Hons) Economics from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata. Her hobbies include singing, playing the keyboard, and swimming.