Team Hyderabad
Siddharth Jogidasani
President Siddharth is an experienced investment professional with 5+ years of experience in PE and M&A deal advisory. In his last role prior to ISB, he was at Allegro Advisors, where he worked on deals in the consumer, communications and education space. Prior to this, he worked at InteQuant Advisors and Kalaari Capital, where he worked with early-stage startups on the sell-side and buy-side respectively. He initially started his career with the Transactions Advisory team at EY, where he worked on deals across Industrials, Infrastructure and Logistics space. He is a Chartered Accountant and has cleared all 3 levels of the CFA.
Himanshu Punjabi
Vice President

Himanshu is a Chartered Accountant with 4.5 years of experience in various finance roles. Prior to joining ISB, he worked with BDA Partners for two years as an Analyst, specializing in cross-border M&A transactions. Before BDA, he worked with Rabobank in their Investment Banking team in India. He has worked on several sectors such as Consumer, Chemicals, Fintech, Industrials, Automotive, Agriculture, Edtech etc. Prior to Rabobank, he worked as Audit Manager with M.P.Chitale and Company where he was responsible for several audit and advisory projects.

Kumar Praharsh Rakheja
L&D Coordinator Praharsh has about 4 years of work experience in the finance domain. Prior to joining ISB, he was working as a senior consultant with the Financial Advisory team at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC. His role involved managing the valuation practice of energy and commodities derivatives for the Indian team at Deloitte. He has also worked on validation of derivatives exposure in the trading books of clients across different sectors, from banking and energy utilities to F&B industry. Praharsh has done his Integrated Master’s in Mathematics and Computing from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad and has cleared Level III of the CFA Program.
Karan Shah
Marketing & Communications Coordinator Karan is a computer engineer with 2 years of work experience. He is a part of the Young Leaders Program at ISB. Prior to ISB, Karan has worked at JP Morgan Chase, where he was building financial products for Fortune 100 companies as an Application Developer. At JP Morgan, he was also elected as Mumbai Hub Lead & led many initiatives for all employees. In addition, Karan had a brief stint in Venture Capital through his internship with CIIE (IIM Ahmedabad) where he has worked on the investment thesis for USD 150M Bharat Innovations Fund.

Pramathyu Awasthi
Events Coordinator Pramathyu is an electrical engineering graduate from Manipal institute of Technology, Manipal and has close to 2.5 years of experience in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Prior to joining ISB, he was working as a senior business analyst at EXL analytics, Gurgaon. He has worked in Retail Analytics and Credit Risk Reporting domain for top UK and South African Banks.

Gaurav Verliani
Industry Outreach Coordinator Gaurav has about 3 years of experience in the areas of entrepreneurship and finance. Prior to joining ISB, he managed several of his family’s businesses like Textiles and Real Estate, with strategic focus on areas such as finance, strategy and production. Prior to this, he completed his CA articleship with Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP, Mumbai in the Statutory Audit Division, specialising in audit of BFSI companies. Gaurav has done his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Commerce from HR College in Mumbai.

Shyamini Mehta
Alumni Affairs Coordinator Shyamini has about 2 years of work experience in retail banking. Prior to joining ISB, she was working as a credit manager with Tata Capital Housing Finance Ltd., where she was responsible for credit and asset underwriting for small and medium sized businesses. She was one of the youngest branch managers at Tata Capital during her tenure. She is an Economics hons graduate from the University of Bristol, UK. She enjoys playing the violin and is an avid traveller.

Komal Modi
CAC Coordinator Komal is a general corporate lawyer with over 4 years of experience. Prior to ISB, she was working with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) in the mergers and acquisition vertical as a Senior Associate. Here, her role involved providing end to end legal advisory services to foreign investors, private equity funds and asset management companies on large domestic and cross borders acquisitions. Before SAM, she was an articled clerk with Wadia Ghandy and Associates, where she worked in the dispute resolution, real estate, and aviation verticals. She has graduated with a BLS LL.B degree from the Government Law College, Mumbai.

Rishubh Malpani
L&D Coordinator
Rishubh has over 4 years of experience in equity research and investment management. Prior to joining ISB, he worked with Ambit Capital for one year, where he was a senior investment professional in the asset management team. His role was to undertake deep-dive company research to identify investment opportunities in strong, stable franchises across various B2C sectors. During his tenure, Ambit was rated as India’s top equity fund by Bloomberg. Prior to Ambit Capital, he spent 3 years at Crisil as a senior offshore research analyst tracking the global oil & gas sector for an EUR 8 billion global investment fund. Rishubh is a Chartered Accountant and is also a CFA charter holder.
 
Team Mohali
Shreyank Jamar
President Shreyank is extremely passionate about India and the opportunities it has to offer. In order to understand the country better, he quit his Private Equity job right after getting an ISB admit and volunteered for a major political party as a strategy consultant during the recently held Lok Sabha elections. In his last role, Shreyank was looking after BFSI investment portfolio for an Indian billionaire family. Previously, Shreyank has worked also worked with JPMorgan as an investment banking analyst and with IIFL Institutional Equities as an equity research associate. Shreyank is an Economics and Chemical Engineering graduate from BITS Pilani. He is also a CFA Level III candidate.

Divyanshu Chokhani
Vice President I am passionate about finance. Being a Chartered Accountant and CFA, I was exposed to finance and business world right from early age. My work experience in EY with Transaction Advisory exposed me to the financial analysis and transactions aspect. I love to travel and network with people. Also, I am a creative person and love to paint. I wish to spread financial literacy and help people understand the world of Finance.

Ruchika Khemka
Marketing & Communications Coordinator Ruchika is a Chartered Accountant who has around 2 years of experience in financial planning and analysis and accounting in Bunge India, an MNC which is into edible oils and bakery fats. Prior to this, she handled Business Development and marketing collaborations at Snackible-a startup. She completed her articleship in the Audit division of PwC. She is an avid reader and loves writing.


Prabeen Kumar Ghadia
Events Coordinator Prabeen has worked in the space of credit risk management for the last 3 years, with additional experience in project management of Impairment in Credit Suisse. He has a master’s in economics, bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and is completing his CFA chartership on the sidelines. With a goal to shift into core finance, he has joined ISB and is subsequently acting as a facilitator through the Finance Club for the cohort interested in Finance. He loves to travel and aims to go a peak a mountain every year

Gautam Palukuri
Alumni Relations Coordinator Gautam is an engineering graduate from BITS, Pilani with nearly 6 years of work experience in early stage venture capital investing and prop trading. He has worked as a prop trader in the U.S equites and options across the NASDAQ, NYSE and AMEX markets, where he was responsible for building portfolios in internet retail and automotive sectors. He likes to travel, read non-fiction and play poker.

Shobhit Saxena
L&D Coordinator Highly accomplished in areas of M&A and investment research, Shobhit has ~6 years of experience in the field of finance working for global firms such as Goldman Sachs and Moody’s. Expert in areas such as financial modelling and valuation his past work includes deal and pitch execution for buy- and sell-side advisory assignments and capital market transactions primarily in Food & Beverage and Consumer Products / Retail Hardlines sector. He holds a B.com from University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and is passionate about sports such as basketball and tennis.