Alumni in Media

Prashant Dhawan, PGP Class of 2003

ISB alumnus Prashant Dhawan teaches about Biomimicry – an emerging field that emulates nature to make sustainable materials and systems for the human world – to the leading science firms and scientists. He co-runs Biomimicry India along with his spouse.

Read the story here Bangalore Mirror

Mayura Balasubramanian, PGP CLASS OF 2004
Craftizen Foundation, by ISB alumna Mayura Balasubramanian, is not-for-profit working pan-India with artisans groups, rural women and the differently-abled to build their capacity and enable social impact. "Our focus is to use craft-based skilling as a means to empower disadvantaged groups with no formal access to education or skills to be able to earn a livelihood,” according to Mayura.
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Varun Laul, PGP Class of 2005
ISB alumnus Varun Laul has been appointed Managing Director of Zodius Capital, a technology-focused early-stage investor. Formerly Laul was the director of Providence Equity Partners LLC.
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Sriram Somayajula, PGP Class of 2007

IndigoLearn, an  edu-tech startup founded by ISB alumnus  Sriram Somayajula, has raised $150,000 in a seed funding round from a group of angel investors based in India, the US and Europe. Somayajula, who is a CA himself, has founded this online education platform that offers CA courses to students preparing for the entrance exam.

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Shyaam Subramanian, PGP Class of 2008
Shyaam is the Chief Program Officer at Teach For India where he leads program design, research, strategy and learning. In this TEDx Talk at MICA, Ahmedabad, he shares how we can inspire each other to continue doing complex work at the grassroots of India's education crisis and the power of collective action. He is also the moderator of ISB for Good special interest group. 
Nimesh Mehta, PGP Class of 2009
Rockmetric by ISB alumnus Nimesh Mehta makes it to the list of young startups in the area of AI and machine learning that have shown significant growth and are likely to do so in the year 2018. Rockmetric is a ‘Cognitive Data Analyst’ that delivers on-demand analysis and relevant insights through a Google-like Natural Language Search interface.
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Zahabiya Khorakiwala, PGP Class of 2009

ISB alumnus and MD, Wockhardt Hospitals, Zahabiya Khorakiwala talks about the challenges new mothers face as working professionals.

Read the story here Business World

Manish Lunia, PGP Class of 2009; Ritesh Jain, PGP Class of 2009; Deepak Jain, PGP Class of 2009 & Abhishek Kothari, PGP Class of 2009


Flexi loans, a leading digital SME lending startup by ISB alumni Deepak Jain, Abhishek Kothari, Ritesh Jain and Manish Lunia, offers working capital, lines of credit, loans against invoices or POS transactions without requiring any collateral to SMEs.

Read the story here Financial Express

Gautam Chopra, PGP Class of 2009 & Abhishek Kumar, PGP Class of 2009

BeatO, co-founded by ISB alumni Gautam Chopra and Abhishek Kumar along with Yash Sehgal, has recently raised $1.3 million led by Leo Capital and co-led by Blume Ventures. BeatO is building a full-stack platform for diabetics to seamlessly integrate monitoring, data analytics, and lifestyle attributes to help its customers make healthier choices.

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Maninder Gulati, PGP Class of 2010
ISB alumnus and chief strategy officer OYO, Maninder Gulati, highlights the strength of the ISB alumni network in building the OYO brand. 
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Srishti Bakshi, PGP Class of 2011

ISB alumnus Srishti Bakshi talks about her walk from Kashmir to Kanyakumari for women empowerment and how she feels every positive act impacts the society.
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Mudit Shekhawat, PGP Class of 2012

ISB alumnus Mudit Shekhawat has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of He will be responsible for leading marketing activities, alliances and ancillary revenues across all business-lines and group entities. Before joining Yatra, Shekhawat was working as a senior director and head of marketing at Ola Cabs.

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Tuhin Harit, PGP Class of 2016
ISB alumnus Tuhin Harit co-author an article on how startups could look at the public markets for fundraising.
Read the stories here Tech circle


Rishabh Agarwal, PGPMFAB Class of 2016; Nimish Gupta, PGPMFAB Class of 2017 & Prateek Mittal, PGPMFAB Class of 2017

Founded by three ISB alumni, Rishabh Agarwal, Nimish Gupta and Prateek Mittal, Zelono, gets featured for its innovative initiative towards incorporating recycling via reverse vending machines with rewards for people.

Watch the coverage here Rajya Sabha TV

Abhay Singhal, PGP Class of 2018

ISB alumnus and founder of the psychological therapy platform TickTalkTo, Abhay Singhal, gets quoted in a story on the need for physiological counselling for students.

Read the story here TheWeek