Team Hyderabad
Rakesh Retnakaran
President A passionate public speaker, enthralling audience with his wit and confidence on stage is Rakesh’s biggest quality. An engineer from NIT Trichy, before ISB, Rakesh has worked as a consultant with Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd. His work took him places explaining his love for air-travel. An ardent TED talks follower, his secret dream to become a motivational speaker, introduced Rakesh to the Toastmasters Club. He joined the club in 2017 and has been a very active member since, serving as the Vice-president of his previous club. He has also conducted demo meetings for recently formed clubs. He loves to play chess and is a frisbee champion in the making!
Arjun Rajendran
Vice President - Education Master at peregrination, Arjun has lived in six different states, changed 11 different schools and eaten all that is there to eat in those places. Before joining ISB, he worked at Ford Motor Company after being placed from VIT, Vellore. First joined Toastmasters at Ford in January 2017. Most active member of the Meme SIG on campus, Arjun loves watching standup comedy, reading non-fiction (favorite authors being Malcolm Gladwell and Eric Barker). He loves to indulge in, oddly enough, reading international news.Arjun’s goal at and post ISB is to get into a leadership position in one of the big corporates. If that doesn’t happen, he has his plan B in place - a trek to Everest Base Camp.
Neha Munshi
Vice President - Public Relations Chartered Accountant by profession, poet at heart; Neha was born and brought up in the foodie city of Indore. Before dabbling at a career in corporate communication, Neha has worked as a Business Analyst with Aditya Birla Finance Limited, Mumbai. Her love for storytelling introduced Neha to Toastmasters, finally joining the club in 2018 at ISB. She loves to read, write and laugh. She is a fitness freak; and at ISB, Neha has tried her hands at almost everything – from acting in plays to writing one, from sports to winning a cooking competition.
Jagriti Ahuja
Vice President - Membership

Jagriti hails from Faridabad and has grown up watching TED talks. This fuelled in her the desire to become a successful leader, but first an effective communicator. Motivated, she started her Toastmasters journey in 2016. Prior to ISB, Jagriti worked with BCG and The Smart Cube as a Data Analyst and is looking to move to Management Consulting post ISB. Jagriti is an adventure junkie and in her free time, she likes to climb mountains, walk on frozen rivers, and jump off buildings. She enjoys going out to social gatherings as much as she likes staying indoors and reading a book. A firm believer of Carpe Diem who defines life by moments, she doesn’t mind having a conversation over a freshly brewed cup of coffee with red velvet every once in a while!

Snehil Raghav
Secretary Engineer by education and performer by passion, Snehil was raised in the City of Joy, Kolkata. Prior to ISB, he worked as a Product developer in Honeywell Technology Solutions in Bangalore. Snehil was unofficially associated with Toastmasters in his corporate organization for a year before finally joining in 2018, in ISB. He loves performing for audiences, be it music, speaking, acting or hosting. A cycling enthusiast and if you see someone whizz past you on two wheels, it'd probably be him. An operations man through and through, that is the function Snehil wants to get into post ISB.
Prakhar Gupta
Treasurer
Hailing from Jodhpur, Rajasthan; Prakhar perfectly fits the definition and description of a Chartered Accountant. Before ISB, Prakhar worked with Reliance Industries Limited, handling indirect taxation. A member of the Toastmasters club since April 2018, Prakhar can have a striking conversation on all matters money. He loves to play chess and in his free time at ISB, he can be found in the swimming pool. Like many others here, Prakhar aspires to land a strategy or tech consulting job post ISB.
Sriteja Kolluri
Sergeant at Arms An aspirational writer who wants to use emerging technology to carve imagination into reality. Sriteja was born and raised in Hyderabad and has worked for about four years in Pune as a Business Analyst at Bajaj Auto Limited. Sriteja’s association with Toastmasters club began at ISB since April 2018.  His hobbies include writing fiction and non-fiction and he is also a part of the LinkedIn Campus Writer program. He is a voracious reader and his current favourites include Shashi Tharoors “An Era of Darkness” and Prakash Iyers “The Habit of Winning”. Post ISB, Sriteja plans to venture into the tech space and create something that changes the way we experience life!
Team Mohali
Aditi Arora
President

Aditi has about 7 Years of Work Experience across a diverse set of functions ranging from operations and compliance to business development and project management. She has worked as an operations and compliance analyst in Goldman Sachs and Wilmington Trust and as a Senior Associate in the non-profit space, working exclusively with women entrepreneurs in India.

Aditi’s first experience with Toastmasters was during college where she served as the Club Coach and the President. Since then, she has been a member of several public speaking forums and her love for public speaking, led her to becoming a part of the ISB Mohali Toastmasters Club.

An avid reader and a dance enthusiast, her life’s mantara is
“Cherish your yesterdays, dream your tomorrows and live your todays”

 

Aarushi Bhargava
Vice President- Education
Aarushi has about 3.3 years of work experience across E-commerce, IoT and Fashion retail industries. She has worked with Flipkart as a Supply chain analyst, building India’s first flexible field-executive network. Then she transitioned into the Sales division of LocoNav, responsible for developing the firm’s Strategic Alliances. Her last roles was with Arvind Lifestyle Brands, in their Corporate Strategy division, managing the firm’s entire returns management process.

She loves reading & dancing and holds a B.Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT-Bombay
 
Vikash Goenka
Vice President - PR

Vikash, a mechanical engineer from IIT Jodhpur, has over 2.5 years of experience in procurement, vendor management & logistics optimization. He brings with him an experience of working in a leading auto major – Tata Motors (commercial vehicle) & an AI based logistics optimization startup, Locus. At Tata Motors, he has received recognition for his contribution in cost reduction initiatives and designing a mechanism to optimize vendor base. At Locus, he was instrumental in identifying new use-cases for the product and delivering these solutions for clients across 2 continents. He is interested in geo-politics and swimming.
 

Sumit Shekhar
Vice President - Membership

5.9 Years of experience, Lead Engineer, operations and project management, Graduated from IIT (ISM Dhanbad) in 2013.
I have worked across 58 different locations of Indian/Middle East and lead a team of more than 50+ professional across 45 different projects. I joined Baker Hughes (a GE company) Oman in the year 2016 and have worked with people from 13+ nationalities. Prior to 2016, I worked for a multinational firm in India for 3 years. In the year 2013, I had my own startup “studentrip”- (Organizes budget trip tailor-made for students).
In my free time, I love to travel and play squash.
 

Twisha Upadhyay
Treasurer

Twisha is a mom and Senior Research Scientist with 5 years, 7 months experience from SAMEER, IIT Campus, Mumbai. She has worked on applications of RF and microwave technology in the field of medicine and agriculture. She has been trained on RF aspects of MRI technology at MGH Boston. She has 7 international publications to my credit. She has some programming and scripting experience in Java, UNIX and Perl. She is B1 level Goethe certified in German language and has been awarded ‘commendable essay’ certificate by Competition Success. Review magazine for the essay titled ‘MAKE IN INDIA’. In my free time, she loves to read fiction, write poems and sing.
 

Yash Kothari
Secretary

An avid tech enthusiast, researcher and public speaker, Yash’s biggest asset is his passion towards his work. He graduated from BITS Pilani and has 5 years of work experience in the High-Technology industry as an Embedded Systems Engineer, working on technologies such as Machine Learning, USB 4.0, ADAS, etc. He helped set up the Public Speaking Club at his previous company and has mentored more than 20 people to improve their public speaking skills. If you happen to meet him outside work, you will meet a typical Gujju foodie, a budding flautist and drummer and an amazing photographer.
 

Pawanpreet Singh
Sergeant at Arms

Pawanpreet, a multimedia & animation graduate, has over five years of work experience in UI/UX design. He brings in vivid experiences through his journey, from a freelance designer to a marketing artist in EA Games India, where he was responsible for designing and managing marketing creatives. Apart from playing mobile games and watching animated films, he keeps the party spirits high with his bhangra moves.