GURDIP SINGH ANAND
MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMICIAN
MBA, Mumbai and Executive Development Training at Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor.
Served Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary in India for over a decade, in several managerial assignments, in different functional areas before heading the HR Function, in the Refining Company. Served as Head of HR function in Swiss MNC – Ciba Giegy and Blue Star Ltd. Subsequently, headed several LOBs and served on the Corporate Board of Blue Star Ltd, for five years. Finally, headed the Thakral Group (Singapore based Group) in India as CEO and thereafter served as Managing Director of three ATCO Group Companies. During his managerial career, he has conducted business on all five continents. Presently, leading a Management Consulting and Corporate Training firm, serving leading Indian and MNC Corporates. Member of Faculty for MBA students at JBIMS (leading Business School in Mumbai), for 25 years.
Mr. Babulal Varma also serves as Managing Director of Omkar Realtors & Developers Pvt. Ltd. He has over 15 years of domain and technical expertise and is responsible for driving the team to perfection thus ensuring customer satisfaction.
It is under his guidance that the company is making a steady headway towards being recognized as an Indian conglomerate. His leadership qualities find roots in core values like honesty and transparency that instill an instant comfort level with all his business associates.
Being a grass root entrepreneur and having started operations in 2004 in Mumbai, his vision and leadership is the guiding force behind the company’s commendable growth and achievements in a relatively short span.
With an eye for precision, he has infused professionalism by leading a team of dynamic and experienced industry professionals.
TARUNDEEP SINGH ANAND
MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL AND ENTREPRENEUR
MBA Mumbai and Leadership Training at Michigan Business School (Ann Arbor, USA), Tuck Business School (Dartmouth, USA) and IE Business School (Spain).
Tarun turned entrepreneur in 2009 by establishing Universal Business School, India’s first Green B-School in Mumbai. He was motivated to bring global best practices in management education to India and has established partnerships with leading global universities in UK, USA, France, Italy, Switzerland and Bulgaria.
At 35 years of age, he became the youngest Managing Director of Thomson Reuters, South Asia, where he served as Chairman of the Board. He also served as Director on the Board of Asian News International (ANI).Tarun co-founded and served as Global Head of Strategy and Head of Asia-Pacific at FXMarketSpace (A Thomson Reuters and CME Group JV). He invented “FXSettle” a revolutionary FX settlement solution which has won several international Innovation Awards. In 2005, Tarun was promoted to Global Head of Treasury, to run a $2 billion dollar business spread over 136 countries and joined the Global Reuters Innovation and Venture Board.
Tarun has 25 years of work experience in London, New York, Hong Kong & Mumbai across financial services, banking, exchanges and education, including working for Standard Chartered and HSBC. He has been a speaker at leading Industry conferences in 50 countries across North and South America, UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. He loves mountaineering and has scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro and represented India in International Rugby tournaments.
Dr. U. Karmarkar
Dr. U. Karmarkar Presently Professor for Operations and Technology Management at Anderson School of Management, UCLA, USA. Has received several international awards / honors from University of Rochester, IBM, IIT – Mumbai etc. Has undertaken corporate Training on all five continents and has published extensively in leading international journals ( including Harvard Business Review). B Tech – IIT, Mumbai, MS Engg. Thayer College.
Dr. S. Kaushal
Dr. S. Kaushal VP for Corporate Technology and Business Development at Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL). Completed his MS and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa, USA). Received the Iowa State outstanding research excellence award. Visiting Research Faculty at the University of Texas Austin and Stanford University. Has over 30 patents in his name.
Dr. H. Santhanam
Dr. H. Santhanam Visiting professor to California Lutheran University, LA, USA and adjunct professor in Statistics with several other universities of USA. Served as Professor & Director, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, University of Mumbai and also as Dean (MDP and Consulting) with NMIMS University. Wide ranging Research & Consulting experience. Served on the Board of RC&F, Mumbai.
Dr. H. Shivdasani
Dr. H. Shivdasani Served as Faculty for IIM (A). Was consultant to Prime Minister/Office relating to re-structuring of 18 Public Sector Banks. Also served as RBI Consultant for Dr. Rangrajan, Governor RBI for Improving performance of their 7000 Officers. Clinical Psychologist / Therapist and leading Management Consultant. Extensive Training experience and published Research papers Internationally. Assisted leading Consumer Product Company’s, for Marketing Strategies.
Mr. B. Moradian
Mr. B. Moradian Member of Corporate Board of Garware Polyester Limited, Garware Chemicals Limited and Essel Propack Limited. He also serves as Corporate Advisor to Mr. Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Zee Group. Has been teaching for over three decades at JBIMS, Mumbai. Extensive Consulting and Training experience in the areas of Turnaround Management, Production Management, Quality, Productivity and mathematical modeling.
Mr. Gurdip Anand
UBS has really lived up to its name of transforming lives, and has impacted my life to a great extent. There are lots of opportunities which UBS has given, a lot of opportunities to explore. It is a great platform to discover oneself.Mr. G. Anand Served as Business Head, CEO / MD for over a decade, in leading Indian Companies. Served as Head HR / VP – Human Resources for ten years in Bharat Refineries, Ciba Giegy & Blue Star. Served in senior managerial positions in marketing, Logistics, Plant Operations and Project management in Burmah Shell – Bharat Petroleum. Master’s in Management from JBIMS, Mumbai (Gold Medalist – Bombay University).
Dr. R. Mehrotra
Dr. R. Mehrotra Chief Knowledge Officer of India’s leading Cement Company ACC Ltd. Served United Nations – International Labour Organization (ILO) as Senior Specialist. Served as Dean of the Post Graduate Programme in Industrial Engineering at National Institute for Industrial Engineering (NITIE). Wide ranging Research experience. Served on the Board of Novartis and PAE. Extensive experience as a Trainer.
Prof Atul Tandan
Prof Atul Tandan has a diverse experience of 38 years, comprising 25 years in the industry. He worked as Marketing Manager at Hindustan Lever Ltd., as GM – Sales at Cadbury (India) Ltd., as Vice President – Marketing at Bajaj Electricals Ltd., and as Managing Director at J.L. Morison (India) Ltd.
Dr. Ashok Korwar
Dr. Ashok Korwar is an Electrical Engineer from IIT Mumbai and a Doctorate in Management from the University of California, LA. Prior to joining Polaris & Adrenalin, his earlier assignments were with Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS), in the US & later with IIM, Ahmedabad, as Professor of Management. His Book ‘Creating Markets Across the Globe’, was selected as the Escorts-DMA best management book of the year, 1998.
Dr. Venugopal Iyengar
Dr. Venugopal Iyengar Prof. JBIMS, Mumbai and Director, IOTM, an international organization for trust management covering assurance services, IT Governance and compliances, Information Security and IS Audit. Served as President of ISACA Mumbai 2005-06. He is a member of the expert committee appointed by Government of India, Department of Information Technology (MC&IT) for reviewing security program / courseware by different government institutions. Certified information security manager (CISM), certified information system auditor (CISA), certified information system security professional (CISSP), associate certified fraud examiner (ACFE), audit advisor for QMS ISO 9000, ISMS BS ISO/IEC 17799:2005 (BS 7799-2:2005) and BS ISO/IEC 27001:2005, ITSM BS 15000 and BCM ISO 25999:2006. He is a recipient of MVP Award from the Microsoft Corporation in 2006 towards recognition for his contribution to the global security community.