Our Mentors

Meet our accomplished Mentors / Coaches who are with you on your journey of transformation.

Mr. Amit Pandey

Mr. Amit Pandey

CEO - PinCap

Mr. Amit Pandey

CEO - PinCap

Amit is the Chief Executive Officer & Board of Director at PinCap. Previously he was the Chief Operating Officer at Exicom Tele-Systems Ltd. He is also on advisory board of 4 universities and 5 colleges. Additionally, he is also board member of the INFHRA & Advisory Board member of HPMF.

He is a chemical engineer from HBTU, Kanpur & have been associated with various Automotive & Telecom Industries. From the core of his heart, he is a Procurement & HR professional, a popular motivational speaker, a leadership executive coach, acounselor & a visionary. He has worked with Maruti Udyog Ltd., Honda Cars India Ltd., Bharti Airtel Ltd. & Tikona Digital Networks Pvt. Ltd.

In the last 7 years, His passion towards his profession has resulted into 115 awards to his credit in the field of Leadership, Procurement, Supply Chain and Human Resource including 69 Individual awards.

In Dec 2018, Govt. of Telengana & Indywood has awarded him as Young Inspirational Leader of 2018 during Indywood Film Festival at Hyderabad.

He is a TEDx speaker (3 times) and is often invited by the leading business and engineering schools for his motivational talks. Since last 5 years he is charging humans with passion & dedication through his guest lecture’s in more than 100 colleges & that’s how students have given him the name Human Charger

Recently a global knowledge based platform popularly known as Procurement League, United States of America has selected 5 Global Brand Ambassadors, 2 from USA, 2 from Romania and One from India, big congratulations to Amit Pandey for representing our country in the global platform & making all of us to feel proud to be Indian.

Mr. Ketan Bhagat

Mr. Ketan Bhagat

Author & Script Writer

Mr. Ketan Bhagat

Author & Script Writer

Ketan Bhagat is a screenwriter, author, yoga teacher, motivational speaker, and father.

For more than two decades, Ketan has grown successful client relationships across multiple business sectors including telecom and banking. He is currently Regional Sales Manager at an IT MNC. Previously, he has done stints in Malaysia, New Zealand, and Australia.

Ketan began writing after the birth of his son Rian and published his first novel, Complete/Convenient in 2013 based on his NRI experience. In 2015, Ketan published his bestselling novel Child/God, which was based on his experience as a new father.

Ketan is a popular a motivational speaker. His talks mix the philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, his practical outlook, and humour to help his audience realize their fullest potential.

His most recent creative project was 2019’s popular Netflix film Upstarts, which he co-wrote with director Udai Singh Pawar. The film tells the story of three friends who found their own IT start-up in Bangalore. Ketan drew on his own experience in that sector to craft a story that is in turn touching, harrowing, and humorous.

Based in Mumbai, lately Ketan spends most of his free time editing his latest book, doing dishes, and hosting a pigeon langar on his balcony.

Mr. Pankaj Mehta

Mr. Pankaj Mehta

Chairman at Pankaj Mehta Transformation Accelator

Mr. Pankaj Mehta

Chairman at Pankaj Mehta Transformation Accelator

Pankaj Mehta is Chairman of Kiaana Home Originale Pvt Ltd. dealing in Bed & Bath Products meeting the modern Life Style of Home Decor under the brand name KIAANA. Has 40 years of experience as an Entrepreneur where he served as MD Neky Dyes Pvt Ltd, Director at Linklabs Technology Pvt Ltd and owner of Safety Cables Industries. Socially very active member of the world’s largest Service Organization, Lions Clubs International and has served as District Governor of this organization. Passion to teach led him to be a Trainer, Coach, Mentor and Facilitator and is fondly known as Transformation Accelerator. He has conducted more than 500 Workshops and Seminars in Leadership and Soft Skills, touched lives of more than one lakh people in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and China. He has conducted many Train the Trainer workshops and prides in developing Faculty. A sought after Keynote Speaker, loves to train people in Communication Excellence. Mind Technology fascinates him and conducts workshops to unleash the Potential within and live Life in Abundance.

Mission in life is to make a difference in the lives of people.

AWARDS:

  • Life Time Achievement award at Lions Clubs International
  • Recognized by University Of Mumbai for Social Work.
  • Recognised by Govt. Of Maharashtra for Social Services
  • Lions Presidential Medals Eight Time
  • More than 50 Certificates of Merits
Mr. Praveen Sinha

Mr. Praveen Sinha

Co-founder and managing director of jabong.com

Mr. Praveen Sinha

Co-founder and managing director of jabong.com

Praveen Sinha is currently the Managing Director of PinCap, an alternative lending platform focused on bridging the debt financing gap for MSMEs. He was instrumental in transforming PinCap from a traditional NBFC to tech enabled organization. PinCap successfully got additional license from RBI under his leadership. Praveen has a keen interest in supporting new business initiatives and has successfully backed multiple young aspirants to pursue entrepreneurial journey as an active angel investor and mentor. He also acts as advisor to VCs and investors on funding ventures, return optimization and India entry strategies. He is currently the external member of committee of Start-ups (CoS) which is part of PSU fund to invest in start-ups. Some of the investments include Zimmber (acquired by Quikr), Tapzo (Acquired by Amazon), Neostencil and few more.

 

He is a serial entrepreneur with experience of leading multiple businesses through the curve from inception to stability including Aquabrim (water management), Jabong (one of India’s leading E- commerce fashion portal) and Anasha Art (an online art gallery). He is one of the trend setters in e-commerce where his forte has been in creating organizations from scratch and enabling them to achieve significant revenues in less than five years.

 

Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, he has worked at McKinsey & Company, Microsoft and Maruti Suzuki across China, SE Asia, Africa and India. His work in recent times has made him emerge as a focused business leader. In his time with Maruti, Microsoft, McKinsey and at Jabong he has effected radical transformations in the areas he was involved with. He has worked in multiple transformation projects across sectors viz. Mines, steel, automotive and has done energy efficiency projects across Asia (China, Hong Kong, S E Asia and India). He is considered as a turnaround specialist and expert in start-ups.

Praveen is passionate about entrepreneurship and shares his work experiences and learning at various institutes like IIMs, DTU, DU, XLRI, Great lakes, Jamia Hamdard etc. Praveen is alumnus of IIM Calcutta & one of the youngest ever recipient of the ‘Distinguished Alumni’ award by IIM Calcutta for his significant contribution to academics & entrepreneurship. He is a recipient of distinguished alumni and trailblazer award from DTU. He was also Selected in the ‘40 under 40’ compilation (2014) by Fortune India that lists individuals who have managed to grow an idea into a profitable business.

 
Mr. Rajiv Khurana

Mr. Rajiv Khurana

CMC, FIMC, CEO, The personnel lab, Management Consultants

Mr. Rajiv Khurana

CMC, FIMC, CEO, The personnel lab, Management Consultants

MR. RAJIV KHURANA is an International Management Consultant, Trainer, Executive Coach, Corporate Board Advisor, Venture Mentor and Social Entrepreneur by description; he is a well published thought leader, writer, author, blogger and vlogger.
He has been a TV and Radio anchor besides being an inquisitive award-winning photographer and a serious poet.

He has co-led his social venture, Lung Care Foundation, created a Guinness World Record on December 23, 2017.

Rajiv is a Certified Management Consultant and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants of India. He has 5 years of industry and 35 years of consulting and training experience with a variety of MNCs, Indian corporates, International UN bodies, funding organizations, Non-profit organizations, colleges and schools in India. He has worked extensively in India, Asia and Africa.

He is an alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University. He has done numerous degrees/courses in Law and Management.
He has authored 9 books. More than 2000 of his articles/columns have been published in English and Hindi national dailies.
He has addressed over half-a-million students, teachers and parents on careers in over 50 cities of India pertaining to Career Planning, Parenting and Innovative Teaching Methodologies.
Pictures taken by him have been exhibited widely and auctioned for the benefit of various NGOs.
He has been bestowed with numerous awards.
He has been recognized by DAV UNITED as Pride of DAV Institutions.
In brief – He is an HONER, IDEATOR and MENTOR.

Dr. Divya Chopra

Dr. Divya Chopra

Technology & Business Leader

Dr. Divya Chopra

Technology & Business Leader

DR. DIVYA CHOPRA is an Entrepreneurial business leader with a Passion for leading teams, and creating value through innovation. Vast leadership experience in business development and technology, leading cross functional global teams with the aim of unlocking new markets and application spaces.

Divya obtained his PhD. in Chemical Engineering from The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He joined DuPont in 1999 and since then has held several positions in DuPont & Chemours (1999-2020). Divya started his career as a bench Scientist and then worked in DuPont Ethylene Co-Polymer plants before taking up a product manager role for specialty co-polymers at DuPont. Over last 20 years, Divya has invented and taken new products to global markets including construction, packaging and industrial polymers.

Divya is the inventor of 9 patents, co-authored a number of publications and presented at various international forums. Most recently, Divya took a start-up company, Noluma, dealing in light protective packaging from idea to commercialization.

AWARDS:

  • University Grants Fellowship for Ph.D. at UBC, Canada (1998)
  • Research & Teaching assistantship, UBC, Canada (1996-1998)
  • Gold Medal for first in B.Tech Chemical Technology in Plastics, HBTI, India (1996)
  • Sustainable growth excellence award, DuPont Canada (2007).
Mr. Anuj Bajpai

Mr. Anuj Bajpai

Deputy chief operating officer, Hungama Digital Media

Mr. Anuj Bajpai

Deputy chief operating officer, Hungama Digital Media

Anuj Bajpai, COO Hungama digital oversees its business and consumer initiatives and is responsible for its growth and expansion. He provides the strategic direction required to ensure that every Hungama business is in sync with consumer needs. Along with his team, he looks into the end-to-end management of Hungama’s distribution and aggregation businesses.

Anuj holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Management from the Institute of Productivity and Management, with a specialization in marketing. Before Hungama, Anuj had a stint with Spice Corp. Global and T-series, which contributes to his extensive knowledge of the music and content industry. He has also worked with World Wide Immigration, Pepsi Beverages, and Dabur India Ltd.

 
Mr. Sridhar Krish

Mr. Sridhar Krish

Chief operating officer, Tikona

Mr. Sridhar Krish

Chief operating officer, Tikona

With more than two decades of exposure and experience in Information Communications and Technology sector, Sridhar now leads Tikona growth plans as Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining Tikona, Sridhar has been a part of the senior management team at Reliance Communications Limited (RCOM), building strong business customer relationships amongst Indian Enterprises and establishing company leadership in MPLS and Metro Ethernet based Data Networks. In his most recent assignments at RCOM he was Executive Sr. Vice President and Zonal Head Global Enterprise business Unit (covering North and South Zones).

Sridhar was instrumental in introducing cutting edge technology during his leadership stints with various companies. He played a key role in driving market leadership in the GSM Infrastructure segment in India for Ericsson.

Sridhar has held senior leadership positions at AT&T Network Systems (Lucent Technologies) a joint venture with Tatas, to bring SDH and FTTB technologies to India. He also made significant contribution at Tata Telecom Limited (now Avaya Global Connect), to launch leading edge Enterprise Solutions in India.

Sridhar has a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and MBA.

Mr. Saurabh Tiwari

Mr. Saurabh Tiwari

Thought leader, mentor, coach & visionary

Mr. Saurabh Tiwari

Thought leader, mentor, coach & visionary

Saurabh Tiwari lives his life by the quote from Richard Bach – “You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true”.

Saurabh is driven by Creating High performance teams, Winning partnerships and shared success, Learning and continuous improvement and Winning with People.

Saurabh is a dynamic supply chain professional driven by Excellence. An impactful thoughts leader in the industry with diverse Transformation and change management experience.

Saurabh is a Visionary leader and Supply chain professional with deep functional expertise and consistent track record of delivering breakthrough results, building high performance teams, bringing 21 years of end-to-end Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Customer Service, Distribution, Logistics and Commercial Operations expertise having contributed to business growth, efficiency improvement and cost savings.
He has wide range of interests from Reading, Travelling, Sports and some writing too…(He has written a couple of interesting articles on “Living a Fulfilling Life – My musings from Life” and “Making Others Win” - which have been hugely loved by his friends and family ).

Saurabh is an alumni from NITIE, Batch of 1999. His 21 years of Professional experience and taken him to variety of roles in Supply Chain and Procurement. He has driven significant results and transformation in the areas of Category Planning, Sales and Operations Planning, Distribution, Customer Service, Centre of Excellence ( Procurement in Asia Pacific ), Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management, Productivity, Capability building and Process Excellence.

His quest for Excellence and Winning with People has brought him and his team the distinction of winning various awards both internally within the organisations and in external forums including the coveted Industry Project Forum Lakshya at NITIE, Mumbai where he has won an award in Supply Chain and 1 in the HR Module.

His life at Bangalore has taken him to an accelerated path of Self Discovery and pursuing a life Holistic Well Being and he has some interesting insights to share from his Experiences, Explorations and Experiments with Neural Linguistic Programming, Emotional Freedom Technique, Yoga, Meditation, Bhagavad Gita, Landmark Forum ( which he calls as a truly Life Transformation Experience ). In Bangalore he also discovered his Life Purpose as – “Living a Fulfilling Life and making a meaningful difference to the Lives of Others”.

His personal Vision and passion is to Make You Win and he is on a Mission to create new Eco Systems ( like Talks @ Espana, Master Class @ his current organisation ) to create a platform for others and for himself to share experiences on Living a Powerful and Fulfilling Life of Holistic Well Being . He is a big believer of Creating New Possibilities and Bringing out the Inner Winning Champion who he says lives, resides and most of the times hibernates within all of us – only waiting to be discovered, nurtured and unleashed – best summarized in the quote below :

“What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within us - out into the world, miracles happen”

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