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December 4, 2022
Ahmedabad, Gujarat

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LJ Campus
LJ College Rd, near Sanand - Sarkhej Road, Makarba, Sarkhej-Okaf
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 382210
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Akriti Verma

Founder & Director, Renaissance Industries Pvt Ltd
Disrupting the cement industry with her zeal to create Renaissance Industries Pvt Ltd's founder and director, Ms Akriti Verma. She hails from Bihar, the land of stupas and monasteries, and has made a name for herself in the world of business. She holds a bachelor's degree from Delhi University and an MBA from Singapore University. She takes tremendous satisfaction in the fact that God has given each of us distinct talents to endure and conquer adversity as a woman. While a guy may feel weak in the knees in the face of hardship, every woman on the earth will stand strong and battle with all her heart.

Amit Nath

Founder & Proprietor AMKAN- Advertising Marketing Knowledge Acumen Networks
Founder & Proprietor AMKAN - Advertising Marketing Knowledge Acumen Networks - A company where 23 world wide agencies rests their trust with outsourcing. Founded 3 companies in a day Record on 2018 - Spinwild Pvt Ltd, Just Be You Luxury Salon, Pup N Tub (Pet Grooming Center), Spinwash (Industrial B2C Laundry). With a passion in Entrepreneurship Co-founding - launched 3 different initiatives like Mentors Institutions / Digital Marketing Gadgets & Exclusive Closer(Asia’s First Closing Company dedicated to conversion through HTC on a pure commission basis). Currently working on RPA and other automation channels to support the Knowledge industry with AUTOMAX.

Aniruddha Pathak

Career Coach, Parent Coach, Sleep Coach
"A Sleep Coach, a personality sculptor, a certified Happiness, Goal Success & an award winning Career & Parenting Coach. I am a soft skills, life skills & employability skills trainer, motivational speaker with an industry experience of 10+yrs and 9yrs in education industry. I am also a professional Voice Over & Dubbing Artist. Published an eBook - Adding Extra to Ordinary. After working with corporate giants for 10yrs, I decided to work with students of schools n colleges and also their parents. I also conduct special motivational sessions - Battle stories of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, life lessons from MS Dhoni, Valour stories of Indian armed forces. "Be the change" and "Keep learning Keep Growing" are my mantras. Travelling, music n movies, poetry I enjoy.

Archana Shaktawat

Founder - Imprint Training Center, Clinical & Counseling Psychologist, Inner Personality Enhancement Trainer
A Psychologist at Heart, A Coach by Passion, A Feminist by Thoughts, and An Author by Psyche. With an experience of 9 + years in training and 5 + years in the field of Psychology, she has touched numerous individuals and trained, coached, and counseled them in their magnificent, magical, and metamorphism journey. Her journey has been transformational starting from a thriving Hospitality Professional to an Inner Personality Enhancement Trainer to a Clinical and Counselling Psychologist. As a social reformist and activist, and founder of an NGO – Mutthi Sansthan, she has reached out to many girls on empowering them about their rights.

Atul More

Founder Director - Atul Tutorials Pvt Ltd. , Atul More Enterprises.
Mr. Atul Mote is on a mission to transform the lives of more than 10 million youth by enabling them to follow their passion and make a career out of it which builds the foundation for better India and better world. He enable young individuals who are struggling to make their mark in academics or professional careers by helping them have a better clarity and a positive approach towards their passion and talent. I was able make a successful corporate career in spite of having initial struggling phase as a fresher and still dared to quit my dream job while I was about to reach the peak of my career. Atul More is known to be amongst one of the most sought-after Student mentor and parenting coach in Pune city. He is founder of one of the most reputed coaching institutes in Pune region which helps 1000s of students each year in their academics, appearing engineering and medical entrance exams, doing MBA’s, any post graduate programs.

Bro Thockchom

Best Seller Author, Former VP Sales – Bharti Airtel, Career Coach
Bro Thockchom is a corporate leader turned career coach with 26 years of corporate experience in FMCG and Telecom industries. Bro, a two times six sigma certified corporate leader who speaks over five languages grew from the very grassroots to the Vice President level and was trained in many reputed business schools like IIM-Ahmedabad, ISB-Chandigarh, CCL etc. Bro fought his own battles by himself amidst extremely difficult conditions during his childhood, student life and in the early stages of his corporate journey. He was born at a remote village to the parents who didn`t know how to write ABC and didn`t have any regular source of income. He had to walk 8kms on the muddy roads to reach his school every day and used to take care of over a hundred cattles after returning from the school. Bro Thockchom, the author of Amazon Best Seller book “FROM THE COUNTRYSIDE TO THE BOARDROOM” is on a mission to help 1million career professionals and entrepreneurs to achieve sustained success.

Dharmendra Kumar

Founder and Director Professionals Performance Academy
Dharmendra Kumar is a Founder, Director Professionals Performance Academy, empowering professionals to excel in life through successful habits. Also, a mentor helps mentees to get clarity about Passion and purpose in life. Born in a farmer family in a remote village in Nalanda. Faced several health challenges during childhood. Coming from a telecom background, career span of 15+ years in India and other countries. Also spent 3 years in an eCommerce business, handled business development, and travelled many places to manage and support team. Looking at his own life he realized all the good or not so good things happened due to habit. After years of observations, realizations, experiences, and implementations, he discovered some of the successful habits. He believes that people are the outcome of their habits. Whether they are successful or not, it is the result of their habits. People don't decide on their future. They decide their habits and their habits decide the future.

Dr CA Umang Ratani

Founder & CEO of Ratani Business school , And Umang Thakkar & Co.
Dr CA Umang Ratani is founder and CEO of Ratani Business School. Dr CA Umang Ratani an award-winning Chartered accountant, Author and Educator. Dr CA Umang Ratan is a firm believer in human potential. As a business coach and trainer, he helps business owners and entrepreneurs establish the right systems and grow their businesses and profits on a consistent basis. Having a good mentor and coach like him helps you get your business on the right path and scale in a consistent way. He has been in training and training for over a decade and has helped over 20,000 people with his programs and training. Academically, he is Qualified CA, CS, MBA, and LLB Last year, he also received an honorary doctorate (PhD) in Business Administration. Moreover, he is also a certified international practitioner NLP and gestalt.

Dr. Madhuri Vardhan

Ayurveda Arthritis Specialist, Disease Reversal Expert
VARDHAN AYURVEDA HOSPITAL - The Leading “Ayurveda Wellness Brand” today, needs no Introduction was co-founded by Dr Madhuri Vardhan BAMS; MD (Ayu); Ph. D; in the year 1999 at Basheerbagh, Hyderabad with an aim to provide high quality, personalized, compassionate & Purest hands of Ayurveda. Today it is spread to 7 branches across AP & Telangana. Dr Vardhan has reinvented the Concept of MERU CHIKITSA® - Ancient Ayurveda Spine & Neuro Therapy - through which she has treated more than 2.5 Lakh Arthritis Patients & has avoided 50,000 + Knee Replacement Surgeries. Dr Madhuri Vardhan has more than 5000 articles in Various News Papers, delivered many Lectures at various platforms, Delivered 3000 Health Talks on Various health problems in all the popular TV Channels. She is a very Versatile Ayurvedic Physician, Renowned Academician, Dedicated Researcher, Esteemed Scholar, and Excellent Orator & Proactive Thinker in the field of Ayurveda.

Dr. Manjeet Jain

Chief Executive Officer, Education India
Dr. Manjeet Jain, founder & chairman of Education India is 'A visionary leader, educationist, entrepreneur & academician. He has been promoting educational and entrepreneurship sectors in India for more than a decade now. He has more than 100 articles published and featured in various print media like Times of India, Indian Express, The Hindu and many more. At present taking care of all together 300 plus schools, Dr. Manjeet Jain has been featured in Forbes India Magazine in November 2020 edition and has also been a speaker for the TEDx DandupurStudio event in 2021. He also holds the privilege of being a principal of President Awardee School in 2016. He also addressed the students and participants of a programme named ""Creating Entrepreneurial Organizations"" at IIM Ahmedabad, which had over 240 participants, including CEOs of various startups and IIM students. Best described as a man of vision and integrity, Dr Manjeet exemplifies the principles of work, knowledge, and dedication."

Dr. Manjunathan M.S

Mind Performance Coach
Dr. Manjunath M.S is the Leading Mind Performance Coach in India as well as Motivational Speaker inspiring top, Executives, professionals, Business owners and students to excel in their professional and personal excellence. He has trained over 45,000+ individuals to enhance their brain ability. Arbiter for the international Memory Sports at China & Hong Kong in 2017 & 2018.

Dr. Pradeep Sethi

Dr. Pradeep Sethi Doctor, Researcher, Scientist & Philanthropist MD (AIIMS, New Delhi) Professor Hair Transplantation, FISHRS (USA)
Dr Pradeep Sethi, born and raised in Odisha, India, is an alumnus of AIIMS, New Delhi, where he specialized in dermatology. Upon graduation, he pursued a successful practice of skin, laser and other aesthetic procedures in Dehradun and Rishikesh. Thirteen years down the line, 15000+ surgeries are accomplished under Dr. Sethi’s supervision. Among the happy and contended patients of Eugenix, there are around 500 doctors who trusted Dr. Sethi for doing their hair job. He, along with Dr. Arika, pioneered the Direct Hair Transplant (DHT) technique and co-authored a book titled, Step by Step Hair Transformation. The combination of hair transplant and dermatology training helps Dr. Sethi achieve natural-looking results for his patients.

Dr. Swati Vyas

CEO, Ambitious Caregiver
Swati Vyas is an ambitious and overachiever woman. She is a University topper, gold medalist, PhD in Biology, who also worked briefly as an assistant professor. She stepped into her father's shoes after his demise and became the primary caregiver for her mother, Madhu Vyas Breathing Warrior, who was on full-time oxygen support and social isolation. This mother-daughter duo embarked on the journey of social entrepreneurship to help others like them. They founded the Breathing Warrior movement to help people with long-term breathing problems and their caregivers. Going through the highs and lows of this unique situation, Swati went to the moon and back to save her mother. Recently, her mother left for her next worldly journey. Swati is holding the torch of breathing warrior movement while bravely and beautifully going through her journey from grief to glory. She believes every caregiver's journey is unique, and one should not become victim to the circumstances.

Dr. Tuhin Banik

Founder, ThatWare LLP
Dr. Tuhin is a young Tech Entrepreneur by passion and the founder of ThatWare LLP. He has a wide range of expertise in robotics, machine learning, data science, and semantic engineering; he holds a Doctorate in Technology and an Engineering degree in electronics and communications. Mr. Tuhin holds numerous recognition across the globe for his vision to revolutionize the digital transformation industry with the help of cutting-edge technologies. Tuhin also holds the record of winning a Bronze for India at the Stevie Award USA, India Business Awards, India Technology Award, Top 100 influential tech leaders from analytics insights, and founder of the fastest growing company in Asia by the CEO magazine, top-rated digital agency by clutch and much more. Tuhin is a bootstrapped Entrepreneur and now has 3 offices, one in Dubai, and a team strength of 158 in-house members. In just 5 years, he has grown his company from 0 to 20 Million USD valuation without any investors.

Gaurav Sharma

Trashman of Rajasthan, 3 times CEO, Podcaster
Gaurav is a serial entrepreneur, podcaster, and a sustainability coach. He founded his first company in 2016 with the vision of a world without waste, where they have been building cutting-edge and state-of-the-art solutions which are affordable, easy to use, fully automatic, and financially viable. Their philosophy as an organization has been about converting every waste into a potential resource. They have diverted 10000 Tonnes of Waste from landfills and have reduced 48000 tonnes of greenhouse gases from the environment. Considering his efforts some digital media channels have recognized him as the Trashman of Rajasthan.

R Vishnu Prassad

Scientist, Specializations on Artificial Intelligence & Material Sciences
R. Vishnu Prassad, a scientist with degree on electrical engineering and specializations on artificial intelligence and Material Sciences, got his start at Central Scientific Instruments Organization - Govt of India. The research centre – Vishnu Prasad Research Centre, which he established and now leads, has grown from a single person himself to 19 departments and 72 scientists across the world. Using cutting-edge research and development, VPRC helps multinational corporations and governments around the world on solving complex billion scale problems. As on 2022, a total of 500+ organizations have benefited from VPRC's 69 patents and 180+ breakthroughs. Vishnu is committed to sustainability, and he sees himself as the future's repairer.

Sonal Sharma

CEO, Co- founder, Execube Cowork, Execubexchange
Sonal Sharma is on a mission to empower individuals to become self-sustaining and independent entrepreneurs. Her passion for helping start-ups was established during her early days in the corporate world. From her experience, she realized that entrepreneurs face numerous challenges when planning and executing business ideas. With the belief that every entrepreneur has the potential to succeed, she started Execube Cowork & Execube exchange, coworking space, and a global mentorship platform respectively. The objective was to build a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and help them achieve their dreams. She continues to expand her circle of assistance to entrepreneurs and start-ups closer to the geography of her Cowork through growing tie ups with the best mentors in India and overseas. Her focus as of now is to open the door of entrepreneurship to anyone who wants to walk through it by sharing the resources necessary to help them start, learn, run and grow a successful business.

Sujata Shetty

Women Career Transition Uplifter| Mentor | Upcoming Author | Banking & HR Professional
Sujata Shetty is born to a humble middle class farming family at Mangalore Karnataka State where She Lived with my joint family of more than 30 family members in a big house. Studied in a vernacular Medium and after her SSC moved out of my village life to city of dreams i.e. Mumbai . Stayed and did her education doing part time and studying simultaneously, completed her MBA in Mumbai. Took care of her self finances both for living and for studies. She entered into Banking Industry Corporate world from a lower level of officers grade ( struggled to communicate in english , being from vernacular medium) till the level of Heading an entire region on a State. Becoming role models for future generations, to the society and bringing our her full potential to the whole world and live her live purposefully.

Upendra Roy

Founder, SHA Infotech
Mr. Upendra Roy is the founder of SHA Infotech, having over 2 decades of exposure in the IT Industry, having expertise in the Data Industry & has helped several companies to grow fast especially during his five plus years tenure of International Assignments. He has changed the lives of hundreds of Graduates in India who were hopeless in their lives, unemployeed for more than 4-5 years after their graduation, but today are successfully placed in renowned Multinational companies all across the world. During his overseas assignment in the USA, inspite of doing great, he returned back to his motherland. His honest intention to reform the big gap in the Education System in India, motivated him to start his entrepreneurial journey in the IT education domain.

Vipin Kumar Sharma

Director of Growth at Physics Wallah
Vipin Sharma is currently serving as Director of Growth at Physics Wallah, a Unicorn EdTech Start up. Vipin Sharma has done his studies in the field of Biochemistry where he researched upon HSPs, USPs and Bacterial Pathogenesis. He has been Gold Medallist and University Topper during his Under Graduation and Post-Graduation. Vipin Sharma is pursuing further research in Biochemistry. Vipin Sharma has written 5 Academic Books and multiple Research Articles in many International Journals of repute till date. He represented India at Inaugural Global Student Prize 2021 where he made a place in Top-4 Students of India and Top-50 Students of the World. He is a member of MHRD Innovation Cell and listed among 100 Influential Indians by Fox-Story India. He is one of the most loved Biology Educators of India with 320k+ YouTube Followers on his Channel named Ozone Classes by Vipin Sharma. He ran two Start-ups too out of which one was Edtech Start-up and second one was a Socio-Edtech Start-up.

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Ahmedabad, India


Ahmedabad , India