Hormazd is a Corporate and Investment Banking professional with 16+ years of experience in M&A/private equity & stressed asset advisory. He has worked with reputed organisations such as Deloitte, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Yes Bank and Tata Capital. He is an avid swimmer, a diehard F1 aficionado and an anti single use plastic crusader. He did his PGDBM & MS Finance from ICFAI Business School, Gurgaon.
Manoj specializes in Innovation, Corporate & Strategy Planning, M&A, Procurement Strategy and Entrepreneurship. He has over 30 years of professional experience with Indian and Global companies in Auto (OEM Vehicles and Component Manufacturers), IT-E commerce and Service industries.
Gaurav K Punjabi
Vice President- Sales (Startups) & Marketing
Biz growth enabler with a clear focus to drive the startup ecosystem in India. Presently working with startups & investors for their immediate demand/ supply & business growth factors. He has worked across industries covering IT, S/W, Embedded, ESDM, Fintech, Edtech, Events, & investments. Been instrumental to grow startups and generate revenue along with key stakeholders. He is a foodie, loves outdoor games & road trips.
London, UK Country Representative
Since 1981, Dilip has been helping companies in the UK & India for Mergers and Acquisitions, Outsourcing and helping Indian Companies setting up business in the UK. On the Humanitarian side, he served as president of Lions club twice and had an opportunity in serving elderly and disabled children.
Jamshed K Daboo
Corporate Veteran & Independent Advisor
Jamshed is an Independent Advisor working closely with the start-up ecosystem. He is a partner at TenX2, Strategic Advisor at MergerDomo and is an advisor to various companies in the consumer space. He has 34 years of experience with the Tata group, India’s most respected business house. He is the former Managing Director of Trent Hypermarket Pvt. Ltd – A Tata and Tesco enterprise, and continues to be on the board of the company. Prior to this, he was the Chief Operating Officer of various divisions of the Taj Group of hotels and has performed a variety of roles at Titan Company Ltd. He has headed businesses for over 22 years and has experience and expertise in crafting out clear business and brand strategies, developing network operating models and driving execution and success through processes and people. He is passionate about adopting a collaborative approach with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders. For a significant part of his career, he was involved with the Tata Business Excellence Model a process-driven assessment model that provides feedback on the overall health of the company and on future courses of action. He has mentored teams that have assessed a variety of Tata companies across industries. He started his career with the Tata Administrative Service (TAS) and has a degree in mechanical engineering and a post-graduate in business management from XLRI. He is a member of the executive committee of a parent support group, VConnect, an NGO for parents of children with hearing loss.
Strategic Advisor - Pharma & Healthcare
Rajiv is a pharmaceutical & life science
professional having a very
diverse profile with over three decades of experience. In the past, he
has been President of Global Business of Ranbaxy and Managing Director
of Eli Lilly and Company, India. He has worked with Eli Lilly for
several years in the US in such diverse areas as Business
Development, Corporate Strategic Planning and HR, etc.
At the moment he mentors and advises several organizations in diverse fields, such as - Director on Board of VST Industries and Encube Ethicals, Consultant to Multiples Alternate Asset Management and other Private Equity firms, Advisor to Netmeds, Mentors Essentium Phygen - Consumer Health Company, Managing Partner - Gladwin International.
He is also a Mentor to Masters Union School of Business and Trustee of Delhi Pharmaceutical Trust.
Prof. Samir Barua
Former Director- IIM Ahmedabad
Prof. Samir, MTech, serves as an Advisor of Reserve Bank at India, FICCI and the Mumbai and National Stock Exchanges. He serves as a Visiting Professor to academic institutions in USA, Netherlands, Singapore & Cyprus. He has been a Professor of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad since 1980. He is a Consultant to many public and private organizations in the manufacturing, banking and financial services sectors. He served as a Director of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad as well as on the board of many reputed Indian corporates.
N K Taneja
A Strategy and Marketing Professional
A strategy and marketing professional, N.K. is able to go in depth and identify customer and market insights. He has vast and diversified experience of more than 41 years wherein he has managed various senior profiles and played a major role in undertaking the vast gamut of activities encompassing general management, finance, strategy, corporate projects, business turnarounds, technology, strategic business development, mergers & acquisitions, cross border joint ventures, running and managing overseas operations and turnaround as well as brand strengthening. He has many achievements in his career trajectory including several joint ventures and acquisitions of many companies in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Mexico, Japan, USA, China, Italy, Switzerland etc.
Director & CEO, MACJ
Kishor offers international experience in strategy building & implementation with milestones across M&A/ JV, P&L, Operations, Business Development & CRM & Business Mapping Processes for Global Auto OEM & components companies. Currently, he is India MD & CEO of a European Auto components organization.
Strategic Advisor - Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM)
Sanjeev, CEO of Arvind Consultancy, is an ESDM veteran with over 3.5 decades of experience in his corporate career. He has led multiple Indian corporates and MNCs (SAJ Froude, CDIL, Max Electronics, National Semiconductor, AMD, Freescale Semiconductor, PMC Sierra, Arrow Electronics) plus worked very closely with State & Central Governments. He is an ex-Chairman of IESA (Indian Electronics & Semiconductor Association). He is Chief Mentor of IoT Open Lab by STPI at Bangalore and founding President of CIMEI. Presently his goal is to drive the startup and SME ecosystem and make India a powerhouse on the global map.
Sumal Abraham Varghese
Strategic HR Advisor
Sumal is an accomplished business leader with experience of over 22 years working for major companies like HLL Lifecare, TVS, and Adventz (formerly the K.K. Birla Group). He is a Post-Graduate in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations and holds a Senior Management Program (SMP) from IIMA. He is also on the Advisory Board at G L Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management and a Co-Founder with Motoworks Automobiles Private Limited.
Associate Vice President - Corporates/SME
Sunny brings in a hands-on experience of 12 years in Business Management, Strategic Consulting, Fund-raising, Private Equity and Venture Funding along with working in a startup experience handling Strategic alliances and Operational activities for the organizations he has been associated with. With Investment Banks he has played a role in strategic advisory and financial advisory whereby he has worked the optimum capital structure for the clients, thereby assisting them in raising funds via both debt and equity means. He has experience in making Pitch- decks to be presented in front of key stakeholders along with Investors and working and building complex financial modeling and valuations. Has handled teams leading to consultancy and strategic advisory He has experience of setting up an online grocery venture where he played a pivotal role in raising seed capital for the venture along with handling the marketing structure and the financial structure for the Company.
Associate Vice President - Investor Relations
Sushant joins MergerDomo with 12 years of versatile functional experience across D2C, Saas, FMCG, ITes, TMT, Real estate, E-commerce and Consulting. He is working with the investor community and is part of a startup ecosystem. He believes in creating and delivering value across domains for an effective and efficient ecosystem.
Product Manager & Business Analyst
Sarita is a Project Manager & Business Analyst with 10 years of experience. Possessing strong analytical skills along with pronounced business knowledge, she is an adept problem solver. An MBA-IT qualified, she has worked for various organizations. Being an inquisitive learner, she is always keen to know about new things both professionally and personally. For her creative self, reading and adoring nature are prime.
Senior Software Developer
Deepoo has over 9 years of experience in the Web Development Industry. He has worked in Fin-Tech, Blockchain, E-Commerce, Banking, Education and many other spaces. Currently he's a Sr. Software Developer cum Application Architect at MergerDomo. Deepoo's expertise lie in Node Js, PHP frameworks / CMS, Socket programming, Redis, Mongo DB, Solidity, Github, AWS Services, Nginx and Apache.
Associate Vice President – Startups
Mounika comes with an experience of 6 years in early stage investing. She has been actively involved in evaluating business and financial models, building Investment thesis, fund raising and portfolio monitoring activities. At MergerDomo, as part of the Startup team, she will be closely interacting and helping startups raise funds. She has done her PGDM (Finance) from IMT Hyderabad. She is a fitness enthusiast and loves travelling.
Taran is a Senior Associate in the Investment Banking division of the MergerDomo. He has a master’s degree in management and finance from Melbourne Business School and also a CFA level 3 candidate. He helps investment bankers by finding the right counterparties for their clients. He has interned at different companies including YES BANK and NITI AAYOG. Besides this, he’s a first degree black belt and loves playing different sports.
Piyush is a Senior Associate at MergerDomo. He graduated from the University of Delhi and went on to work at Ernst & Young as an Assurance Associate. At MergerDomo, Piyush looks at Startups & Investment Analysis. Excited by how entrepreneurship is changing the world, he is always willing to offer a helping hand to founders on their Investment Strategy. He also caters to Financial Investors by mapping their Investment thesis to the right set of opportunities. He is currently pursuing the CFA charter to continuously strengthen his business acumen. When not at work, you can find him playing Cricket or in a movie theatre.
Business Partnerships Manager
Specialising in legal and finance, Lipika has over 4 years of experience and have worked in many different capacities as legal counsel. She has demonstrated success developing and seamlessly executed legal agreements. She has done her Advanced post diploma in International Business and pursued MBA from University of Northampton, UK. Her expertise includes having a proactive mindset and a positive outlook on all the tasks she undertakes. She is an excellent communicator and has a wide range of soft skills in order to foster a liaison.
Rosy believes in the power of tailored user experience and leveraging inbound methodologies to achieve optimal results and loves reporting transformative results to her clients. Her previous roles and background, specifically with OYO has led her to be more passionate about Sales and Marketing, but is very eager to learn more. She is a St. Xavier's College, Goa alumni, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, along with 4+ years of experience in Customer Engagement and Sales. When not working, you can find her referring to a cook book, petting stray animals, engaging herself in DIY art projects or having long chats with her folks.
Radhika is an Analyst who holds a Bachelor's degree in commerce from University of Delhi. She is a passionate & self- motivated individual who likes to exceed targets she sets for herself. Having interned at a top consulting firm she has interests in the field of Finance, market research and consulting. She also has a proclivity for writing. Besides work she can be found beguiling scads of time glass painting and espousing animal welfare.
Relationship Manager - Startups
Karan is a Relationship Manager in the Startups SBU at MergerDomo. With a Bachelors in Economics from Delhi University, he also has certifications in Equity Derivatives and Options Trading Strategies from National Stock Exchange and is a candidate for FRM Part-2 and CFA Level-1. He helps startups by finding the right counterparties and resources for all their needs. He has interned at various reputed firms before, including NITI Aayog and Om Kothari Group. He has a dynamic profile with experience in different social initiatives and achievements in Public Speaking, Debating and Event Management.