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Dr. Mita Dixit will share her views and experiences on what do millennials aspire and think about their family businesses, how to attract them and prepare them to lead the business in the long term, and what the success mantras for long lasting family businesses are.Read more
She also leads Executive Education programs for family business owners, successors, and leaders.
Dr. Dixit is a Family Business Advisor and a certified Management Consultant (ICMCI, USA). She is also a Co-founder of Equations, a management consulting firm based in Mumbai. With about 24 years of experience in the corporate sector and business consulting, she has domain expertise in marketing strategies, market research, and organizational development.
At SPJIMR, she is in charge of Executive Education programs for family business owners-leaders, provide consulting solutions and conduct application research to influence family business practices. She specializes in advising business families to create a unified vision, formulate implementable growth strategies, manage family dynamics, and plan for generational continuity of the business.
Narendra is the Zonal Head for the Mumbai Region at Tata Docomo Business Services. He has vast experience in Telecom Solutions and has worked on several turnkey projects of the State Govt. He has worked in data product development for the brief period of 44 months at Tata Teleservices Ltd. Narendra is a veteran in the industry on telecom solutions for enterprise business.
He has over 16 years of experience in Product Development, Marketing and Sales of which 13+ years have been in telecom.
Darshan Shah is Senior Manager, Product excellence at Tally Solutions Pvt. Ltd., the leading accounting and ERP software Company in India.
He has over 13 years of wide ranging experience in Tally across various departments - Statutory, Accounts, Customer-care, RnD, Sales and Marketing.
He is a celebrated orator in business circles as well as in CA study circles and has conducted breakthrough seminars for Business owners across India.
He has conducted over 90 sessions for CAs in WIRC in past 6 years. He spearheaded the Business Advisory Program, Excusive for Chartered Accountants across the West zone.
Dr. Nitin Parab is a Corporate warrior with over 20 years of experience. Presently he is a CEO and Business Strategic Adviser with Crosslink International And Chrisvinc Consulting Pvt. Ltd. He is also the Strategic Adviser –India Operations to SRE-USA a Waste To Energy solution provider
He is Project Director with I-Watch a not for profit organization He is also associated with Navkar Skills and Training which is part of the Skill India Mission
With Crosslink International he helps organization re structurer themselves on their leadership front by carrying out a Leadership Audit. Also helps organizations get into new age Branding and position themselves for Global Markets
He is an author of 3 Books on Leadership. Namely:- 1. Leadership Learning from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and 2. YOU CEO –Success lessons from Leading CEOs 3.YOU-The Leader
In his role in the Public Domain, he is Chairman of MSME Council ,Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture and also Chairman Publications and Editor Landmark for Indo-American Society
Vijay Mhaskar is the Chief Operating Officer of Quick Heal Technologies Limited. Vijay is responsible to formulate and drive the overall business strategy with strong revenue accountability and lead programs that deliver value to customers and partners. He drives the sales and business operations across all business verticals providing strategic inputs and direction for building the brand, culture and overall business growth for Quick Heal Technologies. Vijay is credited with 20 years of experience in accelerating engineering processes, transforming innovation culture and leading several successful products. He joined Quick Heal Technologies from Avaya India. Vijay is a Gold Medallist in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai. He has worked at various strategical positions in the past.
He has been born and brought up in Agra where the family business in textiles and Tractor dealerships have existed for a long period.
In 1969 he graduated from IIT KANPUR and came to Pune to work with Philips India Ltd.
He left Philips to become entrepreneur and started SNA Industries as proprietor and then founded Veena Industries in 1980. His younger brother joined him in 1982 and the Agarwal Group emerged as a family owned enterprise.
The group is currently managed by his nephew as part of the succession plan.
Shailendra Agarwal is now invested in a few more successful businesses but is not directly involved in running any of them.
At present he is President of AAIITK Pune Chapter which is known in Pune for organizing the annual Startup Master Class event meant to improve the startup environment in Pune.
He is also a Rotarian and is actively involved in many social projects undertaken by his club.
He has two Sons. The elder son is a professional in USA and the younger son runs a restaurant in Kalyani Nagar and a holds stand-up comedy shows across the country.
His passions are playing Golf & Bridge.
Promoters: The group is family managed group of companies established
in 1988. The Chairman of the group is Mr H.B Mane who is father of Nitin
Mane and Sachin Mane. The group has three feed mills located at three
strategically important locations in the progressive state of Maharashtra
The first feedmill by the name of ‘Hindustan Feeds Manufacturing Company’ is located at Satara, Dist: Satara. The second feedmill by the name of ‘Baramati Cattlefeeds Pvt. Ltd.’, is located at Baramati, Dist: Pune. And the third one is located in Shrirampur, Dist: Ahmednagar.
Capacities and Turnover: The plants have capacity of 1500 M. tons of pelleted feed per day with turnover over 600 Crores. It is the market leader and largest cattlefeed producer in Maharashtra.
Products: mainly Dairy Feeds. Other speciality feeds manufactured are sheep, goat and bull and horse feeds sold under brand name of ‘Hindustan Feeds’ through its own dealer network
Maithili Mane is a second generation entrepreneur
who has recently joined her father’s business – Hindustan
Feeds Manufacturing Company, which is the market leader
in cattle feed manufacturing in Maharashtra, and the fourth
largest dairy feed manufacturer in India. She is a Bachelor of
Feed Science and Management from Kansas State University,
USA, and is currently pursuing Post Graduate in Family
Business Management from S. P. Jain Institute of Research
and Management in Mumbai. Maithili is currently working
on projects within her business to improve production efficiency, product quality and
development of organization culture.
Maithili was raised in Satara in a small business oriented family. Since middle school, she has participated in leadership development camps organized by the Forum of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, and was awarded “The Most Active Participant” in all of the camps attended. She has also organized Leadership Development Summer Camps for school children in Universal Knowledge School in collaboration with Rotary Club of Satara Camp. She attended Mona School till Std. 10th and attended college in Y. C. Institute of Science. Following that, she studied Mechanical Engineering in Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune till third year, and then switched to Feed Science in USA.
Sudhir is an inspirational leader with more than 25 years of experience in Information Technology both in Government and Private sector. He holds a MBA and Bachelor of Computer Science degree.
Presently working a founder director of Excelict Technology Consulting Pvt. Ltd., he has been associated with Software Technology Parks as jurisdictional in-charge of Rajasthan and other organization in past.
Started career as a Programmer involved in building ERP for a manufacturing organization in CK Birla group. Ever since than has been engaged in architecting and developing Internet based business applications. For past many years he is involved as an outsourcing and offshoring subject matter expert. He has contributed to building business models and transformational plans to many organizations.
Sudhir also has an expert hand at Public Policy, Industry Policy and Trade Policy with special interest in Information Technology domain. He has been pursuing IT adoption for MSMEs with lot of interest.
Snehal is a rank-holder Chartered Accountant and has cleared her Level III examinations for the CFA qualification awarded by the CFA Institute, USA.
Snehal has over 12 years experience post-qualification in corporate finance, investment banking and allied areas. She has built a rich repertoire of experience in handling transactions both in the cross-border M&A and VC/PE fund raise verticals.
She has worked with one of the top 6 accounting firms worldwide in their investment banking advisory and with a mid-sized boutique investment bank. She has also done stints in equity research at HSBC and in the corporate planning area at Tata Power. She has handled mandates across industries including consumer, healthcare, F&B, FMCG, manufacturing, e-commerce, logistics, education and financial services, among others.
Mr. Mukesh Mohan Gupta is a Chartered Accountant by profession having rich experience
in field of Banking, Economics, Auditing, Law etc. Mr. Gupta had served as Independent Director of Dena Bank. Mr. Gupta was appointed as Special Director on the board of Artson Engineering Limited (a subsidiary of TATA Projects Limited), Hindustan Fertilizers Corporation Limited, Madras Fertilizers Limited, JCT Electronics Limited by Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR), Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Mr. Gupta is a member of National Board of MSME, Ministry of MSME, Government of India. He was also nominated as member in Working Group constituted by Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India for recommending the strategy and approach for implementation of the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 to deal with Insolvency and Bankruptcy in respect of (i) Guarantors to Corporate Debtors, and (ii) Individuals having Business, and drafting related Rules and Regulations.He was also nominated as member of Key Advisory Group on ARC, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Key Advisory Group on MSME, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
Shri Gopal Krishna Agarwal is National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (Economic
Affairs). He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI). He is Economic thinker and writes extensively for newspaper, financial journals and delivers lectures in seminars & conferences. He is a Trustee and a Treasurer of India Policy Foundation (IPF).
He is also a member of the Task Force on MSME Sector by the Ministry of Finance. He is govt nominee on the Central Council of Institute of Company Secretaries (ICSI) and Independent Director on the Board of North Eastern Electric Power Co. (NEEPCO) and Bank of Baroda. Member of Board of Governor at Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (Think Tank of Govt of India). He is also advisor to the Ministry of Water Resources on Namami Gange.
At a young age of 13 yrs Gopal Krishna Agarwal took part in Satyagrah during Emergency in 1975 and was in jail for 3 months. He has initiated various public welfare projects like Jaladhikar, Nagrik Manch, Shree Ji Gausadan and Milk Cooperative Movement amongst many others. His most notable work remains his strategic contribution in Jan Lokpal movement. He has drafted a plan to get back Black Money stashed in Tax Havens abroad.
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