Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Modi is the global chairman of Spice_Global, an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Singapore. He is also the founder member of Asia Business Council and chairman of Asia Crime Prevention Foundation's India chapter. He has been appointed by the United Nation as Coordinator for the Indian subcontinent for the Millennium World Peace Summit. Dr. Modi ranks 23rd in the Forbes list of Singapore's richest. On February 17, 2004, the US House of Representatives issued a Proclamation in appreciation of Dr. B.K.Modi's efforts to promote deeper understanding between the two countries and congratulated him on his innovations and humanitarian efforts worldwide. Dr. Modi has authored many books, including One God, Hinduism – The Universal Truth, Performance – A Manager's Challenge and Whispers of Peace.
Sonam Kalra is an artist whose skill spans both Indian and Western music. She has had formal training in Indian Classical music under Shubha Mudgal and Sarathi Chatterji and has also studied various genres of Western music includingGospel, Jazz and Opera under Hur Chul Yung and Ashley Clement. This diverse experience has taught her that despite their different roots, different musical traditions have more in common than they differ. This realization was the genesis of The Sufi Gospel Project, which Sonam has been working on since 2011
Ashwin Sanghi is an Indian author. He has written several books on thriller fiction based on historical, theological and mythological themes. His best seller's include Chanakya's Chant, Rozabal Line and The Krishna Key. He has recently signed a contract with the most popular novelist in the Western world, James Patterson, to co-write a thriller series
Jodie Underhill was born in Great Yarmouth, England, and she would have stayed there and lived a comfortable life but for her zeal to improve the world around her. She started organizing mass clean ups in McLeod Ganj, India and founded a voluntary organization "Mountain Cleaners" which is based in Himachal Pradesh and is committed to clean up the Himalayas. She has made the mountains her home and vows to make them a better place to live and improve the ecosystem
She served as India's Ambassador to the United States of America from 2009 to 2011. She was India's second female ambassador to the United States of America, Vijaya Lakshmi Nehru Pandit being the first.Prior to 2009, she served as India's Ambassador in Berlin, Germany.
Sambuddha has been a journalist in India and South Asia for eight years, and currently dabbling with the world of public policy. He started as a correspondent for DD News, then moved on to BBC News as South Asia Producer. He received a Fulbright-Nehru Masters' Fellow for Leadership Development in 2011 to study at Columbia University. Currently he writes for the New York Times' India Ink blog and is also a Fellow with Swaniti Initiative. For Swaniti, he has been assigned to work with Union Minister Kamal Nath, looking to enhance skill development in his constituency of Chhindwara.
26 years of age, is an Indian entrepreneur. He is the founder, CEO, and Chairman of Globals Inc., an IT multinational company.Suhas Gopinath was born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He launched a web site at the age of 14, and incorporated his company the same year, becoming the world's youngest CEO. Gopinath taught himself how to build websites and sold portals to bricks-and-mortar firms in the US In 2005, Gopinath was the youngest among the 175 recipients of Karnataka's Rajyotsava Award. On December 2, 2007, The European Parliament and International Association for Human Values conferred "Young Achiever Award" on Gopinath at the European Parliament, Brussels. In November 2008, he was invited to represent the World Bank's ICT Leadership Roundtable for adopting ICT in Africa to increase employability and fostering ICT skills in students from these countries.Gopinath was announced as "Young Global Leader" for 2008-2009 by the World Economic Forum, Davos. In that position he would be involved in development programs across the world. He holds a diploma on global leadership and public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School at Harvard University.
Saroja Vaidyanathan is one of India's leading Gurus of Bharatanatyam. She is an author, a performer and a choreographer since the past five decades. Her work in the field of Indian Classical Dance has fetched her many awards and titles, including the coveted Padma Bhushan from the Government of India. Saroja runs a performing arts institution in New Delhi- Ganesa Natyalaya.
An electro-acoustic world music act led by Suhail Yusuf Khan, Tarun and Aditya Balani, who have been playing and writing music together for over a decade. The New Delhi based musicians have performed all over the world and their collaborative work has been featured in bands like Advaita, Incognito, Artistes Unlimited, Suhail Yusuf Khan Collective, Tarun Balani Collective and the Aditya Balani Group. This project features a cross-genre stylistic interchange rooted in simple yet powerful songwriting. The dynamic chemistry of the trio transcends the boundaries of predictability with its experimental and ever evolving sonic footprint.
Founder, Hive Communications. In-charge of BJP's mass media campaigns. Man behind the success of Narendra Modi's campaign in Gujarat in 2013.
Abhijit Jhala works for Happily Unmarried where he handles disruption, his profile includes figuring out a different way of looking at a problem or a process. His only criteria for choosing a job or work is "This is going to make me Happy". Abhijit is a keen photographer.His photos have been published in 2 books. Abhijit went to Mayo college and accounts Indian Mythology as his number one interest.He is also a part time chef and a full time foodie
Thomas Goldthorp is a performance Coach, Senior Consultant, Facilitator & Master Trainer, Learning & Development Specialist.Consultant, driving business outcomes through culture and organisational transformation, leadership effectiveness, change, strategic engagement, building high performance teams, creating winning culture & sustained superior performance, developing next level leaders, managers, and facilitators