DR. RAKHI SHARMA
Faculty Advisor and Convener
With a Doctorate from University of Pune, an MBA with 15 years of teaching experience, she has published various research papers in leading business journals and presented them at international conferences. Dr. Rakhi Sharma has nurtured an entrepreneurial ecosystem by guiding and mentoring entrepreneurs and students alike, in her capacity as a mentor & an advisory board member. She celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit and inculcates this culture amongst students and start ups through various workshops.
MR. PESHWA ACHARYA
Strategic Industry Advisor
Peshwa Acharya brings 25 years plus Senior Management and P&L expertise across FMCG, Telecom, Retail and Technology sectors with P&G, Reckitt, Dabur, Reliance Retail and Housing.
He was the first CEO of IIT Bombay Research Park (ASPIRE: Innovation Park) and has cofounded companies such as ThinkAsConsumer, EazyFriday, RocketPerks and Leven Healthcare. His expertise has been instrumental in conceptualizing the event and ensuring its success from a startup entrepreneur perspective.
Student Founder, Jai Hind College Entrepreneurship Summit
Upamanyu Acharya, a BMS Graduate from Jai Hind College and currently an MBA student at the reupted IIM Ahmedabad is the student founder of the Entrepreneurship Summit at Jai Hind College. He is the founder of a crypto currency start up blog known as Fynestuff. Upamanyu also represented the country at the world's largest case study competition by HSBC in Hong Kong where he and the team came out as winners.