Lakshminarayana K R
Lakshminarayana K R popularly known as (Lan), is the Chief Endowment Officer managing investments of the ~$9.75 billion Endowment Fund set up by Azim Premji. Additionally, he also actively engages with the activities of the philanthropic initiatives of Azim Premji which are implemented through two not-for- profit organizations – Azim Premji Foundation (APF) and Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives (APPI).
Prior to this, Lan spent 17 years in Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) in various roles including that of the Chief Strategy Officer, CFO of IT business and Corporate Treasurer & Head of Investor Relations.
During his tenure in Wipro, Lan was responsible for many key milestones including investment of over $1.2 billion in strategic M&A deals, incubating new business units, establishment of structured Treasury processes and the Investor Relations (IR) function. Lan was ranked the No 1 IR representative among Tech companies in Asia in surveys conducted by Institutional Investor between 2003 and 2005. Lan is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. A qualified management accountant and a graduate in management from IIM, Lan has interests in the areas of teaching, quizzing and financial research.
Shobhit Agarwal is Group CFO and Head of Business Development at TPG Growth owned south asian healthcare Fund, known as Asia Healthcare Holdings. Prior to this, he has handled multiple roles from CFO & COO to CEO at Manipal Integrated Services, a Manipal Education and Medical Group Company. He has served at senior level positions at Infosys in different roles. He has also managed Business Unit operations as Unit Operations manager at Infosys.
His expertise lies in the field of Business operations, business strategy, business processes, Infrastructure and Procurement.
He is all India rank holder Chartered Accountant and gold medalist Company Secretary. He is also a member of ICFAI.
Saurabh Chandra is Co-Founder of Ati Motors. Prior to this, Saurabh was also CEO and Co-Founder of Neev Information Technologies Pvt Ltd, which did outsourced product development for technology companies on SAAS, CLOUD, mobile and web points. This company was acquired by Publicis Groupe in 2013. Post-acquisition of Neev by Razorfish in 2013, was part of Publicis Groupe and supported worldwide as Global Delivery Center. Prior to this Sourabh has also been with Pi Corporation and Talisma as Program Manager
A qualified Engineer from IIT, Varanasi and is Technical advisor with IEEE student branch and Chief editor of Reverberations (college magazine). Saurabh is also an avid quizzer