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EOY 2016 Jury film

Watch the EOY 2016 jury meeting in action and the exemplary jury members' take on the EOY awards, entrepreneurship and disruption.


EY - Dilip Shanghvi 

Dilip Shanghvi,
Managing Director, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries

"Mr. Dilip Shanghvi is the founder of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and has extensive industrial experience in the pharmaceutical industry. A first generation entrepreneur, Mr. Shanghvi has won numerous awards and recognitions, including Forbes's Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2014), Economic Times' Business Leader of the Year (2014), CNN IBN's Indian of the Year (Business) (2011), Business India's Businessman of the Year (2011) and Ernst and Young's World Entrepreneur of the Year (2011). He has also been awarded the Economic Times' Entrepreneur of the Year (2008), Business Standard's CEO of the Year (2008) and CNBC TV 18's First Generation Entrepreneur of the Year (2007).

Mr. Shanghvi is also Chairman and Managing Director of Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd., and Chairman of the Shantilal Shanghvi Foundation. He holds a B.Com degree from the University of Calcutta."


EY - Subodh Bhargava

Subodh Bhargava
Chairman, Tata Communications

He is currently the Chairman of Tata Communications Limited, TRF Limited, GlaxoSmithKline Healthcare Limited and Director on the boards of several companies including Tata Motors Ltd., Tata Steel Ltd., Larsen &Tubro Ltd., Tata Communications International Pte. Ltd. and SunBorne Energy LLC. Mr Bhargava is the recipient of the first Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2005 from IIT, Roorkee; the 'Gaurav Shri Award' from Agra University in 2011; 'Best Independent Director 2011' by Asian Center for Corporate Governance & Sustainability & 'Global India Business Leader of the Year 2013' by Horasis (The Global Visions Community) for excellence in entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership.

Mr Subodh Bhargava is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT (Roorkee). He has been the Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eicher Group of Companies. He is a former President of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), President of the Association of Indian Automobile Manufacturers and Vice President of the Tractor Manufacturers Association. He has been associated with various Central and State Government bodies and committees including as a member of the Technology Development Board, Insurance Tariff Advisory Committee and the Economic Development Board of the State of Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. He has been closely associated with various IIMs, IITs and other Management and Technical Institutions as well as a number of NGOs – he was member of the Board of Directors of IIT (Roorkee), IIM, Indore, IIM Lucknow, Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Ahmedabad, Foreign Trade Institute, Delhi, State Bank of India and Power Finance Corporation. Presently, he is a member of the board of Governors of IIM, Kashipur & XLRI Jamshedpur.


EY - Uday Kotak

Uday Kotak
Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank

As a young 26-year old entrepreneur in 1985, Uday Kotak started Kotak Capital Management Finance Ltd. (which later became Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd). The vision was to eventually become a banking company. Private Indian banks were not even a speck on the horizon at that time. On 22nd March 2003, Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd. became the first non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India's corporate history to be converted into a bank.

Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (KMBL) is regarded as one of the most efficient and high performing banks in India, built on the principles of simplicity and prudence. Uday remains unfazed by market euphoria and his 'basics of banking' approach has ensured that the loan book is of high quality and the bank is well-capitalised. In a journey spanning nearly three decades, Uday has not only helped the company grow to this scale but also earn respect.

Today, Kotak Mahindra Group, a first generation enterprise, with networth of Rs. 33,361 crore (approx. US$ 5 billion), has a global presence, employs over 46,500 people and is recognised as one of the topmost employers in India. The group has the distinction of providing a 40% CAGR to its shareholders over a 30 year period. The core of the business model is 'concentrated India, diversified financial services'.

Uday has a strong focus on community development and inclusive growth which is reflected by the Group's initiatives to provide low cost services to rural customers and its welfare programmes. Uday feels strongly that education is key to the alleviation of the social malaise afflicting India's under-privileged. In a bid to address this issue, he has established the Kotak Education Foundation that focuses on the educational needs of underprivileged children.

Uday holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce and an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.


EY - Naina Lal Kidwai

Naina Lal Kidwai
Chairman, Max Financial Services

Naina Lal Kidwai is an independent director of several multi nationals. She was an executive director on the board of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) and was chairperson of HSBC India till December, 2015. Her other international engagements include being a non executive director on the board of Nestle SA, Chairman, City of London’s Advisory Council for India, Global Advisor, Harvard Business School and Chair of the Indian Advisory Board.Kidwai has repeatedly ranked in the Fortune global list of Top Women in Business, 12th in the Wall Street Journal 2006 Global Listing of Women to Watch ad listed by Time Magazine as one of their 15 Global Influentials 2002. She received the Padma Shri, for her work in the promotion of Trade and Industry in 2007.


EY - Kalpana Morparia

Kalpana Morparia
Chief Executive Officer, JP Morgan

Ms. Kalpana Morparia is Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan, India. Ms. Morparia leads each of the firm's lines of business - Investment Banking, Asset Management, Treasury Services and Principal Investment Management. She also has responsibility for Service Groups operating in India, including Global Research, Finance, Technology and Operations. Internationally, Ms. Morparia is a member of J.P. Morgan's global strategy team headquartered in New York and the J.P. Morgan Asia Pacific Executive Committee. Ms. Morparia serves as an independent director on the Boards of several leading Indian companies.
Prior to joining J.P. Morgan India, Ms. Morparia served as Vice Chair on the Boards of ICICI Group. She was a Joint Managing Director of ICICI Group from 2001 to 2007. Ms. Morparia had been with the ICICI Group since 1975. ICICI Group is India's second largest bank and has leadership positions in banking, insurance, asset management and private equity and a growing international franchise.
A graduate in law from Bombay University, Ms. Morparia has served on several committees constituted by the Government of India. Ms. Morparia was named one of `The 50 Most Powerful Women in International Business' by Fortune magazine in 2008 and one of the 25 most powerful women in Indian business by Business Today, a leading Indian business journal, in the years 2004, 2005 and 2006 and 2008. Ms. Morparia was also named one of `The 100 Most Powerful Women' by Forbes magazine in 2006.
Ms. Morparia is a Science Graduate and an LLB.


EY - Renuka Ramnath

Renuka Ramnath
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Multiples Alternate Asset Management

Renuka founded Multiples in 2009.Renuka has spent over two and half decades in the Indian financial sector across private equity, investment banking and structured finance. As one of the early private equity investors in India, she played a pivotal role in shaping the market both in terms of leading pioneering investments such as buy-outs as well as opening new pockets of capital for investment in Indian private equity. In her last role as the MD & CEO of ICICI Venture for close to a decade, she has contributed in many ways to the evolution of that firm to one of the largest private equity funds in India.Renuka brings on board her deep experience of raising, investing and returning third party capital across several economic cycles. She looks to build Multiples as a platform to channelise long-term capital to create valuable enterprises and successful entrepreneurs. She draws motivation from the fact that supporting entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses has the potential to generate employment, to create ripple effects in the Indian economy and to facilitate the greater process of nation building.Renuka holds a Bachelor of Engineering from VJTI, University of Mumbai and an MBA from the University of Mumbai. She has also completed the AMP from the Harvard Business School.


EY - A Vellayan

A Vellayan
Executive Chairman, Muruguppa Group

A. Vellayan is the Executive Chairman of the Murugappa Corporate Board. He is also a Director of EID Parry (India) Limited and Coromandel International Ltd. He is also on the board of Kanoria Chemicals Ltd. He holds a diploma in Industrial Administration from the University of Aston, UK, and a master’s degree in Business Studies from the University of Warwick Business School, UK.


EY - Rishad Premji

Rishad Premji
Chief Strategy Officer, Wipro

Rishad Premji is the Chief Strategy Officer & Member of the Board, Wipro Limited. In his role he also leads the Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs functions for the company.

Since joining Wipro in 2007, he has been instrumental in shaping Wipro's strategy and aligning it with the future business landscape. He championed Wipro's entry into the Origination and Loan Servicing space as an end to end provider of Mortgage solutions. This led to the acquisition of Gallagher Financial Systems (now called Wipro Gallagher Solutions). In the BFSI space, Rishad also spearheaded the integration of Citi Technology Services following Wipro's acquisition of the Citibank captive in the application and infrastructure space. As Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs, he has helped significantly scale up the systems, processes, and interactions with both internal and external stakeholders. Recently, he conceptualized Wipro Ventures - a $100M fund to invest in start-ups de'veloping technologies and solutions that will complement Wipro's businesses through next generation solutions and products.

Prior to joining Wipro, Rishad was with Bain & Company in London, working on assignments across Consumer Products, Automobiles, Telecom and Insurance. He also worked with GE Capital in the US across several businesses throughout the Insurance and Consumer Lending space and is a graduate of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP).

Rishad is on the Board of Wipro Enterprises Limited, a leading player in the FMCG & Infrastructure Engineering space with sales of ~$1B. He is also on the board of Wipro-GE, a joint venture between Wipro and General Electric in the healthcare domain and on the board of the Azim Premji Foundation. The foundation is one of the largest not-for-profit initiatives in India focused on improving school education working with over 350,000 schools across the country.

Rishad has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University in the US. He has also spent a year at the London School of Economics where he was part of the General Course Program. In 2014, he was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for his outstanding leadership, professional accomplishments, and commitment to society.


EY - Sanjeev Bikhchandani

Sanjeev Bikhchandani
Founder and Executive Vice Chairman, Info Edge

Mr. Bikhchandani’s work experience includes an advertising position at Lintas India Limited, a marketing position at HMM Limited (now known as Glaxo SmithKline), and a senior management position at CMYK Printech Private Limited (owner of The Pioneer newspaper). Along with his partner, Mr. Hitesh Oberoi, he won the Ernst and Young – Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2008 for Business Transformation. He also won the Dataquest Pathbreaker Award and the Teacher’s Achievement Award for Business in 2008. He is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship at conferences and at business schools. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from St. Stephen College, Delhi University in 1984 and a PGDM from IIM-Ahmedabad in 1989.