Ashank Desai

Ashank is the founder and former Chairman of Mastek Ltd. Mastek is amongst the top 20 – 25 IT companies in the country.  Mastek is a $150-million plus, publicly-held IT player with global operations providing Enterprise Solutions to Insurance, Government, and Financial services organizations in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. He also guidesMastek Foundation, whose mission is to enable “Informed Giving and Responsible Receiving”.

He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.

Kunal Verma

Kunal has been raising funds for fighting injustice and creating a more dignified world order, for over 15 years. A dynamic leader and a qualified fundraiser with functional experience cutting across Corporate and Non Profit organizations. Currently, he is an active consultant to the NGOs and Non profit bodies supporting them with the fundraising, Marketing & Communications initiatives

Has successfully established fundraising operations in India for three of the most respected INGOs i.e. ActionAid, Christian Children’s Fund and Oxfam. He has successfully developed, established and nurtured these brands in India by creating awareness around its work with the key constituencies including Individuals, Corporates, private trusts and foundations besides the government.

Syed Sultan Ahmed

Syed Sultan Ahmed, with his charismatic leadership and inspiring presence has been a pioneer and trendsetter, especially in the field of education in India, and globally!

A visionary, first generation entrepreneur he initiated and set up EduMedia, a conglomerate of 3 companies- Krayon, School Cinema, Mentor & Activity – brand names that hold aloft the vision of EduMedia by creating, inspiring and innovative media ventures for schools, colleges and corporate organizations. The work of Edumedia through all its ventures – from films to events, training and publishing – revolves around adding lasting and comprehensive value to the existing educational sector through innovative and creative projects.

As the Managing Director, it is Sultan’s versatility, excellent leadership and verve, in addition to his high levels of motivation and inspiration, that drives the organization to manifest it’s vision and bring a positive difference to the lives of thousands of people. With a keen interest in social outreach programmes, he also leads the Akshaya Life Skills project, in association with Akshayapatra Foundation – one of the biggest projects in India, to enable and empower the students from weaker economic background with life skills to lead better lives.