About US

Governing Board 



Arjun Malhotra

Chairman & CEO
Headstrong Corporation

Mr. Malhotra serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Headstrong’s Board of Directors. Prior to Headstrong he was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of TechSpan, which merged with Headstrong in October 2003.

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Dilip Cherian

Co-founder and Consulting Partner
Perfect Relations India

Dilip Cherian, who is widely regarded as the ‘Image Guru’ of India, is the co-founder of Perfect Relations, which is South Asia’s largest Image Management and public affairs consultancy group for the last 20 years, with more than 17 offices…

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Fatima Barros

Anacom, Portugal

Professor Fatima Barros is the President, Anacom, Portugal and former dean of Catolica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics, one of the flagship business schools in Portugal, with over 8,000 alumni worldwide.

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Jay Pullar

Pramati Technologies, Hyderabad

Jay’s career in the software industry spans 25 years, mainly in building products for new markets.

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Nicki Mehra

Managing Director
Headstrong Corporation USA

Nicki Mehra is the Managing Director of Headstrong Corporation, USA. He has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, of which he has spent close to 15 years in HCL Group.

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Noshir Contractor

Director-Sciences of Networks in Communities
Kellogg School of Business Northwestern University

Noshir Contractor is the Jane S. & William J. White Professor of Behavioral Sciences in the McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science, the School of Communication and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, USA.

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Pavan Sukhdev

CEO, GIST Advisory,
United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador and Visiting Fellow, Yale University

Pavan Sukhdev is the founder & chair of GIST Advisory, a consulting firm specializing in valuing & managing environmental impacts and dependencies at all levels – national, provincial, business and personal.

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Ramasastry Ambarish

Managing Director of RA & Son Pte Ltd, Singapore

Ramasastry Ambarish is Managing Director of RA & Son Pte Ltd, Singapore, an independent advisory firm engaged in facilitating FII investments in Indian private and public equity markets. He has been associated, in different capacities, with several PE funds. He founded and managed Vasishta Fund, an FII fund to invest in Indian public markets, between 2003 and 2008.

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Ranjan Mathai-MYRA

Ranjan Mathai


Former Indian High Commissioner to the UK

Mr. Ranjan Mathai, is former Foreign Secretary of India and has had a distinguished diplomatic career serving as Ambassador and High Commissioner of India to several countries during his long tenure spanning four decades as an IFS officer.

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Shalini Urs

Executive Director , International School of Information Management,
University of Mysore, Mysore India

Prof. Shalini Urs is an information scientist whose research interests are in all matters of the mind—from the creative to cognitive to cultural. Taking a 360 degree view of information, she has researched issues ranging from the theoretical foundations of …

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Sunil Sharma

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Regional Training Institute Singapore

Dr. Sharma is the director of the International Monetary Fund – Singapore Regional Training Institute (STI).

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Tony Kirton

CEO and Partner
Neurozone CC Cape Town South Africa

Tony Kirton is the CEO and Partner of Neurozone CC, Cape Town, South Africa.

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Principal Secretary, e-Governance , Department of & IT, BT and S & T
Government of Karantaka Bangalore

M N Vidyashankar is Secretary to Government, Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology, E-Governance and Science & Technology.

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