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Bodh Nath Prasad

Specialist : Marine Engineering

Educational Qualification : Marine Engineering (DMET)Gold medalist, MBA from Hong Kong

Career Exposure : 44 years

Bodh Nath Prasad is the Executive Director of IS Container Pte., Ltd, Singapore, a ship-owning company with large container vessels. Prasad started his sailing career in 1973 with Great Eastern Shipping, Mumbai and then worked in Ugland Brothers (UK). Ashore he worked in with Bernhard Shulte Shipmanagement for 21 years, including first 14 years in Hong Kong, and 5.5 years in Mumbai in the capacity of the Managing Director. He laid the foundation of a successful third party ship management for BSM (India) in July 2007 and grew the company to manage 50 ships by end of 2012. He was Director Technology and Innovation for BSM Group from January 2013 until Sept. 2014, where he successfully launched many initiatives such CBM (condition based maintenance) and fuel saving initiatives, "Innov8" and many more.

Girija Nair

Specialist : Management & Mentor for Startups

Educational Qualification : A Physics & Electronic Instrumentation graduate from Mumbai University, Masters in computer Science, Diploma in Business Management, Certified in Customer and Accounting analytics from University of Pennsylvania, Certified in Strategic Management from Copenhagen School of Business, Six Sigma green belt

Career Exposure : 30 years

Industry veteran and passionately works with people who are looking to bring new ideas to life. She is the Founder & Ceo of startupmentor.co.in, Global consultant with GLG and Merger Alpha and has over 30 years of experience in varied leadership roles, with brands like Naaptol, Reliance Retail, Reliance Infocom, Reliance Energy, Vodafone, Philips, Serco, Datapro, Cadilla and others. Her background of having worked alongside business leaders throughout her career; diverse experience of innovative thinking & ability to inspire the best ideas have made her a sought after mentor for startups across diverse verticals in India and abroad.

Barun Anand

Specialist : Information Technology

Educational Qualification : BTech (Computer Science & Engineering), Manipal Institute of Technology, Google adwords Certified

Career Exposure :

Barun is the Ceo & Founder of agileconsultancyservices.com is a avid digital marketeer. Just 35 years and he has been successfully running his own organization for the last 10 years. With over 400 clients under his belt, he is an ace when it comes to Digital marketing and Information Technology. Coding with common sense, Marketing with skill has been his hall mark. Solving complex coding challenges is his passion. He is the go to man for many a organization who face crisis in their IT infrastructure.

Sanjay Gajanan Khanolkar

Specialist : Mechanical Engineering

Educational Qualification : Educational Qualification : B. E. ( Mechanical) from Govt College of Engineering Karad

Career Exposure :

Started his carrier with TATA MOTORS which he joined through campus interview in 1981 , where he worked for 12 years , and then joined KIRLOSKAR GROUP at a senior position , worked their for another 12 years.

For last 14 years is running his own FOUNDRY TOOLING company called METAL CRAFT INDUSTRIES , which supplies foundry tooling to all Indian foundries and automobile companies as well as many multinationals. METALCRAFT has developed tooling for practically all truck/tractor manufacturers in India including M&M , TATA, VOLVO, DAIMLAR, NISSAN HINO etc, for their blocks and heads

Mr. Khanolkar has spent 37 years in the field of foundry tooling.

Reading is his hobby , and he also writes. He has four Marathi books to his credit. Two of which have won state level awards. Takes keen interest in ROTARY activities. was president of ROTARY CLUB CHINCHWAD ( 2014-15)

He has recently authored a technical book “ PATTERN DESIGN , PRACTICAL GUIDELINES” . This book was published by INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOUNDRYMEN in 60th INDIAN FOUNDRY CONGRESS held at Banglore.

Mr. Khanolkar is a member of TECHNICAL EXPERT PANEL ( Institute of Indian Foundrymen : National center for technical services ) constituted by IIF.

Zehhra Mirza

Specialist : Transformation coach, NLP & Mindfulness Practitioner & Counselor

Educational Qualification : Master's degree in psychology and counselling, an internationally certified coach and mentor on Industry Psychology from ICEF, a certified coach on positive psychology from Berkeley University of California, Certified in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Career Exposure : 18+ years

Enriched with over 18 years of experience in Hr & Counselling (student and professional counselling) in sectors such as Education, ITES, IT, Chemical and Retail with leading brands like Jamnabai Narsee Monjee School, Jet Kids International,HR College,Jai Hind College,Natioanl College,Dow Chemicals, Intelenet, Shahani Education Group, Tata Group, Lifestyle.

Jonaki Thomas

Specialist : Career Advisor

Educational Qualification : Certified NLP Practitioner,Associate Leadership and Life Coach, MSc Physics,(Delhi University),CAIIB,Certified in Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence

Career Exposure : 18+ years

Founder of Future Strides, Jonaki works in the counselling/Coaching field across all ages she has extensive experience in identifying and facilitating change of overt and covert behavioral issues; she also has enhanced skills to provide a strong foundation with proactive and creative strategies that are appropriate to working with children,adolescents,teenagers and adults.

Kunal Munshi

Specialist : Solar Energy

Educational Qualification : Kunal is an Electrical Engineer from Manipal University and holds a MBA in International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Career Exposure : 10 years

Kunal, an avid mountaineer and guitarist, carved his own path by choosing a difficult route of entrepreneurship from a number of secure and prestigious postings with Government of India. Currently, he is the Managing Partner of Sunrater Technologies LLP, an advisory for Solar consulting. He has earlier served as Engineer-In -Charge for National Center for Antarctica & Ocean Research ,Govt. of India, apart from serving as an Electrical Engineer with RITES, Ministry of Railways and as a Project Engineer with EPIL , Ministry of Heavy Industries. He is today in a happy space of success.

Shambhavi Bajpai

Specialist : IT Professional, Entrepreneur, Business Mentor, Personal Coach

Educational Qualification : B.E. - Electronics and Telecommunication

Career Exposure : 15 years

Shambhavi has worked in IT for 10+ years into banking and telecom domains, including 5 years abroad. For past 7 years she is building her own business into e-commerce and social media space. She is a Business Mentor and has personally mentored 100+ bidding entrepreneurs in building their personal franchise business worldwide. Helping people is her passion. She is a Motivational Speaker and has touched 5000+ hearts till now through her teachings and sharings. With her diversified experience in corporate and business, and deep experience in mentoring people, she adds lot of value to her counselling sessions, helping an individual make most suitable and rewarding choices for their career and for life.

Sachin Bodhani

Specialist : Educationist & Entrepreneur

Educational Qualification : B E (Electronics) from Pune University

Career Exposure : 16 years

A successful entrepreneur in the retail segment, Sachin diversified into education with immense background on the career scenarios. A true example of a multitasking serial entrepreneur, Sachin can aptly guide on various fields such as Banking & Finance, Automobile, Education & Retail

Swapna Bodhani

Specialist : Educationist & Operation specialist

Educational Qualification : Masters in Social Welfare

Career Exposure :

Swapna has a range of experience, right from serving names like NARI, and assisting projects under UNICEF. After a 3 year stint in field of social welfare and counseling, she ventured into the field of retail, where she is an operation specialist

Sarika Thete

Specialist : Educationist

Educational Qualification : Bachelor of Home science, specializing in early chilhood education

Career Exposure :

Sarika has been the back bone of Marketing & strategies in the family run retail venture. She now leads similar activities in the education venture .

Rajesh Gupta

Specialist : PSHYCOLOGICAL Counselor

Educational Qualification : MA, MBA(HR) ,MS(COUNSELING),MS(TRG.N DVP),L.LB

Career Exposure : 30 years

He has 30 years of experience in Human Resource Development. A career mentor helping student to choose their career. He is a PSYCOLOGICAL Counselor and help people to overcome depression, stress, relationship issues. He is also a corporate trainer and hold workshop for stress management, soft skills, leadership and management fields. He is also a image consultant who guides people to shape up their personality and dressing sense to rock in their career and life

Shashank Singh

Specialist : IT Professional, Entrepreneur and Investor

Educational Qualification : B.E. Computers from Army Institute of Technology, Pune

Career Exposure : 18 years

Mr Shashank Singh started his career in IT field with his expertise into Networking, Digital Services and Telecom domains. Worked in USA for 5 years, with a telecom company. Later in 2011, he chose Entrepreneurship to match his aspirations. His first project was into Digital Advertising (LED), followed by transport, e-commerce and now he is running 4 different businesses. He has a keen interest and experience in Finance/Investment field. With his diversified experience and success, he is still a very humble and easy to approach person which makes him a unique and rare Mentor/Leader. He is passionate about guiding the Young Minds make Best choices for themselves to build a Bright and Successful career and a Fulfilling, Happy Life for themselves and their family.

Vishal Agnihotri

Specialist : Education and Career Advisory

Educational Qualification : BE(Civil)

Career Exposure : 21 years

A civil engineer by profession with varied experience in varied roles with sectors like construction, finance, education, food, finance, Vishal is more than adequate to advise on career options. From a site engineer and reaching to a Strategic Business Unit head of India’s leading investment journal, he branched out as an entrepreneur. His entrepreneurial journey was also marked by success on account of his simple and straight thinking and ideals. He is today the director of QUBIC. . This is where his long experience with ICA, DSU came to use. Through his centres in the prime areas of Pune, like Chinchwad, Camp and Kothrud, he has successfully trained 3000 plus students and have placed them with reputed brands. His happiness comes from seeing his students placed and progressing well in their careers.

Manish Misra

Specialist : Human resources, Education and Career Advisory

Educational Qualification : MBA (HR) from Xavier's

Career Exposure : 25 years

Manish has an impressive career span of 25 years with top brands like Arvind, Peopletree Consulting, The Statesman, Medanta, Crompton Greaves, DHL, Suzlon and SRF. He has been through the peaks of career launch and growth of many well placed professionals and he is fully aware of the job market along with the key factors of placements. He therefore, is a perfect career advisor in terms of the choice of education and career. Completely knowledgeable in terms of selection process, appraisal norms, training needs, retention factors, attrition and its mitigation process, Manish can go to a large extent in forming and firming your career intentions.

Aarti S Chaudhari

Specialist : Educationist, Entrepreneur, Social Worker

Educational Qualification : Political Science graduate from Pune University, Post graduate diploma holder in Hospital management from Symbiosis, Certified Child counselor

Career Exposure : 20 plus years

Aarti juggles between several positions like President & Founder of Saksham Seva trust,Director of Annapurna Credit Society,Advisor of Kanya Shala, Member of Grievance reddressal & Anti sexual Harassment cell, Kotecha College, Member of Mahila Dakshta Samiti, Member of Bhor Panchyat & Member of Mahila Krida Mandal. A Judo gold medalist, Aarti actively promotes sports among female enthusiasts. Career counseling is her passion and she does her bit among the under privileged also. A veteran in constructive initiatives for education, she is more than happy to lead the confused students towards their right path of career.