LEADERSHIP TEAM

Hormazd Charna

Hormazd Charna

Founder, CEO & The Eternal Dreamer

 

Hormazd is a Corporate and Investment Banking professional with 16+ years of experience in M&A/private equity & stressed asset advisory. He has worked with reputed organisations such as Deloitte, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Yes Bank and Tata Capital. He is an avid swimmer, a diehard F1 aficionado and an anti single use plastic crusader. He did his PGDBM & MS Finance from ICFAI Business School, Gurgaon.

Manoj Mishra

Manoj Mishra

Co- Founder & The Wise Shaman

 

Manoj specializes in Innovation, Corporate & Strategy Planning, M&A, Procurement Strategy and Entrepreneurship. He has over 30 years of professional experience with Indian and Global companies in Auto (OEM Vehicles and Component Manufacturers), IT-E commerce and Service industries.

Amit Gupta

Amit Gupta

Global Head & All Things Business Guy

 

Amit is the Quintessential Business man and Consummate deal maker with a demonstrated history of over 23 years of multi sector entrepreneurial and professional experience in areas of sales, gtm strategy, strategic alliances, product, ideation, e-commerce and thought leadership. More recently since 2014, he has been involved with the startup and VC ecosystem at large having scaled up many ventures by multi folds and exiting them. A management graduate from Univ of North London, he has grown up in, lived and worked across geographies from Western Europe, N America, Africa to Asia. A minimalist by choice, he is an avid traveller, gourmet foodie and a compulsive reader.

INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVES

Sang Gil Park

Sang Gil Park

South Korea Country Representative

  

An MBA from University of Michigan, he has over three decades of experience and global exposure in overseas project management. He also has in-depth knowledge of automotive & industrial system.

ADVISORY TEAM

Shailender Gupta

Shailender Gupta

A Business Oriented Technology Professional

A business-oriented Technology professional, having proven track record of two decades plus in successful execution of challenging ICT / Digital transformation / Fintech projects for global product & services-based organizations.

N K Taneja

N K Taneja

A Strategy and Marketing Professional

A strategy and marketing professional, Mr. N.K. Taneja is able to go in depth and identify customer and market insights. He has vast and diversified experience of more than 41 years wherein he has managed various senior profiles and played a major role in undertaking the vast gamut of activities encompassing general management, finance, strategy, corporate projects, business turnarounds, technology, strategic business development, mergers & acquisitions, cross border joint ventures, running and managing overseas operations and turnaround as well as brand strengthening. He has many achievements in his career trajectory including several joint ventures and acquisitions of many companies in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Mexico, Japan, USA, China, Italy, Switzerland etc.

Prof. Samir Barua

Prof. Samir Barua

Former Director- IIM Ahmedabad

Prof. Samir Kumar Barua, MTech, serves as an Advisor of Reserve Bank at India, FICCI and the Mumbai and National Stock Exchanges. Prof. Barua serves as a Visiting Professor to academic institutions in USA, Netherlands, Singapore & Cyprus. He has been a Professor of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad since 1980. He is a Consultant to many public and private organizations in the manufacturing, banking and financial services sectors. He served as a Director of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad as well as on the board of many reputed Indian corporates.

Kishor Karnataki

Kishor Karnataki

Director & CEO, MACJ

Kishor Offers international experience in strategy building & implementation with milestones across M&A/ JV, P&L, Operations, Business Development & CRM & Business Mapping Processes for Global Auto OEM & components companies. Currently he is India MD&CEO of an European Auto components organisation.

GLOBAL ADVISORY TEAM

Moshe Porat

Moshe Porat

Founder & CEO, MESH Innovation Labs

High tech guy with more than 25 years of experience in Israel high tech executive positions. 15 years as entrepreneur (established 4 companies). Established MESH as the 1st tech co working space and innovation centers (3 centers in Israel, 1 in China, 111IC in India). Board member at Presentence for 8 years, and IAF (Israeli Airforce) alumni & Number of startups, Managing 3 accelerators (Modiin, JLM, Beit Shemesh) Involves in establishing tech centers and new education programs in the south and in the north of Israel Created more than 200 events, 4 tech employment fairs, 20 hackatons for teenagers and 1st datathon for based on data ( personalization of school) Lecturing about innovation, establishing ecosystem, culture differences, Israel know how and more.

Varad Krishna

Varad Krishna

Global Innovation Expert

Varad Krishna is an executive turned serial tech entrepreneur with 5 exits including two IPOs. Presently, an angel investor and involved in the Global Startups Movement - The 100 Open Startups. As a cofounder of this global movement, he is offering this program to all the stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem worldwide so that they can leverage it fro meet their goals and objectives. We are running several Grand Challenges that all the startups can apply and source business and investments.

OUR CREW

Sarita Srivastava

Sarita Srivastava

Product Manager & Chief Bug Squasher

 

Sarita Srivastava is a Product Manager with 10 years of experience. Possessing strong analytical skills along with pronounced business knowledge, she is an adept problem solver. An MBA-IT qualified, she has worked for various organizations. Being an inquisitive learner, she is always keen to know about new things both professionally and personally. For her creative self, reading and adoring nature are prime diversions.

Aman Kukreja

Aman Kukreja

Operations Manager & Happy Multitasker

 

Aman is a Operation & Marketing Manager at MergerDomo where he closely works with Sales and Tech team to manage business operations efficiently and effectively. He also works closely on strategizing SEO and Digital marketing strategies. His attention to detail helps in enhancing the UI/UX for better user experience. He is an observant and enterprising chef. He completed his bachelor of management from Amity University. He is an achiever award winner for Best in Technical Innovation.

Nikhil Gulati

Nikhil Gulati

Senior Analyst & The Serious IB guy

 

Nikhil has been a part of the Data Analyst Team handling Investment Bankers in understanding the organic and inorganic growth requirements of the clients and strategically advising on the right counterparties for them. He is a CFA Level 1 pass out and has done his graduation in commerce from University of Delhi. He is passionate about the evolving investment ecosystem and stock markets. Besides this, he loves to travel and stay fit. 

Piyush Sharma

Piyush Sharma

Senior Analyst & The Fun Startup Guy

 

Piyush Sharma is an Analyst at MergerDomo. He graduated from the University of Delhi and went on to work at Ernst & Young as an Assurance Associate. At MergerDomo, Piyush looks at Startups & Investment Analysis. He is excited by how entrepreneurship is changing the world. He is always up to offer a helping hand to founders on their Investment Strategy. He also caters to Financial Investors by mapping their Investment thesis to the right set of opportunities. He is currently pursuing the CFA charter to continuously strengthen his business acumen. When not at work, you can find him playing Cricket or in a movie theatre.

Ayushi Garg

Ayushi Garg

Marketing Manager & Expert Negotiator

 

Ayushi Garg is an ambitious and agile member of our team and handling Social Media like live-wire. An alumni of ICFAI Business School, she is sharpening her Marketing skills and Financial acumen with us after a short stint of ICICI Securities. An explorer, traveller and a foodie, she enjoys cycling to shake off the load of cuisines.

Riddhish Panchigar

Riddhish Panchigar

Institutional Sales Manager & Corporate Buzz Guy

 

Riddhish is a Sales and Marketing professional with 5+ years of experience in B2B sales. He has worked with companies like Oyo and Alien Technology Transfer. He has also worked as a Line Producer in the Animation Industry. He is an avid trekker, enjoys cooking and loves football as have played the game at the professional level. He has completed his graduation in BBA from St. Xavier's College, Goa.

Radhika Sharma

Radhika Sharma

Analyst & Content Queen

 

Radhika is an Analyst who holds a Bachelor's degree in commerce from University of Delhi. She is a passionate & self- motivated individual who likes to exceed targets she sets for herself. Having interned at a top consulting firm she has interests in the field of Finance, market research and consulting. She also has a proclivity for writing. Besides work she can be found beguiling scads of time glass painting and espousing animal welfare.