Ravi Shankar Kolathur – Independent Director

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With a total experience of nearly 40 years across a wide spectrum of business functions and industry sectors, Ravi is a commerce graduate, Chartered Accountant, and Cost Accountant with a distinguished academic record. He worked for 18 years in corporates and institutions including long stints with Hindustan Unilever Ltd where he held middle-management roles in finance, and the Indian School of Business, where he held senior leadership roles with responsibilities spanning multiple functions in addition to finance at the core.

The rest of his experience has been as an independent professional and entrepreneur focused on rendering professional services in the areas of accounting, auditing, data processing, financial advisory, merchant banking, stock-broking, business strategy, fundraising, and investor relations.

Mr. Arun Gupta – Master IT Strategist, consulting across sectors and Government


Arun leads IT business transformation, helping CEOs, CIOs create, define, and sustain value from IT. He has been actively engaged in mentoring start-ups, providing Business IT leadership to companies across different verticals, driving technology and enabling business with improved customer satisfaction while reducing operational IT budgets.

Arun is also Co-Founder Fortytwo42 Technology Innovation Lab and Ingenium Advisory. He is an Ex-Global CIO at Cipla, where he created the Business Technology team, driving change agenda with transformation enabled by refresh of legacy applications and new opportunities globally.

Winner and recipient of many awards and accolades for pioneering Business IT implementations.

Also recognized as a “Business friendly” and strategic CIO, a leader in aligning IT and business. Featured by India’s leading business newspaper Economic Times as “The CIO who never spoke Technology”