Mr. Arun Maira is a former member of the Planning Commission of India. Arun is one of those rare and eminent people who have held leadership positions in both, the private as well as the public sector, bringing a unique perspective on how the two can work together to foster growth for India. He is also the former India Chairman of the Boston Consulting Group as well as the Axis Bank Foundation while also having written several books.
Dilip Cherian, Consulting Partner at Perfect Relations, is Founding Partner of Perfect Relations, South Asia’s largest communications consultancy with 14 offices and over 550 professionals on the team. Known as India’s “Image Guru”, he is one of India’s foremost Public Affairs consultants and strategic Election advisors. He is also a syndicated columnist and his writings appear in several newspapers. He is also an Independent Director on several Media Boards. Dilip lives in NCR but considers India his “home turf”. He is intrigued and inspired by the new forces of change being unleashed everywhere from politics to business.
Rajdeep Sardesai is an Indian news anchor and author. Sardesai is currently a consulting editor at the India Today group, and hosts India Today Television.He has 28 years of journalistic experience in print and television.He is the founder editor of the IBN 18 network which included CNN IBN,IBN 7 and IBN Lokmat.Prior to that he was the managing editor of both NDTV 24*7 and NDTV India and was responsible for overseeing the news policy for both the channels.He has also worked with The Times of India for 6 years and was city editor of its Mumbai edition at the age of 26. His book 2014: the election that changed India is a national best seller that has been translated into half a dozen languages.