Originally from West Bengal, Vicky Roy ran away from his home and started working as a rag picker at the New Delhi Railway Station, before he was rehabilitated by the Salaam Baalak Trust, Delhi. He studied photography at Triveni Kala Sangam and then apprenticed under Anay Mann. In 2007, he held his first solo exhibition titled, “Street Dream” at India Habitat Centre; supported by the British High Commisson. In 2008 he was selected by the US based Maybach Foundation to photo document the reconstruction of the World Trade Center in New York. As part of the program, he undertook a course in documentary photography at the International Center for Photography, New York. His first monograph ‘Home Street Home’ published by the Nazar Foundation released at the second edition of the Delhi Photo Festival (Sept-Oct, 2013) and he was awarded the MIT Media Fellowship in 2014. He was a part of the Forbes Asia 30 under 30 list in 2016.
Dr. Tanvi Gautam, a regular visitor to the C-suite, is a multi-award-winning keynote speaker, best-selling author and consultant on transformational leadership in the age of disruption. Noted internationally as a top 10 HR influencer on social media, she was named by the Workforce magazine (USA) to the ‘Game Changer’ awards list. Dr. Tanvi is also on the board of the Asian Region Training and Development organization. She often serves as a jury on prestigious HR awards such as the Linkedin Conscious Business Leader Awards; Britcham Diversity and Inclusion Awards. Her insights on the Future of Work have been quoted and published in forums such as the Harvard Business Review, Forbes.com, Wall Street Journal Mint, the Business Times and Economic Times. She is also a Corporate Storytelling and Narrative coach, helping leaders use the power of Narrative for Digital Transformation, Employer Branding, Culture Change and Sales. Her case studies on HR transformation are used internationally by Business Schools for teaching MBA students. She was a faculty at the University of Richmond in the Master of HRM (for executives) in the area of Technology and HR, as well as taught in the PhD program at Virginia Commonwealth University. Before starting her consulting practice, she worked with Arthur Andersen and Tata Consultancy Services. She is the founder and director of the highly-transformational Global Women and Leadership program at Singapore Management University. Her clients have included senior leaders from Merck, Microsoft, Medtronic, National Healthcare Group (Singapore), Mastercard, KPMG, Schneider and NCR amongst others. Dr. Tanvi earned her PhD from the Business School at the University of Pittsburgh in the area of Organizational behaviour, Human resources and information systems.
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