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, Chairman - Piramal India Ltd.


Chairman - Piramal India Ltd.

Piramal India Ltd. spans a broad spectrum of industries, including healthcare, diagnostics, original drug discovery, glass manufacturing, and real estate, etc. Piramal Healthcare, one of Piramal India’s subsidiaries, is one of the top custom manufacturers in India and around the world. is active in the field of corporate social responsibility; he serves as Chairman of Piramal Foundation, Kaivalya Education Foundation, and Pratham.

has received numerous awards for his innovative leadership, including CNBC TV 18’s India Innovator of the Year (2008), UK Trade & Investment Council’s Entrepreneur of the Year (2006), Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in the category Healthcare & Life Sciences (2004), Chemtech Pharmabio’s Business Leader Award in Pharma Sector (2004), The Rotary Club of Mumbai Mid-Town’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2004), World Strategy Forum’s CEO of the Year (1999).

Previously, was a member of the Prime Minister's Task Force on Pharmaceuticals and Knowledge Based Industries (2002), the Prime Minister's Council for Trade and Industry (2003), and the Ministry of Commerce’s Board of Trade (2002).

, Chief Executive Officer - McKinsey & Company Inc., India.


Chief Executive Officer - McKinsey & Company Inc., India.

has advised various government agencies on achieving GDP growth targets and improving rural GDP growth. He is on the India Advisory Council of American India Foundation, a board member of Saifee Hospital, and on the Advisory Board of IIT, Bombay.

, Chief Executive Officer - HMRI, President (Corporate Sustainability) - Piramal Healthcare Ltd.


Chief Executive Officer - HMRI, President (Corporate Sustainability) - Piramal Healthcare Ltd.

holds a Doctorate in Management. He has 26 years of experience spanning learning, organizational strategy and development, and corporate social responsibility. He is on the board of EPTRI and Drivers’ Guild Foundation, the Chairperson of the CII Healthcare Panel in Andhra Pradesh, a member of FICCI Healthcare Panel, and on the advisory boards of several other organizations.

Prior to joining HMRI and Piramal Healthcare Ltd., was CEO of Satyam Foundation, initiated by Satyam Computer Services (now Mahindra Satyam). Under ’s leadership, Satyam received the Corporate Citizen Award from FICCI in 2006 and the TERI Award in 2007.

, President Elect - World Heart Federation, President - Public Health Foundation of India,
Professor of Cardiology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences


President Elect - World Heart Federation, President - Public Health Foundation of India
Professor of Cardiology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences

is a cardiologist and a world leader in preventive cardiology and public health. He has previously been awarded the Padma Bhushan (2005), Queen Elizabeth Medal (2005), WHO Director General's Award for Outstanding Global Leadership in Tobacco Control (2003), and was the first Indian to be selected as a Foreign Associate Member of the Institute of Medicine of the US National Academies (2004).

also has been honoured with two major awards in the field of public health: the Luther L. Terry Award and an Honorary Fellowship at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.


Mozah Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics, Institute for Software Research, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

's research interests include the study of human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence. His current research interests include the Million Book Digital Library Project, Fiber to the Village Project, and learning by doing.

, Vice Chairperson - Piramal Life Sciences Ltd., President - ASSOCHAM


Vice Chairperson - Piramal Life Sciences Ltd., President - ASSOCHAM

holds an MBBS from University of Bombay, a degree in Industrial Medicine from DIM College of Physicians and Surgeons, Bombay, and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University, USA. was a member of Shri Yashwant Sinha’s committee to transform India into a knowledge power. She founded the Gopikrishna Piramal Memorial Hospital in 1983, a charitable hospital with services for the underprivileged and physically handicapped children. The Prime Minister of India has nominated as Member of the Board of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

has received many honors including the Chevalier de l' Ordre National du Merite (Knight of the Order of Merit) (2006) from French President Mr. Jacques Chirac, Lakshmipat Singhania-IIM Lucknow’s National Leadership Award in the category Young Leader in the field of Science and Technology (2006) from the Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation’s Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Woman Achiever (2007), and Asian Women of Achievement Award (2010).