Mr. Rakesh Rewari ‐ Ex. CEO, SIDBI
Mr. Rakesh Rewari served as the Chief Executive Officer of Small Industries Development Bank of India and its Deputy Managing Director and a Member of Board of Directors from October 2006 to August 2011. Mr. Rewari has been the Chairman of India SME Asset Reconstruction Company, Ltd. since August 23, 2010. Mr. Rewari serves as an Independent Director of Shubham Housing Development Finance Company Private Limited. Mr. Rewari serves as a trustee of the Credit Risk Guarantee Fund Trust for Low Income Housing. He serves as a Non-Executive Independent Director of National Small Industries Corporation Ltd. He serves as a Director of National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation. He serves as a Director of GIIN, KITCO Ltd. and Jain sons Fin lease Ltd.(Intellegrow). He served as Nominee Director at MAS Financial Services Limited until February 27, 2017. He actively participates in mentoring of innovative and technology focused SME startups and also renders assistance to Venture Capital Funds with SME focus and Social Impact. Mr. Rewari has over 35 years of experience in Financial Institutions, Bank, Venture Capital Fund in areas of SME Credit, Micro Finance, Venture Capital, Credit Rating and Risk Management.
Dr. H P Kumar ‐ Director ‐ External Affairs, Power2SME
Dr. H.P. Kumar is spearheading Power2SME's objective of building alliance network in the industry. Dr. Kumar designs innovative programmes and framework to enhance Power2SME's value proposition for SMEs, Suppliers and financial institutions. Dr. Kumar has extensive experience in dealing with promotion, development and financing of MSMEs, exports and other small & large projects. Prior to joining Power2SME, he has been the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of NSIC (National Small Industries Corporation) and has worked with the Union Bank of India and Government of Botswana. He has tremendous experience in promoting international trade relations, cross seas investments, transfer of technologies and handling joint ventures etc. Dr. H. P. Kumar is a qualified Banker from the Indian Institute of Bankers, a professional cost and management accountant (CMA) and holds Ph.D in Rural Industrialisation.
Mr. Sumit Bhatia ‐ Senior Vice President ‐ Business Operations, Power2SME
Sumit Bhatia is responsible for entire business operations at Power2SME. He heads Sales, Supply Chain, Business Development and Inside Sales Operations. Sumit is responsible for devising business strategy for growth; manage productivity and effectiveness of front line teams across India. He develops & fosters relationships with key suppliers, negotiates & administers contracts within key area of spend alongwith driving continuous improvement in supplier base along identified vectors & in-line with global commodity strategy. He manages & optimizes Supply Chain Logistic network with multiple distribution centres. With diverse entrepreneurial experience of over 13 years across sales & project management, he has managed channel & retail sales for FMCG companies like Parle & Perfetti Van Melle, and also managed industrial projects like roads and hydropower. A commerce graduate, he has an MBA in Marketing & Finance from Institute Of Technology & Management in Mumbai.
Dr. Rajesh Jain – Joint Managing Director, Panacea Biotec Ltd.
Dr. Rajesh Jain has been Joint Managing Director of Panacea Biotec Ltd. since February 1, 2002. Dr. Jain has an experience of around 21 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He has vast experience in the areas of Marketing, R&D and Business Development, etc. He serves as a Director of Panheber Biotec Pvt. Ltd. & Chiron Panacea Vaccines Pvt. Ltd. and Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Best On Health Ltd. He has been a Whole-time Director at Panacea Biotec Ltd. since November 15, 1984. He served as a Non-Executive Director of Cambridge Biostability Ltd., since December 2006. In view of his vast contribution in Biotechnology sector, Dr. Jain has been nominated to, inter-alia, the following positions in various forums: Chairman, Biotechnology Sub-Committee of CII, Northern Region Vice President of Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE), Northern Region; Member, Advisory Committee of the Biotechnology Engineering, Punjab University, Chandigarh; Member, Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Committee of FICCI; Member of Joint Task Force CII, Govt. of Uttaranchal and Member, Advisory Committee of the Biotechnology Teaching Programme, Centre for Biotechnology, JNU, New Delhi. Dr. Jain holds B.Sc., PGDBM, Advanced Research Diploma in Marketing Research and Ph.D. in Management from BIMT.
Mr. Rakesh Malhotra ‐ Founder, SAR Group
Mr. Rakesh Malhotra founded Ncubate Capital Partners and serves as its Managing Partner. He is a Co-founder at Wynn Telecom Ltd. Mr. Malhotra is also the Founder of Luminous Power Technologies (P) Limited and previously served as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Malhotra served as the Managing Director of LUMINOUS Engineering & Technology Services Private Limited of SAR Silicon Systems Pvt. Ltd. He serves as Chairman of SAR Group. He was Founder of Luminous Teleinfra Limited and serves as its Group Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Malhotra has over 25 years of experience in business and business management. Mr. Malhotra oversaw the overall growth and progress of Luminous Group and actively participated in the overseas marketing and strategic tie-up activities. Mr. Malhotra served as the Chief Executive Officer at Luminous Power Technologies Pvt. Ltd. until October 2009. His contributions are in the fields of design, development, and marketing of power conditioning and electronics products, telecom equipment, and projects; financial management; venture negotiations; strategic management; and business leadership. Mr. Malhotra has worked for MITSUI of Japan, SIEMENS of Germany and TATA Group of India. He serves as a Director of LUMINOUS Engineering & Technology Services Private Limited. He served as the Chairman of Luminous Power Technologies (P) Limited and also served as its Chairman of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. He was a Director of Luminous Teleinfra Limited. Mr. Malhotra holds a B.E Degree in Electronics & Telecommunications.