Mr. Vilas Gadkari (Chairman- Pratham Institute)
Vilas Gadkari (Chair) is a partner at Brevan Howard Asset Mgt LLP. He was also the founding partner at Rubicon Fund Management LLP, a global macro hedge fund. Before joining Rubicon, Mr. Gadkari was the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Salomon Brothers Asset Management Ltd.
Dr. Madhav Chavan (President- Pratham Education Foundation)
Dr. Madhav Chavan is the Managing Director of Pratham Institute and co-Founded Pratham in 1995. A chemist by training, brings scientific rigor and a belief in experimentation to his work at Pratham. Dr. Chavan has spent over twenty years pioneering large-scale innovative programs in the field of education in India.
Mr. Ramesh Mahalingam
Ramesh Mahalingam is Ex-President of Pratham, USA. Ramesh was born and grew up in Chennai. He spent several years working in Mumbai and has also lived in Singapore and Australia. He previously served as CFO of the North American business for Aventis Crop Science. He currently works for Sodexo as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.
Mr. Ramesh Mangaleswaran (Director- McKinsey and Company)
Ramesh Mangaleswaran is a director of McKinsey & Company, and a founding partner of offices in Chennai and Bangalore. He co leads the Industrials and Operations Practice in India and Asia, and also leads the Social Sector Practice in this region.
Mr. Sanjay Nayar (CEO-KKR India)
Sanjay Nayar joined Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) in 2009 and is CEO of KKR India. Prior to joining KKR, he served as CEO of Citigroup's Indian and South Asian operations and as a member of Citigroup's Management Committee and Asia Executive Operating Committee.