Former Deputy MD, IDBI Bank, Mr. Singh has more than 30 years of banking experience. He has
been responsible for managing retail banking, small/medium sector industry financing,
agriculture financing, financial inclusion activities, IT systems and human resources
management during his stint at IDBI. He has played instrumental role in approval of large
industry credit exposures. He was an active member of various banking committees set up by
Government of India and was a board member of Rajasthan Financial
Corporation and Karnataka Financial Corporation.
Aakash has 20+ years of unique, diverse and global experience. Currently he is the Global
CFO of PayU@ Naspers Fintech for the last 2+ years. Prior to this, he had been the CFO of
Snapdeal, and contributed significantly in the 100X growth of Snapdeal, with $1 Billion fund
raise (4 rounds), 2 bridge financings, multiple acquisitions, and setting up the whole
finance team, with minimal attrition. He is on the Board of V-Mart Retail Limited as an
Independent Director for the last 7 years (from PE investment into the Company to the
Company going public). This Company has grown from ~$20 Million to ~$400 Million in the last
7 years.
Srinivasan Venkita Padmanabhan (known as Venkat) is the President & Global Head –
Finance of Olam International Limited. He is a senior member of Finance Executive Committee,
Finance talent Management committee and member of Operational committee of Olam Group (a SGD
30Billion company operating in about 70 countries and employing 70,000 employees, listed in
Venkat has more than 28 years of extensive experience in Leadership areas, oversight on
multiple Regions & Business Verticals, Leadership and development of multi-cultural
teams, Strategic business partnership and so on so forth.
Mr. Avtar Monga, Ex-COO IDFC First Bank, Ex-MD Bank of America and Ex-CEO GE Capital businesses, has more than 37 years of experience in BFSI Sector. At IDFC Bank he was responsible to lead the project for the bank launch and was also front office for MD/CEO thus providing overall coverage. He led technology build for the entire bank. In addition to COO functions, he also led Retail Banking including Rural.
At Bank of America he setup Global Delivery from inception and launched a sub-brand BA Continuum. The delivery capabilities were catering to almost every part of bank with extensive portion being committed to Technology and Operations. He expanded Bank’s Captives known as BA Continuum across India, Asia and Latin America.Earlier, he also served as the Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital Transport Financial and was responsible for its turnaround. Presently he is also a Partner in Stride Ventures and Co-Founder of Sadhan Enterprise a technology start-up with an aim to transform the transportation ecosystem.