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Past Editions Role Players

our Past Editions Role Players

RAGHU ROY

Managing Director
Mars Monitoring and Research Systems Pvt. Ltd.

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ARVIND SHARMA

Chairman and Chief Executive Of The Indian
Sub-continent Leo Burnett

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K V SRIDHAR (POPS)

Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Hypercollective

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RAJ KUMAR JHA

Creative Director
Ogilvy

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PRASHANT MANDKE

Advisor
Social Impact Inititavies Rural Marketing

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DR. ARVIND KAPUR

Managing Director
Acsen Hyveg Pvt Ltd.


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DR. RAHUL MIRCHANDANI

Chairman & Managing Director Aries Agro Limited


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DR. SUHAS P. WANI

Former, Director, Research Program Asia And Icrisat Development Centre. Icrisat Formerly

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JYOTI VADDI

Head Of Marketing & Bd
Cropin Technology Solutions




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PROF. BEJON KUMAR MISRA

Founder Director
Patient Safety And Access Initiative Of India Foundation

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SRI S. B. SINGH

Chairman
Gramin Bank Of Aryavart




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VINAYAK RAMAN SHARMA

Vice President - Marketing (Field Crops)
Seedworks International Pvt Ltd.


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NARESH DESHMUKH

Executive Vice President - Marketing, Crop Nutrition Business
Smartchem Technologies Limited

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ANIL LAXMAN LADE

Founder CEO
Marketyard Agrisolutions Pvt. Ltd.



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BIJOY KUMAR SINGH

Director
Bkc Weathersys Pvt. Ltd.




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Editions 2018

Role Players 2018


  • Prukalpa Sankar, Co-Founder, SocialCops
  • Raghu Roy, Managing Director, MaRS Monitoring and Research Systems Private Limited
  • Vivek Dwivedi, Founder & CEO, Rural Connect
  • Manoj Rawat, MD & CEO, ValueFin India
  • Prashant Mandke, Management Consultant, Social Impact Business & Rural Marketing
  • Laxmi Prakash Semwal, Managing Director, FFT Himalayan Fresh Produce Pvt. Ltd.
  • Venkatram Vasantavada, Chief Executive Officer, Seedworks International Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dr. Lakshmikant Pandey, Managing Director, Ananya Seeds Pvt. Ltd.
  • Bimalendu Mishra, General Manager, Mascot Pump Ltd.
  • Iriventi Sridhar Murthy, Founder Director, GoBhaarati Agro Industries and Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Devendra Mohan Sharma, Vice President - Marketing & Corporate Communications, Sintex-Bapl Limited
  • Dr. Renuka Karandikar, Director, BioPrime Agrisolutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dr. Trimbakrao Tulshiram Patil, Chairman & Managing Director, Mahafeed Speciality Fertilizers (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Raghavendra Hunasgi, Founder & CEO, Thought Folks Digital
  • Prasenjit Sengupta, Business Consultant (Emerging Markets), MART Global Management Solutions LLP

Editions 2017



Role Players 2017


  • Anjaney Bhutada, Founder & Director, Go4fresh
  • Ankush R Patil, Vice President - Sales and Marketing (India/SAARC), SDF India
  • C. S. Sadasivan, Chief Executive (Marketing), Jk Lakshmi Cement Ltd.
  • Jayashree Rao, National Head - Rural Business, Ion Exchange Limited
  • Dr. Lakshmikant Pandey, Managing Director, Ananya Seeds Pvt. Ltd.
  • Manish Odeka, Sr. Vice President & Head – Risk Rural Business, Fullerton India Credit Company Limited
  • Prashant Mandke, Independent Consultant
  • Raghu Roy, Managing Director, MaRS Monitoring and Research Systems Private Limited
  • Rohtash Mal, CMD, EM3 Agriservices Pvt. Ltd.
  • Santosh Ojha, Vice President - Marketing, JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd.
  • Siddhartha Choudhary, Chief Revenue Officer, CropIn Technology
  • Siddhartha Jain, Associate Director – Trade Marketing, Sales, Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt Ltd
  • Venkatesh Srinivasan, Director, RW Promotions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Vineet Mittal, Rural Communications and Content Expert

Editions 2016



Chairman

  • Sanjay Kaul, Founder and CEO, ( Impact Communications )

Role Players 2016


  • Rajeev Kaimal, Head Business and Patnership, Samunnati Financial Intermediation& Services Pvt Ltd
  • Sharad Varshney, Sr. Vice President (Planning), LINENAGE(a division of LOWE)
  • Vinay Thakker, Chief Executive Officer, Oddinary Marketing India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Upmanyu Patil, CEO, Sakhi Unique Rural Enterprise
  • Prashant Mandke, Vice President & Head, Anugrah Madison
  • Karthik Natarajan, Director-Strategy and New Initiatives, Inthree Access Services Pvt Ltd
  • Anjaney Bhutada, Director/ Founder, Go4fresh
  • Venkatram Vasantavada, President - Agribusiness, Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corp. Ltd.
  • Amit Jain, Founder & CEO, Healthpoint Services
  • Prabhat Chaturvedi, Head Agribusiness, IndusInd Bank
  • Venkatesh Srinivasan, Director, RW Promotions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Nikhil Sharma, Partner – MART, Director – MART Academy Pvt. Ltd. (MAPL)
  • Sunandan Madan, Co-founder | Director, Dhwani Rural Information Systems Pvt. Ltd.
  • Raghu Roy, Managing Director, MaRS Monitoring and Research Systems Private Limited
  • Ashutosh Kumar Sinha, Head – Agribusiness, LT Foods Limited
  • Suvodeep Das, Global Marketing Director, Greenlight Planet Inc.
  • Santosh Dash, Chief Executive Officer, Sahaj e-Village Limited
  • Aryendra Kumar, Head Of Housing Finance, Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd
  • Veerendra Jamdade, Founder Director and CEO , Vritti Solutions Limited
  • Neeraj Chandra, Vice President, Rural Business, Hero Cycles Ltd.
  • Anil K Singh, Secretary cum Chief Executive, Network of Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (NEED)

Editions 2015



Role Players 2015

  • Pradeep Lokhande, Founder, Rural Relations (Chairman)
  • Ashutosh Kumar Sinha, CEO, Villgro Innovation Marketing Pvt. Ltd.
  • Antony Cherukara, Vice President – Strategy Cell & Head- Agri & Allied Business, Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd
  • K R Venkatadri, COO - Agribusiness, Rallis India Ltd
  • Puneet Kumar Vidyarthi, GM and Head - Rural, JCB India Ltd
  • Rajan Aggarwal, Head Crop Solutions and Application Marketing, Escorts Limited
  • Dr Rakesh Singh, Chairman, Institute of Supply Chain Management
  • Taranbir Singh, Business Head – Agri & Rural Banking, Micro and Small Enterprises, ING Vysya Bank
  • Vinay Thakker, Founder and CEO, Oddinary Marketing, India Pvt. Ltd
  • Mahesh Israni, Chief Marketing Officer, Parag Milk Foods Pvt Ltd
  • Prashant Mandke, VP and Head, Anugrah Madison
  • Dushyant K Tyagi, SBU head, Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd.
  • Venkatesh Srinivasan, Director, RW Promotions Pvt. Ltd.

Advisory Council

  • Antony Cherukara, Vice President – Strategy Cell & Head- Agri & Allied Business, Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd
  • Ashutosh Kumar Sinha, CEO, Villgro Innovation Marketing Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dr Rakesh Singh, Chairman, Institute of Supply Chain Management
  • K R Venkatadri, COO - Agribusiness, Rallis India Ltd
  • Kuchibhotla Srinivas, CEO, Frontier Growth Advisors
  • Mamta Mishra, President, Drishtee Foundation
  • Prashant Mandke, VP and Head, Anugrah Madison
  • Puneet Kumar Vidyarthi, GM and Head - Rural, JCB India Ltd
  • Rajan Aggarwal, Head Crop Solutions and Application Marketing, Escorts Limited
  • Ranjan Sinha, CEO & Director, NORR Advisors
  • Ravi Shankar, EVP and Head - Business & Marketing, Fullerton India
  • Dr. Rajaram Tripathi, Founder, Maa Danteshwari Organic Herbal Farms
  • Venkatesh Srinivasan, Marketing Director, Real World Promotions

Editions 2014



Role Players 2014


  • Avinash Oza, Group Director Brand Communications, DDB Mudra Max, Mumbai.
  • Ashish Tandon, Vice President – Marketing, Sales and Business Development, Gram Vaani Community Media.
  • Ashok Anantharaman, Director Sales & Marketing, New Holland Fiat India Pvt Ltd.
  • Kuchibhotla Srinivas, CEO, Frontier Growth Advisors.
  • Mona Rai, Head-Marketing Services, Tata Chemicals.
  • Pranay Kumar, Secretary, Consultants for Rural Area Development Linked Economy (CRADLE).
  • Prashant Mandke, VP & Head, Anugrah Madison (Part of Madison World).
  • Puneet Kumar Vidyarthi, General Manager & Head – Rural, JCB India Limited.
  • Rajendra Dhandhukia, Chief Operating Officer, Abbott Truecare Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ravi Shankar, Executive Vice President Marketing & Rural Business, Fullerton India Credit Company Limited.
  • S.A. Vasudevamurthy, Chairman and MD, Ratnagiri Impex.
  • S. Sundara Rajan, Chief Executive Officer, Janani AgriServe (Janani Foods Pvt Ltd).
  • Sanjay Kumar Panigrahi, Chief Executive Officer, Sahaj e-Village Ltd.
  • Sanjeev Goyle, Sr. Vice President - Marketing and AppliTrac, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. FES (Tractor Division).
  • Sharad Varshney, Sr. Vice President (Planning), LINENAGE(a division of LOWE).
  • Taranbir Singh, Business Head – Agri & Rural Banking, Micro and Small Enterprises, ING Vysya Bank.
  • V Sathya Kumar, Executive Director (Micro Insurance), Life Insurance Corporation of India.
  • Veerendra Jamdade, Founder Director and CEO, Vritti Solutions Ltd.
  • Vinay Thakker, Founder and CEO, Oddinary Marketing India Pvt. Ltd.

Editions 2012



Role Players 2012


  • Adrian Terron, Executive Director, The Nielsen Company
  • Ajay Sundaram, Country Head, Mudra Terra
  • Anirban Roy, Country Head - Arogya Parivar, Novartis India Ltd.
  • Avinash Oza, Director Brand Communications, Mudra Communications
  • Deepa Bachu, Director, Emerging Market Innovation, Intuit India
  • Gautam Mohanka, Director, Solid Solar
  • Krishna B. Mariyanka, Director, Aikya Global
  • Manish Vishnoei, Director, Institute of Management and Development action (IMD), Indore
  • Rahul Sharma, Department Head (Centre for Rural Information & Insights), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
  • Sameer Satpathy, Executive Vice-President and Head (Marketing), Marico
  • Sanal Kumar Velayudhan, Author, Rural Marketing - Targeting the non-urban consumer
  • Sanjeev Goyle, Sr. Vice President - Marketing, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. FES (Tractor Division)
  • Sunil Khosla, President, Fourth Estate India
  • Veerendra Jamdade, Founder Director and CEO, Vritti Solutions Ltd.
  • Vineet Mittal, Business Head, Rural Big 92.7 FM
  • Anuj Pasrija, Country Head - Arogya Parivar, Novartis India Ltd.
  • Dr. Pradip Kumar Sarmah, Executive Director, Centre for Rural Development