Speakers

Amit Grover, CEO, Nurture Talent Academy

Amit Grover is an individual with passion about entrepreneurship. He is the founder and CEO of Nurture Talent Academy – India’s 1st training institute for entrepreneurs. He is an IIT Delhi and IIM Indore graduate and has previously worked with renowned companies like Infosys, Asian Paints and Onida. He is also a part of Mumbai Angels, a not for profit organization of angel investors and actively helps with funding and mentoring early stage companies. He has been invited in the past as mentor, judge, panelist, speaker at leading institutes like IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kolkata, IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur among others. He has trained over 20000+ startups, students and professionals in 300+ workshops and covered more than 100+ cities in India.

Siva Rangaswamy, Advisor, Nurture Talent Academy

Siva Rangaswamy has an experience of over 20 years in the IT services industry.

His last corporate role was as Associate Vice President in Zensar Technologies, where he was the head of their Retail Business Unit and also a part of its senior management team.

Prior to that, Siva was with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for almost 13 years. In TCS, Siva is credited with founding the Retail Industry Practice which today accounts for more than 12% of TCS’ revenues.

Siva’s responsibilities, both in Zensar and in TCS, were primarily driven by 2 key entrepreneurial objectives:

- Create new avenues for business

- Create new opportunities for people.

His recent consulting assignment was as CEO-Emerging Markets for a startup company that was fast expanding its global business.

His experience in global markets, having worked for a large corporate and then for a small startup, lends a clear balance to his views on the many opportunities available for individuals working as employees in large company setups, and also for those wanting to start something on their own.

Today, Siva is most passionate about teaching the many facets of entrepreneurial thinking, and sharing his experiences on how any individual can make the best of the opportunities around them.

Siddharth Goyal, CTO, Nurture Talent Academy and Founder Webinstiute.in

Graduating as an IT engineer from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, University of Delhi in the year 2009, and Siddharth Goyal started up his first firm by the name of Dulcet Solutions (now Dulcet Solutions Pvt Ltd) in the same year and joined Nurture Talent Academy as CTO. While in college, Siddharth worked on his very first web project which was the alternate college website www.nsitonline.in and many more professional projects.He then went on to work on the Proficient in HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, facebook apps, mobile phone apps, HTML 5 and WordPress, Siddharth loves teaching the same technologies to students His methods of teaching are completely unorthodox and he does not believe in spoon feeding but believes in generating enough curiosity among his disciples so that they learn things quickly and for a longer period of time. Siddharth is also a prolific writer who likes to write about entrepreneurship. In his free time, he likes to write science fiction and sing.

Prof. Mahesh Ramamani Ph.D, Nurture Talent Academy and Founder Webinstiute.in

Prof. Mahesh Ramamani is a business analytics and corporate IT strategy consultant based at Bangalore, India. His consulting services comprise decision support systems and diagnostic analytics to support corporate strategy and planning units and predictive analytics to support business unit operations.
Prof. Ramamani also conducts customized workshops for executives on business analytics and teaches courses on business analytics and internet strategies for MBA and Executive MBA students at IIM Indore and IFMR Chennai. He also mentors and consults with start up ventures and young entrepreneurs and conducts workshops to foster entrepreneurship in internet driven business models in partnership with Nurture Talent Academy and Mumbai Angels. Prof. Ramamani brings with him about 14 years of experience overall. He was an Assistant Professor at IIM Indore and initiated and ran their Weekend Executive MBA program out of Mumbai and the
UAE. He also has been a research fellow at the Centre for Leadership of Digital Enterprise – Eli Broad School of Business, Michigan State University where he has worked on corporate IT strategy consulting engagements for the FORD Motor Company, Dow Chemicals and Motorola Corp. Early in his career in the IT industry, he was one of the youngest product managers at SAP for one of their middleware technologies. He has a PhD from the Michigan State University in Management and a B.Tech degree from IIT Roorkee. His research work has been presented in many premier conferences like the Academy of Management, Academy of International Business and the Conference of Information Systems and Technology.

* Please note that 1-2 speakers/trainers (may or may not be from above list) will be conducting the workshop in different zonal colleges.

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