Pramath has worked in diverse fields spanning business and strategy, consulting, leadership and academia. He spent 12 years with McKinsey & Company in North America and India, heading leadership and media practices. He was the Group MD and CEO of ABP Pvt Ltd., a $200 million Indian media conglomerate with interests in newspapers, magazines, television and online. Passionate about education, he forayed into the field as the founding Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB). Setting it up in collaboration with Wharton, Kellogg and London Business School, Pramath was instrumental in building ISB into a world-class business school in India. He is the Founder and Trustee of the recently launched Ashoka University (ashoka.edu.in), India’s first liberal arts university. The Young India Fellowship (youngindiafellowship.com) launched under its aegis in 2011, was another first of its kind scholarship programme in the country. Pramath mentors and advises various educational groups that seek his expertise. In addition, he is currently a Senior Counselor with Albright Stonebridge Group, helping international businesses set up operations in India. Pramath holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BTech degree from IIT, Kanpur.
(Jyotirmoy Bose (Jyoti) is currently Founder & CEO of White Spaces Consulting, based in New Delhi since 2007
Jyoti has over 30 years experience across Manufacturing (Asian Paints), Financial Services ANZ Grindlays Bank), Information Technology (Iron Mountain previously PurpleYogi.com), Consulting (Arthur Andersen, acquired by Ernst & Young) & Media (Times of India Group)
Prior to this, Jyoti was President – Bennett Advisory Services that provided brand, people and process consulting services to Small & Medium Enterprises in India. He also led the Performance & Rewards practice for Andersen / Ernst & Young overseeing 41 countries across Europe, Middle East, India & Africa (EMEIA).
Jyoti has acquired strong conceptual & hands-on experience in enhancing organizational effectiveness, restructuring, change management and performance & reward strategies.
Jyoti has a degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi (1984) and a MBA from IIM Calcutta (1986).
Dev, a retired Defence Officer, is the founder and Chief Consultant of Orange on Gray Consulting Sdn Bhd, Malaysia and Orange on Gray Pvt Ltd, India. He also leads multiple Consulting assignments in India and Malaysia, ranging from Supporting Health Assurance schemes in multiple states in India to setting up and operating Global Business Services and related investments overseas.
In his prior assignments , Dev has led both Businesses and HR for mid to large size companies in India and abroad. He has led Global Recruitment/ Talent support Services for IBM in North America, Europe , Africa and the Asia Pacific region