Indian Home Show 2012

2012 Speakers

Mr. Niren Choudhary, President, Yum! Restaurants India Pvt. Ltd & Conference Chairperson, Indian Restaurant Congress 2012

Niren Chaudhary is the President at Yum! Restaurants, India, a subsidiary of Yum! Restaurants which owns the brands – Pizza Hut, KFC, A&W, Long John Silver and Taco Bell worldwide ...

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Mr. Rajeev Bakshi, Managing Director, Metro Cash & Carry

Rajeev Bakshi is the Managing Director at Metro Cash & Carry. He graduated in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, in 1976 and in 1979 obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (M.B.A.) from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore ...

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Mr. Sunil Kapur, Chairman, Travel Food Services/ Blue Foods

Mr. Sunil Kapur, the visionary behind the award winning brand “Copper Chimney”, has been a pioneer in the Indian Food & Beverage Industry. Under his stewardship, the brand ...

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Mr. Manu Anand, Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo India

Manu Anand became Chairman of PepsiCo’s India Region in January 2011. In this role he is responsible for the company’s Beverage and Foods businesses in India and neighboring countries. Manu joined PepsiCo in 1994 as CFO, Frito-Lay India, and in 1998 assumed...

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Mr. Akshay Bector, Managing Director, Mrs. Bector’s Cremica

Mr Akshay Bector is the managing director of the Rs 500-crore Mrs Bector’s Food Specialties Limited which is India’s largest manufacturer and exporter of a wide range of food products including ...

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Mr. Samir Kuckreja, President, National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and Founder & CEO, Tasanaya Hospitality Private Limited

Mr. Samir Kuckreja is the Founder & CEO of Tasanaya Hospitality Private Limited which specialises in advisory/ consultancy work for the hospitality industry ...

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Mr. Pankaj Chaddah, Co-Founder and COO, Zomato

Pankaj is the Co-Founder and COO of Zomato. He met Deepinder while also employed at Bain and Company where they had worked together on multiple client engagements. ...

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Mr. Vikas Mittal, Managing Director, McCain Foods India Pvt Ltd.

Vikas Mittal is the Managing Director at McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd. He has over 20 years of experience working across most competitive FMCG categories including Hair care, Skincare, Foods and Beverage, Laundry, Homecare ...

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Mr. Rahul Akerkar, Managing Director & Director Cuisine, Indigo

Rahul Akerkar set up deGustibus in 1996. Indigo – a fine dining restaurant - opened in 1999 and quickly made the Condé Nast Traveller’s “World’s Hottest 60 Tables” list. It was ranked 75 in the San Pellegrino “World’s Best Restaurants” awards in 2007. ...

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Mr. Saurabh Khanijo, Director, Welgrow Hotel Concepts Pvt. Ltd.(Kylin)

Mr. Saurabh Khanijo started his career with poultry farming. He opened his own travel agency in 1995 and scaled up to 3 travel agencies by 2004. Then he started his first restaurant, The Kylin Experience, as Delhi’s first Oriental lounge bar in 2005. ...

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Mr. Vikas Arora, Executive Director, Precious Hospitality & Leisures Pvt. Ltd.

Mr Vikas Arora - Executive Director with The Precious Group which is into Hospitality ,Pharma, Liquor ,Real estate, telecom business and which operates many famous restaurants including the Geoffrey's. ...

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Mr. Rod Young, Managing Director, DC Strategy, Australia

Rod Young, Managing Director, DC Strategy, is considered as one of the world’s leading franchise consultants. He has over 30 years of experience in franchising, licensing and business development ...

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Ms. Padmaja Ruparel, President, Indian Angel Network

An entrepreneur, senior management executive, an Angel Investor, Ms. Padmaja Ruparel is today the President of Indian Angel Network (IAN). It is India's first and Asia's largest group of business angels, comprising the who's who of successful entrepreneurs and dynamic CEOs ...

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Ms. Seema Jhingan, Senior Partner, Lex Counsel Law Offices

Seema Jhingan, a Senior Partner at LexCounsel, Law Offices, has more than 17 years of experience. She has extensively advised in areas including Mergers & Acquisition, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, Venture Capital & Private Equity, Education ...

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Mr. Hemendra Mathur, Managing Director, SEAF India Investment Advisors

Mr. Hemendra Mathur is the Managing Director for SEAF India Investment Advisors, managing a sector dedicated private equity fund for food and agribusiness sector called ‘SEAF India Agribusiness Fund’. The fund has completed two transactions...

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Mr. Phil Broad, Managing Director, Jumeirah Restaurants LLC, Dubai, UAE

Phil Broad is the Managing Director of Jumeirah Restaurants LLC, where he is tasked to set up and license innovative and successful casual dining restaurant concepts, including the noodle house, worldwide. The ambitious expansion plans for the division will see the...

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Mr. Manmohan Kohli, Owner, Hotel Aroma

Mr. Manmohan Singh Kohli , CEO and Managing Partner of The Aroma Classic & Aquamarine, a Hotel which is as old or as young as Chandigarh. Mr. Kohli achievements as a consummate leader have earned him various awards. He also served various senior positions...

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Mr. James R. Walker, Chief Development Officer, The Brass Tap, USA

Mr. Walker has over 20 years of broad based, senior level, management experience in the hospitality and retail industry, and has conducted business in a wide range of global markets. Specific skill ...

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Mr. Ranjan Choudhury, Head Principal- Program Development, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

In his current role in NSDC as Principal - Program Development, Ranjan Choudhury’s primary focus is to foster NSDC partnerships to set up large-scale ...

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Mr. Deepak Behl, Chief People Officer, The Kwality Group

Deepak Behl is working as Chief People Officer with Kwality Group, which is a brand name in Fine Dining and Quick Service Restaurants with famous brands including Kwality, Colour and Spice, Chopsticks, Tonic, Angithi, Orient Room, Nirvana, Gaylord ...

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Mr. Alok Shivapuri, Principal, Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa

Mr. Alok Shivapuri is a senior academician and hotelier with more than 30 years of experience managing academics, administration, finance, operations and personnel at the institute ...

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Mr. R Kumar, Chairman & Managing Director, Continental Equipment India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. R Kumar is Chairman & Managing Director and founder of Continental Equipment India Pvt. Ltd. Having been a part of the Hospitality and Food Industry for more than three decades ...

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Mr. Manu Mohindra, Managing Director, Under One Roof Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Manu Mohindra started Under One Roof in 1997, the company was incorporated in 2000. It has now done over 600 restaurants and consulted for more than 90 hotels and a luxury train. Projects have been across 39 cities of India, the Middle East, South...

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Mr. Vijay Abhimanyu, Managing Director, Billionsmiles Catering

Mr. Vijay Abhimanyu Rajendran is the young entrepreneur behind the Billion Smiles Hospitality venture. He is the Managing Director of BSH and provides the drive and direction...

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Mr. Gokul Krishna,CEO, Cada-Designs

Mr. Gokul Krishna V is a serial entrepreneur who has started projects in Food & Retail, Construction, Architecture & Interior design. Currently, he now runs one of the best design firms in the ...

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Mr. Tapan Vaidya, General Manager- Restaurant division, The Jawad Business Group, UAE

Tapan Vaidya currently runs and grows the restaurant business of Jawad Business Group in the Middle East & Asia, a portfolio that includes a variety of international restaurant brands. ...

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Mr. Manish Mehrotra, Executive Chef, Old World Hospitality

Chef Manish Mehrotra presents Indian food like it hasn't been done before... The food is Indian and every now and then when it seems to pull away from the shore, it still ...

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Mr. Jonathan Jordan, President, Global Change Management, Inc., USA

Mr. Jordan has served in a variety of key roles with global franchise organisations and Fortune 500 corporations. After McDonald’s Corporation made a loss for the first time ever in its history, Mr Jordan was ...

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Mr. Ankur Warikoo, Chief Executive Officer, Crazeal.com

Ankur Warikoo, CEO, Crazeal.com has had an exciting career path spanning nine years, covering the management consulting and Internet space. He holds a management degree from the Indian School of Business (Class of 2006) ...

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Mr. Anil Bhandari, Chairman, A B Smart Concepts

Mr. Anil Kumar Bhandari is presently Chairman, AB Smart Concepts, associated with Hotels and the Travel and Tourism segment. He has immense experience, around 43 years, which were spent in managing hotels and travel and tourism companies. ...

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Mr. Saurabh Sengupta, Head of India Operations, Zomato

Saurabh is the Head of India Operations of Zomato. He graduated with a B.Tech Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi in 2004 and went on to peruse a PGDM from ...

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Mr. Tony White, Regional General Manager Gloria Jean’s Coffee, Australia

Mr. Tony White heads The White Connection, an international management consultancy group specializing in business development in the Asia Pacific region. Tony consults companies in the areas of business development, franchising, ...

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Mr. Prosenjit Roy Choudhury, CEO, Barbeque Nation

Mr. Prosenjit Roy Choudhury started his career with Sayaji Hotels as a Management Trainee in 1995. He worked in different sub verticals within F&B and moved up as head ...

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Mr. Tanmay Kumar, Director-Business Development, Yum! Restaurants India Pvt. Ltd.

Tanmay Kumar is Director, Business development at Yum! Restaurants, India, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands. Tanmay is a Delhi University Graduate and a chartered accountant. ...

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Mr. Navin Kumar Maini, Deputy Managing Director, SIDBI, Lucknow

Mr. Navin Kumar Maini is Deputy Managing Director in Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Lucknow, the premier financial institution for Micro, Small & Medium...

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Mr. Yogeshwar Sharma, Director, Select CITYWALK

Mr. Yogeshwar Sharma, has been associated with Selecity walk for past 7 yrs. Select City walk is a mall spanning over six acres in the heart of posh south Delhi, Saket. Carefully orchestrated...

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Ms. Saloni Nangia, President, Technopak Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Ms. Saloni Nangia has spent over 15 years with Technopak. She has worked in the areas of business strategy and India entry strategy with a wide range of Indian and International clients. ...

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Mr. Srinivasan K A, Co-founder, Amagi

Mr. Srinivasan KA is one of the co-founders of Amagi and leads its strategy, business development and marketing. He holds a Bachelor in Computer Science with more than 15 years ...

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Mr. Sunil Kallerackal, Founder & Chairman, BookyourTable

Mr. Sunil Kallerackal currently serves the board of BookyourTable, Touchfone and GroupOrder. BookyourTable is real-time dining service exchange platform building ...

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Mr. Cajetan A. Araujo, Hotel Manager, The Claridges Surajkund, Delhi NCR

Mr Cajetan A. Araujo is the Hotel Manager at The Claridges, Surajkund, which is a five-star luxury business resort. Mr Araujo heads all matters pertaining to hotel operations as a key support...

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Mr. Sandeep Kohli, Sr. Advisor, TVS Capital Funds Ltd.

Mr. Sandeep Kohli as Sr Advisor at TVS Capital Funds is currently involved in various projects in the hospitality and services sector in an ...

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Dr. A. Madhavan, Asst Director (Enforcement), FSSAI

Dr. A Madhavan currently works with the Enforcement division of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, New Delhi, in the capacity of Asst Director. ...

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Mr. Bhaskar S, Co-founder, Amagi Media Labs Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Bhaskar S is the Co-founder of Amagi Media Labs Pvt. Ltd. At Amagi, he drives business strategy, investments and technology architecture. ...

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Mr. Siddharth Lal, Senior Vice President, Rabo Equity Advisors

Mr. Siddharth Lal is a Principal at Rabo Equity, advisors to the Indian food and agri-business sector focused private equity fund, India Agri Business Fund. ...

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Mr. Parvin Juneja, Managing Director, South Asian Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Parvin Juneja is involved in running Hospitality Companies namely, South Asian Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd, Sub One Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd and South Asian Food ...

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Mr. Ashish Tulsian, Co-Founder & CEO, POSist Technologies Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Ashish Tulsian, Co-Founder & CEO of POSist Technologies Pvt. Ltd, is a rare combination of a Technocrat and Restaurateur. He kickstarted his career founding ...

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Mr. Amit Kohli, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Foodpanda, India

Mr. Amit Kohli is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Foodpanda India, an online portal on which customers can order food from their favourite restaurants. ...

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Ms. Deepti Goel, Vice President- Retail, Ambience Mall

Dynamic and enthusiastic, Ms. Deepti Goel, is a shopping centre professional and a retail design strategist. She is an architect by education and spear heads ...

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