BREAKING DOWN KNOWLEDGE SILOS

ABOUT US

We are building a one-of-its-kind non-partisan platform centred around knowledge with influential names in the fields of Academia, Politics, Business, Sciences and Arts.

 

We create unique opportunities for in-depth encounters with inspiring thought leaders. These are deep dive sessions focused on a specific topic in which the presenter has expertise by the virtue of their research or experience. Alternatively the presenter may have significant influence over public opinion or policy formulation in the relevant area.  

 

Through this we are working on democratising one of the key privileges traditionally accessible only to exclusive clubs such as students and alumni of world’s prestigious universities or prized employees of top multinationals.

TEAM

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YAJUR ARORA
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Former Director of Quantitative Investment Solutions group at BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank. Advised sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, insurance companies and asset managers on systematic investing and risk management strategies. Prior to that he worked at the investment banks of Deutsche Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland. He has over 13 years of experience in financial markets, having served in various roles in New York, London and Hong Kong.

 

Yajur is an alumnus of IIT Delhi, and holds a Master’s in Economics and Finance from London School of Economics (LSE).  

MBA in Marketing & Operations with experience of working with startups to curate and deploy successful BTL & ATL marketing initiatives across diverse audiences. Before being a brand consultant, he worked with Jindal Stainless Limited and Continental Tyres. 

Mayank is an alumnus of Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (IILM)

MAYANK KALRA
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TIYA SINGH
RESEARCH JOURNALIST

 A graduate of Liberal Arts with a major in Political Science and International Relations from O.P Jindal Global University. Her areas of interest lie in climate change, gender, non-traditional security, and South Asia.

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SHREYAS ISAAC
RESEARCH JOURNALIST

A Master's student at the Jindal School of International Affairs. He is interested in American Politics, Economic Development and India's role in the 21st century world order. 

ADVISORS

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RAJNISH TULI
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Faculty and Consultant at National University of Singapore with 15 years of experience in marketing insights and analytics, special focus on consumer, retailing, brand research and personal development and evaluation. Prior experience of working with media and consulting firms like MediaCorp (Head of Marketing Science), Kant Millward Brown (Lead Marketing Science), McKinsey and MART (Rural Marketing). 

Fellow Program in Management (Equiv PhD) in marketing and also co-authored a text book on 'Retail Management' published by Oxford University Press. 

Also a Visiting Faculty at IIMs, IITs, XLRI and S.P Jain School of Global Management Institute.

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SHASHANK PATHAK
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Former Goldman Sachs banker turned Artificial Intelligence researcher. He is a visiting   scientist at University of Oxford, UK and has taught Robotics at Baden-Wuerttemberg Corporate State University, Germany. He has been awarded as an “outstanding researcher” by govt of Israel, and has won numerous academic and industry accolades for his research work, including from NATO, EU Commission, Japan Society for Science & Tech and from the automotive industry. 

Shashank is an alumnus of IIT Delhi, and holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Instituto Italiano di Technologia and a post-doctorate from Israel Institute of Technology. 

ARGUMENTATIVE INDIANS JOURNALISTS

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SHWETA KOTHARI

A journalist with over 8 years of experience in broadcast and internet media companies.
TEDx speaker and communicator. A keen follower of public policy issues.

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KANKSSHI AGARWAL

Founder - Netri Foundation, India's first Women's Political Incubator.

A gender activist, policy researcher working at the intersection of technology, society, gender and politics

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KARISHMA ASOODANI

Karishma Asoodani is a multi-platform journalist.
She currently works as a Business correspondent who covers India's Economic Policy for ET NOW.

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NANDITTA CHIBBER

Independent Writer & Columnist, Fellow at Ministry of Culture. Co-Author of Can't Stop Cody