Shobhana Bhartia is the Chairperson and Editorial Director of the Hindustan Times Group. She served as a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper chamber of the Indian parliament. She is also a member of the high-level group “Alliance of Civilizations” formed by the UN Secretary General.
Jamshyd Naoroji Godrej is the Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. He serves as Co-Chairperson of Council on Energy, Environment and Water and as the Chairman of Aspen Institute, India. He is also Ex-President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Ex-President of the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association.
Aroon Purie is the Chairperson and Editor-in-Chief of The India Today Group. He is also the Managing Director of Thomson Press (India) Limited and the Chairman and Managing Director of TV Today.
Ajay S. Shriram is the Senior Managing Director and Chairman of DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd. He serves as the Vice President of International Fertilizer Industry Association, Paris (IFA) and as Vice President of CII. Mr. Shriram is the Chairman of Governing Body of Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi and Member of Board of Governors of The Doon School, Dehradun (India) and Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (India).
Viswanathan Anand is an Indian chess Grandmaster and former World Chess Champion. Anand has won the World Chess Championship five times.
N. R. Narayana Murthy is the Founder of Infosys Limited. He articulated, designed and implemented the Global Delivery Model which has become the foundation for the huge success in IT services outsourcing from India. He serves on the boards of Ford Foundation, Rhodes Trust, the Indian School of Business and the UN Foundation.