Vishwapreneur '16



Dr. Anil Lamba
Financial Literacy Activist

Bestselling author, financial literacy activist, and an international corporate trainer, Dr. Anil Lamba is a practicing Chartered Accountant and holds degrees in Commerce, Law and a Doctorate in Taxation. Dr. Anil Lamba's training programs are held internationally, with a client list exceeding 1000 large and medium sized corporations spread across several countries including India, the USA, and in Europe, the Middle-East and the Far-East. He has conceptualized, and is actively engaged in the implementation of, ‘Financial Literacy for All’, a movement towards creating a financially intelligent India. With over two decades of experience in training and consulting in finance, Dr. Anil Lamba has created and developed a series of training videos titled 'Figure Out the World of Figures’, and has done pioneering work in distance education and e-learning.


Harshit Desai
Associate Director, KPMG

He is User Experience Evangelist & New Media Enthusiast whose mission is to enhance user experience of digital devices we come across in our everyday lives and make users happy. He has proven thought leadership in 'Experience Consulting' by implementing numerous strategic and tactical initiatives for Fortune 500 companies in domains like FMCG, Telecom, Entertainment, Media, IT & Product Development. While he has worked on large scale disruptive projects for online biggies like Yahoo & eBay, his international award winning work has been in Banking & Financial Services where he has worked with companies like Citibank, HSBC, Standard-Chartered, Merrill Lynch to name a few. In his previous avatar, he has been awarded one of the most prestigious Entrepreneurship Award in India for his leadership capabilities in field of UX, Compliance and Consulting. He is proud alumnus of Stanford Graduate School of Business and was youngest entrant into Customer Focused Innovation program. Another passion of his, is to propagate ‘Design Thinking’ by presenting at various UX, Technology & Management conferences across the globe.


Daniel Waples
Owner, Hedge Monkey

Daniel Waples is one of the world’s best known handpan (hang drum) players having played in over 50 countries and amassing over 40 million views on YouTube. Daniel supports himself as an independent musician playing the handpan, an instrument associated with energy work and alternative healing – one which he hopes will become a symbol for universal peace and the inner journeys all people take pursuing their individual paths. “Hang in the Balance” is the artistic title Daniel Waples has been playing under since 2011 and can be found on social media @HangInTheBalance.



Ganesh Natrajan
Ex-CEO, Zensar
Founder of 5F World

Dr. Ganesh Natarajan is Founder of 5F World, a platform dedicated to investment and mentoring of start-ups, skills platforms and social enterprises. He is also Chairman of Skills Alpha, Pune City Connect and Social Venture Partners India and a Co-Founder and Chairman of Global Talent Track. He is a distinguished alumnus award winner of IIT Bombay and NITIE. Ganesh led two corporate success stories with distinction, APTECH from 1991 to 2001 and Zensar from 2001 to 2016. Zensar in the last five years had a CAGR market value growth of 44 % annually, a record in the industry. Ganesh is a member of the Chairmen's Council of NASSCOM and has been Chairman of NASSCOM and NASSCOM Foundation. He is also a member of the National Council of the CII, a Board member and Past President of the HBS Club of India and Fellow of the Computer Society of India. Ganesh is an alumnus of BIT Mesra, NITIE, IIT Bombay and the Harvard Business School. He is the author of four McGraw Hill Books on Business Process Reengineering and Knowledge Management and other publications on the IT industry and inspired leadership of Gen Y. His book "Startup to Global success' published by SAGE chronicles the success story of Zensar.