Our Advisors

Suresh Talwar

Suresh Talwar

Partner
Talwar, Thakore & Associates

Mr. Talwar is a Solicitor of international repute and legal counsel to numerous Indian companies, multinational corporations, Indian and foreign banks.

He was a former Partner at Crawford Bailey, Mumbai, one of India’s leading law firms and has over 45 years of experience in Indian commercial law. He also sits on the Board of over 40 reputed public and private Indian companies including Biocon, Johnson & Johnson, Warner Bros, Morgan Stanley and Blue Star.

Suresh Bhatia

Suresh Bhatia

Managing Director
SB Fabcare, India Master Franchisee for 5asec

Prior to promoting SB Fabcare – Mr Bhatia served as Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Retail (subsidiary of Emaar Malls Group, Dubai).

Before that, as Country Head of Major Brands (India) Pvt Ltd, he oversaw eight exclusive international brands and more than 40 stores in over 22,000 sq m of prime retail space. He launched Mango, the first international fashion brand in the country, in Mumbai and later across India.

In the early days of his career, he was instrumental in setting up India’s single-largest chain of fashion franchise with 46 stores.

Ishwar Jha

Ishwar Jha

Director & CEO
Appetals Solutions

Mr Jha has over 25 years of experience in technology, internet and digital media. As the former Head of Digital Services at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, he was instrumental in setting up South East Asia’s first digital asset management system and mobile VAS platform.

He advised several start-ups and has mentored others through his position as a TiE Charter Member. Mr Jha is a published author with over 200 articles in leading national and international magazines, an avid blogger, panellist and speaker for digital media, entrepreneurship and technology innovations.

B.K Gurbani

B.K Gurbani

Chairman
Sampre Nutritions Ltd

Mr. B. K. Gurbani is a first generation entrepreneur. Starting with just two manually operated machines over 20 years ago with a small team he rose to become well known in the confectionary space, servicing the world’s biggest brands like Cadbury and Perfetti.

Mr. Gurbani is President of Indian Confectionery Manufacturers Associations and member of various other trade bodies and associations.