Business Advisory Council
Business Advisory Council
Dr. Marti G Subrahmanyam
Dr. Marti G Subrahmanyam is Charles E Merrill Professor of Economics and Finance at the Leonard N Stern School of Business, New York University. His detailed CV is available on http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~msubrahm/. Dr. Marti G Subrahmanyam is currently on the boards of LIC Nomura Mutual Fund AMC, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance and a few other renowned companies as Independent Director. He is highly respected for his knowledge about Global Business with specific focus on finance and technology.
Dr. Claude R. Begle
Dr. Claude R. Begle is the Director General in SymbioSwiss. He is a very senior industry spokesperson in Europe with wide connections in the Banking and corporate world and well regarded by the Government. He holds Masters' degrees in Law and International Studies (Graduate Institute of International Studies, HEI). Prior to SymbioSwiss, he was Chairman of Swiss Post. Claude was part of Senior Management at Nestlé (Switzerland, Mexico, Egypt, Spain, Nigeria, Ecuador, Colombia, Czech Republic) with roles in Marketing, M&A and General Management. He also served as MD of Philip Morris in Poland, CEO for French Post, Deutsche Post & GeoPost International. He is on the Boards of some leading companies in Europe and Member at Swiss Technical Co-operation (Nepal), International Committee of the Red Cross (Lebanon, Zimbabwe).
Kannan provides strategic direction, builds executive level relationship with Clients and mentors the CEO and senior management teams of Clayfin. Kannan is an investor and was the first CEO of Clayfin from its formation in 2009. He has been in senior business and operational roles with Fortune 500 companies. He was the founding CEO of GE Capital, India's Consumer and Auto Finance Joint Ventures and later moved into other senior global sales and marketing positions with GE Capital USA. After his stint at GE, he took on entrepreneurial roles with early stage and mid-market businesses as President of Scandent Solutions, North America and President and CEO of Aegis Communications Group Inc. He has also contributed to many companies including Bank of America, American Express and Pond’s in management roles.He is a serial entrepreneur who enjoys building businesses with a clear edge in the markets they choose to serve. He has a B. Tech from IIT, Chennai and MBA from IIM, Calcutta. When he is not consumed by his business interests, Kannan likes working out, reading and enjoying his time with his family. He lives in Massachusetts, United States.