Of the scores of people who are alumni of various elite business schools of India, we begin by naming just a few:
Besides being the MD and CEO of ICICI Bank, Mrs. Kochhar is a member of the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum, a Padma Bhushan awardee, Deputy Chairperson of the Indian Banks Association and is also the current the President of the International Monetary Conference, just to name a few of her accomplishments and designation. She completed her management studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
Vinita Bali is the MD of Britannia India Limited and pursued her management studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, as well. She continues to be a director at CRISIL (since 2014) and Titan (since 2006). She also sits on the board of the Hindu group of newspapers.
She’s a management graduate from IIM-A, Ph.D in organizational behaviour and dons many hats as a dancer, activist, choreographer and writer.
Previously the MD of Microsoft Indian (2005-2008), she is the current MD of Hewlett-Packard India, one of the biggest technology firms in India. She did her management studies at Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi.
Formerly the MD and CEO at CRISIL Limited, she is now a member of boards at Infosys, Tata AIA Life Insurance and now a partner and Managing Director, India at Omidyar Network, Roopa Kudva’s resume is extremely impressive. She pursued her MBA at IIM-Ahmedabad.
He is the current MD and CEO at Dabur India, a company he has been part of since 1995. He graduated from BITS, Pilani and went on to complete his management degree from IIM-Calcutta.
The founder at Veddis Ventures, Vikranta Bhargava was the previous Group Marketing Director at PartyGaming Plc, one of the world’s biggest network of online gambling websites. He completed his management studies at IIM-Calcutta.
He is the current Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Tata Teleservices and graduated from IIM-Calcutta as well.
He started his career at Wipro, is the ex-Chairman of NASSCOM, and co-founded Mindtree and is currently the Executive Chairman of Mindtree. He is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur.
An alumnus of IIM-Bangalore, K. Radhakrishnan is an Indian scientist, chairman of the Indian Institutes of Engineering Science and Technology and Chairman for the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology. He has previously served as Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) between 2009 and 2014. He is also an accomplished vocalist (Carnatic music) and Kathakali artist.