Bryan has eight years of entrepreneurial experience as founder of Social Point Solutions, co-founder of Kingmin Steel and Associates and Head of Marketing/Partner at Nemesis Records. He spent three years as a consultant with Accenture. When not furiously working in excel in quest of the perfect financial model, Bryan can be found following his passion for dance with dreams of Bollywood backup dance stardom. Bryan has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and a BS (Summa Cum Laude) in Engineering from Cornell University.
Agastya is a social enterprise enthusiast with experience overseeing manufacturing and business development at Anca Leathers. He is also the co-founder of Gaia Conservation, an NGO devoted to actively engaging community in environmental conservation and splits his time away from work amongst his beloved dogs and rooting for Arsenal Football. Agastya has a degree in Business Management from Rochester Institute of Technology.
David has leadership expertise of more than 25 years in managing a variety of Stores with Marks & Spencer and Waitrose. His portfolio includes managing the Covent Garden Flagship for Marks & Spencer and Waitrose Flagship in Kensington. He is an expert in product placement, customer service and visual merchandising. He is also a certified executive coach and mastermind behind Krishi Star’s legendary bi-annual team retreats. David is a graduate from Queen Mary’s University.
Abdul has experience in international business as manager at Excel Crop Care where he co-ordinated the African business and headed the North African region. You can frequently find him braving the busy streets of Mumbai pursuing his love of cycling. He is an Agri-business post graduate from IIM Ahmedabad and has bachelors in Agriculture from Kerala Agricultural University.
Korak Sankar Chattopadhyay
Korak has worked for the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Korak has taken Krishi Star by storm with his hard work and “always first-to-office” persona. When not traveling through rural Maharashtra, he can be found showing our international interns around Mumbai or organizing Krishi Star’s “Fun Friday” events – cultural costume showdowns! Korak has a Masters in Agribusiness Economics from Gokhale Institute, Pune and Bachelors in Economics from Visva-Bharti, Santiniketan.
An Economics graduate from St. Xavier’s, Sonia has a penchant for dissecting various cultural paradigms, studying “why people do what they do”. She has worked with Tata Capital as a Credit Manager and completed a professional course in Banking and Finance from SPJIMR. She spends her free time drinking chai and binge-watching movies and drama.
Inquisitiveness, ideation and empathy have been Ishaan’s driving forces in life. A Finance graduate from HKUST Business School, with investment banking experience in Hong Kong and Delhi, Ishaan’s heart has always been set on working towards new ideas and positively impacting the bottom of the pyramid. When not working on new products and strategy at Krishi Star, Ishaan can be found watching documentaries, reading the Economist and listening to Detroit Techno music.
Supro has worked in fields ranging from managing maintenance groups in JSW Steel to managing marketing and sales in an engineering start up, blogging professionally on immigrant help websites, and being a language expert in Nuance Communications in Germany. Supro has an M.Sc in Management and Engineering from RWTH University, Germany and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Manipal University, India.