About Theme

The theme for the 2017 chapter of Radix is 'Turning the Ocean Blue'.

"Redefining a market altogether by challenging the dogmas of competition-strategy and pursuing differentiation & low cost simultaneously; creating multi-horizon portfolio for growth."

How to turn competition irrelevant, re-create & capture new demand in existing industry, break the value-cost trade-off? How to visualize where 'potential to disrupt' the market lies?


Mr. Jaideep Mallick

Mr. Jaideep Mallick    Linkedin

Associate VP-Finance and SCM Expert, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.

He completed his Bachelor of Arts from Patna University in 1988, further completing his Chartered Accountancy in the year 1993 from ICAI. He attended JBIMS’ Executive Management Development Program in the year 2003 and also holds the prestigious CPA (2012) and CIMA (2013) from US and UK respectively. He has also done certification programs in Microeconomics and Finance from University of Phoenix in the year 2013. Recently in 2015 he completed Advanced Program in Strategic Management from IIM Calcutta. He brings with him a rich and diversified experience of 23+ years in finance and supply chain management and has served at various positions in companies like EnY, Godfrey Philips India Ltd., Perfetti India Ltd. He is currently the Associate VP and Head Business Operations in Godrej Consumer Products Limited.

Mr. Subhankar Ghose

Mr. Subhankar Ghose    Linkedin

Chief People Officer, Zoom Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd.

An alumnus of NIT Silchar and IMT Ghaziabad , Mr Subhankar Ghose is currently the Chief People Officer at Zoom Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd .He shaped his successful career through challenging roles in reputed companies .He served as the HR Head of ABP News network and has also worked in the HR domain of well-known companies like Muthoot Fincorp Ltd, ICICI Prudential and Sahara Global .A great orator and an expert in the field of Human Resource ,he is known in the industry for his unconventional HR strategies and practices. He likes mentoring people and visits top universities and B schools of the country as a guest lecturer and speaker.

Mr. Rajib Basu

Mr. Rajib Basu    Linkedin

Partner, KPMG

Rajib Basu is a CA, Cost Accountant and a Management Graduate from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Currently Partner in KPMG, he heads the Risk and Compliance Services, Forensic and Accounting Advisory services in the firm. Previous to his currentl role as partner, he was with Price Waterhouse Coopers as an Associate Director heading Risk Advisory Services in the Eastern Region of the country. His area of expertise is Enterprise Risk Management, Sarbanes Oxley and corporate Governance Support, mainly to large and mid sector clients. He helps his clients in streamlining their Operating Processes including internal control systems and helping them identify assess and manage their various business risks towards achieving their business objectives. He has project been responsible for large client engagements in India, UK, Bhutan and Srilanka and has been selected in past as the top talent in PWC. He is also credited with authoring thought leadership publications with Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Mr. Sanjay Kulkarni

Mr. Sanjay Kulkarni    Linkedin

Business Head(VP), Ester Industries

Mr Sanjay Kulkarni currently heads the Specialty Polymer Business of Ester Industries Ltd. Mr Kulkarni is a Chemical Engineer from KREC (now recognized as NITK) by qualification and has extensive experience of more than 35 years in Polyesters, Nylon & Engineering Plastics. He has expertise in manufacturing, R&D, Business Development and has experience in entire range of Polyesters for applications in textiles, packaging and engineering plastics. He has been the main inventor and force behind 35 patent applications filed (out of which about 20 have already been granted) in the USA, EU & India. Mr Kulkarni started his career as Manager in Century Enka Ltd for a period of 10 years succeeding as Vice president at Pearl Engineering systems famously known for its pearl pet bottles. It was no stopping for Mr Kulkarni when he ascended the position of director and president at Future Polyesters Limited where he revamped processes for improvements working across manufacturing to new business development. He also led R&D to develop customized special grade polymer products. Mr Kulkarni is currently serving as Business Head of specialty Polymers at Ester Industries India Limited.

Ms. Sangeeta Sumesh

Ms. Sangeeta Sumesh    Linkedin

CFO & Executive Director, Dun & Bradstreet.

She completed her B com from ethiraj college in 1994, thereon she went on to complete ICWA in 1997 and CA in 1998 and in 2014 she attended Harvard Business school's program on organizational leadership. She brings with herself a well-diversified experience in Finance domain , she has served at various positions for organisation like Alstorn group,Tupperware,India Pvt Ltd,PWC, Thales and Lebara. She is currently the Executive Director & CFO in Dun & Bradstreet Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and an Independent Director at IFB Industries Ltd.

Ms. Ishita Aggarwal

Ms. Ishita Aggarwal    Linkedin

Head Asia Pacific, Bombardier

She completed her Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Panjab University in 2007, further completing her MBA, International Management from MDI in the year 2009. She also did her Masters in European Business in the year 2009. She brings with her a rich and diversified experience of 8+ years in finance and has served at various positions in Bombardier Transportation. She is currently the Head of Finance, Bombardier Transportation, India. She also leads Financial Planning and Analysis for Asia Pacific region and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bombardier Transportation India.

Mr. Pankaj Chadha

Mr. Pankaj Chadha    Linkedin

Partner, Ernst & Young

He is currently leading Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) division of EY India. Further, he has undertaken projects across countries and sectors ranging from automotive, technology, telecom, manufacturing, banking and metals & mining, with core competence centered on assurance and accounting. He has extensive experience in IFRS, US GAAP and Ind AS. He has contributed more than 900 pages on various sections of Companies Act, 2013 in Lexis Nexis's publication "A RAMAIYA Guide to the Companies Act". Pankaj is also an active speaker in different parts of India and overseas, and he is often invited by the Central government ministries as well.

Mr. Sandeep Tyagi

Mr. Sandeep Tyagi    Linkedin

Director HR, Samsung Electronics

Mr. Sriram Gopalaswamy

Mr. Sriram Gopalaswamy    Linkedin

Head of Commercial Marketing, Lenovo

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Event Details

Key Notes


Panel Discussion

Question and Answer

Date : 28 - 29 January, 2017
Venue : Chanakya BNR, Ranchi