Vikas is an Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy at the University of Sydney Business
School. Earlier he was an Assistant Professor of International Business and Strategy at Bocconi University,
Milan and a visiting scholar at Stanford University. Vikas obtained his doctoral degree in International
Business from the Boeing Institute of International Business, John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis
Ashutosh is a co-founder of Alchemist, a leading MBA test preparation company with one of the highest success
rates in India. Alchemist started as an e-learning solutions provider to CareerLauncher but later got into the
test preparation space itself. Ashutosh holds an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical
Engineering from IIT Delhi.
Akhilesh has worked in investment banking for the last eight years, mostly in credit derivatives. He holds an
MSc in Mathematical Trading & Finance from Cass Business School, London and a Masters degree in International
Business from IIFT, Delhi.
Sharan is a columnist for firstpost.com where she writes on relationships, lifestyle and culture. As an
advertising and marketing professional she has worked with brands like CNBC, Standard Chartered and Platinum
Guild. Sharan holds a Post Graduate Diploma from MICA (Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad).
Manish has over ten years of experience spanning across Asia and Europe, having worked in multiple sectors
including ecommerce and online payments. He holds an MBA in Finance from MDI Gurgaon and a BSc in Statistics
from St. Xaviers College, Mumbai
Vinay is a full-stack Web Developer with mastery in Ruby on Rails, and a DevOps Enthusiast. He has 4 years of
experience with ThoughtWorks India - a global IT consultancy. He holds an MBA in Information Technology from
Symbiosis International University and was awarded the Chancellor’s Gold Medal for Outstanding Academic