Dharmesh Godha

Dharmesh is the President and CTO at Advaiya Solutions. He has 15+ years of experience in various technology platforms, solution design, and project implementations. In his current role, Dharmesh enjoys analyzing the direction of technology platforms and aligning Advaiya’s initiatives to the state-of-the-art in technology and business. He focuses on developing the vision and architecture for solutions on improving enterprise productivity and consumer experiences.

Prof. Neeraj Kumar

Prof. Neeraj has a total of 34 years’ experience. He worked in the HRM function of Steel Authority of India Ltd for 23 years and has been a member of faculty at FORE for the past 7 years. Experience in industry includes all major functions of HR like Industrial & Employee Relations, Performance Management, Strategic HRM and Organization Development. Was instrumental in design and implementation of many systemic changes in SAIL. As a part of international consultancy assignment, was a part of a core team that did a diagnostic study in the Egyptian Iron & Steel Industry. Internal consultation for Vishweswaraiyya Steel Company limited for managing change. An experienced trainer, he has designed and delivered customized MDPs in a large number of public and private sector organizations including NTPC, BALCO, Airtel, Maruti Udyog, METSO Minerals, Motherson Sumi, Siemens, Punj Lloyd, Capgemini and many others. Areas of interest are Employee Relations Management, Performance Management, Training and Development, Organisation Design and Change.

Manish Godha

Manish Godha, CEO and Founder, Advaiya has 15 years of experience in technology and consulting, spanning the areas of software development, marketing, assurance, risk management, security, and IT governance. Having capped a professional qualification of Chartered Accountancy (Finance, Taxation, and Accounting), titled as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), he specializes in enabling individualized solution sales. His previous professional experience includes presiding as a Partner at Manish Mohan & Co. and as a Senior Executive – Systems Security at ICICI Bank.Manish is associated with Advantage Udaipur, Godha Foundation and an Active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India contributing towards its system, audit and security initiatives. Leadership traits run in the family, with his wife serving Advaiya as Director and his father being a prominent entrepreneur in the field of engineering services.

S. Sampathraman

S Sampathraman has been elected as President of the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) for 2014-15. Tallam R Dwarakanath has been elected senior vice-president and MC Dinesh has been elected vice president.

Sampathraman had worked in Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Nagpur and Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd, Pune. Currently, he is the Chairman and Managing Director of DPK Engineers (manufacturer of diesel power generating sets) in Bangalore.

Dwarakanath is from the Tallam family, the founder members of FKCCI.