• Dr. Sandip Patil, Founder & Director

    Dr. Sandip Patil, Founder & Director

  • John A. Shedd, an illustrious American author once said, "A ship in the harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for." This famous quote captures the essence of Indian entrepreneurship landscape, where even the most brilliant individuals choose to settle within their comfort zone and toil to bring alive someone else's dream. Although Indians are renowned for their tech-savviness, most of the Indian scientists with doctorate degrees fall prey to the promise of easy money and fly abroad, rather than contributing to the scientific progression of India. Only a handful of PhD holders have ventured into the startup space and dared to dabble in the minefield of entrepreneurship in an attempt to thrust our country to the forefront of technological innovation. Dr. Sandip Patil, Founder & Director, E-Spin Nanotech ­ a leader in nanofibre technology in India, is one such trendsetting technopreneur, who is celebrated for driving a wave of transformation in nanotech industry by designing

  • Dr. Sandip Patil: From The Man With The Invisible Thread To The Mask Man Of India

The Drivers of Success

By: Anamika Sahu, Managing Editor

The past few months have changed the way businesses function and how CEOs perceive their business operation and profitability. Weighing the P&L book is now looked from an entirely different lens. Creating a connection between

Smart Cities In The New Normal

By: Aseem Joshi, Global Smart Cities Leader, Honeywell

Through human history, there have been events that have triggered changes in the way we live and work. Think of how the emphasis on safe-ty and security changed the way that we travel after 9/11. While significant process changes

CEOs of The Year - 2020

Design-As-A-Service: Daas: Done Right

By: Debprotim Roy, Founder & CEO, Canvs

The need for good design manifests itself variably in the minds of business owners. Some want their products to look beautiful because their consumers display an evolved taste. Some want higher conversion numbers in their online shop.


A Time Of Evolution In Travel?

By: Vinay Malhotra, Regional Group COO (South Asia, Middle East & North Africa And Americas), VFS Global

After months of being in lockdown with vacation plans on hold, the gradual resumption of international travel has easily become one of the


Techfin Companies Are Advancing Backend Technologies For The Digital Lending Companies

By: Rajendra Awasthi, Co-Founder, Epikindifi

In the age of rapid technology changes, Financial Industry has probably been at the forefront of many new technological innovations such as mobile


AI/Ml & 3D Holograms Ingems And Jewelry Industry: The New Age Innovation

By: Pankaj Khanna, Founder And Managing Director, Gem Selections, Khannagems

Artificial intelligence and machine learning-have been fueling tech solutions across varied sectors and the gems and jewelry industry is starting on a similar path now.


The Impact Of Technology On Mobile Money Lending Segments

By: Rahul Sekar, Co-Founder & CTO, Shubh Loans

India always had relationship with driven banking and lending. To open a savings account in the State Bank of India, one still needs `an introduction from a respectable person / a customer of the branch'. The local auto garage only gets loans


How Traditional Or Mainline Mediums & Content Can Stay Relevant In The Digital Times

By: Sahil Vaidya, Co-Founder, The Minimalist

Over the course of the last seven decades, Indian advertising has evolved to an extent, where it's safe to say that it is indicative of the changes, the country's economy and society has undergone.


Innovation Is The Key Factor For Fintech To Keep The Pace Going

By: Manish Bhatia, President - Technology, Analytics And Capabilities, Lendingkart

During the dotcom boom from 1995 to 2000s, then commerce startups like Amazon, eBay, PayPal, were able to build businesses and scale them on an already available payment infrastructure.

  • CEOs of The Year - 2020

    According to the KPMG report, 80 percent of the CEOs in India say that the pandemic has helped them to digitalize their operations faster than ever. The views vary from sector to sector. As from the FMCG sector, 95 percent of the CEOs state that digital transformation happened faster due to the pandemic and also about half of the CEOs from the manufacturing sector say the same. With varying opinions, 69 percent of the CEOs tell that they will be focusing on investment for upskilling and reskilling their workforce, and almost 62 percent of CEOs from FMCG and the retail sectors explicate that they aim to invest in buying of new technologies. This year was filled with ups and downs caused by the pandemic and CEOs' confidence was hit hard as they became more concerned about their companies’ future earnings and health of people they work with and society in general. These are the additional challenges are now a CEO is dwelling with and yet showing resilient leadership skills with corporate-empathy-humanity. Now, to maintain high productivity and fitness of everyone, CEOs are considering downsizing their office space, and introduce more digital tools for collaboration for better management of operations, manufacturing, and every communication required for everyday business. They consider that remote working is the window that allows engaging a wider workforce. In this edition of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of ‘CEOs of The Year - 2020’, curated by industry veterans, CEOs and VCs and the CEO Insights editorial board to let the readers know about the developments fortified by the leaders.

CEOs of The Year - 2020

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Majorel India Additya Kashyap,CEO Majorel India Additya Kashyap at present is positively turning tides in favour of Majorel as CEOIndia which he prefers to be called as their Chief Employee Office
Jindal Poly Films Animesh Banerjee,Chief Executive Officer Jindal Poly Films A successful CEO who received 'PepsiCo International Above and Beyond Award' twice and has scrupulous experience in mentoring, training, leadership and strategy creation
Hindustan Zinc Arun Misra,CEO Hindustan Zinc Known for his capability of creating highflying performance from scratch
Landswealth D.R. Krishna,Chief Executive Officer Landswealth He is helping buyers in real estate with his leadership and team, and also helping sellers, investor in their real estate requisites
ACE Category Rajan Luthra,CFO ACE Category Manages investor relations and actively deals with analysts and investors and updates them on a regular basis in order to improve exposure and boost market capitalization
Everest Rajesh Joshi,Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Everest With his impeccable skills and experience in consumer products, telecom and retail, he head fronts the position at the company
E Spin Nanotech Dr. Sandip Patil,Founder & Director E Spin Nanotech Passionate for researching, and an acclaimed entrepreneur with strong publications in reputed journals
Nova IVF Fertility Shobhit Agarwal,CEO Nova IVF Fertility Shobhit Agarwal, CA, has more than 25 years of professional experience in handling Business Development, Finance, Accounts, Taxation, Capital raising, Debt raising, Infrastructure, Procurement and General Management
ZEE5 India Tarun Katial,CEO ZEE5 India A charismatic leader propelling his organization ahead of the competition with clear understanding of customer’s pulse
TVS Credit Services Venkatraman G,Chief Executive Officer TVS Credit Services Having more than 32 years of experience in the fields of finance and telecom, he heads the retail and commercial business