• Anuranjita Kumar, Founder & CEO, Wit India

    Anuranjita Kumar, Founder & CEO, Wit India

  • What does it take to equip women with the relevant skills required for a successful professional career that eventually takes them to a seat at the board table? For one, it requires a 360-degree approach that is instilled in self belief and is a `for profit' agenda rather than a `social tick-mark'. WiT India (Women In Tech) founded by Anuranjita Kumara seasoned HR practioner and author turned entrepreneur works towards this unified goal of tying-in the upstream aspirations of a successful career with the downstream building blocks required to get there tying-in educational institutions, colleges, private and public enterprises, and the state and central governments to create dream opportunities for an entire generation. From helping aspiring STEM professionals find their preferences in STEM careers, to working with educational institutes & organizations to build awareness amongst girls, providing them mentoring and training as much as employment opportunities.

  • Anuranjita Kumar: Creating A Modern-Day Centre Of Excellence That Operates For A Greater Cause

Making that Positive Change

By: Anamika Sahu, Managing Editor

An important pillar of any economy, entrepreneurs have been the savior of the world and its economy during the time of the pandemic. Innovation and the zeal to keep humanity alive have been their driving force, nonetheless for some, profit

How Commercial Investment Will Lead The Real Estate Sector In 2021

By: Sunil Sisodiya, Chairman And Founder, Geetanjali Homestate

This year began with the nationwide vaccination drive that everyone was looking forward to, which will work as a growth booster for all the sectors.

Entrepreneurs of the Year - 2021

Employee Engagement In A Post-Pandemic World: Holistic Development

By: Dr.Madana Kumar, VP And Global Head - Leadership Development, UST Global

He is an industry veteran with close to four decades of experience in renowned organisations and is regarded as a thought leader, strategist and mentor, in the fields of Learning & Development and


Rural Infrastructure Development Holds The Key To India's Growth

By: Dr Harish Sharma, Executive Director (Smart City And Infrastructure Services), Repl

Target for India's future have been spelt out loud and clear. A US $5 trillion economy; Infrastructure Development; Housing & better living standards; Enhancing agriculture production and more other.


Transforming Digital Process Automation During New Normal

By: Dr. Kaushik Sengupta, Product Head - Food Sar Region, Bureau Veritas Group

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the value of IT and digital transformation across industries and businesses are utilizing this time to speed up the transition.


Relevance Of Competition Law In Algorithm Driven Digital Market

By: Vijayalakshmi Natarajan, Senior Director, Legal - India & Asia Pacific Region, Harman

Globally, the key focus of competition law and policy is to encourage and sustain fair, free competition by regulating the process of competition and prohibiting anti-competitive behavior, such as abuse of dominant position,


Navigating The New Normal: How Brands Can Re-Strategise To Create Meaningful Experiences For Consumers

By: Vipin Pungalia, Director, Professional Segment, Sennheiser India

This pandemic has twisted our lives in more ways than we could imagine. The world that is grappling in the health crisis has also severely affected businesses across the world.


The Power Of Robotic Processes Automation Revolutionizing The Technology Industry

By: Alok Bansal, MD And Country Head, Visionet India

As Forrester rightly said, "RPA has proven its value as a strong and direct mechanism to support an enterprise's tactical and strategic goals. But getting it right has its challenges".


Technology Is The Lifeline Of MSMEs

By: Mehernosh Tata, CEO, Edelweiss Retail Finance

Technology has emerged as a lifeline for every enterprise, more so in the recent times since the push to go digital has been on rise. On the other hand, the need to provide real-time service and not just report to clients are a must.


Key To Improve Business Margin - ‘Productivity & Efficiency’

By: Kumar Gaurav, Vice President, Billionsmiles Hospitality

Today, business is evolving, every minute and every second. Consumer demand and consumer perception plays vital role in demand which

  • Entrepreneurs of the Year - 2021

    According to International Monetary Fund (IMF), India is considered to be the fastest-growing economy of 2021. IMF also states that India’s growth is projected to be 11.5 percent in 2021 and 6.8 percent in 2022, which is the fastest in the world. Making it the only major economy expected to register double-digit growth in the mid of the COVID-19 pandemic. And being the world’s largest democracy, India has exhibited massive growth in the economy in the past few decades. With the projected growth in the economy, and being the second-largest inhabitants of people of Indian origin, India has witnessed a high rise in the number of successful entrepreneurs. From past India is a country with a rich tradition of entrepreneurship. In addition to technology-based firms, a major section of the Indian entrepreneurs from the diligent section of the population started a business with paramount facilities and created something enormous which is carried by the following generations. And with the present infrastructure provided by the government and other funds, the Indian entrepreneurs are creating ground breaking innovations in the technology bracket. This is helping the country to increase economic growth. Moreover, the youth with their headful of dreams are stepping ahead towards entrepreneurship and notwithstanding the marginal careers which are only providing the living basics. The present trends in entrepreneurship include factors of being independent, innovative, and incompatible. With the tag of being the ‘Startup Hub of the World’, the young entrepreneurs, with the path shown by the successful entrepreneurs, are creating huge successes for the country and providing job opportunities for fellow Indians. The entrepreneurs are creating a massive change. In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of ‘Entrepreneurs of the Year - 2021’ is provided to the readers showcasing the entrepreneurs’ journeys and their skills. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial team.

Entrepreneurs of the Year - 2021

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Prava Abhijeet Katte,Founder Prava He is a gifted data Scientist who led the development of one of India's fastest growing hackathon platforms MachineHack.com, and has worked on data science problems across domains.
Finovate Capital Akshat Birla,Founder Finovate Capital Using his undying passion for his profession to create a successful business with his exclusive skills in scalable business procedures
Women in Technology for Accelerated Career Experience for Women (WiTACE) Anuranjita Kumar,CEO & Founder Women in Technology for Accelerated Career Experience for Women (WiTACE) Operating to empower women and equip them with the needed skills required to thrive in the modern world
Smartsoc Solutions Bharath Desareddy,Founder & CEO Smartsoc Solutions He has 12 years of VLSI expertise by launching SmartSoC, turning it into an internationally recognized centre of excellence for Semiconductor services
Kuvera Gaurav Rastogi,Founder & CEO Kuvera Delivering technology integrated solutions for the financial industry
Agora India Manoj Singh,Founder & CEO Agora India He is a renowned leader who envisions for the excellent functioning of the finance industry and his expertise are in private equity, M&A, brand alliances and structured lending
Group Cyber ID Santosh KS,Founder Group Cyber ID His passion to excel as an entrepreneur is what drives him to strive for consistent improvement
GVK Biosciences Suresh Anubolu,Chief Human Resource Officer GVK Biosciences Suresh Anubolu is proficient in implementing latest and right fit HR models, HRO, RPO, as well as OD interventions in the area of Visioning, PMS, Leadership coaching and People capability development models.
Plumb5 Vijay Chander,Co-Founder Plumb5 He is involved in the delivering optimum digital marketing solutions with maximum return on investment through marketing technology tools
Platinum Corp Vishal Ratanghayra,Founder Platinum Corp His ability to strive for consistent improvement has helped him become a unique force in the industry