• Yash Patel,  Managing Partner, J & Y Advocates

    Yash Patel, Managing Partner, J & Y Advocates

  • A versatile defense litigator with experience in the representation of individuals and corporate entities, Yash Patel (Managing Partner, J & Y Advocates) is adept in defending several highprofile clients in criminal cases, personal laws, and corporate law. He is a panel advocate for Ahmadabad District Cooperative Bank & Gujarat State Cooperative Bank. Yash grew up in a family of lawyers with his father having an experience of over 35 years in the field of law. Right from his childhood, he has been subconsciously exposed to the world of law. The rush of defending clients against unfair attacks or assisting them to prosecute others who have harmed them and the look of satisfaction on their faces after months of anxiety is something that interests Yash the most in this profession. Legal practice requires critical thinking and coming up with a unique solution or strategy after in-depth research is a recipe for a good night's sleep for the diligent advocate. He enjoys getting into the nitty gritty of laws, core procedures, principles of legal drafting, the art of advocacy, and every single aspect of being a lawyer. He strongly believes what Aaron Hurst says - “Make your life matter and have fun doing it”

  • Yash Patel: Dedicated To The Pursuit Of Justice

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Top 10 Indian Leaders from University of Illinois Chicago Alumni – 2023

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Upgradation In Legal Aspects Of Business

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HR: Cultivating The Workforce To Achieving Business Goals

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  • Top 10 Indian Leaders from University of Illinois Chicago Alumni – 2023

    The Indian Love for Oversees Education
    According to a report by RedSeer, as many as 1.8 millions of Indians are estimated to spend $85 billion on education abroad by 2024.. The global professional opportunities, world class universities, freedom of living, and quest to explore different cultures are some of the reasons attracting India students to foreign universities. The Indian education system requires students to focus on courses that are a part of their main studies, whereas students can mix and match their courses in most international universities and colleges. This gives the students freedom to explore the subjects of their interests. Students are also given choice to take elective courses and explore their other interests.

    The World of Illinois
    The University of Illinois was founded in 1867, and is one of the largest public universities by enrolment at Chicago. The university contains 16 schools and colleges and offers more than 150 undergraduate and over 100 graduate programs of study. I also operates as a Research Park home to innovation centers for over 90 startup ompanies and multinational corporations, including Abbott, AbbVie, Caterpillar, Capital One, Dow, State Farm, John Deere, GSI, and Yahoo, among others.

    As of September 2022, there are 30 Nobel laureates, 27 Pulitzer Prize winners, two Fields medalists, and two Turing Award winners among the alumni, faculty  members or researchers of the university. There are 29 athletes that are Olympic medal winners ranking it among top 50 American universities with Olympic medal.

    The Road Taken
    Fascinated by the biographies and life journeys of role models or eminent personalities, there will be an urge to follow their path, to take degree from the same country or college they have done and so on. Most of the personalities we perceive as the symbol of success come from a handful of foreign universities and Illinois is one among them. Former CNN anchor Bernard Shaw, the former aide to President Bill Clinton - Tony Podesta, the Movie and television actor Michael Gross, are some of the eminent personalities to name among few.

    In this issue of CEO Insights, we bring you a list of ‘Top 10 Indian Leaders from University of Illinois Chicago Alumni – 2023’ who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience for the growth and profit of the respective organisations in which they have served. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board.

Top 10 Indian Leaders from University of Illinois Chicago Alumni – 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
 Haptik Aakrit Vaish, Co-Founder & CEO Haptik Holding a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from university of illionois and established the firm with a vision to be the defacto platform of choice for SMBs, looking to leverage conversational commerce
Pyrotask Energy Abhinav Todi, Founder and Partner Pyrotask Energy Pursued bachelor's in Electrical Engineering in University of Illinois and established the firm with the aim to convert waste plastic into industrial fuel and to utilize the oil produced to manufacture virgin plastics
Creative Notion Anika Luthra, Founder & CEO Creative Notion A dynamic entrepreneur, Coach Consultant, Brand Strategist, and Change-maker developing inspiring ideas utilizing unique research techniques to help brands communicate and connect with their audience
Nasadya Chaitanya Gulati, Founder Nasadya A pragmatic idealist who aims to create a society driven by passion and passionate about Energy and working toward creating clean, sustainable energy systems for the future
Casa Dhruv Bhatia, Founder Casa An serial entrepreneur and data-driven product leader with 10+ years of experience across top product companies and startups, Well-versed with creating B2B SaaS and B2C apps that have reached massive scale
Design Synthesis + Architecture Kumar Karadi, Founder & Director Design Synthesis + Architecture Holding a Master’s Degree in Architecture from University of Illinois, has over 18 years of experience in the architecture industry and is also a Registered architect, Council of Architecture
Wellnesys Technologies Muralidhar Somisetty , Founder & CEO Wellnesys Technologies A techie turned yogi turned entrepreneur driven by passion and purposeful mission of integrating yoga and meditation into daily routine and promote physical and mental health by harnessing the power of modern technologies
oak9 Raj Datta,Co-Founder & CEO oak9 A Passionate and innovative in the Cloud, Security and Analytics space with strategic visionary executive within the technology space, repeatedly called upon to transform and grow businesses
Prosperitas Consulting Sejal K. Parmar, Founder Prosperitas Consulting He completed BS/MCS in Computer Science at the University of Illinois,and experience has ranged from software engineering, quantitative trading, management consulting, and operations management
J & Y Advocates Yash Patel, Managing Partner J & Y Advocates A passionate advocate providing his clients with seamless, efficient, and integrated service across a broad spectrum of practice

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