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  • Shyam Ramachandran,   Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Lemonpeak Marketing Services

    Shyam Ramachandran, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Lemonpeak Marketing Services

  • The Indian FinTech industry has grown rapidly in the last few years and is fast transforming the whole financial sector. In 2025, the industry is expected to be worth between $150 billion and $160 billion, according to research undertaken by a well-known firm. Nearly 67 percent of the country's 2,100 FinTech businesses were founded in the last five years. India's payments infrastructure has seen significant development, becoming one of the world's FinTech hubs with the quickest growth. In response to the potential prospects offered in the Indian FinTech sector, Shyam Ramachandran established Lemonpeak Marketing Services in 2011,along with Zachary Martinez.

  • Shyam Ramachandran: A Serial Entrepreneur Constantly Excelling & Providing The Finest Solutions

An Unparalleled Trail of Success

By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor

It has been yet another proud week for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, the very first IIM in the country, as Ashish Kumar Chauhan was appointed as the new Managing Director and CEO of the Securities and Exchange Board of India

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Top 10 Leaders from IIM CALCUTTA – 2022

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  • Top 10 Leaders from IIM CALCUTTA – 2022

    In today’s changing business landscape, where the corporate world is evolving at an accelerated pace, the demands of the presentday executive leadership has also evolved. To address the emerging trend, technologies and altering customer preferences, it is pivotal to perform beyond the conventional approach to leadership, strategic thinking and decision making, all in the context of the evolving future of work dynamics. This is where the IIMs play a significant role leveraging the cutting edge programmes, enabling mid and senior level professionals with relevant work experience to build strategic insights and diverse functional expertise needed to lead businesses omnipresent and surfacing.

    Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) is a public business school located in Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Entrenched in 1961 it was the first of all Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) to be established, and has been recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India in 2017.One of the biggest plus of IIMC is its world renowned faculty. With its campus spread across 135 acres of area, it the institute features a cluster of Administrative and Faculty office blocks, fully equipped classrooms, seminar and conference rooms, residential quarters for students, faculty and staff members, a library, an executive training complex, a bank, a post office, and a school. IIMC provides a wide network of corporate placement opportunities for its students and recently collaborated (in 2021) internationally with Tree And Human Knot and RisingIndiaThinkTank for exploring students’ dynamics for international experience.

    There are many C-suite leaders who have considerably looked into enhancing their leadership and talent development skills, and took the creatively designed management courses at IIMC. Be it a two-year full-time MBA,a one-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma (PGPEX-VLM), a one-year MBA for experienced executives, Doctor of Business Administration programme, a two year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics, and a one-year full-time programme in Healthcare Management. In its 61 years of period, IIMC has delivered many dynamic business and executive leaders too, who are leading many large companies today, nationally and internationally or are shining as growth drivers of the economy leading well-established enterprises/upcoming startupsin their highest capacity. From T. V. Narendran, MD of Tata Steel, to Srinath Narasimhan, MD & CEO of Tata Teleservices, to Sunil Duggal, CEO of Dabur, Ajit Balakrishnan, Founder & CEO of, and more, the list of illustrious IIMC alumnus can be a long read. They come from diverse industry verticals.

    In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of ‘Top 10 Leaders from IIM CALCUTTA - 2022’ is provided to the readers in corporate and different sectors, for informing the excellent services by the Leaders in diverse domains. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.

Top 10 Leaders from IIM CALCUTTA – 2022

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Pitch & North Consulting A Gautam Vasant, Managing Director Pitch & North Consulting He is a passionate leader, who drives the company's growth in similar comprehension to his team mates
Bombay Stock Exchange Ashish kumar Manilal Chauhan, MD & CEO Bombay Stock Exchange One of the the prime subject of modern financial derivatives in the country, he is an dynamic fintech and stock exchange leader instrumental across setting up India’s first fully automated screen-based trading system and also the first commercial satellite communications network, followed by more
Briisk Dr. Manish Jha, Managing Director Briisk An innovative business strategist and sales leader, holding 16 years of industry experience across entrenchment of effective strategic alliance, sales and tech enablement for a variety of firms in Insurtech, FinTech, and Skill Development industries
Quikr Pranay Chulet, Co-Founder & CEO Quikr An Indian entrepreneur and business executive possessing adept business skills across digital business augmentation and management
Bridgetree Ravi Kant Singh, Managing Director Bridgetree An enthusiastic business leader and an industry veteran, he has come a long way in the 18 years of his career journey so far and he is successfully taking Bridgetree to newer heights every day since 2016
Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Shantanu Khosla, MD Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Having led several business units around the globe, he is known as the captain of consumer elctronics goods
Everest Aluminium Shivanand Pathak, CEO Everest Aluminium Possessing vast experience in various domains, he is a leader with entrepreneurial mindset, capable of taking care of complete business of any kind of industry, and leading to maximized RoI working towards diversification and expansion of company
Lemonpeak Marketing Services Shyam Ramachandran, Co-Founder & Managing Partner Lemonpeak Marketing Services He developed Lemonpeak with the intent of providing FinTech industries with a comprehensive array of technological solutions
Federal Bank Shyam Srinivasan, Managing Director & CEO Federal Bank Equipped with the experience of over 20 years with leading multinational banks in India, Middle East and South East Asia, he is a commercially astute and strategically minded corporate tax advisory executive
Birkenstock India Vinay Bansal, Managing Director Birkenstock India He is an eloquent, skilled, and optimistic professional with a business mindset and great financial, analytical, and leadership skills

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