Sam Ahmed, CEO & Co-Founder, Smartpay
A disruptor and innovator with ambitions for technology-driven global expansion, Sam Ahmed, CEO & Co-founder, Smartpay is one of Asia Pacific’s leading digital economy leaders with 20+ years of extensive experience in leading digital businesses in the region. He is a seasoned industry professional who had previously led digital, AI, and technology transformation for Facebook, Standard Chartered Bank, Mastercard, and Starbucks.
A Synonym of Educational Heritage
By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor
One of the oldest universities in the world, Harvard was established in 1636 by a vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Technology Reshaping the Future of Healthcare
By: Sharon Chan, Head-JLABS Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
From working at a restaurant, to starting and transforming their own restaurant, ‘China Garden’, into a chain, Sharon’s parents taught her to dream a life beyond the walls of their shop.
By: Dr. Kaushik Sengupta, Product Head – Food SAR Region, Bureau Veritas Group
With 19+ years’ experience in the verticals like audit, certification, training, quality functions, Dr. Kaushik is increasing the digital process
By: Michel Obadia, CEO Asia-Pacific, Siemens Mobility
Michel has over three decades of expertise in the mobility and technology sectors. Michel holds an Engineering degree from Telecom
By: Aditya Arora, CEO, Teleperformance India
Aditya has been associated with Teleperformance for over three years, prior to which he held the role of Managing Director at Intelenet Global Services, and Vice President at Genpact
Top 10 Harvard Business School, Boston, Alumni Leaders - 2023
Alumni Indian Leaders from Harvard University Building Future Together
Harvard is a founding member of the Association of American Universities and a preeminent research university with "very high" research activity and comprehensive doctoral programs across the arts, sciences, engineering, and medicine according to the Carnegie Classification. Harvard University's ranking in the 2022-2023 editions of Best Colleges is National Universities. Its tuition and fees are $57,261. Located outside Boston in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University is made up of 12 graduate and professional schools, an undergraduate college and the Harvard Radcliffe Institute.
Alumni Leadership: Alumni Leaders often give guest lecturers for students and deliver graduation addresses, host seminars or chair panel discussions, sponsor new initiatives and get involved with alumni events. Alumni serve many valuable roles, such as helping to build and grow an institution's brand through word-of-mouth marketing. Positive posts on social media can create buzz and increase application rates. Colleges also rely on alumni to provide mentoring, internships, and career opportunities to students and fundraising.
Significance of Alumni Indian Leaders from Harvard University: Entrepreneurship is seen by Harvard University society as a very good means to improve one’s economic and social standing. This social and cultural orientation serves as one of the major drivers promoting entrepreneurship. In today’s competitive environment, alumni leaders from Harvard University are keep their sight on the organizational priorities while ensuring readiness for future challenges. These alumni leaders effectively compete and drive business profitability, and they are very flexible t plan, formulate and execute well developed corporate business strategies. The Strategy Management for Business Leaders will develop their ability to innovate, formulate, and execute strategies that will gain a competitive advantage for their business.
CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 Harvard Business School, Boston, Alumni Leaders - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Adwait Vikram Singh,Co-Founder||Rozana.in||A passionate leader backed by deep insights, market understanding, and data, enabled by the leanest supply chain platform|
|Camille Ang,Co-Founder & CEO||Hive Health||A passionate individual committed to quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement and focusing on measuring, analyzing and improving results|
|Chris Schroor,Founder & Director||Azure Development Group||An expert professional leverages his impressive background in capital raising and finance to secure funding for the group's expansion|
|David Warriner,Director||DWsAgricon||An economic expert in both national and international beef sectors with extensive networks and deep knowledge spanning over 25 years|
|Dev Purkayastha,CEO||Indevia||An incredible leader having experience of working in accounting for four years and in venture capital, and also leveraging his extensive experience and unrivaled knowledge of business & finance|
|Era Jain ,Co-Founder & CEO||Zeplyn AI||An incredible leader at the forefront of the environmental sector, driving remarkable insights and innovative solutions to tackle pressing environmental challenge|
|Esther Park,Founder & CEO||Ahma & Co||A visionary leader with possessed knowledge ranging from strategy, corporate finance, project management to backend development, data extraction, automation and smart contracts|
|Kanchan Rai,Founder||Let Us Talk||A certified specialist in leadership development and authentic leadership development, and also offers a safe space enabling people to build hope, tap into their inner resilience and learn to process various emotions|
|Sam Ahmed,CEO & Co-Founder||Smartpay||A seasoned industry professional who had previously led digital, AI, and technology transformation with 20+ years of extensive experience in leading digital businesses in the region|
|Sejal Shah Gulati,Chief Growth Officer||Now||A results-driven senior executive who is passionate about building profitable businesses and nurturing growth-mindset cultures, with over 2 decades of international P&L experience in media and financial services|