• Sam Ahmed, CEO & Co-Founder, Smartpay

    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.

  • Sam Ahmed: Navigating E-Commerce & Digital Banking Complexity To Shape The Future Of Digital Economy

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.

Top 10 Harvard Business School, Boston, Alumni Leaders - 2023

Transforming Digital Process Automation during New Normal

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


Towards a Greener Future: Embracing Change in the Evolving Mobility Industry

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


Designing A Digital Roadmap For The Future Remote Workforce

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.

Top 10 Harvard Business School, Boston, Alumni Leaders - 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Rozana.in 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
Hive Health 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
Azure Development Group 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
DWsAgricon David Warriner, Director DWsAgricon An economic expert in both national and international beef sectors with extensive networks and deep knowledge spanning over 25 years
Indevia 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
Zeplyn AI 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
Ahma & Co 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
Let Us Talk 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
Smartpay 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
Now 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

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