" Along with passion, real ground experience and patronage of key people of the industry is needed to bring a positive change in people’s lives. To make sure that our steps drive us to the right direction, at Vidvan we have stretched our connections and have been able to bring some of the industry stalwarts and experienced people into our advisory board. Our advisory board consist highly qualified professionals who have closely and remarkably worked in the education field and youth welfare. Today Vidvan is blessed with the guidance from below advisers from various diversified fields and countries: "
Gautam Puri is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of CL educate. GP as he is called by students is India`s leading authority on aptitude testing. A chemical engineer by trainin a post graduate diploma in management administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, GP has been training and mentoring students since 1995, and has been a mentor to Vidvaan right from its inception in 2010.
Co-founder & Vice Chairman Career Launcher Educate Limited
Harpreet Singh has been a distinguished member of the financial elite of India. An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, he rose to become the MD of Bank of Punjab and Centurion Bank. He left the world of finance to pursue his first love education. He is currently the president and CEO of Educomp higher education. Educomp is India`s largest education company.
CEO, Educomp Higher Education
Arindam is currently the Chief Academic Officer at HT Media Limited, where he owns entire content and delivery of Study mates, India`s leading tutoring company. Arindam is an alumnus of IIM Lucknow and has spent his last 25 years distributed equally between automobile and education industry. Arindam was aco-founder and Director at CL educate where he also founded the Indus World school of business. Arindam is also a leading expert on vocation and skill training in India. He too has been mentoring Vidvaan from 2010.
Dhruv is a celebrated social entrepreneur. Dhruv is an MBA from university of oxford, where he was awarded the prestigious Skoll scholarship by the Skoll centre of social entrepreneurship. He runs Mirakle Couriers a logistics company in Mumbai managed entirely by deaf people. Dhruv has won several international recognitions including echoing green fellow and Ashoka Change maker.
Dhruv Lakra, CEO
Mr. Sanjay Sethi is a very respectable name in publishing industry of India. He has been instrumental in bringing Vidvaan to this stage. Sanjay Sethi is the former MD India of Macmillan India and also MD Asia of Walters Kluwer and Director India for University of New south Wales, Australia.
CEO, Matrix Publishers