Debu has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur followed by an MBA in Marketing from IIM Kolkata. He gained his initial experience at Hindustan Unilever where he spent 14 years in Sales and Marketing. After Unilever, Debu moved on to CEO roles in Benckiser, RPG Group and ICI Paints. Debu then spent 7 years with Hemas, Sri Lanka as Managing Director for their FMCG Business. After returning to India, Debu was the Managing Director for Bajaj Corp. He then set up YFactor, a Management Advisory Business focussed on Consumer Facing Business.
Gunjan Bagla is the Managing Director of Amritt and has over 25 years of industry experience in marketing and sourcing. A mechanical engineering graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology (the IIT) Kanpur in India, Mr. Bagla holds an MBA with honors from Southern Illinois. He has previously held senior positions in large corporations, as well has been an entrepreneur. He also travels extensively to India and China.
Gunjan Bagla, known as The India Expert
, is internationally acclaimed for writing *THE* Book on Doing Business in 21st Century India. Published by Hachette in 2008, the book and Gunjan have been featured in the New York Times, Business Week, Industry Week, Fox Business TV, BBC Television, the Christian Science Monitor, Consulting Magazine, NPR station KCRW Radio and more.
Arvind has a Masters in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and another Masters in Chemistry from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Arvind has over 30 years of Chemical Industry experience including two decades as the head of two separate “Synthetic Chemical” companies. He also has over 25 years of experience in Indian financial markets.
Rodney Shean served as the Vice President of Support Services for a large global Video Games Publisher, in his last corporate role. He was responsible for overseeing a headcount of hundreds and spanning all Internal and External support, documentation, sound and video, and quality assurance and in this role, he often hired business consultants and experts from the outside. Rod now brings his corporate perspective to the rest of our team of India consultants.
Earlier in his career, Rod worked as a professional teacher and instructor for over 5 years teaching for both the US Air Force and private computer companies. He has been a project manager and consultant for several software and hardware projects supporting local and international groups. Rod is based in Tennessee.