Anurag Sud

Anurag Sud is a Managing Director in the Tech team and Head of India at Apax. He joined Apax in 2022 and is currently based in Mumbai, India.

Prior to joining Apax, Anurag was a Principal at Baring Private Equity Asia (part of EQT), where he focused on buyouts in the technology and healthcare sectors, completing eight investments during his tenure. Before pursuing his MBA, Anurag was part of the growth equity investment team at Fidelity and the investment banking practice at Rothschild India.

Anurag holds an MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.

Gavin Patterson

Gavin Patterson was appointed President & Chief Revenue Officer, Salesforce on August 1, 2020. He is responsible for worldwide sales and distribution of Salesforce products and services. Patterson joined Salesforce in August 2019 and served as Chairman of EMEA Advisory Board and President and CEO International.

Prior to Salesforce, Patterson served as Chief Executive of BT Group from 2013-19 and a board director from 2008-19. During his tenure at BT, he completed the UK rollout of the superfast fibre and started the deployment ultrafast fibre. He led the £15billion acquisition of EE, launched BT Sport, expanded BT’s cyber security practice and championed BT’s social purpose agenda. He joined BT in 2004 as MD Consumer and joined the board as CEO BT Retail in 2008. Prior to BT, he spent four years at Virgin Media latterly as MD Consumer and nine years at Procter & Gamble in various brand management and marketing roles.

Patterson is Chairman of Business in the Community, a Non-Executive Director at Elixirr Consulting, the APAX backed AI business Fractal and EQT backed Delta Fiber. He served on many boards including British Airways plc and as a Trustee at The British Museum and acting as an advisor for many tech start-ups. He graduated from Cambridge University with an MEng in Chemical Engineering.

Gulu L. Mirchandani

Mr. Gulu Mirchandani is the Founder Chairman of the Onida Group. The flagship company of the Onida Group is MIRC Electronics. He is also Co-founder Chairman of Akasaka Electronics and Iwai Electronics. He was appointed as the President of Consumer Electronics & TV Manufacturer Association (CETMA) for two consecutive years in 1992 & 1994.

He was also the Chairman of the Bombay chapter of the World Presidents’ Organisation (WPO). He is also on the Boards of VIP Industries Limited and KEC International Limited among others. He is an alumnus of BITS Pilani and holds a degree in BE (Mechanical).

Karenann Terrell

Karenann Terrell is the former Chief Digital and Technology Officer for GlaxoSmithKline. Her responsibilities at GSK included leadership for all information technology as well as Data, Analytics and Digital Transformation (GSK split into 2 legal entities- a BioPharma company and a separate Consumer Health Company which went public as Haleon in July of 2022) Karenann was previously the chief information officer for Walmart from 2010 to March 2017. Her responsibility for the global Walmart Technology portfolio included both Information Systems Division(ISD) and Global Back Office Solutions. Terrell previously served as chief information officer of Baxter International, Inc., where she was responsible for the company’s global IT function, supporting businesses worldwide in bio-tech, medical devices and pharmaceuticals and was chief information officer in Daimler Chrysler where she had total technology responsibility for the Chrysler Group and Mercedes-Benz Americas. She began her career with General Motors as an electrical engineer, where her responsibilities included manufacturing and product engineering for the Chevrolet and Cadillac brands as well as the Onstar division.

Karenann has been a transformational technology leader in the Automotive, Pharma, and Retail industries where she drove technology modernization and transformed technology stacks which allowed business model transformation for the companies in which she worked. Her technology remit included responsibility for all cyber security efforts globally.

Her capabilities include deep knowledge regarding technology engineering and support for global supply chains, merchandising, finance, cyber security and enterprise infrastructure. Karenann’s domain knowledge led to innovative technology solutions that were integrating the digital and physical shopping experiences so customers get the products they want, in the way they choose, whether it be in stores and clubs, online or via mobile devices. Expertise in data platforms and analytics led to unique capabilities for retail in the areas of customer insights, Pharma Genetics/functional genomics analytics which made research discovery and clinical development possible within a significant digital augmentation, as well as broad based use of IoT data for manufacturing and security operational excellence.

Karenann is currently a Senior Advisor for Insight Partners, LLC and board member for public and private technology companies. She is a member of the board of trustees for the New York Hall of Science, a hands-on science and technology center and has also led Global Councils for Women Leaders at GSK and Walmart and acts as an executive sponsor of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiatives.

Terrell has been named “CIO of the Year” , CIO Hall of Fame, and is a winner of the prestigious Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership and selected as a member of Fortune’s Executive Fantasy League “Dream Team” starting line-up. She was previously named one of the “100 Most Influential Women in the Automotive Business” by Automotive News, “outstanding engineer” at Kettering and Purdue University, where she earned bachelor’s master’s degrees, respectively, in electrical engineering.

Neelam Dhawan

Neelam is currently a Non-Executive Director at ICICI Bank Limited, Capita PLC and Yatra Online Inc. She is also the Chairperson of Capillary Technologies, a young startup. She is on the Governing Board of IIIT, Delhi. She also advises and mentors various organizations on business transformation.

She was on the Supervisory Board of Royal Philips, Netherlands (2012 to 2022) and the Head of IBM India Advisory board from December 2018 till August 2020.

Over several years, leading business journals such as Fortune, Forbes and Business Today have recognized her as one of the Most Powerful Women in Business.

Her main area of expertise is managing complex technology businesses in highly matrixed organizations. She has experience of IT transformation across multiple industries: banking and finance, telecommunications, manufacturing, health care and government.

Neelam has been a key participant in shaping the IT industry in India. Her career span covered the industry’s major milestones and had the opportunity to work alongside the key architects of the sector in India. She was on the NASSCOM Executive Council from 2009 to 2017 and made significant contributions to the industry strategy and public policy frameworks. She is passionate on encouraging Diversity at Work and also Women in Technology. She has been working on various initiatives to encourage STEM education for girls.

Neelam is an Economics Graduate from St Stephen’s College, Delhi University. She also has a MBA degree from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, India.

Pranay Agrawal

Pranay has led Fractal in powering every human decision in the enterprise through data and analytics. Pranay has led Fractal to be one of the most respected analytics companies in the world. Fractal is working with over 50 Fortune 500 companies helping them drive better business outcomes by embedding analytics in their decisions and processes.

Fractal is well recognized for its client-centricity with a Net Promoter Score of over 70%. Forbes recently ranked Fractal as the 7th best-funded analytics company in the world, the Great Place to Work Institute rated them as the “Best Company to work” for in the analytics industry, Fractal was also called out as a “Cool vendor in analytics” by Gartner, Forrester rated them as a “Top provider for Text analytics” for their product dCrypt.

He has an MBA from the India Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, Bachelors in Accounting from Bangalore University, and a Certified Financial Risk Manager from GARP.

Puneet Bhatia

Puneet Bhatia is the Co-Managing Partner for TPG Capital Asia and the head of TPG Capital India. He has created and led over fifteen transactions for TPG Capital in India including Matrix Laboratories, Vishal Retail, and invested over $500m in the Shriram group in four of the group companies, in Manipal Hospitals, and Jana Bank, in UPL Corp, Sai Pharma and RR Kabel and recently in Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail and in Fractal. He currently serves on most of the Board of Directors of these companies.

Prior to joining TPG in April 2002, Mr. Bhatia was Chief Executive, Private Equity Group for GE Capital India (“GE Capital”), where he was responsible for conceptualizing and creating its direct and strategic private equity investment group. As Chief Executive, he created and handled a portfolio of almost a dozen companies such as TCS, Patni Computers, BirlaSoft, Sierra Atlantic, iGate, Indus Software and Rediff. He was also responsible for consummating some of GE Capital’s joint ventures in India. Prior to this, Mr. Bhatia was with ICICI Ltd from 1990 to 1995 in the Project and Corporate Finance group and worked as Senior Analyst with Crosby Securities from 1995 to 1996.

Mr. Bhatia was born, grew up in and is based in India. He has a B.Com Honors degree from the Sriram College of Commerce, Delhi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Rohan Haldea

Rohan Haldea is a Partner in the Tech & Telco team. Rohan joined Apax in 2007 and is based in the London office. He has both led and participated in a number of key deals including ThoughtWorks, Grupo Engineering, EVRY, GlobalLogic, iGATE, Tivit S.A. and Orange Switzerland. Rohan has also been actively involved in portfolio work at NXP Semiconductors. Rohan serves as a Director on the Boards of ThoughtWorks, EVRY and GlobalLogic. He also serves as co-CEO of the Apax Foundation.

Prior to joining Apax Partners, Rohan was an Associate at Bain Capital in their North American private equity division in New York, where he specialised in evaluating and executing transactions in the Industrial, Distribution and Retail sectors. Prior to that, Rohan was a consultant at McKinsey and Co. in India.

Rohan holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Technology in Manufacturing Sciences and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

Srikanth Velamakanni

Srikanth Velamakanni is the Co-founder, Group Chief Executive, and Executive Vice Chairman of Fractal, one of the leading players in artificial intelligence and digital transformation. Fractal’s mission is to power every human decision in the enterprise and to use the power of AI to help the world’s most admired Fortune 100 companies. Since Srikanth co-founded Fractal in 2000, the company has raised more than $300 million USD from private equity investors and has empowered more than 100 Fortune 500 companies with its AI, data, and analytics-driven business strategies. Under his leadership, Fractal has developed several product lines within the company, including,, and Srikanth serves on the board of – which has recently received 16MM USD in funding less than three years after incubation.

Srikanth is also a Co-founder and Trustee of Plaksha University, which focuses on core engineering, AIML, and mathematics, and promotes interdisciplinary learning by bringing together science and liberal arts. In addition, Srikanth is a member of the NASSCOM Executive Council, where he serves as a subject matter expert on data and AI. Prior to co-founding Fractal, he was an investment banker, working on structured debt and CDOs.

Srikanth’s passion for AI and analytics has made him a thought leader in the space and an admired public speaker. He considers himself a lifelong student of mathematics, behavioral economics, neuroscience, and consumer behavior. In his free time, Srikanth reads an average of 40 non-fiction books a year on these subjects, as well as memoirs, biographies, and books on leadership. He also actively follows US politics and American late-night talk shows, such as Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Hassan Minhaj, and Jimmy Kimmel.

Srikanth completed his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, and holds an MBA in Management, Finance and Marketing degree from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.

Vivek Mohan

Vivek Mohan is a Managing Director at TPG Capital India based in Mumbai. He has created and been involved in over 7 investments totaling over $1.2Bn including Fractal Analytics and Jio Platforms at TPG. Prior to joining TPG in 2019, Vivek was a Vice President at TA Associates, where he headed technology coverage in South Asia. He was earlier part of investment banking teams at Morgan Stanley in Asia and Goldman Sachs in London.

Vivek was born, grew up and raised in India and has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta where he was an Aditya Birla Scholar, and B.E.(Honours) in electrical engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences, Pilani.