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Business Advisory Board

Atulit Saxena


Before Futurebrands, he was Director of Euro RSCG Advertising, one of world's leading advertising agencies. A post graduate in business administration from University of Rajasthan, Atulit has more than two decades of brand development experience across apparels, FMCG, consumer durables and services. His principal areas of work and interest include Startup Brands, Brand Finance, Brand Licensing, Brand Partnerships, documentary films and teaching. Atulit has given lectures at franchising & brand licensing conferences, FICCI , CII seminars, and management schools in India.

Rajiv Popli


Accomplished career of 30 years in seeding, developing and managing direct and through channel business with end-to-end organizational responsibility and delivery around Marketing, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Global/Regional Partnerships, Legal, Finance, Corporate Communication and HR. Took ownership of key roles in Indian and Global organizations at India and Asia- Pacific levels making strategic contributions for accelerated and sustained business growth. Awards/recognition at Regional/Global level through the period are a testimony to value delivery.

CMC, TISL, IBM, Microsoft & Amrop are the organizations that Rajiv had the privilege to work for with opportunity to travel globally and managing/working with people from across cultures and nationalities. Thought leadership; business foresight in planning; building empowered, customer centric & motivated teams to win in the market; institutionalizing best practices and innovating for sustained operational excellence are key traits reflecting drivers in all that he undertakes. Rajiv puts premium on leading by example, Integrity, team work, ownership and high sense of responsibility.

He is currently focused on supporting/seeding Entrepreneurial ventures; Organizational development consulting; Mentoring and Independent directorship. Photography, challenging treks, social work/contributions are other active pursuits.

Narender Gupta



BHARTI AIRTEL LIMITED (1999- 2013) World's third largest and India's No.1 mobile services company with a customer base of over 300 million across 20 countries in Asia and Africa.

GROUP DIRECTOR CORPORATE AFFAIRS : Handled Strategic Matters, Legal Affairs, Public Policy matters and external relationships across the globe. Played an integral role in business development including several successful transactions leading to mergers and acquisitions both in India and Trans India.Participated in shaping of progressive policy framework for the telecom sector through active collaboration with the Industry, Regulators and the Government. DURING THIS TENURE I REPRESENTED AS A DIRECTOR ON THE BOARD OF MORE THAN 20 COMPANIES BOTH INDIAN AND FOREIGN.

DLF GROUP(1992-1999)The Largest Real Estate Group in India .

SR. VICE PRESIDENT & COMPANY SECRETARY : Handled Legal and Commercial Functions for DLF Cement Ltd.with a complete Business oriented Approach. Also acted as Company Secretary& Legal Head. handled Public Relations and Corporate Affairs at various levels across India. Successfully managed the maiden public issue.

DCM GROUP(1980-1992)A most prestigious business conglomerate of its times.

GENERAL MANAGER & COMPANY SECRETARY : Worked with the two group Companies namely Shriram Refrigerations limited and Shriram Honda as General Manager & Company Secretary. Was responsible for Legal, Commercial and Administrative functions .Was assigned charge for getting all approvals from Government Authorities both at Centre as well as at state level for a new project which was set up in collaboration with HONDA MOTOR CO. JAPAN

Corporate Affairs,Legal& Business Strategy, Setting up of Regulatory Framework ,Public Policy ,Manage Large Teams,Manage Joint Ventures for Compliance & Governance ,Manage Eminent Board of Directors.

Transparency and ethical dealings with utmost integrity are accorded highest priority in business relationships built on truth, trust and transparency



Tathya Consulting,offers advisory services in the areas of Strategy Formulation and Implementation, Public Policy, Legal and Corporate Affairs. TATHYA has advised several corporates both in India and neighboring countries including Bharti Airtel ltd., Arvind Limited, Max Life Ltd.,Micromax India Ltd.,Emkay Global Financial services ltd.,Penn Scheon Berland,Skycity Foundations Ltd,Rupayan Group of Bangladesh,Hayes Group of Bangladesh,RIVA FYZ Dubai,IBUS Network & Infrastructure,One Eight, Altaeros Energies USA,UNICO developers Pvt.Ltd.

Sanjiv Chatrath


Sanjiv has held top/senior management positions (Director, Vice President/President, CEO) with different organizations in India and abroad, including at American Express. In 2006 he changed tracks from the corporate arena to share his acquired knowledge, experience and skills with the development sector in India. Sanjiv has extensive experience of managing multifunctional teams of individuals from diverse backgrounds, within both the corporate and development organizations. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 35 years of work experience, in India and overseas (about 20 years in East and South-East Asia).

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