Advisory Board
Mr. Arjun Tandon - Information Technology (IT)
A Technologist and Education administrator, he has an experience of more than 15 years in IT Automation, E-enabling organizations and managing schools. An MCA and PG Diploma in Cyber Laws, he has sound knowledge and experience of education and has technical expertise in Network Security and Business Processes. He has several global certifications and training assignments from global organizations including Cisco, Legato and Microsoft. His forte includes e-Governance and e-Procurement; furthermore, he assists guides and updates law enforcement agencies of the country to solve intricate cyber-crimes. Along with serving domestic organizations, he has, over the years, provided technological solutions to a large number of international clients in the US, UK, Germany, UAE to name a few.
Mr. P M Surana - Energy
A graduate engineer having more than 45 years’ experience on Electrical and Power Plant Engineering, he is working as a consultant on Power Plant Operations, Maintenance, Project Planning, Commissioning, Energy Conservation, Efficiency Improvement, Automation, Operation Reviews, Root Cause Analysis, Problem Solving and Operation Optimization.
He worked in Nuclear Power Corpn. (RAPP Project) from 1966 to 1976 and was associated with the Installation, Commissioning and Operations of Electrical Equipment. He then worked at DSCL Kota from 1976 to 2001 in various position before Heading the Operations and Projects Team of the 125 MW Captive Power Plant.
Now he is an Independent Consultant on Power Plant and Electrical Systems since 2001, associated with Captive Thermal Plants in Sugar Industry, Textile Industry, Chemical Industry and Crop Residue based Bio-Mass Power Plants. 
Mr. Prakash N Patankar - Business Optimization
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Diploma in Business Management with over 30 years of work experience with SKF, Bosch, Gabriel India & Samtel Color. His last assignment was with the Hitachi joint venture in India as its CEO.
He received his formal training in Policy Management with Hitachi in Japan and in Lean Thinking with Federal Mogul in USA and a large number of his consulting assignments involve application of these techniques to business challenges.
He is a Motorola trained Six-Sigma Black Belt and has supervised over one hundred Six-Sigma projects. He is also an experienced trainer having taught Green Belt and Black Belt programmes for the Motorola University.
He is an experienced business improvement consultant and implementer. Over the past fifteen years, he has provided consulting services on growing the top and the bottom-line to a large number of premier organisations in India & abroad that includes SED (Germany), Schlumberger (Singapore), Mahindra & Mahindra, Triveni Turbines, Federal Mogul Goetze, Philips, Tata International, Bharat Fritz Werner, Samtel Color, Apollo Tyres, Eicher Tractors, Videocon, Blue Star, Usha Fans & Appliances, DGP Windsor, Torrent Pharma, NTPC, Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum, BHEL & Matrix Telecom among others.
A typical consulting assignment begins with the examination of profitability and growth situation of a company, goes on to analysis of the external & internal forces, preparation of options to improve both the top & the bottom line, formulation of action plans and the strategy to implement the plans. The whole process is carried out with active participation of the client to ensure understanding and commitment. Finally, a formal review process is put in place in the spirit of continuous improvement to ensure quick reaction to the ever changing market forces.