Deepak Chandra is the Secretary at the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation. Deepak has over three decades of experience in education and industry. His last assignment was as Deputy Dean at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. As a top management member at Indian School of Business, he spent over 12 years building a global higher-education institution. Deepak is an acknowledged thought leader in the field of executive education. Deepak has been a board member at the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel National Police Academy, on the MHRD committee on Innovation University Bill, ISB's Business Incubator, Healthpoint Inc., Kaizen Management Advisors Private Limited, etc. Deepak attended several education programmes at the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad, Indian School of Business at Hyderabad, IMD Business School in Switzerland, Kellogg School of Management in the US, and others. His reading interests include current affairs, political science, economics and history. He loves Hindi film songs and Western music.
Priyanka Balasubramaniam graduated from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and worked in KPMG India as a strategic consultant before joining Indian Administrative Service (IAS). She is one of the rare few women IAS officers who graduated from LBSIAS with flying colors. She currently serves as Collector of Coimbatore and is in Delhi on deputation for few months. Priyanka has a successful stint in corporate in the valuation, retailing and education consulting domain. She is a young role model for many management scholars and speaks at many forums and schools.