High profiles

Sir Arthur C Clarke

Science fiction writer and futurist

Arun Sarin

CEO, Vodafone Group

Milton Friedman

Nobel laureate and proponent of free market economics

J S Chopra

President, Delphi TVS Diesel Systems Limited

Dr Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Head of the department of electrical engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

Divya Ramachandran

Associate vice president, Helios & Matheson Information Technology Limited

John Kenneth Galbraith

Former US ambassador to India, and liberal economist

Ravi C Adusumalli

General partner and India head, SB Asia Infrastructure Fund

B Suresh Kamath

CMD, Laser Soft

Peter Ferdinand Drucker

Management thinker

S V Mony

Vice chairman,
AMP Sanmar Assurance Company Limited

Jayashree Vaidhyanathan

Director, unit head of business consulting services, HCL Technologies

Abbas Sadriwalla

Chairman and CEO, Wireless Logix Group

Sunil Bharti Mittal

Chairman, Bharti group

Sam Ghosh

CEO, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Ltd.

K B Chandrasekhar

Chairman, Exodus Communications Inc

Nararayan Murthy

Chairman and chief mentor, Infosys Technologies Limited

Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Deputy chairman, Planning Commission

Jagmohan Dalmiya

President, Board of Control for Cricket in India

Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister-designate, India

Kiran Majumdar Shaw

MD and chairman, Biocon India

Dr. C Bhaktavatasala Rao

Deputy managing director, Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala,

Head department of electrical engineering, IIT Madras

K Krishnan

Chief executive officer, Bharti Telenet

K S Gopalakrishnan

Appointed actuary, Birla Sun Life Insurance Company

Kamesh Goyal

CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company

Stuart Purdy

Managing director, Aviva Life Insurance India

R Natarajan

Chairman and CEO, Tamilnad Mercantile Bank

Ashutosh Bishnoi

VP (marketing), Om Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance

Ravi Vedantam

Assistant vice-president, Cordys Asia

Aruna Sundararajan

IT secretary, Kerala

Sandeep Mathur

Chief operating officer, Tata Teleservices

Volker Grosse Wilde

Managing director, Voith Turbo

Bobby Kewalramani

CEO, Perfect Relations

Niranjan Hiranandani

Managing director, Hiranandani group

Sandeep Aggarwal

Chief marketing officer, Intelenet

Priyanka Ved

Managing director, Media Matrix Fashion House

Vivek Kulkarni

Former IT secretary, Karnataka

Dr N Barathi

CEO, Growmore Bio-Tech

Ranjit Shahani

Vice-chairman and MD, Novartis India

Shantha Sinha

Ramon Magsaysay Award winner

Chris Curfman

Managing director (Asia Pacific marketing) Caterpillar Asia

Lubna Markar

Corporate communications manager OM Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company

Chetan Maini

Managing director, Reva Electric Car Company

C S Rao

Chairman, IRDA

Antony Jacob

Deputy managing director Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance Company

Ajit Isaac

CEO, Peopleone Consulting

Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya

Sam Desai

CIO and senior vice-president, Motorola

J R D Tata

Former chairman, Tata group

Sanjay Bhutiani

Head, Leo Burnett Entertainment

K Krishnan

CEO, Bharti Telenet

P A Balasubramanian

Member (actuary), IRDA

R K Krishna Kumar

Director, Tata Sons

Dr S B Bhoje

Director, IGCAR

Jessie Paul

Global marketing head, Quintant Corp

Vismaya Firodia

Vice-president, Kinetic group

N Ram

Editor-in-chief, The Hindu Group

Kapil Rampal

CEO, Creative Crest

P B Ramanujam

Managing director, General Insurance Corporation of India

Shailesh Haribhakti

President, Indian Merchants'' Chamber

Sanjoy Chakrabarty

Director (investments), WPP Marketing Communications India

Pankaj Kumar

CEO, PMAM Corporation

Arun Agarwal

CEO, Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company

Amarinder Singh Bawa

Director, Defence Food Research Laboratory

K Bharathan

Regional head (south), ICICI Lombard General Insurance

Shrirang V Samant

CEO, HDFC Chubb General Insurance

David Drobis

Senior partner and Chairman, Ketchum

S V Mony

CEO, AMP Sanmar Life Assurance Company

Arjo Bhattacharya

Chairman and CEO, Arjo Entertainment

R Ravisankar

CEO, i-flex Solutions

Dushyant Ghatalia

Chief, Ghatalia Associates

Sameer Nerurkar

Managing director, Samira Constructions

Mukesh Ambani

Chairman and managing director, Reliance Industries

Dr Krishna R Dronamraju

President, Foundation for Genetic Research

Shikha Sharma

MD & CEO, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company

Sam Ghosh

CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Sanchita Kushari Bose

Owner, Dream Merchants

Nani Ardeshir Palkhivala

Eminent lawyer, constitutional expert

Arun Jain

Chairman, managing director, CEO Polaris Software Lab

Rajiv Malhotra

Senior vice-president, Polaris Software Lab

Raju Narisetti

Managing editor, The Wall Street Journal Europe

Anuroop ‘Tony’ Singh

CEO and MD, Max New York Life

Nani Ardeshir Palkhivala

Eminent lawyer, constitutional expert

P C Narayan

President, Global Trust Bank

G Krishna Murthy

Chairman, Bharat Overseas Bank

Nandan M Nilekani

Chief executive officer, president, managing director, Infosys Technologies

Philip McAlister

Director, Futron Corporation

Peter Elligett

Managing director, Cookie Man Pty Ltd

Sri Dasari

President, Brigade India

Sulajja Firodia Motwani

Director Kinetic Motors

Prakash Mirpuri

Marketing and corporate communications, E-City Entertainment (India) Pvt Ltd

Dhirubhai Ambani

Chairman, Reliance Industries

Nasser Munjee

Managing director and chief executive officer, Infrastructure Development Finance Company

Prithipal Singh

Chairman and managing director, BSNL

Pramod Arora

Executive director, Archies

Robi Roncarelli

Computer animation expert

Gita Piramal

Management expert and author

Kandathil Mammen Philip

Director, Madras Rubber Factory

K S Gopalakrishnan

Chief Actuary, Birla Sun Life

Chris McDonald

Chief executive officer, Taj Television

S R Sabapathi

Director, Qmax Test Equipments

Raphael Kuriyan

Chief executive officer, Funskool India

Pradeep N Dhume

Executive vice president and chief operating officer (international operations business group), Voltas Ltd

Dr G C Gopala Pillai

Managing director, Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation

Siddhartha Lal

Chief executive officer, Royal Enfield Motors

Pradeep Mallick

Managing director, Wartsila India Ltd

Meena Sidhwani

Chief actuary, ING Vysya Life Insurance Company.

K N Bhandari

Managing director and chairman, United India Insurance Company

Nasser Munjee

Managing director and chief executive officer, Infrastructure Development and Finance Company Ltd

Sriram Srinivasan

Managing director, Indus League Clothing Ltd

N Rangachary

Chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority

B S Nagesh

Chief executive officer, Shoppers'' Stop

Homi R Khusrokhan

Managing director, Glaxo India Ltd

Dilip Chhabria

Managing director, DC Design (Automotive) Pvt Ltd

Kalanithi Maran

Chairman and managing director, Sun TV

J Rajagopal

Managing director (consulting), KPMG India

Raj Bajaaj

Managing director, Otis Elevator Company (India)

Sudhish Pandey

Chief chef, Oberoi Flight Kitchen

Rama Bijapurkar

Strategic marketing consultant

Ashwin Parekh

Executive director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Shatbhi Basu

Founder, Stir Academy of Bartending