Pasmasree Warrior is the former Chief Technology & Strategy Officer (CTO) of Cisco Systems, and the former CTO of Motorola, Inc.
- Padmasree Warrior was born and raised in the city of Vijayawada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India.
- She was born in to a Telugu family.
- She is the CTO of Cisco Systems & the former CTO of Motorola, Inc.
- She completed her schooling from Children’s Montessori School & Maris Stella College in Vijayawada.
- Warrior received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1982.
- She holds masters in chemical engineering from Cornell University.
- Warrior joined Motorola in 1984, as one of only a few women in its Arizona facility. Over the course of her 23 years at the company, she served in a broad range of roles, including Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Motorola’s Energy Systems Group, and Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in its Semiconductor Products Sector, which later became Freescale Semiconductor.
- Prior to becoming Motorola’s CTO, she served as general manager of Thoughtbeam, a wholly owned Motorola subsidiary chartered to commercialize Motorola’s GaAs on silicon technology that was developed at the Physical Sciences Research Laboratory in Tempe, Arizona.
- When named Motorola’s CTO in January 2003, Warrior became a senior vice president and in 2005 she was promoted to executive vice president.
- During Warrior’s tenure as CTO, Motorola was awarded the 2004 National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States, the first time the company had received this honor.
- On December 4, 2007, she left Motorola to become CTO at Cisco Systems.
Awards,Achievements & recognition:
- Fortune Magazine called her one of four rising stars on its Most Powerful Women list, placing her between the 10 “highest paid” and the “Young and Powerful” categories.
- In 2005, The Economic Times ranked Warrior as the 11th Most Influential Global Indian.
- In 2001 she was one of six women nationwide selected to receive the “Women Elevating Science and Technology” award from Working Woman Magazine and her achievements were further recognized by American Immigration Law Foundation in 2003.
- In 2004, she was conferred with the Distinguished Alumni Award by Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
- During Warrior’s tenure as CTO, Motorola was awarded the 2004 National Medal of Technology by President George W. Bush.
- In 2007 she was awarded an honorary doctorate by New York’s Polytechnic University. Recently Awarded ASSOCHAM Ladies League, Hyderabad Women of the Decade Achievers Award for Excellence in Technology Innovation.
He is the CEO of Adobe Systems.
- Shantanu Narayen is the CEO of Adobe Systems.
- Before this post, he held the role as the President and Chief Operating Officer since 2005.
- He is also the President of the board of the Adobe Foundation.
- He completed his schooling from Hyderabad Public School in Hyderabad.
- He holds a Bachelor of Science in electronics engineering from Osmania University in India.
- He also a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Science in computer science from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.
- On May 7, 2011, Narayen received an honorary Doctor of Applied Science degree from his alma mater, Bowling Green State University.
- He started his career at Apple.
- After Apple, Narayen served as director of desktop and collaboration products for Silicon Graphics.
- He co-founded Pictra Inc., a company that pioneered the concept of digital photo sharing over the Internet.
- Narayen joined Adobe in 1998 as a senior Vice-President of worldwide product research, was later promoted to executive vice president of worldwide products, and appointed to his current post in January 2005 at the age of 41.
- He also serves on the board of Dell Inc. and the advisory board of the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley.
- On November 12, 2007, Adobe Systems announced in a press release that Bruce Chizen would step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer effective December 1, to be replaced by Shantanu Narayen.
- Shantanu Narayen is paid an annual salary of $875,000 for his role as chief executive.
- In 2009, Mr. Narayen was considered one of “The TopGun CEOs” by Brendan Wood International, an advisory agency.
- In 2011, US President Barack Obama has appointed Shantanu Narayen, President and CEO of Adobe Systems, as a member of his Management Advisory Board.
- His mother taught American literature.
- His father has a plastics company.
She is a finance professional and managing director of JPMorgan Chase & Co at New York.
- She is a finance professional and managing director of JPMorgan Chase & Co at New York, an American multinational banking and financial services holding company.
- Aiyengar graduated from Smith College in liberal arts.
- Aiyengar has started her career from American Express.
- She is working in JPMorgan Chase & Co since 15 years and currently as Managing Director, Mergers and Acquisitions.
- Over the past 15 years at JPMorgan, she has worked on around $200 billion worth of transactions.
- She is married for 18 years with no children.
- She finds relaxation through Indian classical dance.
Anshu Jain is the Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank.
- Anshuman Jain also known as (Anshu Jain) born on January 7, 1963 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
- He is an Indian business executive.
- He took over as Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank on June 1, 2012 to succeed Management Board Chairman Josef Ackermann.
- Jain is a member of Deutsche Bank’s Management Board and, as head of the Corporate and Investment Bank since July 2010, was globally responsible for Deutsche Bank’s corporate finance, sales and trading, and transaction banking business.
- In November 2012 he purchased a two bedroom apartment in New York for $7.2 million.
- He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from University of Delhi’s Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi
- He also holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
- He started as an analyst in derivatives research at Kidder, Peabody & Co. where he worked from 1985 to 1988.
- After three years, he joined Merrill Lynch in New York where he founded and led the securities industry’s first dedicated hedge fundcoverage group.
- In 1995, Jain joined Deutsche Bank’s nascent markets business to set up and run a specialist unit focusing on hedge funds and institutional derivative coverage.
- Since 2002, he has been in the Deutsche Bank Group Executive Committee (GEC) and was formerly head of Global Markets and joint head of the Corporate and Investment Bank from 2004
Awards & Achievements:
- Anshu received Risk Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.
- The annual Business Leader Award from NASSCOM.
- He is a 2005 recipient of the American Indian Foundation’s Achievement Award for philanthropy and ongoing involvement in development.
- He won Euromoney Magazine Capital Markets Achievement Award in 2003.
- As of July 25, 2011, he was appointed as CO-CEO of Deutsche Bank.
- Jain lives in London with his wife and two children.
- He is an active supporter of a range of wildlife and environmental conservation charities.
- He is a strict vegetarian.
- He displays an avid interest in photography, cricket and golf.
Dr. Harminder Dua
Dr. Harminder Dua is an Indian-British medical doctor and researcher.
- Dr. Harminder Dua, born in Jalandar, Punjab.
- He is an Indian-British medical doctor and researcher (with MBBS, DO, DO (Lond), MS, MNAMS, FRCS, FRCOphth., FEBO, MD, PhD).
- He is the chair and professor of ophthalmology at University of Nottingham.
- He is the head of the Division of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
- Dua is also the co-editor in chief with Arun Singh, of the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
- He is president of EuCornea, the European society of Cornea and Ocular surface disease specialists.
- He is also president of the EVERf (European Association for Vision and Eye Research Foundation) and past president of the association itself.
- He was elected to the chair of Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis and invited to join as member of the American Ophthalmological Society by thesis.
- In March 2011 he was elected president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK commencing his duties on 25 May 2011.
- He has over 200 research publications, 20 published letters, and 14 book chapters to his credit.
- He completed his Graduation in Medicine from Government Medical College and Hospital,Nagpur.
Discovery of Dua’s layer
- In a 2013 paper, Dua and others at the University of Nottingham reported discovery of a previously unknown layer of the human cornea measuring just 15 micrometres thick between the corneal stroma and Descemet’s membrane.They refer to the reported layer as Dua’s layer.
Nitin Paranjpe is now the President of the Home Care Business of Unilever globally.
- He is now the President of the Home Care Business of Unilever globally.
- Before this global role and promotion, he was the MD and CEO of Hindustan Unilever, before which he served as Executive director of Hindustan Unilever since June 1, 2007.
- He acquired Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering (BE) from College of Engineering, Pune.
- He also acquired an MBA degree in Marketing from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai.
- In his early years in Hindustan Unilever, Paranjpe worked as Area Sales Manager – Detergents.
- After working as a Sales Manager in Hindustan Unilever , he worked as an Product Manager- Detergents.
- In April 1996, he became the Branch Manager – Chennai and in February 1999 he was appointed as a member of the Project Millennium Team.
- During 2001, he was an Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Executive Committee in Unilever London.
- On his return to India in 2002, Paranjpe became the Category Head – Fabric Wash and Regional Brand Director (Asia) for several Laundry and Household Cleaning (HHC) brands.
- In 2004, he became Vice President – Home Care (Laundry & HHC) India.
- He was appointed as the Executive Director for the Home & Personal Care business in March 2006.
- Paranjpe was appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in April 2008.
- He is also an Executive Vice President of Unilever Companies in South Asia.
- Paranjpe is a member of the Shareholders’ / Investors’ Grievance Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Company.