Praveen Nayyar is the proud husband of Sarita Nayyar, whom he met in graduate school in Ahmedabad, and the proud father of a son, Kunal, (no, not the one in Big Bang Theory; no relation) and a daughter, Meghan. He is also Associate Professor at the Stern School of Business, New York University. Dr. Nayyar teaches operations, strategy and service management. He consults and conducts executive development courses on strategy and services. And, he mentors a vast number of his students through the rigors of graduate and undergraduate studies.
Dr. Nayyar’s research focuses on service businesses, competitive and corporate strategy, customer service, organization design, and technology strategy. His work has appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, and Academy of Management Review. He is the co-editor of two leading-edge books: Technological Innovation: Oversights and Foresights, and Creating Value in Financial Services.
Ajay Banga is president and chief executive officer of Mastercard and a member of its board of directors. Mr. Banga is a member of President Obama's Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. He is chairman of the U.S.-India Business Council and a member of the U.S.-India CEO Forum. He is a fellow of the Foreign Policy Association and was awarded the Foreign Policy Association Medal in 2012. Mr. Banga serves on the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable, and is vice chair of the Financial Services Roundtable as well as the Business Council. He is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Economic Club of New York.
Rashmy Chatterjee currently has business responsibility for IBM’s Security Systems Division for North America. She has been with IBM for 17 years in Sales, Marketing and Strategy roles primarily in IBM’s Growth Markets Unit, spanning Asia, Latin America, CEE and MEA. She moved to New York in 2011 to manage the integration of Q1Labs, a Security Intelligence solutions company acquired by IBM, and to be part of the newly formed IBM Security Systems Division.
Mr. Nikhil Deogun is the Senior Vice President and Editor in Chief, Business News, overseeing Business Day content, coverage and production. Deogun joined CNBC in 2010 as Managing Editor, Business News.
Deogun joined CNBC from "The Wall Street Journal," where he was the Deputy Managing Editor, a position he has held since July 2008. Deogun oversaw all financial coverage for the news organization and directed the Journal's international network of bureaus and correspondents. Prior to this, Deogun was editor of the Money & Investing section, where he oversaw coverage of Wall Street, banking, hedge funds, private equity, mutual funds, financial markets, investing and personal finance. From March 2004, Deogun was Deputy Chief of the Journal's Washington bureau. In this role, he focused on overseeing business and regulatory coverage in addition to shepherding investigative projects. Deogun joined "The Wall Street Journal" as a reporter in Atlanta in 1994 and moved to the New York bureau in June 1999 where he covered mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance for the paper's Money & Investing section.
Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer for Scotiabank since 2008, Sarabjit (Sabi) Marwah is responsible for the Bank's corporate financial and administrative functions, and is actively involved in developing the Bank's strategic plans and priorities.
Sabi joined Scotiabank in Toronto as a financial analyst in the Bank's Finance Division in 1979. Over the years, he held successively more senior positions within the Finance Department, including Deputy Comptroller, Senior Vice President and Comptroller, and Executive Vice President. He was appointed CFO in 1998 and Senior Executive Vice President & CFO in 2002. During his tenure in Finance, he was also responsible for several functions outside the Finance Division, and was actively involved in many of the Bank's strategic decisions, including acquisitions both in Canada and internationally. He became Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer in 2005.