Alok Bhatia is the Founder of Canvas Infotech Inc.Canvas InfoTech has placed over 1200 consultants all over America. It has become a leading name in the IT consulting Industry in the Bay Area with Consultants working in Giants like Apple, Kaiser, Facebook, Macy’s and many more. The growth curve of Canvas has been exponential thanks to the unsurpassed business and social skills of Alok Bhatia.
Alok graduated in 1996 with a Masters degree in Computer Science from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. Since then, Alok has worked for various companies like Synopsys , Ernst and Young, Excite.com, Epinions.com and Wells Fargo. He was working as a software engineer in most of these firms. Finally, in 2004, he got his break as a Business Analyst and then as a Project Manager in Wells Fargo Bank. In 2006, Alok started Canvas InfoTech Inc., along with working for Wells Fargo. It was in August 2008 that Canvas got its 100th consultant and Alok quit his job with Wells Fargo Bank to run Canvas InfoTech Inc. full time.
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Dee Gill is an Investment Banker. She works with Merrill Lynch Bank. She works closely with her clients to ensure their long-term investment strategies are tailored to meet their personal risk tolerance, investment timelines, and market conditions. Dee finds solutions for her clients whether they are saving for their children’s education, growing their business, or building a legacy for their family.
At the heart of Dee Gill’s philosophy is a passion to build enduring relationships with individuals and families through my commitment to providing outstanding services. Partnering with a team of specialists she assist clients in every aspect of their wealth management.
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Jaspreet Oberoi is the owner of Chaats&Currys, an Indian Restaurant in the heart of Silicon Valley, technology hub in Sunnyvale, California. Jaspreet has her professional background in working with Retail stores like GAP,Chicos and Mervyns. She decided to follow her passion and used her Entrepreneurial skills to open Chaats&Currys in 2011 and today her Restaurant caters to not only parties, lunches but corporates like Yahoo, Apple, Cisco,Intel and many other startups in the area. The main important recipe for Jaspreet’s restaurant’s success is her customer service and a flair to cater to the needs of her customers Food palate.
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Kern D. Singh, Esq. is a Managing Attorney with The Singh Law Firm, P.C. He possesses broad and substantial experience in nearly every area of Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts and Estate Tax Planning. Mr. Singh also practices in the areas of Corporate Law and Plaintiff’s Personal Injury matters. Mr. Singh has become an irreplaceable asset to the individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and large corporations The Singh Law Firm, P.C. represents.
Mr. Singh is regularly invited to seminars designed to educate attorneys, financial planners, individuals, and family’s on Estate Planning, Estate Tax Planning and Wills & Trusts.Mr. Singh’s corporate experience not only includes the organization and maintenance of corporate entities as well as franchises, but also the preparation of a wide variety of complex business contracts. Mr. Singh is well versed in Asset Protection for businesses with high liability activity. He regularly re-structures individual and corporate business holdings to best protect and preserve their wealth. He frequently handles acquisition and merger agreements; shareholder and buy-sell agreements; and real estate investment transactions.
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Shashank Shekhar is the CEO of Arcus Lending, a California mortgage lender. He is a national speaker, an avid blogger and a radio show host. Shashank has been named “Top 40 Under 40 most influential mortgage professionals” in the country for years 2012 and 2013. He has been featured on several national media and has been interviewed by Emmy Award winning Director – Nick Nanton for his TV show “America’s Premier Experts”.
Shashank is the author of widely acclaimed books – “First Time Home Buying 101″ and “Real Estate Unleashed”. He has been featured on Yahoo! News, ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX.
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Smitha Uday, a gold medalist in the Huntsman world senior games in 2012, is a well-known name in the volleyball community of the bay area. She started playing volleyball at a young age in India and won many medals for her state and country. After moving to US she took her passion for the game to the next level by starting coaching for all ages. She also organizes multiple volleyball tournaments every year and her students have won multiple awards over the years. Not only is she teaching volleyball to kids and regular students she has made champions out of older women with absolutely no athletic background. She is an active member of the bay volleyball committee and plays for Industrial Volleyball League. Her patience, spirit and enthusiasm for the game are unparalleled and she has made a difference and enriched the life of hundreds of students. Her dream is to open an academy where she can provide coaching for both indoor and outdoor volleyball and make a difference, especially for women and enhance fitness and fun in their life.
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Sushanta Bhandarkar is a Realtor by profession, an artist by hobby, a designer by inspiration, an environmentalist by choice. And every role she plays has a common purpose – to make a sustainable and meaningful contribution to society.Sushanta’s another contribution towards sustainability is her ecofashionbusiness initiative called ‘Zansus purses’ – It’s an honest and pure rescue, re-use, re-purpose, re-cycle, re-think effort.
Resources otherwise destined for landfill are used to make these useful,functional, beautiful and amazingly hip and earth-friendly handbags,purses, totes, clutches and wristlets. The whole collection is very versatile, functional, modern and eco-forward.
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Yukti Singh is the Founder of “Kismet Konnection”. She founded this company on the basis that people need support in their search for a life partner. She believes that outsourcing is the key to matchmaking to decrease what she calls “burnout” in the matchmaking business. Clients get inundated with profile selection, filtering, meeting and decision making that many clients either miss out on good opportunities or end up making mistakes. By supporting clients in the most important decision of their lives, Kismet Konnection becomes that ideal friend to all singles. With her passion in working with people, Yukti ensures that the services of Kismet Konnection become the foundation upon which all relationships start and continue to flourish.
Yukti is a published author having written 2 novels in the realm ofcomplexities in relationships. “Two Possibilities” and “Diary of a F-O-B” can be found on Amazon.com.
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Dr. Geeta Kadambi is a CEO and founder of Riddhi IP LLC, a Patent Law firm she started in 2010. She hold Ph.D.andhasover 25 years of scientific and patent prosecution experience in the areas of biopharmaceuticals, biochemistry, clinical biochemistry, chemistry, biomedical devices, clean tech and pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Her clients include start ups, mid level companies, multinationals and universities.She is a former Patent Examiner from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and has worked at NASA Ames as a Senior Technologist. She was a Post doctoral fellow at Neonatology division, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA and ARVO/CIBA NEI International Post doctoral fellow at Ophthalmology department, University of Minnesota, MN. She holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Madras, India. She has recently been selected as a board member of Leading Women in Technology (LWT) forum for 2014-2017.
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Adarsh Dattani is an Entrepreneur with over two decades of experience in International Transportation, Logistics and Information Technology. He proudly represents and serve the South Asian community through his established and successful community business, UniRelo. As President of UniRelo, he currently leads a global team of talented staff members that successfully execute over 2500 international relocations each year from all over USA to India. With offices in California, Georgia and New Jersey in the USA and in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and New Delhi in India, UniRelo is the market leader when it comes door-to door relocations between the two countries. Adarsh’s core strength lies in his ability to build a profitable and customer centric business by way of strong business relationships, by developing teams that are motivated to consistently deliver value to clients and by leveraging the latest technologies out there. Founded in 1998 in India and in 2007 in California, UniRelo has maintained an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau for over five consecutive years and has an unprecedented reputation for reliability, service and customer satisfaction. Prior to starting UniReloAdarsh has played influential roles with leading Shipping Companies and Fortune 50 corporations here in the bay area. Aside from UniRelo, Adarsh also owns a fast growing SaaS based IT startup called Netensity here in the Silicon Valley.
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