First Executive Vice President
Vasant Subramanyan, is a serial entrepreneur, and has promoted a number of businesses which have been providing services to healthcare, and corporate entities in the USA – under the brand Last Peak.
He has been a consultant in the Info Tech space to technology ventures in the US which have seen the convergence of platforms in data, voice and picture capture.
He was an international corporate compliance & financial administration consultant former multinational, F200 consultant on cross-border trade, statutory compliance and mergers and acquisitions.
Head of Nirdhan Development and Microfinance, a Section 25 Company – registered under the Indian Companies Act 1956 – which is a “Non Profit Company” with a mission to alleviate poverty by providing training, assistance and support to impoverished and Below Poverty Line Women and Slum Dwellers so as to enable the bringing about of a change to their economic status and assist them to be financially self-sufficient Nirdhan works in the very poorest of Districts in West Bengal, Vasant’s home state.
Education: Degree holder ! Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Law.
He served as President of TiE – Kolkata – a Not for Profit organization, which advocates, promotes and evangelizes entrepreneurship as an alternative to employment – local chapter of TiE Silicon Valley. TiE was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region. There are currently more than 11,000 members and over 2,500 charter members in 55 chapters across 12 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community. TiE’s focus is on generating and nurturing next generation of entrepreneurs.
He has served as the Regional President of the Indo American Chamber of Commerce Eastern Region – India’s ONLY Bilateral INDO-US Chamber of commerce. He currently sits on the National Executive Committee body of the IACC.
Management Committee Member – Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce Eastern Region – Kolkata.
Hobbies: War Strategy, F1 Technology, Green / Clean Tech, Computers and Connected devices. Mentoring and evangelizing Entrepreneurship to School and College Students. Mentoring startups, assisting in building business plans, and business strategy.
Second Executive Vice President
Dr. Lalit Bhasin, Managing Partner, Bhasin & Co., Advocates
• In Law Practice since 1962 – over 54 years
• Former Chairman, Film Certification Appellate Tribunal of India
• President, Society of Indian Law Firms
• President, The Bar Association of India
• Past President, Inter Pacific Bar Association
• Executive Vice President, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce
• Honorary Life Member, International Bar Association
• Chairman, CIArb (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators), India Chapter
• Chairman, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry Committee on Corporate Affairs
• Former Chairman, Services Export Promotion Council
• Chairman, CII National Committee on Dispute Resolution
• Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
• Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Awarded Doctor of Laws (LL. D.) Honoris Causa by Jaipur University in 2013
He was awarded Honorary Membership of the IBA in Melbourne in 1994 for outstanding service to the legal profession.
He was awarded the Plaque of Honour by the Prime Minister of India in 2002 for outstanding contribution to the Rule of Law.
In 2007, the President of India presented the National Law Day Award to Lalit Bhasin for "Outstanding Contribution to the Development of the Legal Profession in India and for his deep involvement and engagement in the maintenance of the highest standards at the Bar".
Lalit Bhasin started his law practice in 1962 and has developed Bhasin & Co. as one of the largest law Firms in North India. His areas of specialization include Aviation, Employment & Labour Laws, Corporate Law (Formation of Joint Venture Companies, Foreign Collaborations, Amalgamations, Mergers, Acquisitions, Disinvestment); Laws relating to Information Technology; Contract and Conveyancing; Sports Law; Entertainment & Media Laws; Constitutional Law; Banking and Finance; Consumer Protection Laws; Disputes relating to Foreign Investment e.g. Shareholders Agreements,
Collaboration Agreements, Agency and Distribution Agreements, Technology Transfer Agreements and Dispute Resolution Practice.
Dr Lalit Bhasin has been elected as the President of the Bar Association of India on 11th September, 2016 in New Delhi