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NARENDRA (Niru) SARAWGI

Narendra Sarawgi has 30 years' experience of consulting and business spanning general management, strategy, sales and business development consultancy and entrepreneurship. He has had professional and business relationships with several multi-national companies such as Philips, Whitford, Telstra and renowned Indian corporations like the Tata, Reliance, Rolta, Wipro, Best & Crompton Engineering and Electrosteel Castings among others. He has had several years of dealing with senior executive management of corporations as well as decision-makers in government.

Niru is a member of several professional IT, management and entrepreneurship development organizations and has developed excellent relationships at a senior level. He is one of the Founding Directors in an Indian engineering design services company serving clients in Europe and Asia. He is also on the Board of a renowned plastics industry in India catering to global companies in food processing, pharmaceuticals and confectionery.
 
He is the Founder Director at management & strategy consulting firm Innoversant Solutions Pvt. Ltd (www.innoversant.com), is a consultant at Primera Networks-UK and sits on the Boards of Mphinite Technologies Pvt Ltd and Manjushree Technopack Ltd.
 
He has also held the positions of the Director-India at Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, Virginia, USA and also the Principal Consultant at InvestHK-a Hong Kong Govt organization.
 
Narendra has leveraged business strategy skills and long term relationships with consultants, corporations and government in developing and leveraging complex, high value infrastructure, engineering, technology and business solutions. He has been involved with companies in manufacturing, government, oil, gas and water utilities, defence and educational institutes. Niru has also founded several companies from scratch as an entrepreneur and successfully grown them rapidly. He specializes in and relishes challenging assignments.
 
He is credited with introduction of several innovative solutions to government organizations in the field of water supply, sewerage, information technology, science, telecommunications, agriculture and instrumentation. Narendra has worked on several innovative projects for various State Governments for over 25 years.
 
He has vast experience of working with internationally funded projects for infrastructure and development organizations in India. He is a member of several professional, management and entrepreneurship development organizations and has developed excellent relationships at a senior level.
 
Keenly interested in academics and a firm believer in educational development and reforms, Narendra holds Post Graduate degrees in Management and Commerce, a degree in Law and is an alumni of IIM, Ahmedabad. He has attended Graduate Study Programmes at the United Nations Organization, Geneva and International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France.
 
He is presently based in Bangalore and can be reached at: nks@innoversant.com
 
Sectoral Experience: Water, Energy, Infrastructure, Govt Programs, Development/Funded Projects, Telecommunications, IT, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Manufacturing, Education, Instrumentation, Chemicals.  
 
SIDDHARTH (Sid) SARAWGI
 
Siddharth Sarawgi is a goals-oriented, highly motivated professional experienced in consulting in Business, Innovation and Economic Development. He possesses demonstrable skills in Strategy, Business Growth, FDI Promotion, International Business, Program Management, Product Management, Technology Consulting and Pre-Sales. With a strong technology and business background, he has worked in cross-functional roles showcasing deep insight and excellent leadership skills coupled with a high degree of professionalism and result-orientation.
 
Siddharth is a co-founding Director and Principal Consultant at Innoversant Solutions, a management and strategy consulting firm based in Bangalore, India. He spearheads engagements with both domestic and international clients including private sector, government organizations and public sector organizations. His areas of specialization include innovation consulting and strategy engagements including market research, market entry, business growth, international expansion and globalization, technology adoption and others.
 
He has advised many Indian businesses in their overseas market entry, expansion and growth strategies and plans. Siddharth has also played a consulting and advisory role for several innovative startups, SMEs and large business groups in India. He has a penchant for new and innovative ideas and solutions and is adept at formulating business strategies to promote and market them to businesses, governments, private organizations, consumers and others. He has had successful experience in Social Entrepreneurship sector and has helped organize many public programs/forums on nurturing and growing Social Entrepreneurism across India.
 
He has jointly shouldered the responsibilities of the Director for India at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, Virginia USA and the Principal Consultant for InvestHK, Govt of Hong Kong. In these roles, he has advised, guided and supported the economic development of regions by way of developing and executing innovative strategies of attracting international businesses and creating business linkages between different sectors and thereby catalyzing local economies
 
Siddharth started his career in the technology industry working with several multi-national companies including Oracle. His experiences included leading several R&D, Design, QA, Support, Marketing, Operations team efforts.
 
Siddharth has traveled overseas extensively on client engagements – to Europe, North Americas and Asia Pacific - and has an innate understanding of different business cultures and environments. He has collaborated with and spearheaded large global multi-disciplinary teams of consultants in delivering high-value consulting solutions while working closely with the technical and business decision-makers in client organizations. An extremely strong communicator, he is adept at building lasting business and professional relationships.
 
Siddharth is an active member of The Indus Entrepreneurs, Confederation of Indian Industry, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce, and other industry associations and panels. He is a member of CII's MSME panel, IT Panel and sub-committees for MSME and Innovation.
 
Siddharth holds a degree in Computer Science and Engineering and technical certifications from Sun Microsystems. He also holds a certificate in Advanced Sales Methodology from Winning Inc., US as well as a certificate in Innovation Readiness from IC2 Institute, University of Texas.
 
Siddharth is presently based in Bangalore and can be reached at:sid1@innoversant.com
 
Sectoral Experience: IT, Telecommunications, Entrepreneurship, eCommerce, Education, Social Entrepreneurship, Manufacturing, Instrumentation, Economic Development, Funded/Aided/Development Projects, Water, Consumer Goods, Business Services
 
NISHANT SARAWGI
 
Nishant has always assumed leadership roles in various professional, academic and extra-curricular assignments and has successfully conceptualized, planned and executed diversified projects. He has demonstrated capabilities of shouldering responsibilities single-handedly as well as in a multi-disciplinary & cross-cultural team environment by leveraging his analytical, inter-personal and communication skills. He is capable of identifying opportunities, generating prospects, and facilitating meaningful partnerships. Nishant's long-term career objective is to achieve and contribute significantly in the fields of entrepreneurship, international business, economic development, international relations and cooperation, and youth empowerment.
 
Nishant is currently a Business Consultant at Innoversant Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a Bangalore based management & strategy consulting firm specializing in assisting domestic and foreign organizations in areas of Business Strategy, India and International Market Entry, Investment Attraction, Marketing, Business Development, and other key areas.
 
Prior to his present role, Nishant worked as an Inward Investment Advisor at UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), Bangalore, where his primary role was to provide assistance and hand-holding to Indian companies from diverse sectors to set up operations in the UK. During this stint, Nishant excelled at client servicing, lead generation, corporate calls, account management, networking, mission & visit support activities, event management, and other functional support activities as required by multiple UKTI sector teams. He made tremendous contributions in generating and nurturing investment leads, building a healthy pipeline of investment projects, and creating strong, lasting and rewarding relationships with new and existing UKTI stakeholders.
 
Nishant had earlier worked as the India Program Manager for Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), Virginia, USA and as an Associate Consultant – South & East India for Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), Govt. of Hong Kong SAR, where his role was to help generate FDI from India to the Fairfax County (USA) and Hong Kong regions respectively
 
Nishant has good knowledge of companies and trade associations in India in different sectors like IT, Communications, Advanced Engineering, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Bio-tech, Energy & Environment, Infrastructure, Financial & Professional Services, Defence & Security etc.
 
Nishant had voluntarily headed the strategic partnerships, marketing and fund-raising responsibilities as a Director at National Social Entrepreneurship Forum (NSEF), which has been doing path-breaking work in promoting social entrepreneurship amongst the youth in India.
 
He is the Founder & Mentor of Project Garuda – R.V.C.E. Supermileage, which is an international award winning project of engineering students who develop super fuel-efficient vehicles to create awareness about global issues of oil crisis, energy-efficiency etc. He is also the advisor and pro-bono consultant to many other innovative student projects in India like Project Moksha, Project Samudra, Project Vidyottama etc.
 
Nishant is a member of the global Sandbox community - the foremost global community of extraordinary young achievers below age 30. (www.sandbox-network.com). He was selected as a StartingBloc Fellow for the StartingBloc Institute for Social Innovation held at Los Angeles, USA in February, 2011. (www.startingbloc.org).
 
Nishant has represented India at the United Nations Youth Assembly held at the UN Headquarters in New York in August, 2010, in which global youth leaders met and brainstormed on the UN's Millennium Development Goals. He has also developed and maintained very good relations with some senior UN delegates and top diplomats. Nishant has professional relationships with prominent industry chambers and multipliers such as TiE, CII, IACC, BCIC, NASSCOM, ISA, FICCI etc.
 
Nishant holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore.
 
He can be reached at: nishant@innoversant.com