VCCircle Bengaluru Investment Summit, now in its 5th edition, to be held on June 19, Bengaluru, will host a special session on how to create the best team for a company, across functions, that create a foundation to build high quality large enterprises in a competitive environment.

The session moderated by Manish Sabharwal (CEO, TeamLease Services) will shed key insights with panelists such as Dr. N Krishna Reddy (CEO, CARE Hospitals Group), Sujan Sinha (MD, Shriram Housing Finance) and Beas Dev Ralhan (CEO, Next Education India).

Manish Sabharwal is currently the Chairman and co-founder of Teamlease Services, India’s largest staffing and training firm. The firm now has 250 training centers and over 75,000 employees in 770 cities/ towns across India. Earlier he co-founded India Life, an HR outsourcing company in 1996 that was acquired by Hewitt associates in 2002. Consequently he was Managing Director of Hewitt Outsourcing (Asia) in Singapore.

Dr. N. Krishna Reddy, CEO, CARE Hospitals Group co-founded the Care Hospitals in 1997, which has grown rapidly from 100-bed strength, single hospital, single specialty entity to more than 1500-bed strength, 12-hospitals, 6-states, and multispecialty within a short span of 10 years. He is currently Managing Director, Andhra Cardiology Associates (ACA), which has the largest team of 50 Cardiologists managing Cardiology services in various Care Hospitals; Director & CEO at Care Hospitals since 2006; Member, Board of Directors, Care Foundation.

Sujan Sinha, MD, Shriram Housing Finance Ltd has spent more than 30 years in various banks and financial institutions, after joining SBI as a Probationary Officer in 1981. Prior to joining the Shriram Group, he was one of the important members of the core retail team of Axis Bank (erstwhile UTI Bank), setting up and heading the retail lending business of the bank, including the retail mortgage business, for more than 7 years.

Beas Dev Rahlan, CEO, Next Education India Pvt. Ltd has been an entrepreneur (co-curricular activities focused firm - FreshPixel Labs), Investment Manager (Onicle), Technology Leader (Head of Research - Technology , PartyGaming) , Consultant (Technical Architect , Infosys - Retail, Distribution and CPG practice) and Programmer (PartyGaming,, Retort, Tata Infotech Limited).

VCCircle Bengaluru Investment Summit will bring together top CEOs and entrepreneurs from all southern Indian states, as well as large institutional investors, on one platform to discuss and debate the paths to build large and highly successful businesses today. Click here for more details. Below is the updated agenda.


8:00am - 8:55am

Tea & Registration

8:55am - 9:00am

Introduction Note

Sahad P.V. - Editor & Publisher, VCCircle

9:00am - 10:00am

Fireside Chat: Growing From An SME To A 500 Cr Enterprise: Key Ingredients For Scaling-up & Transformation

Ullas Kamath - Joint MD, Jyothy Laboratories Ltd.

Rajen Padukone - CEO, Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.

Sandeep Singhal - Co-founder & MD, WestBridge Capital (Moderator)

10:00am – 10:30am

Fireside Chat: The ‘How’ & ‘Why’ of Innovation for Indian Businesses

Chetan Maini - Founder, Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd

Shrija Agrawal - Associate Editor, VCCircle (Interviewer)

10:30am - 11:00am

Tea & Networking

11:00am – 11:45am

Panel: How Do You Create The Best Team For Your Company?

Sujan Sinha - MD & CEO, Shriram Housing Finance Ltd.

Dr. N Krishna Reddy - CEO, CARE Hospitals Group

Beas Dev Ralhan – CEO, Next Education India Pvt. Ltd

Manish Sabharwal - CEO, TeamLease Services Pvt. Ltd. (Moderator)

11:45am - 12:30pm

Panel: Private Equity For Companies; Building Promoter-Investor Partnerships; Negotiations; Corporate Governance

Udai Dhawan - MD, Standard Chartered Private Equity

Heramb R Hajarnavis - Director, Private Equity, KKR India

Sunil Nalavadi - CFO, VRL Logistics Ltd.

Kaushik Guha Thakurta - Director, Resurgent India

Udai Dhawan - MD, Standard Chartered Private Equity ( moderator)

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Session: Brand Capital

Sudhir Kamath - Director, Brand Capital

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Lunch & Networking

1:15pm - 1:45pm

VCCircle Lounge

A special session where 10 handpicked companies will get to meet and pitch to India’s top private equity investors in a separate enclosure, on a one-to-one basis. Click here to fill the application form. For any query, contact Kanika at / 0120-4171111

2:00pm - 5:15pm

Parallel Sector Focus Tracks

Each sector focus track will map the latest in the sector with regards to innovation, scaling up, opportunities, challenges and funding.

2:00pm - 2:40pm

Sector Panel: Real Estate

M Murali - MD, Shriram Properties Pvt. Ltd

Ravindra Pai - MD, Century Real Estate Holdings Pvt. Ltd

Amar Merani - CEO, Xander Finance Pvt. Ltd (Moderator)

2:40pm - 3:20pm

Sector Panel: Consumer Brands & Businesses

Rahul Bhalchandra - CEO, R&R Salons Pvt. Ltd

Nischal Puri - MD, Brandis Manufacturing and Marketing Pvt Ltd

Nikhil Sen - MD, Unibic Biscuits India Pvt. Ltd

Nikhil Khattau - MD, Mayfield Advisors Pvt. Ltd (Moderator)

3:20pm – 3:40pm

Tea & Networking

3:40pm – 4:20pm

Sector Panel: Infrastructure, Manufacturing & Engineering

Sanjith S Shetty - MD, Soham Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd.

Nikhil Kumar - MD, TD Power Systems Ltd.

Gaurav Khungar - MD, O3 Capital (Moderator)

4:20pm – 5:00pm

Sector Panel: Healthcare Services

Suresh Soni - Chairman & CEO, Nova Medical Centers Pvt. Ltd.

K. Chandrasekhar - CEO, Forus Health Pvt. Ltd

Vikram Vuppala - Founder & CEO, Nephroplus

Manish Makharia - ED-Investments, TVS Capital Funds Limited

Hari Buggana - MD, Evolvence India Life Sciences Fund (Moderator)

5:00pm - 5:40pm

Sector Panel: Internet & Technology

Phanindra Sama - Founder & CEO,

Vinay Gupta – Co-Founder & CEO, Flightraja Travels Pvt. Ltd.

5:40pm – 5:45pm

Concluding Remarks

5:45pm Onwards

VCCircle Unwind

An informal networking cocktails session with South India's top investors, entrepreneurs and investment banks

To register for the conference or for any query, contact Kanika at or call 0120-4171111

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