John has rich experience in leadership of organizations in the field of people development, skills training and career coaching. As CEO of Connexions and BXL Services of U.K, he has achieved significant success in enabling work readiness and career growth for people of all ages. John began his career as a telecom engineer and has held leadership roles in sales and business management at British Telecom, AT&T and Cable and Wireless in U.K. and worldwide. He has worked in business development and creating alliances with companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Accenture and HP.
John participates in various community projects as Chair of the University of First Age, U.K, Trustee of Birmingham Wheels, Trustee for a Birmingham Independent School and Board member of the U.K. National employment pilot 'Fair Cities'.
Sam is a finance professional with over 20 years diverse global experience leading teams at major corporations in the US. Most recently, Sam was worldwide finance leader for process excellence at Johnson & Johnson consumer companies. Sam has also led cross functional groups at PepsiCo US and Schering Plough US, driving revenue growth, operational excellence and new business development.
Sam has expertise in business strategy, planning, process re-engineering, business development, sales and marketing analysis and project management. Sam is a Chartered Accountant from India and holds an MBA from Wake Forest University USA.
Reetasri has rich experience in human resource development and community outreach. Reetasri earned her MPhil degree in Comparative Social Research from Oxford University, UK and went on to work on a project at the London School of Economics on children’s participation in the workforce. She has had over 10 years corporate human resource experience with diverse roles at Johnson & Johnson USA. She also holds a certificate in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University USA.
Reetasri has served on the Board of United Way of Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA and was a core member of a non-profit cultural organization for children in Princeton, USA.
Sunanda is an established business leader and has 22 years of rich business experience both in B2B and B2C environments. His various assignments covered the areas of finance, sales, business development, corporate turnarounds, general management and leadership.
Most recently, Sunanda was Managing Director, India and South Asia for Cable and Wireless, where he led the company to significant growth and operational success over a span of 12 years. Sunanda has also held positions at ACC Ltd., ACC Nihon Castings, and Essar Steel.
Sunanda takes strong interest in the areas of education for the underprivileged. Alongside his individual contributions, he is also associated with Christel House India as a Director.
The Company is supported by highly experienced management team and advisory panel of Industry leaders.