Mr. KV Kumar is the Chairman of KMF Investment Group, LLC., and Managing Partner at Star, McLaughlin, Kumar & Ackerman, LLC.
KV Kumar is the epitome of volunteerism. He has served as a volunteer for about 150,000 hours or more than 17 years of volunteer work. He has served tirelessly and continue to serve the entrepreneurs and small businesses through connectivity, mentorship and special events, people with brain injury, women’s rights, youth advancement, service to the community organizations and individuals in need of help.
Mr. Appen Menon, Esq. is a corporate attorney and a partner at Condon & Forsyth LLP, a law firm based in New York. He has been practicing corporate and banking laws for over 28 years. He has been actively associated with organizations that promote trade and commerce between United States and India. Appen Menon was an advisory member of the US Trade Mission organized by the US Department of Commerce in 2007. Previously, he was a Director and General Counsel of US Indian American Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he is associated with a number of for-profit and non-profit corporations. He advices various corporations and banks on legal matters.
Mr. Falcao is an accomplished executive with over twenty years of experience in the telecom industry. Glenn is a prior venture partner with Bessemer Venture Partners, bringing top-tier private equity experience to the Venturepreneur team. As a Venture Partner of Venturepreneur Partners, Glenn focuses on creating and identifying investments in the communications sector.
He was most recently the Executive Vice President at Corvis Corporation, where he was a member of the executive team that took the company public raising over one billion dollars and achieving a market capitalization of over thirty billion dollars. Corvis’ IPO was one of the most successful in the telecom sector in 2000.
Narasimhulu Neelagaru, MD(known widely as "Dr.Neel") is an eminent physician and successful Indian American banker, businessman and philanthropist. Known as a pillar of multiple Georgia communities, he is recognized for innovating finance and partnering with community members, especially for populations often disadvantaged by common lending institutions.
Dr. Neelagaru is the Founding Chairman and owner of one of the most successful banks in the country, Quantum National bank of Georgia. At the end of 2020, Quantum Bank boasts $640 million in assets and is ranked as the fourth most profitable bank among 4,619 U.S. banks in the $100 million to $3 billion asset category. Dr. Neelagaru and his family trust own 99.9%.
Kumar Allady Executive Vice President & COO, Executive Board
Kumar Allady is an Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO. Smart-Infrastructure Group is comprised of RADISE International, a geotechnical engineering and materials testing services firm; Smart Structures, a sensor-based IoT (Internet of Things) firm; AFT, Applied Foundation Testing a deep foundation specialty testing firm. Smart- Infrastructure Group Employs 130+ people and has 7 locations in the state of Florida, 1 location in North Carolina, Texas, Hawaii and Hyderabad (INDIA).
Keth Ditthavong, Esq. Director, Executive Board & General Counsel
Mr. Keth Ditthavong concentrates his practice in patent preparation and prosecution as well as patent counseling. He has drafted hundreds of patent applications for domestic and foreign companies. Mr. Ditthavong has spoken on numerous panels on patent law and practice. He was formerly with the firms of Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., and McDermott, Will & Emery.
Mr. Ditthavong worked as a Senior Systems Engineer in the area of voice and data communications with the Bell Atlantic Corporation (now Verizon), and as a Senior Member of Technical Staff with the MITRE Corporation.
Sudhir M. Parikh, M.D., is one of the most honored Indian Americans. Topping the honors is the 2010 Padma Shri conferred by the President of India, Prathibha Patil. With this award, Dr. Parikh has become the only Indian American to receive all three of the most prestigious awards – The Ellis Island Medal of Honor, the PravasiBharatiyaSamman and the Padma Shri. In March 2012, recognizing his philanthropic contributions, Dr. Parikh has been nominated as Knight of the Ecumenical Hospitaller Order of St. John Knights of Malta. He is the recipent of the 2006 PravasiBharatiyaSamman, bestowed on non-resident Indians by the Indian government. The U.S. Congress recognized this honor with a mention in the Congressional Record. He’s also a recipient of the 2005 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, the highest civilian honor for U.S. immigrants, for a lifetime of community service. In 2002, he received the National Excellence Award from former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao at the annual meeting of the Indian American Friendship Council (IAFC) in Washington, D.C. Dr. Parikh was appointed member of the National Leadership Advisory Committee of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans in 1999 by the Chairman of the India Caucus, U.S Congressman Gary Ackerman (D) of New York. He was a Member of American Media Delegation that accompaniedPresident Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on their visit to India in November 2010.
Anil K. Agarwal Director, Executive Board & Chairman, IAICC India
Mr. Agarwal has been the President of ASSOCHAM - The National Apex Chamber of Commerce and Industry in India. He has been Chairman of International Affairs Committee of ASSOCHAM for many years and also a Member of Special Executive Committee meeting.
Mr. Agarwal has, in the past, also served as the Chairman of Joint Business Councils of FICCI for : India – South Korea, India – Russia, India – Philippines, India – UAE, India – Oman, India – Iraq, India – Iran, India – Jordan etc.
Kenneth A. Cutshaw, Esq. Director, Executive Board & Co-Chairman, IAICC-PAC
Mr. Kenneth Cutshaw is an accomplished globalist assuming career leadership assignments in business, law, hospitality, academia and government. Cutshaw has functioned in leadership positions from the C-suite to the Boardroom to Operations to unit level Management. Cutshaw has served as CEO/ President of companies in several industries including global legal markets and restaurant groups. He serves on the Board of a global technology group doing business in 50 countries. He was a partner of a law firm for more than a decade where his practice focused on international transactions. He taught business and law courses at four universities over two decades.
Dr. Annapurna Bhat Member, Executive Board
Executive Board Coordinator & Acting Chair, Women in Business & Leadership.
Dr. Annapurna Bhat. M.D., known as Anu Bhat is a physician with super specialty in Rheumatology. She is a graduate of KMC, Manipal India, with Internal medicine from Downstate Med NY and Rheumatology fellowship from Emory University, Atlanta GA, practicing in Stockbridge, GA. She was awarded Top Georgia Rheumatologist in 2018.
Dr. Anu Bhat has been involved in multitude charitable organizations as donor, sponsor of causes impacting education, women, orphans, and abused children and women, in addition to promoting cultural activities. Some examples of organizations that she has contributed in Atlanta, include Heaven house, A Friends house Inc, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Clayton State University, Kennesaw state University, The Raksha Foundation. Ekal Vidyalaya, Habitat for humanity, AIM for Seva, Nrupathunga Kannada Koota , Arts Clayton, Hands of Hope , Good Shepherd clinic and others. Her contributions to multiple cultural and charitable activities in GA, FL and India, have positively impacted and influenced lives and hopes of thousands of people. She received numerous awards including Shakti Award,2019.
Former Chairman, ICE Futures (U.S.)
and New York Board of Trade
Principal, HonorVerus Research, LLC.
Risk Manager, Royal Coffee New York, Inc.
Mr. Frederick W. Schoenhut is a principal at HonorVerus Research, LLC a
Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA). He is also the Risk Manager for Royal Coffee
New York, Inc. Fred with his brother James founded Royal, a specialty coffee
importer, in 1995. In September 1980, Mr. Schoenhut formed Copia Trading Co.,
Ltd., a coffee futures execution firm on the Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange
(CSCE) trading floor.
Mr. Kinesh doshi is the founding CEO of Accion labs, an innovation-focused technology services firm headquartered in Pittsburgh PA.
Accion was the fastest growing company out of Pittsburgh for 5 years in a row, has 2500+ employees and 20+ offices across US, Canada, UK, Singapore, India, Middle East and Malaysia. Accion recently raised over $100m backing from TA associates, a large PE fund out of Boston & London.
Chirag Purushotam is the CEO of JR Group of Companies, Bengaluru, India.
JR Group was Founded by Mr. Jayaram Reddy. The company grew and flourished extensively under his son Dr. K.J. Purushotam who emerged as a leading businessman in India, well known for his success in business, philanthropy and contributions to society. Dr. Purushotham Reddy is the recipient of several prestigious awards. Chirag is the son of Dr. K.J. Purushotam Reddy.
Gurdeep Kaur Chawla is a successful entrepreneur based in the heart of Silicon Valley, USA, with a track record of over 28 years, working in the field of public diplomacy and the corporate world, involved with articulating messages of the Heads of State in different languages. She has had the unique honor of working with 7 Prime Ministers of India, 3 Presidents of the US, and 2 Prime Ministers of Canada. She is widely traveled across the globe, working at international forums such as the UN, WHO, World Bank, G20 Summit, G-7 Summit, the Conference on Climate Change, the ASEAN, and the US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue.