India Chapter Organizational Chart

April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020 

Past Chairs


Ram Chandnani

Venu Kota

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Provides continuity to the new India Board


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Sathish Rajendren
Knight Frank India Pvt. Ltd.
Arunabh Mukherjee
Synopsys India Pvt. Ltd.

Roles & Responsibilities :
  • Ensures the Chapter operates in alignment with CoreNet Global By Laws, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and its strategy and priorities
  • Serves as the principal spokesperson for the Chapter with all matters as they relate to the Global organization and the general public
  • Develops an operating plan for the Chapter that supports the Global strategy and priorities and enhances CoreNet Global’s brand and profile in India
  • Ensures the Chapter is operating at its optimum level
  • Recruits and develops a leadership team (officers) who are CoreNet Global members and have the required expertise to fulfill the roles and responsibilities. Provides Leadership for that team and puts in place a succession plan for all positions
  • Attends all Chapter Committee meetings and programs / events
  • Serves as the primary face of the chapter at local Chapter events
  • Provides leadership and support for both Officers and staff in achieving membership growth


Chair Elects



Bhavin Thakker
Savills India

Uma Vinay Kumar

 Roles & Responsibilities :
  • Supports Chair in day to day operations of the Chapter
  • Assists in the development of the Chapter’s operating plan
  • Supports the chair with the recruitment of officers who are CoreNet Global members and have the required expertise to fulfill the roles and responsibilities and the succession plan
  • Represents the Chair at all meetings he/she is unable to attend
  • Leads the Chapter and officers to achieve membership growth
  • Looks after the timely execution of the Chapter's Annual Compliance


Kenneth Paul Papabathini
NetApp India Pvt. Ltd.

Roles & Responsibilities :
  • Develops and Manages Chapter budget, under guidance of Chair & Staff
  • Presents a financial statement at Chapter and Board meetings and at other times when requested by the Board or other chapter officers
  • Is the point person to receive financial status Chapter updates from CoreNet Global and also revenues associated with Member / Chapter Dues Sharing
  • Develops a sponsorship plan for the region/events to solicit support from the industry 


Membership Directors

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Tribhuwan Joshi
Laila Khalil
Lowe's Services India Pvt. Ltd.

Roles & Responsibilities :

  • Develops a chapter prospect list
  • Identifies and recruits potential members in the region
  • Promotes advantages of membership at regional events
  • Gets Chapter to support and execute regional recruitment initiatives
  • Collaborates with Global staff on Chapter membership retention initiatives
  • Liaison with CoreNet Global regional and head office staff to ensure alignment
  • Develops and oversees the execution of a regional new member engagement program

Young Leader Director

Soumyajit Pal
The Executive Centre

 Roles & Responsibilities :

  • Identifies potential young leader members
  • Develops programs / sessions geared towards young leader
  • Assist in promoting and executing such events


Events Directors

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Maj. Vijayakannan Subramanian
Morgan Stanley
Pallavi Shrivastava
Cushman & Wakefield
Vikas Chawla
SAP Labs India Pvt Ltd

Roles & Responsibilities :

  • Events Committee is responsible for planning, organizing and executing Chapter Events. Tasks include creating an annual calendar of events, identifying topics, recruiting sponsors and speakers and marketing the event. The term is one year on the committee followed by two years on the board. 

University Relations Director

Prasad HR

Roles & Responsibilities :

  • Identifying, establishing and strengthening relationships with universities in India
  • Raising the awareness about Student membership, identifying ways of engagement through scholarships or internships
  • Promoting the Academic Challenge with Universities and students
  • Set up plan to deliver guest lectures at Universities and introduce Academic speakers at Chapter Events

Membership Committee Member

Vipin Malik
TATA Realty Infrastructure Limited

University Relations Committee Members

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Ranjit Bakshi
Workplace Interiors Pvt Ltd
Sunita Keskar
Red Hat India Private Limited