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Managing Director, Bull Machines Private Limited, Coimbatore

Parthiban is a passionate entrepreneur who founded, Bull Machines in the year 2004. Today his company produces world class construction equipment manufacturer while also being India’s No 1 Tractor attachment manufacturer. He oversees more than 1000 employees in his two world class manufacturing facilities, selling to more than 30,000 customers world-wide.

Vikram Mohan

Managing Director, Pricol Limited, Coimbatore

Vikram Mohan is nothing short of a Serial Entrepreneur. Even before he took over Pricol in 2010, he had been venturing into various businesses as diverse as travel & tourism, Bio-fertilizers, paper & packaging, besides rail & Defence equipment’s. He also founded a chain of Boutique hotels named Dvara. A very passionate hands-on entrepreneur runs Pricol – a 45 year old Rs 1500 cr, 5000+ employee, auto ancillary company having factories in 8 countries serving customers in more than 45 countries.

Rajeev Mecheri

Managing Director, Mecheri Smart Capital Private Limited, Chennai

Rajeev is a first generation entrepreneur and Angel investor in technology start-ups. He along with his brother built one of India’s largest Security, Safety & Building Automation companies, which was acquired by Siemens. Subsequently, they are focusing their efforts on technology businesses for the Building & Transportation verticals, with a presence in Australia, India, Ireland, Singapore and USA.

Rajeev is an alumnus of Loyola College and University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He is an Executive Committee member of The Chennai Angels, Charter Member of TiE. He is the Founder President of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) in Chennai, former Regional Chair of Young Presidents’ Organization in South Asia and is also the Honorary Consul of Ireland in Tamil Nadu.

B Soundarajan

Founder & Chairman, Suguna Poultry Farm Limited, Coimbatore

Mr. Soundarajan along with his brother foresaw the potential in Poultry industry and started Suguna poultry. Today Suguna is India’s No 1 in the Broiler Industry and is listed in the Top 10 Poultry farms in the world. With a completely professionalized the business Suguna today has a revenue Rs 8000 + cr per annum, with exceptional supply chain management with over 30,000 farmers. Suguna also exports packaged Chicken to more than 15 countries worldwide.

K Ramaswamy

Founder & Chairman, Roots Group of Companies, Coimbatore

Mr. Ramaswamy, with a Master's degree in Automobile Engineering from Lincoln Technical Institute, USA, founded ROOTS INDUSTRIES in 1970 for the manufacture of automobile horns. Roots is India's biggest and world's 10'th largest horn manufacturer with factories in Russia, Iran and Malaysia and supplying Auto components to a number of international companies, including Harley Davidson & Ducati.

A unique Radiator Coolant Recovery System, developed by Roots, is today a standard equipment in almost all vehicles manufactured by the advanced countries.

Mr. Ramaswamy has also promoted seven group companies manufacturing a range of products from Aluminum Die castings and Cleaning Machines to Electric Vechicles and auto products. His diversified interests cover education and nature therapy.