Gautam Mahajan, internationally acclaimed expert in value creation, strategy, general management and globalization is president of Customer Value Foundation, founder editor of the Journal of Creating Value. He chairs the Global Conferences on Creating Value and mentors the Creating Value Alliance. His books include Value Dominant Logic, Value Imperative, Value Creation, Creating Customer Value Can Make You a Great Executive, and more. He is also a featured international speaker. Clients included Alcoa, GE, State Farm Insurance, Wisconsin Energies, Sun Australia, Sealed Air, Tatas, Godrej, Birlas, ITC and more. He ran businesses for a Fortune 50 company and his inventions included bases for PET and other bottles and noise prevention kits for machinery.
Walter Vieira pioneered marketing consulting in India in 1975, when he started Marketing Advisory Services, after a 14 year successful stint in the corporate world, starting as management trainee and ending as marketing head for India, Bangladesh/Sri Lanka. He is author of 16 books on management/marketing; prolific business journalist; visiting professor at business schools in Asia, USA and Europe; speaker at world summits on marketing and consulting; former chairman, world apex body of management consultants ICMCI. He now heads some NGOs, Consumer Education and Research Society and others.