Advisory Board


Gary Ang

Member – Advisory Board
Gary Ang
Gary Ang is Head of retail banking at ANZ Bank (China) Company Limited. He is also a member of the company’s Executive Committee, Risk Management Committee, Assets and Liabilities Committee, and Information and Technology Management Committee since 2010.

Gary was appointed financial services sector advisor for Central China Economic Development by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences from 2007-2009; committee member for the Standards Productivity and Innovation Board; industry skills for banking industry, Singapore, in 2004; executive council member for S-League Woodlands Wellington Football Club, Singapore, in 2003; management committee member for Singapore Police Association for National Servicemen from 2002-2003. Over the past 17 years, Gary has acquired diverse experience across Singapore and China in the banking sector and has held various senior positions in several areas of consumer banking including regional management office, strategy, wealth management, training and development, internet banking, marketing, customer service, financial planning, and banking sales.

Gary has a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) degree from the University of London. He is currently based in Shanghai.

Jalaj Desai

Member – Advisory Board
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Jalaj Desai has over 15 years of teaching experience in private schools in the US. He is the Head of the Mathematics Department and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at Rutgers Preparatory School. He is responsible for teacher evaluations, curriculum development, faculty recruitment, student placements, budget management, and other departmental tasks. He initiated the Business and Entrepreneurship Program at the school where the students are given opportunities to meet with successful entrepreneurs and to get hands on experience in creating business plans, producing executive summaries and launching their businesses while they are in high school. He has coached soccer and tennis teams for nine years. He was also an adjunct professor at Montclair State University. He has completed his Master of Educational Leadership, Master of Computer Science and Bachelor of Engineering.

Don Jorgensen

Member – Advisory Board
Don Jorgensen
Don Jorgensen is a resident of Pennsylvania and is a graduate in electrical engineering. He is a business and development manager with an IT company in the US and consultant to Lucent Technologies, a Pennsylvania-based company, and DOW Chemicals. He is well-travelled and his interest in India accompanied with many visits to the country have qualified him to become a technical advisor to the Candor Core Team.

Dr. T. Prabhu

Member – Advisory Board
Dr. T Prabhu
Dr. T. Prabhu, an MD and FICP, from the UK, is the Former Director of Sagar Apollo Hospitals. Prior to this, he has served as Director of Medical Studies, Dayanand Sagar Institutions; Director Diagnostic Services, Sagar Apollo Hospitals; Dean of AIMS, Mandya, Karnataka; Principal of Bangalore Medical College, and Principal of Karnataka Medical College. He has over 35 years of teaching experience, and has served as a guide to many doctoral students. He has authored many papers and is a life member of various scientific bodies such as IMA, IAPM, AMI, IAMM, and SBTI.

Reeth Abraham

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Reeth Abraham
Reeth Abraham is a sports and fitness consultant with a 15-year career in athletics (1976-1992), representing India and Karnataka and setting records along the way. She participated in two Asian Games, three Asian Track and Field Championships, and two South Asian Games. She won a national championship just 10 months after the birth of her child becoming the first Indian mother to break a record at the National and the South Asian Games. She is also the first Asian mother to win a medal in an individual event. Her many national and international Gold Medals include 16 Gold and 11 Silver medals at the National Championships, the Arjuna Award in 1997 and Karnataka Rajyotsava Award (Highest State Award) in 1983.

Mahendra Musuku

Member – Advisory Board
Mahendra Musuku
Mahendra Musuku is a successful business strategist and administrator with a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering and a Masters in Computer Applications. He has over 15 years of experience in software development, marketing, operations, and management in hi-tech companies. He is on the board of several for-profit and non-profit organizations and is passionate about serving the community. He is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Monmouth University, New Jersey. He believes in using technology for the upliftment of society.

Dr. Niren Kodali

Member – Advisory Board
Niren Kodali
Dr. Niren Kodali has over 15 years of experience in teaching at the graduate and doctoral levels in various fields of Information Technology. Dr. Kodali holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science specializing in Information Security. He is currently the Dean at the School of Computer Information Systems, Stratford University, and a Professor at George Mason University. Dr. Kodali is a member of ACM, IEEE, IFIP, and SACMAT. He is also involved with NAFSA, AACRAO, AEA and AAUP as a contributor, evaluator and subject matter expert. He is also on the board of, and serves as a referee for, several peer-reviewed conferences and journals, in the United States and other countries. In addition to being widely published in the fields of Information Security, Multimedia and Surveillance in national and international journals and conferences, he leads seminars at various government and public sector organisations in the Washington DC metro area. He is actively involved with local and national bodies dealing with international student advising, educational credential evaluation, retention and other cross-cultural needs.

Dr. Mohit R. Hegde

Member – Advisory Board
Mohit
Mohit R. Hegde is the Director at Creative Infotech, founded in the year 1995. He has B.E. in Electronics & Communication from SDM College, Dharwad, and has more than 20 years of experience in the field of consultation and training for technology requirements in Business & Education. Under his leadership Creative Infotech has been recognised by Apple Inc. as Apple Solution Expert for Education in the year 2008 and recently it has been awarded Apple Authorised Training Centre at Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka. He has profound knowledge of various curriculums across the globe and has been addressing building Digital capacity in K12, as well as in Higher education.

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