Advisory Board


Gary Ang

Member – Advisory Board
Gary Ang
Gary is Head of Retail Banking, 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, China 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, Singapore from 2002-2003. Over the past 17 years, Gary has 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, managing a budget, and other department related issues. He initiated the Business and Entrepreneurship Program at Rutgers Preparatory School. 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 coached soccer and tennis 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 widely travelled and his interest in India and his many visits to this country have qualified him to become involved as technical advisor to the Candor Core Team.

Dr. T Prabhu

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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 served as Director Medical Studies of 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

Member – Advisory Board
Reeth Abraham
A sports and fitness consultant with a 15-year career in athletics (1976-1992), she represented India and Karnataka setting records along the way. She participated in two Asian Games, three Asian Track and Field Championships and two South Asian Games. She won the 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, and the Arjuna Award, 1997 and Karnataka Rajyotsava Award (Highest State Award), 1983.

Mahendra Musuku

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Mahendra Musuku
A Masters in Computer Applications and a successful business strategist and administrator with a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering, 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 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, NJ. 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 PhD 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 both 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 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

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Mohit
Mohit R. Hegde is the Director at Creative Infotech, founded in the year 1995.He is B.E. in Electronics & Communication from SDM College, Dharwad with more than 20 years experience in the field of consultation and training for technology requirement 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 on various curriculum across the globe and has been addressing building Digital capacity in K12 as well as Higher education.The current developments on Educational technology in the global scenario.