Prof. Anand Jagadeesan
Prof. Anand Jagadeesan, an academician in the field of management science and a management consultant by professional practice. He has over 25 years of experience in diversified sectors such as Oil &Gas, Media, Banking, Information Technology, Non Banking Financial Services, Higher Education and Social Service. Presently he is associated as a Partner of Cyprium Advisors LLP, Chennai Consulting Group and a member of the advisory board of V-Excel Educational Trust.
Giri is a seasoned software technologist by profession and has more than two decades experience in business. In his professional career, Giri has played key leadership roles with companies like Bank of America, GE, Accenture etc.
Giri is a special parent and lives in chennai with his family.
Ms. Anuradha Mahesh
Ms. Anuradha Mahesh is a chartered accountant and cost accountant with a masters in commerce and has worked with the Big 4 Audit firms in India and abroad. She is a well known advocate of the special needs cause and has served as a trustee with a chennai based special school from 2006 to 2019. From 2016-19, she took the additional responsibility of a director with the same institution. In those 13 years, Anuradha has played a crucial role in streamlining accounts and processes, improving the quality of special education and therapies by bringing in well experienced and qualified professionals, instrumental in expanding the donor network and creating a lot of visibility for the cause. She is the recipient of many awards for her exemplary work in the field of special needs education like Champion of Chennai, Lady Sivabogam Award, NGO Leadership award, Women’s Economic Forum to name a few.
Anuradha feels that true empowerment of people with special needs can happen only when the community as a whole can come together and work towards uplifting each other.