Board Of Directors

Mr. Suresh G. Bharwani

CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR

Suresh G. Bharwani or SGB as he is known among his peers is a visionary in his own rights. Founder and pioneer of leading Computer Hardware and Networking Institute, a public limited company with a dominating presence in Indian Computer and Training Market. He has successfully transformed an old-fashioned brick and mortar company into a dynamic, result oriented and zero debt IT education monolith. He did this by empowering his team and being hands on with entire chain of operations. His more than 75 franchisees believe in his ethos of “collaborate and grow”. His “Smartlab Plus” methodology is a synthesis of such efforts and has been bearing rich dividends to Jetking as well as 7 lakh students all over the country in 25 years. His mantra “Smartrain” makes this process fun, faster and easier and helps the manager become more productive. He has applied this mantra of powering productivity to more than 10 thousand professionals successfully. To keep himself serene and calm in this age of quick changes, he regularly practises “Smartyog” which is a confluence of meditation, asanas and equanimity.

Mr. Nandu G. Bharwani

JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CFO

Nandu G. Bharwani has been a strong pillar of Jetking, lending his keen inter-personal skills and business acumen for the expansion and growth of the company. He has been associated with the business since the early 1970s when Jetking was known as Navbharat Radio Agencies and was a leader in transistors. He was instrumental in expanding and supporting a vast network of more than 3,000 retail outlets across India. As Founder of Jetking Infotrain limited, he once again led the way in 1991 and pioneered franchising in Computer Hardware & Networking Training Institutes.

Nandu Bharwani or NGB as he is popularly known is spiritually inclined and highly active. He continues to play an active role till date and heads the Accounts and Finance departments at Jetking. Credit for streamlining the company’s processes goes to him. In the year 2009 Tax Law Educare Society acknowledged his efforts and honoured him with an Excellence Award. His focus and optimism helped him ensure Jetking is a zero debt IT Company.

Mr. Surjit Banga

Independent Director

Mr. Banga did his graduation from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi in 1961 and B.Lib.Sc from Rajasthan University in 1962. He had an illustrious career, retiring as a Top Executive, with State Bank of India lasting over a period of 37 years from 1964 to 2001. During his stint with S.B.I, he handled such important assignments as Chief Regional Manager, Jabalpur (M.P.) and Jaipur( Rajasthan). He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Banks' Paris (France) operations and in that capacity also acted as representative for West and North Africa. He was elected to represent South Asia Pacific Banks on the Group of Foreign Banks advising the French Banking Association. Before his retirement in 2001, he held the office of Chief General Manager (Management Audit) and later as Managing Director S.B.I Factors & Commercial Services (Pvt.) Ltd. He was also inducted as a Fellow Member of the All India Management Association New Delhi in 2000. He was awarded as the Best Chairman of Committee of the Bombay Management Association in 2001.
He is a Life Member of the Indian Institute of Public Administration, All India Business Council and Consumer Guidance Society of India.

Presently Mr. Banga is an Independent Director on two listed Companies, Independent Director &Trustee of a Mutual Fund and Independent Director on two Private Limited Companies.

Mr. Mehul Kuwadia

Independent Director

Mehul Kuwadia is Chief Executive at Grey Cells HRD, Training and placement consultancy. He comes with 30+ years’ of experience in the field of Human Resource Development. He has worked at general management levels for interlink, QSS-lazor, Lupin, Ion Exchange and for Jetking. It will be of interest to know that Mr. Kuwadia started his career as a management trainee with Jetking, way back in 1985, and today he is member of the board in the same company, as Independent Director. He is well known executive coach and is also known for conducting skill building and behavioural programs. He regularly conducts In-house training programs, on various topics of managerial effectiveness and executive development, for many of the top 500 companies. He has personally trained over 25 thousand managers & executives through 1000+ programs in 200+ companies.

He has to his credit being the first and only one in the country to have conceived and conducted topic based Train- The- Trainer workshops/skill shops. Till date he has trained 1500+ trainers to conduct programs on 11 topics. He has also trained 1000+ trainers through the basic TTT workshops. He is considered as India’s No.1 Trainer’s trainer.

Mr. Manoj Mandavgane

Independent Director

Manoj Mandavgane (54 Years) is a Post Graduate in Human Resources from Mumbai University with over 30 Years of Industry Experience. He started his career with Greaves Foseco, followed by TATA's ,SM Dyechem & Matrix Telecommunications.

In February, 2000 he joined ICICI Infotech (3i Infotech) as Global HR Head. He became MD & CEO 3i Infotech  Consultancy Services Ltd in 2008.

In 2010 he started Bloom Systems Pvt Ltd an HR Outsourcing Company, Bloom Systems specializes in Contract Staffing, Training, Recruitment & Outplacements catering to BFSI, Information Technology, Telecom & Consulting Companies.  Bloom Systems at present has 10,0000 employees on its rolls.

Manoj is associated with various Educational Institutions as well as Startups on advisory position.

He stays in Mumbai along with his wife, a Chartered Accountant and Son a Doctor.

Mrs. Swati Bhatt

Independent Director

Swati Bhatt holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing and HR from the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management and has years of experience in Marketing and Training. From the corporate world of Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance and Godrej & Boyce, she has made a smooth transition to the education sector. A qualified Instructional Designer, she has an impressive background as an independent Learning and Development consultant.

Swati is a founder Director of The Learning Curve Edutech Pvt. Ltd., a Preschool and Day Care Company. The Learning Curve is emerging as India’s fastest growing preschool chain, with international teaching methods and curricula to ensure the right kind of development for the little ones. The Learning Curve has won awards as best childcare center from INDIA TODAY, Education Today and Education World.