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Col David Devasahayam

Chairman and Patron

With the sole aim of “Poverty Alleviation by Employment Generation” the Radiant Group of companies was founded by its Chairman, Col.David Devasahayam. The group today employs thousands across the country.

Col. David Devasahayam commissioned into the Infantry, Gorkha Rifles. Also a paratrooper and an alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College. In a brilliant career spanning 25 years, he commanded two infantry battalions and an Army Training Centre.

On voluntary retirement, he set up the enormously successful Radiant Group of Companies. It has five verticals in the fields of Cash Management, Guarding Services, Medical Services, Business Solutions and Information Technology Solutions. The Radiant Group has regional offices across the country in all state Capitals and employs thousands of personnel. It also has offices in the USA.

He is the recipient of the National Entrepreneur of the year in the field of Security Services, the Socially Conscious Entrepreneur of the Year and the Udhyog Ratna by the Government of India.

DR. Renuka David

Founder & Co- curator, Wellness Expert

An alumnus of Coimbatore Medical College, Dr Renuka David has had a long, illustrious career as a medical doctor spanning over two decades. She is a medical expert on wellness, preventive healthcare, weight and age management, and has received multiple awards for her contribution to the cause of wellness and preventive healthcare.

Dr. Renuka David is the Managing Director of Wellness and Home Healthcare vertical of the Radiant Group of companies. She was awarded “The Jaguar Woman Achiever Award” in the field of wellness. She has hosted a talk show called ‘Woman talk’ on Chennai live 104.8 FM. She is currently hosting episodes on Inner Wellness called “Wellness Talks” on YouTube addressing, very important and pertinent ‘need of the hour’ social issues relating to physical, mental and social health.

She also founded and spearheaded the first of its kind Wellness Conclave in Chennai conducted over two days in 2015. Eminent speakers including Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhthar, Milkha Singh and Nandita Das addressed the audience comprising young India and HNIs. She has been a motivational speaker at many colleges, corporates and organizations promoting the concept of wellness and preventive healthcare.

Priya Goutham

Convener

Priya Goutham is the CEO of Radiant Global Solutions, responsible for leading the business and making strategic partnerships and decisions related to planning, introducing new concepts, and steering changes.

With experience spanning more than 20+ years that comprised selling at the C-Level in the US and Asian markets, Priya’s specialties include providing strategic focus in Sales and Marketing, creating partnerships and leading teams.

Priya is an alumna of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Kiruba Shankar

Curator

Kiruba Shankar is CEO of Business Blogging & founder Director of F5ive Technologies. He has 20 years of work experience in Internet space and helps craft digital strategies for large firms. He has worked with leading brands such as British Council, Dominos Pizza, Murugappa Group, Mahindra Group, Sterling Holidays, Larsen & Toubro and The Hindu Newspaper Group.

He has authored five books and has been a technology columnist for newspapers such as Business Standard, Financial Express and The New Indian Express.

Kiruba has been teaching for 16 years and is a Professor of Digital Marketing. He has taught at leading B-Schools. He is a professional speaker and has delivered over 500 talks at conferences and corporate events.

In the weekends, Kiruba heads to his village where he passionately pursues organic farming in his 12-acre farm.