SVKM’s NMIMS Notable Alumni



16 September, 2021

SVKM’s NMIMS Notable Alumni

Avani Davda-CEO of Tata Starbucks

Avani Davda was the primary CEO at Tata Starbucks and 33, the most youthful CEO in the Tata Group. In 2014, she positioned 13 on ‘The Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink’ list in Fortune and Food and Wine. She left the job on 18 December 2015 being supplanted by Sumi Ghosh. Presently, she is the Managing Director of Godrej Nature’s Basket. Davda experienced childhood in Mumbai and holds a four-year college education from the H.R. School of Commerce and Economics and a graduate degree in a business organization from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. Before her height to CEO, she worked at other Tata Group organizations, including Tata Administrative Services, The Indian Hotels Company (also known as Taj Hotels), and Infiniti Retail Ltd.

Aruna Jayanthi – Indian businesswoman

Aruna Jayanthi is an Indian financial specialist and overseeing overseer of Capgemini’s Asia Pacific and Latin America specialty unit. Already, she held jobs as their CEO of Business Services and CEO of Capgemini India. Jayanthi joined Capgemini in 2000 and was essential for the center group that started and set up the company’s seaward abilities in India, in the end heading up their worldwide re-appropriating services. Jayanthi has been director of the leading body of legislative leaders of the National Institute of Technology Calicut since November 2014

John Abhraham – Bollywood Actor

John Abraham (born 17 December 1972) is an Indian film actor, film producer, and former model who appears in Hindi-language films. After modeling for numerous advertisements and companies, he made his film debut with Jism (2003), which earned him the Filmfare Best Debut Award nomination. This was followed by his first commercial success, Dhoom (2004). He received two Filmfare Award nominations, for his negative roles in Dhoom, and Zinda (2006). He later appeared in the major critical success Water (2005). He was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Baabul (2006). Since then, Abraham has starred in many critically and commercially successful films including Garam Masala (2005), Taxi No. 9211 (2006), Dostana (2008), New York (2009), Housefull 2 (2012), Race 2 (2013), Shootout at Wadala (2013), Madras Cafe (2013), Welcome Back (2015), Dishoom (2016), Parmanu (2018), Satyameva Jayate (2018), Batla House (2019) and Mumbai Saga (2021), Satyamev Jayate 2 (2021) thus establishing himself as a commercially successful actor of Hindi cinema.

Abraham produced his first film Vicky Donor in 2012 under his newfound production house, J.A. Entertainment; it was a critical and commercial success and earned him a National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. His second film as a producer was Madras Cafe, which garnered critical acclaim. Beyond his acting career, he is the owner of the Indian Super League football team NorthEast United FC. He has often performed many dangerous stunts in his films. He is also a vegetarian and is a strong advocate for animal rights.

Nitin Rakesh – Chief Executive Officer of Mphasis

Nitin Rakesh, an Indian-American money manager, creator, and giver, is at present the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Mphasis. Before that, Rakesh was Syntel’s CEO and President, just as CEO and Managing Director of Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company Ltd., and as Chief Executive of State Street Syntel Services, a joint endeavor among Syntel and State Street Bank. 

Rakesh experienced childhood in an unassuming community on the edges of New Delhi and was dynamic in sports and games. In secondary school, he was a Quiz ace just as a functioning part of the understudy initiative. He finished his tutoring from Apeejay School, Faridabad, and St. Joseph’s Convent, graduating in 1989. He moved to Delhi to acquire his Bachelor’s certificate in Engineering (Computer Science) from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology. Rakesh finished his Master’s in Management Studies from SVKM’s NMIMS, Mumbai in 1995. He is a former student of Harvard Business School’s CEO Workshop.

Vikas Bahl- Indian film producer 

Vikas Bahl (born 1971) is an Indian film producer, screenwriter, and director, known for his work predominantly in Hindi cinema. He used to produce films under Phantom Films and was the former head of UTV Spot Boy. He has won three National Film Awards and one Filmfare Award.

He is best known for his 2014 film Queen, which won him the Filmfare Award for Best Director, alongside many more accolades. In October 2018, Bahl was accused of sexual harassment by a former employee of Phantom Films. After others made similar accusations, Phantom Films disbanded.

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