Babu Nair (Group Publisher)
Babu is the founding publisher of Banking Frontiers. He founded Glocal Infomart along with Manoj Agrawal. An MBA from Mumbai University, specializing in marketing management, he began his career in Indian Express group's Express Computer in 1993. He spent over 8 years with the group and has been part of the team that created the highly successful B2B Business Publications Division of the group.
He left the group to set up Glocal Infomart.
He is one of the few professionals with a combined understanding of Banking, Technology, Events and Media and has conceptualized several innovative platforms for these domains like content creation and information dissemination, roundtable discussions, web forums and awards functions.
Besides Banking Frontiers, he has been instrumental in conceptualizing Customer Research Frontiers, another focused magazine from Glocal Infomart.
He has been an active Rotarian, a Paul Harris Fellow and currently on the IT advisory committee of Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce.
Cell Phone No. 98673-19407
Manoj Agrawal (Group Editor)
Manoj Agrawal had done his B.E. Computer Science from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and his M.S. Computer Science from Florida State University.He launched Glocal Infomart in February 2002 along with his colleague Babu Nair.
He started his career in software development and went on to become IT head of Lintas advertising and Contract Advertising in Mumbai.
Next he spent one year in IT consulting.
After that he shifted to media, starting off as Features Editor with Express Computer magazine, where he focused on important topics like ERP and Information Security.
His next assigment was as Executive Editor of ERP Journal and then Editor of Digital Age magazine.
Now he has launched a new publication: Customer Research Frontiers.
He has successfully conceptualized and produced around 100 events for banks, insurers and NBFCs on various topics such as risk, compliance, payment systems, core banking, e-security, online marketing, analytics, etc. He is an expert moderator.
Cell phone No- 9867366111
N Mohan (Editor)
A student of English language and literature, he is a career journalist having begun his innings in the national news agency Press Trust of India. He held a senior position in the news agency before taking up a key editorial assignment with the Indian edition of CIO. He has also been a research editor for a US based information research company.
He brings with him years of editorial and content development experience.
He is a keen follower of the developments in the information technology domain and now the use of technology in the banking and financial services sector.
Cell Phone No. 93228-95820
Ravi Govilkar (Vice President - Alliance at Banking Frontiers)
Did his Graduation in Science (Physics) from University of Mumbai and started his career in Sales in Research industry. Moving through various roles in sales he has held a position of country head for a software company for 5 years in early 2000. He has taken up a position of VP – Alliance in Banking Frontiers since mid 2010.
Alliances between the IT and BFSI is the primary role which has some interesting concepts like Brand development, strategic consulting, including business plan & sales strategy and operations.
People and result oriented professional with over 20 years of experience in Sales, SBU Head, Client interaction and servicing, Team & Account management, Exec level recruitment, Talent acquisition, alliances, operations and Business development.
He is responsible for overall profitability of operations and accountable for strategic and optimal utilization and deployment of available resources to achieve organizational objectives.
An organized, precise, “focused on details” person. His approach towards life and learning is logical, stepwise and emphasizes on being functional and pragmatic. He has unique ability to see what needs doing and to get it done.
Cell Phone No. 90044-46029