PASSION MEETS PROFESSIONALISM
An avid basketball player, referee and coach,Vinod has been associated with basketball since his childhood and represented Maharashtra at the under-13, 16 and 18 levels before proceeding to the US for higher education. He completed his Business Administration course and returned to manage his family business. Vinod is also referred to as the “Voice of Indian Basketball” as he has vast experience in basketball commentary for Doordarshan, and has hosted and organised various sporting events across the country, including the prestigious Ramu Memorial Basketball Tournament, Savio Cup and the Mahindra NBA Challenge. He is closely associated with the Maharashtra State Basketball Association and the Basketball Federation of India.
Reshma holds a degree in Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and has worked with Sony Entertainment in Marketing. She is the busy co-owner of a chain of salons in Mumbai but makes time to run a Chess Academy in partnership with the South Mumbai Chess Academy (SMCA). Reshma plays tennis, squash and badminton and is full of thoughts for the future of sports in India..
Shweta holds a degree in Management from Mumbai University and carries over 10 years of experience in Human Resources. She has worked in blue chip corporations such as Kotak Mahindra Bank, Infosys, and is now the HR Head in a leading Shipping Company. She has rich experience in setting up systems and processes and contributes her time and experience in making Elevate a professionally managed people’s organisation.
Krishnan (Govind) Muthukumar:
Krishnan has a degree in Management from SP Jain Institute of Management & Research and is an ardent thinker on sports. He has represented the Mumbai district in basketball and football. After managing the family business as Director for over 10 years, he started his own venture in real estate in 2006. Krishnan is currently the Vice President of the Maharashtra State Basketball Association and the Secretary of the Indian Gymkhana Ltd, an 80 year old club located in Matunga which is considered by many to be the Mecca of basketball in Mumbai.
With Over 26 years’ of experience with well-known organisations in the Travel Industry and developing products with abilities in managing the spectrum of tasks ranging from conceptualisation to deployment and customer relationship management, Mohan has demonstrated competencies in Quality Analysis with focus on assisting management in taking operational level decisions. He also has expertise in managing activities concerning planning, procurement and installation of Infrastructure along with the distinction of overseeing projects for establishing state of the art infrastructure. As a basketball player and coach, Mohan has represented the Mumbai Central district team on several occasions and it’s a true synergy where passion meets professionalism. Mohan oversees the entire operation of the firm and also monitors the training and development of the coaching staff.