POOL Magazine announces India’s Best Design Studio 2015 Jury Panel.
Subrata Bhowmick – Ahmedabad
One of India’s most lauded designers with over 55 prestigious national and international awards (18 of them being the President of India award) in Graphics, Advertising, Photography and Book Design. His other areas of specialization are Textiles (Printing, Weaving), Fashion Design, Environmental Design, Product Design, Exhibition Design, Interior Design and Publication Design (The Pioneer).
Managing Director of Bajaj Finserv, India’s leading and most diversified NBFC. Engineer from University of Pune, Sanjiv holds Masters Degree from University of Warwick and MBA from Harvard. He was nominated as Business Today’s Top CEO of 2005 and EY Entrepreneur of the year 2014.
Jos Oberdorf – Hague
Partner at DENKSTOF architecture and planning, Owner NPK Design, also professor at the Delft Technical University.
Anaezi Modu – New York
Anaezi Modu is founder and CEO of REBRAND™, the world’s leading source for case studies and strategies on effective brand transformations. REBRAND has been featured in books and such publications as The Wall Street Journal, CNNMoney, FastCompany, and Yahoo! Finance. The REBRAND 100® Global Awards, juried by an esteemed panel of international design and business leaders, is the highest recognition for brand rebuilding and redesign in business. Past award recipients include Deutsch Post DHL, Nike Golf, Audi, Fiji Airways, PRASA, Unilever, Bajaj Auto, Commercial Bank of Qatar, Cancer Research UK, and Hyatt Hotels.Anaezi continues to further learning that integrates design and business to achieve organizational goals. She accomplishes this via programs and ventures she initiates, writings, presentations, classes taught at Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Executive Education Program, Rhode Island School of Design, and through her various professional organizations and board positions.
Anaezi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Urban Planning from Princeton University, and a Master of Architecture and Design from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, incorporating studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Aman Nath – Delhi
Indian writer, hotelier, and architectural restorer. He is the co-founder and co-chairman of Neemrana Hotels and credited for pioneering heritage hotels movement in India.
Prof. Anil Sinha – Ahmedabad
Head Faculty Development Program and Chairman Knowledge Management Centre, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad (India).
Prasoon Pandey – Mumbai
Renowned Indian director of advertising films. Founder, Director Corcoise Films, Mumbai.
Shradha Sharma – Bangalore
Founder and Chief Editor of YourStory. Armed with degrees from St. Stephens College, Delhi and MICA, Ahmedabad, prior to founding YourStory Shradha worked with Times of India and CNBC TV18. In 2015, she was selected in the list of 500 LinkedIn Influencers across the world. Also in 2015 (March) Sharma received the L’Oreal Paris Femina Award for Online Influence.
Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunstall – Melbourne
Associate Professor, Design Anthropology at Swinburne University of Technology.
Muqeem Khan – Hollywood
First Pakistani Visual effect artist who started working in the Hollywood film industry in 1996. Muqeem Khan’s motion picture credits with Walt Disney and Square USA are Deep Rising, George of the Jungle, Flubber, Armageddon and Final Fantasy.
Dr. Albert Inyoung Choi – Seoul
Founder and president of United Designs Alliance (UDA), Director of the Design Research & Education Lab (DREL), an Honorable Professor at Shanghai Normal University (SHNU) in China, and professor of Brand Design at Hanyang University in Korea.
Adil Darukhanawala – Pune
Editor-in-chief, ZigWheels, India’s leading automotive magazine.
Prof. MP Ranjan – Ahmedabad
Ex Faculty of Design. Heads NID Centre for Bamboo Initiatives, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad (India).
Shriya Nagi – Pune
Director Content & Design, POOL Magazine. Senior Graphic Designer, INDI Design, Pune.
Sudhir Sharma – Pune
Founder of INDI Design, India and Chief Editor of the POOL Magazine (for Design, Innovation and Art).
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