Management

Sourav Mukherjee

Sourav Mukherjee

Founder & President

Sourav is the founder of Netscribes and has been spearheading its strategy and business development activities since its inception in 2000. Set up as a classical start-up with just 5 employees, Netscribes has successfully raised three rounds of private equity capital and now ranks among the top research and market intelligence firms in India...

Sourav Mukherjee

Sourav Mukherjee

Founder & President

Sourav is the founder of Netscribes and has been spearheading its strategy and business development activities since its inception in 2000. Set up as a classical start-up with just 5 employees, Netscribes has successfully raised three rounds of private equity capital and now ranks among the top research and market intelligence firms in India.

Sourav was formerly the Finance Editor of The Economic Times, the world's third largest business and financial daily, and part of India's largest media house—Bennett, Coleman & Co (owners of The Times of India Group and other major brands and properties). During his 10-year stint, Sourav drove finance and industry sector news, carried out strategic initiatives like building in-house databases, structuring and launching new products, and research initiatives. He was also responsible for recruiting and training personnel, and managing large teams of writers, analysts and researchers. Prior to joining The Economic Times, he was involved in business reporting with The ABP Group of Publications—eastern India's largest publishing firm, and teaching English at graduate and post-graduate levels.

Sourav holds a postgraduate degree in English Literature with specialisation in medieval European classics, and is a National Educational Trust qualified university lecturer in English literature.

Gagan Kaul

Gagan Kaul

CEO

Gagan has over 10 years of experience in business research, market intelligence and information services. Prior to his current role, he was the Operations Head for the Mumbai centre, leading project teams for clients from the IT, PE/VC, manufacturing, publishing and healthcare industries. Gagan has also worked extensively on one-off research...

Gagan Kaul

Gagan Kaul

CEO

Gagan has over 10 years of experience in business research, market intelligence and information services. Prior to his current role, he was the Operations Head for the Mumbai centre, leading project teams for clients from the IT, PE/VC, manufacturing, publishing and healthcare industries. Gagan has also worked extensively on one-off research assignments and knowledge management projects. He has a keen interest in internet technologies, and passionately follows the developments in this space. Before joining Netscribes, Gagan was running an IT start-up that he had co-founded on campus.

Gagan has attended IIT Bombay, pursuing a B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering. He is also the recipient of the National Talent Search award from the Government of India.

Andrew Garvin

Andrew Garvin

Vice President (USA)

Andy is responsible for driving the US business development strategy for Netscribes, Inc. Andy was the founder of FIND/SVP, Inc, a leading business intelligence, market research and advisory firm that later merged with Guideline, Inc, which was then acquired in 2007 by Infogroup, and then merged with Opinion Research Corporation. He retired ...

Andrew Garvin

Andrew Garvin

Vice President (USA)

Andy is responsible for driving the US business development strategy for Netscribes, Inc.

Andy was the founder of FIND/SVP, Inc, a leading business intelligence, market research and advisory firm that later merged with Guideline, Inc, which was then acquired in 2007 by Infogroup, and then merged with Opinion Research Corporation. He retired as CEO of the company in 2004, but remained active in a consulting capacity until 2010.

Started by Mr. Garvin with just USD 12,000 in capital, FIND/SVP grew organically and by acquisition to be a USD 50 million publicly-held firm. It served the research needs of more than 1,000 retainer client organizations. The company is known for revolutionizing the concept of quick question-answering through telephone consultations with expert professionals and, later, via the Web. Operating now as ORC International, the firm remains a leading market research company. Mr. Garvin has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Information Industry Association, and remains an active member of the American Management Association, and the American Marketing Association. From 1987 to 1996 he was a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and is now a member of the World Presidents’ Organization (WPO). He has been the moderator of his WPO “Forum” group for several years.

Navin Wadhwani

Navin Wadhwani

SVP - Finance

Navin is responsible for managing funds, corporate finance activities and vendor/employee emoluments negotiation. In the past, Navin served as a Manager (Finance at ACNielsen ORG) Marg Research. While at ACNielsen, he was responsible for managing funds, financial reporting of a Strategic Business Unit and ensuring compliance with Company & I...

Navin Wadhwani

Navin Wadhwani

SVP - Finance

Navin is responsible for managing funds, corporate finance activities and vendor/employee emoluments negotiation. In the past, Navin served as a Manager (Finance at ACNielsen ORG) Marg Research. While at ACNielsen, he was responsible for managing funds, financial reporting of a Strategic Business Unit and ensuring compliance with Company & Income Tax Laws.

Navin received a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Mumbai and is a certified Chartered Accountant.