Sandeep Simon Behera
Mentor & Honorary Brand Advisor
Sandeep Simon Behera has more than twenty-five years of experience as a senior entrepreneurial executive. He is very passionate about his profession and is dedicated to contributing through performance and leadership. He is an ideation expert in the Media Industry. He has received the Bhaskar Achiever’s Award in 2009 for Print Ideation ‘Aao Gwalior Sawarein’.
A senior professional with expertise at strategic business management, marketing & sales, client advocacy, product development, new product launch & Innovation and business turn around spanning timeshare sales services, media & digital domains across geographies in India. Thought leader & change manager with an analytical bent of mind and exception execution bias. Focussed listener & very strong communication skills, a keen observer of human/organization/market behavior/passionate Innovative driver. He takes immense pride and satisfaction in the teams he has groomed – by guiding, motivating, and training them.
A significant part of his experience lies with India’s leading companies like Sterling Holiday Resorts, Dainik Bhaskar, Zee24Ghante, Prabhat Khabar, Radio Dhoom 104.8 and News18 -Odia news channel.
He has Conceptualized & handled the Media & Brand campaigns of Charitable Celebrity Cricket Match, Barefoot Management of IIM, Ranchi, Think Media Inc, International Auto Shows at Bhubaneswar, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Patna & Dhanbad, Jharkhand Leadership Summit at New Delhi. Sandeep has also attended the Management Development Program on achieving sales excellence by IIM, Indore, and Hi-Impact Leadership Training from Shiv Khera. Sandeep is a science graduate from Utkal University, Odisha. He has completed his Diplomas in Marketing Management, International Business Management from All India Council of Management Studies, Chennai, and PG Diploma in Advertising from IIBMS, Mumbai.
Perhaps even more impressive is his scholastic achievement. Sandeep has written articles for leading English dailies like Hitavada, Central Chronicle, Pioneer, Ranchi Lifestyle Magazine, and Hindi Daily, Dainik Bhaskar on subjects like Tourism, Marketing, and General Career-related issues. He has presented papers on Impact of Timeshare Industry on Global Tourism, University of Queensland, Australia, Maintaining an Ethical workplace at AEPP Conference, at De-Paul University, Chicago, USA, International Colloquium on Business and Management (ICBM 2008) at Bangkok, Responsible Employment Practices in Time of Economic Uncertainty at AEPP Conference-09 at Montreal, University of Quebec Canada.
Sandeep is presently working full time with Karunya Institute of technology and Sciences, Deemed to be University as Director -Branding & Promotions. He is also a Brand advisor for a Christian ministry- Jesus Calls and not-for-profit organization SEESHA. He is actively involved with many forums and organizations in India and Abroad. He is on the board of many start-up organizations as an Honorary Brand Consultant. He specializes in Media Marketing and Branding and Leadership. He is an excellent speaker and is invited as a keynote speaker in various events.
In spite of his professional successes, Sandeep has remained rooted in his values. He is remarkable in his simplicity of conduct and enormity of vision. His outstanding quality is his ability to work hard, undeterred by risks, outcomes, and personal consequences.
Nidhi Robbins Simon
Nidhi Simon has done her MA in English and M.Phil in Phonetics from Ravishankar University, She is the Founder of Brand India & Trustee of Jesus Saves Global Ministry. She is based out of New Delhi and likes Travelling & Building Network for Business growth. Nidhi has been curating innovative events and implementing it with perfection.
She is passionate about organizing Religious festivals to Glorify God. She thinks if God is given the first place in life every other blessing will be added unto one's life. She is blessed with two wonderful daughters Vanshika & Drishti.