Panel of Experts
Lew Roberts is President and Founder of L. Roberts & Associates Inc., a USA based firm that provides a wide range of professional Consulting and Management Development Services aimed at improving Business Performance, with an emphasis in the field of Supply Chain Management. His 20-year career has included working with Ryder, UPS, Menlo, Exel, Owens Corning, Coca-Cola, Georgia-Pacific, SAPPI, Baxter, De Beers, Mercedes Benz, Nissan and many other major firms worldwide.
Lew has been invited to speak at many Conferences and Universities in his chosen field, including the Cleveland State University, University of Toledo, National University of Singapore, Macquarie University and the University of Pretoria. He is also a speaker on the Executive Masters in International Logistics (EMIL) Program conducted by Georgia Tech University in the USA He holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of South Africa
Jaganath Swamy is a member of the Advisory Board at ThinkLink. Jaganath has over 12 years of experience in private equity, corporate finance and strategy consulting with stints in the US, London, Singapore and India. Jaganath co-founded Ananta Capital, a search fund for investing in a buy-and-build platform in the Advanced/Specialty Materials space with a target of $25 Mn in funds. Prior to setting up Ananta, Jaganath worked with Hg Capital (a leading European buyout fund in London with over $2 Bn in AuM), McKinsey and Co. (specialized in corporate finance and PE) and Evalueserve Ltd. (leading the financial services and venture capital advisory vertical). Jaganath has an MBA (Honors) majoring in Finance and Private Equity from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a B. Tech. in Civil Engineering from IIT Delhi. He is an active angle investor and takes a keen interest in the financial services, education and logistics space.
Mr Rajeev Rajadhyaksha is is a member of the Advisory Board at ThinkLink.He is a Seasoned Supply Chain and Logistics Professional. He is the Founder and Managing Director at Aumkar Supply Chain Solutions, a consulting firm that specialises in planning and rolling out Business Strategies for Realty, 3PL and Transport Companies His 35+ years of Professional Experience has involved work experience in all aspects of Supply Chain for diverse industry sectors. In his previous role Rajeev was Managing Director at DHL Lemuir Logistics (previously Exel India) . He was the member of the Asia Pacific Management Board for DHL Exel Supply Chain, which was responsible for driving the business across 17 countries in APAC. Prior to this Rajeev was General Manager at AFL Logistics, he was instrumental in setting up the Logistics business for AFL at a time when there were no other 3 PL players in theIndian market.He completed a Bachelors Degree in Science from St Xavier’s College and LLB from Law Faculty, Delhi University
Lee Hales is the President of Richard Muther & Associates and a recognized authority on Warehousing and Distribution Center planning. During the past 25 years, his assignments have taken him to over 20 Countries. His projects have included design for new construction, rearrangements and methods improvement, and operating cost reduction in a wide range of facilities, from highly automated to conventional. Lee has served a variety of Industries and Clients including leading companies in Food and Beverage, Automotive Components, Electronics, Pharmaceuticals, Industrial Service Parts, and a wide range of Machinery and Transportation Equipment across the globe.
Lee has been a guest lecturer at National University of Singapore, M.I.T., and the Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute .He received B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Kansas and holds an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.