ANURAG KHANNA, Founder and Chairman & Managing Director, Banknet Group
Anurag Khanna, Founder & CMD of Banknet Group has long working experience in the Indian financial sector both Indian & Foreign Banks. Mr Khanna has led Banknet India from conceptualization to making it a major brand in the banking and IT industry. He also holds the responsibility of Chief Editor for Banknetindia.com.
He has personally guided diversification of Banknet Group into Education (QuestMBA) and Media (Six Sigma Films) . Now he is focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Financial Inclusion Initiatives. He was the inspiration behind Banknet Group's Financial Inclusion Film " Har Ghar Main Ho Khata".
He is now working on creating a forum on Film Finance - COFFI.
He is a mentor at Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE), IIM Ahmedabad. He is member of Information Technology Committee of Indian Merchants' Chambers.
He was associated as faculty for Management Development Programme on Banking of NMIMS Business School. He has also worked with IIM Ahmedabad to sophisticate the use of IT and the application of various intelligent systems in the Indian banking sector.
He was judge of Prepaid Awards India 2012. He judged Eureka! 2010, IIT Bombay’s Business Plan contest, recognized as Asia’s biggest competition in terms of Prizes, Participation and Resources. He was also an advisor and judge for the ZDNet Asia Smart50 Awards, which aimed to recognize the top 50 businesses in Asia, including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India, Thailand, that are using IT to drive business efficiency, expansion and innovation.
His main focus in the banking career has been in the areas of business promotion, corporate banking, credit and international finance. He began his banking career as a probationary officer with the State Bank of India where he gained experience in several aspects of banking and served in various positions including as a branch manager.
Mr. Khanna helped, Fuji Bank set up its first branch in India. Khanna headed Fuji Bank's Corporate Finance in India, which included overseas lending, syndicated cross border deals, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures in coordination with the Singapore and Tokyo offices. As per Euromoney Loanware, Fuji Bank was ranked number one in terms of syndicated cross border transactions in India in 1997.
He has contributed articles in various publications including Journal of Indian Bank Association, Journal of Indian Institute of Bankers (IIBF), Journal of The Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), Intelligent Banker, C|Level Asia, CNETAsia. He was also associated with the Limca Book of World Records. He has contributed as panelist/expert in publications like Chartered Financial Analyst, Business Today, Business-Standard, Express Computers etc.
He has been quoted by Reuters, Economic Times, Times of India and various Television Channels. He has been panelist and speaker at major seminars and conferences,globally. .
Other than banking, finance, BPO & technology, his interests and expertise lie in areas of social media & entertainment industry. He plays and closely follows Golf, Tennis and Cricket.
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Mr Anurag Khanna, Chairman & MD
Bnet India Private Limited
Corporate Office: Juhu Supreme Centre, Juhu Scheme, Mumbai, 400049. India.
Corporate Email: Biz AT banknetindia.com
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About Banknet Group
Banknet Group is a well known brand name and availability of huge resources in terms of collaborations, alliances, networking & research. It has 1,00,000+ professionals as subscribers and a powerful network group comprising MDs, CEOs, Directors,of BFSI & IT industry & senior faculty of B Schools. Banknet is also the #1 organizer of Banking, Financial Services and Technology Conferences in India for more than 7 years. More than 5,000 from 900+ Financial Institutions / Companies from 25 countries had been represented at Banknet Conferences. Six Sigma Films is a production house, which believes in an open & collaborative approach and aims to deliver creative & innovative Cinema and Advertising with the highest integrity and professionalism to achieve global standards. It has an online community of nearly 5,000 media professionals.