Prabhu Guptara, Executive Director
Relational Analytics, UK
Prabhu is an authority on the impact of technology on globalisation, on strategy, on knowledge management, on corporate social responsibility, on comparative and cross-cultural ethics, and on management and leadership issues. Widely known as a speaker and broadcaster, he is or has been chairman, director or board member of various companies and organisations.
He is currently the Executive Director of Relational Analytics, UK and also a distinguished Professor of Global Business, Management and Public Policy at William Carey University (Meghalaya, India), publisher of the global magazine The International Indian, and Director of King’s Kurry, the best-known Indian food company in Switzerland.
Born and educated in India, Prabhu spent fifteen years as Executive Director, Organizational Development for Wolfsberg (a subsidiary of UBS). He has also served as a governor of the Polytechnic of Central London and as a member of the Council of the British Institute of Management. He has contributed widely to radio and television in the UK and other countries, and has written for The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times and other publications. He is included in Debrett’s People of Today and in Who’s Who in the World.
Willie Cooper Jr., Sr. Partner
Willie has matriculated through Corporate America with a passion to enable businesses through technology, innovation and the diligence of the core acumen. Currently he is Sr. Partner for a fortune 500 company that focuses on technology, outsourcing, consulting, sales and general management. He is well respected leader in the business/ IT arena. He has got over twenty years of progressive diverse experience in technology, innovation and general management. He has held various respected positions such as Vice President of Service Delivery, Vice President of Information Technology (CIO), Managing Executive Director of Client Management, Director of Information Technology Operations, Product Manager, Senior Manager, Senior Analyst for business powerhouses such as AMDOCS, Unisys, At &T, Bell Atlantic, Intermedia Business internet, DIGEX, Verizon etc.
Willie had started and successfully ran his own company called WILLIG Communications LLC, which specialized in providing quality technology solutions and consulting services. And now is a part owner of an Information Technology Strategic Consulting Company called Kouso Communications and he speaks around the world on technology, consulting, innovation and customer experience.
Willie has received his bachelor of Science (Computer Science) and MBA from John Hopkins University and his currently pursing is PhD in Organization Leadership from Regent University. He also acquired some qualifications from Brooking University, Harvard University and Wharton School of Business in the areas of Leadership Development.
Willie serves on several business and schools boards in Washington D.C. metro area and also finds time to teach part - time at Strayer University in the area of Technology, innovation and leadership. He is active in boys scouts of America, Youth for Music and youth mentoring program.