The “40 Under 40” campaign revealed some of the standout talent in the Indian alternative investments industry across different verticals like fund management, advisory, operations, compliance, consulting, technology, marketing, product design and fund raising.
The campaign was a huge success with more than 150 nominations received during the campaign. An illustrious Jury decided on the final list of 40 winners who were felicitated during the 6th Indian Alternative Investments Summit on January 26, 2019 in Mumbai.
This campaign was presented by Edelweiss Asset Services.
The eminent jury members of the campaign were
- Nishith Desai, Founder & Managing Partner, Nishith Desai Associates
- M. Thenmozhi, Director, National Institute of Securities Markets
- Nitin Jain, CEO- Global Wealth & Asset Management, Edelweiss
- Siddharth Shah, Partner, Khaitan & Company
- Aditya Gadge, Founder & CEO, AIWMI and Founder & Principal Advisor, IAAIF
Speaking to the media after the event, Aditya Gadge said, " AIWMI's 40 Under 40 list identifies the best and the brightest stake holders of the alternate assets sector. The 2019 list is very dynamic and includes people from a range of products & services. Our top 40 these year are people who have built something different or are doing things differently.Second year in a row we have come across 150+ profiles and its heartening to see such rich and widely spread-out talent pool."
Another jury member, Nitin Jain said, "Funnelling out these 40 winners from a wide array of distinguished and deserving young leaders in the ecosystem, was truly an exhilarating experience. After a lot of deliberations, we finally arrived at the winners; but I truly believe that contributions by each one of the nominees have been remarkable and they have really done some inspiring work."
Congratulating the winners Aditya Gadge said, “Heartiest Congratulations to all the Winners and thank you everyone for being a part of this important initiative. The phenomenal response to this campaign makes us at AIWMI more committed to our efforts towards enhancing professionals’ standards in the Indian alternative investments sector”.
A list of the lucky winners of 40 Under 40 campaign are as below: