They say attitude separates the great. It clearly reflects in the case of Mr. Rakesh Malhotra. He is an entrepreneur par excellence and has a robust ardour for brilliant ideas. Blessed with an entrepreneurial acumen and lazer-sharp focus, Rakesh Malhotra’s this very attitude brought him to the doors of entrepreneurship followed by best exposure of the industry.
Starting his innings with Luminous Power Technologies, he coined the success mantra for the company. As the flagship product of the brand, Luminous Power Technologies caught the attention of Schneider Electric and soon the process of handing over an established market leader started and the stage was set for change of hands. Charting on to many paths, his driving force still remains the innovative spirit to add something extra to his products backed by extraordinary services. He also set up an India-centric VC fund with an anchor investment of USD 30 million, apart from Telecom, Water, Renewable Energy and logistics. No wonder, Rakesh Malhotra is the silent spectator, an active participator and a prolific mentor to many other entrepreneurs.
Co-founder & Chairman
Turning a bright idea into a successful business requires one to envision it happen and believe in its possibility. One of the main forces behind Luminous Power Technologies is Navneet Kapoor, who joined Rakesh Malhotra right after completing his engineering degree. Since then, he has been one the main pillars of the SAR Group and a hallmark of a true entrepreneur.
He strongly believes a successful business thrives when outstanding service is coupled with industry expertise and innovation. Navneeet Kapoor has witnessed roaring success in his career spanning over two decades, wherein his areas of expertise include procurement, supply chain, production and project management.
Gurpreet Bhatia is an impeccable example of someone who has garnered massive success and created a unique career trajectory. He is a dynamic leader with a formidable experience of over 25 years in B2B & B2C channels coupled with global experience in marketing, sales and strategy. Armed with a heavy-duty portfolio of successful operations in large, multicultural and cross functional teams, he has been instrumental in establishing some renowned national and International brands.
During his tenure with companies like Castrol India, Shell India and Bharat Petroleum, he gained vast expertise in setting new businesses, P&L Accountability, International Marketing, Brand & Channel Management, Business Development, Relationship Management and Business Operations.
Alankar Mittal believes leadership is not about a title or a designation. It is about impact, influence and inspiration. Extremely committed and iron-willed, this dynamic leader has been associated with some of the leading brands like Vintron Informatics Ltd., Microtek International Pvt. Ltd., Kobian Singapore Pte Ltd. (MNC), Luminous Power Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
With over massive 17 years of experience and industry knowledge of Sales, Marketing, Channel & After-sales Service Management, Alankar Mittal’s ensures the company continues to earn a momentous stature in the energy solutions space. His expertise include IT hardware, Power Back Up Solutions, Diesel Gensets, Home Electricals, Water Purifiers, Mobile Devices and Mobile Accessories.
Truly admired for his firm decisions and even deeper dedication, Atul Jalota has held various important portfolios while chartering the rungs of the corporate ladder. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Atul Jalota has earlier worked with leading Indian business houses and a multi-national investment bank, before being a part of the fast- growing SAR Group.
He has over 20 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and Operations. One of his biggest professional achievements is that he co-founded a software product company in the Telecom Billing Domain, which later grew to over 500 people and generated revenue of USD 30 Million within 10 years of its inception.
Paresh is a business leader having more than 27 years of experience in Business development, Project Management, Strategic Alliance, General Management and Human Resources Management. He is part of SAR Group for more than 26 years. He is currently working as Director & CEO of SAR Group's Cleantech venture Livgreen Cleantech Pvt. Ltd. Additionally he is Group Head- HR & CSR of SAR Group. He is a graduate in Mathematics and hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering. People Development being his passion, he spends time in coaching people. He is a “Certified Success Life Coach” by Certified Coaches Alliance, BS, Canada and “Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach”.