Business Today Special Hottest Young Executives in India 2014
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Hottest Young Executives 2014
Anup Rau, 40 CEO, Reliance Life Insurance

As CEO of Reliance Life Insurance, the Anil Ambani-owned life insurance venture, Rau's focus is on ensuring a sustainable and profitable growth. The industry is already experiencing pain due to slowdown and regulatory intervention.

Nishant Rao, Country Manager (India), LinkedIn, the world's largest professional networking site, sees change all around him and revels in it.
Seated comfortably in KKRs Indian office in Mumbai, the soft-spoken Akhil Puri is at peace with himself.
He says sports has taught him three things: the first, a higher pain threshold. Second is recovery time. The final, what do you play for?
The Swach initiative gave him the break he was looking for, says Nandy, who still looks up to Tata Sons Director R. Gopalakrishnan as one of his heroes.
Apart from seed-funding, he also guides the teams at his chosen start-ups, though he does not sit on any of their boards.
Early in his career, Nitin Prasad learnt the biggest lesson of his corporate life - there was nothing wrong in making mistakes.
Although just 34, Ferzad Palia, Senior VP, English Entertainment, Viacom 18 is a veteran in the media and entertainment industry with 16 years of experience.
Serious by nature, Amit Mimani is a thorough professional and believes in focusing on substance.