Authors List

Abhishek Sareen is an MBA in Marketing with over 16 years of experience. He completed his Executive Education from IIM-A in 2016. He started his career as a management consultant focusing in retail & strategy. He has set up businesses like Track&Trail, BrooksBicycles.com at Tube Investments India Ltd. He’s also created brands like Montra, Machcity and worked on re-defining brands like Roadeo. He’s is a passionate cyclist and participated in several endurance competitive events like MTB Himalaya. His interest are psychology, spirituality and chess. He is also an advisor at Shilpa Ahuja Digital Media. He can be contacted at [email protected].

Shilpa Ahuja is the editor of Career Nuts. She has a Masters in Design Studies (MDesS) degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, class of 2011. Shilpa is an entrepreneur and founder of Shilpa Ahuja Digital Media, an online publishing company that includes HowtoGetinto-Harvard.com, a Harvard admissions guide and ShilpaAhuja.com, one of India’s most-read digital fashion magazines. She is also the creator of SlubShop, a trend-based online fashion store, and Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She also has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Chandigarh College of Architecture (B.Arch), class of 2007. She has worked in interior project management for The Park hotels and in graphic design and education technologies for Harvard Law School. Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa enjoys art, creative writing, fashion and travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh. Her work has been published in University of Fashion blog, Jet Airways magazine, Chandigarh Times and Indian Design & Interiors magazine. She is also the author of the book “Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India”.

Dr. Neelu Thapar Koura is a Obstetrician, Gynecologist and General Physician in Moga, Punjab. With an experience of 15 years in these fields, Dr. Neelu Thapar Koura is the Managing Director at Gomti Thapar Hospital, which also houses her fertility and IVF clinic. She did her MBBS from GS Medical College in 1999 and MD – Obstetrics & Gynaecology from Sardar Patel Medical College in 2004. You can find more information about these fertility treatments and Dr. Neelu Test Tube Baby Centre, and contact her by emailing [email protected].

Dr. Dhaval J. Sheth works as a Technical Director with KPMG, Mumbai with 17+ years of experience. Originally from Vadodara, Gujarat, he studied at M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, graduating as the youngest Ph.D. at MSU.

Surjeet Singh is an Analytics professional with 9+ years of experience. Currently working at Wipro, Noida as an Analyst Programmer, he has worked in coding and analysis using SAS, SQL, Python, R & Tableau for 7 years. Surjeet has been working on end to end delivery for clients, coaching & mentoring junior analysts and team management. His responsibilities include co-ordination with various stakeholders like Client Managers, Implementation Managers, Domain Managers and Lead Analysts, requirement analysis, client ownership, work delegation to the team, reviewing the SAS, SQL codes for their accuracy and efficiency and identifying and implementing areas of improvement. He has a B.Sc. in Biotechnology '05 from Amity Institute of Biotech, M.Sc. Biotechnology '07 from University of Delhi and a PGDM (Finance and Marketing) from NIILM CMS, Class of '10. In his free time, Surjeet enjoys reading non fiction. He can be contacted via email and LinkedIn.

Surbhi Gandhi is a nutritionist, fitness instructor and online health coach. She has a M.Sc. in Nutrition And Dietetics from Manav Rachna International University and graduated as a gold medalist in college. Prior to becoming an online health coach, Surbhi worked as a nutritionist & fitness trainer for 2 yrs at Fitness First health club in Gurgaon. She enjoys writing poetry in her free time.

Shaili Guha is a self-taught home-baker from Kolkata. She has a B.Sc. degree from Jadavpur University and a M.Sc. from Manav Rachna International University in Nutrition & Dietetics. Her home bakery Kettle Petal, Kolkata, has a rating of 4.4 in Zomato and her repeat clients include Nestle India Ltd. She started baking as a hobby, which became a passion and finally became her full-time career. She can be contacted by email. Her work is available on Instagram & Facebook.

Rahul Ahuja is a Principal Consultant at Infosys Limited, Chandigarh. He has over 15 years of experience in Telecom, Content and Telematics Billing applications & packages in OSS/BSS domain and process management. He has worked as a business analyst, domain expert and onsite/offshore lead for numerous billing projects related to implementation, testing and support both at offshore locations in India and onsite locations in UK, USA, New Zealand and Singapore. Rahul has been working with Infosys for the last 12 years. He won an award for best managed project for LexisNexis, US, and multiple awards for zero bench top work creator at Infosys. Prior to working in Infosys, Rahul worked for Tech Mahindra for 2 years and Siemens for 1 year. He is also certified as an Oracle BRM Implementation Specialist. Originally from Chandigarh, Rahul has a B.Tech degree in Electronics & Communications from Kurukshetra University and an MBA from Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management. In his free time, he enjoys painting, traveling and spending time with his two kids. He can be reached via email or on LinkedIn.

Tony Z Jia is an astrobiologist working as a Research Scientist at Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Tony has a B.S. in Chemistry and Business, Economics, and Management (2010) from California Institute of Technology. He also has an A.M. in Chemistry Economics (2012), and Ph.D. in Chemistry (2016), both from Harvard University. Originally from Naperville, Illinois, USA, Tony now live and work in Tokyo, Japan  since 2017. He has worked in astrobiology, prebiotic systems, chemistry, self-assembly, and chemical evolution. You can find his publications at his google scholar profile. In his free time, Tony volunteers as an English Teacher and a Worship Band Singer at his church. He also enjoys winning, long walks on the beach, cooking (and eating), and traveling.

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