Board Of Advisors

  • Mukund Dhondge

    Mukund Dhondge

    Mukund is part of the investing team at Nalanda Capital, which focuses on long term investing in small to mid cap listed companies in India. Before joining Nalanda Capital in April 2010, Mukund was an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company in Mumbai.  After joining McKinsey in 2005, Mukund worked primarily in the downstream petroleum and retail sectors in India and ASEAN countries.  Mukund holds an engineering degree from BITS Pilani and an MBA from IIM Lucknow.  From the inception of Hourglass, Mukund has been actively working as an advisor, mentor and guide for the team.

    Yashwant Chaphekar

    Yashwant Chaphekar

    Mr. Chaphekar is a veteran of the Indian aviation industry, with over 50 years of experience. He has vast experience in marketing, sales, administration, and HR. He is a science graduate from Pune University, and holds a diploma in Marketing Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Mumbai. He is also a graduate from Institute of Traffic Administration at Southampton, UK. He has contributed a number of articles in magazines, both nationally and internationally, concerning travel, tourism, and marketing. He served at honorary positions in many international transport organizations, and was a Vice President of the World Council of World Airlines Clubs Association. He was instrumental in submitting a reading and its inclusion as a member before the United Nations. He has also been a faculty member with Bombay University in marketing and tourism.