Management Team

Soumo Ganguly

  • Versatile, entrepreneurial executive with 14+ years of international experience in business development and marketing, finance, fund raising, organization building, and general management
  • Combines very strong leadership, inter-personal and communication abilities with business writing and presentation skills and well networked within the investment, private equity and legal community, and within the automotive, entertainment, media and communication industries
  • Was executive director and part of the founding team of Cinema Capital Venture Fund, India's first SEBI-approved fund for the entertainment industry
  • Was Chief Executive Officer, Moving Picture Company (India) Limited, a listed film and television company in India from 2005-2006
  • Currently Founder & Chairman of Moxie Group
  • With offices in Mumbai and Kolkata, Moxie is among eastern India's pre-eminent independent film production and distribution companies with extensive relationships with International and Indian film studios
  • Moxie has produced and distributed the following films:
    The Bong Connection (Eng / Bengali; 2007), My Bollywood Bride (Eng / Hindi; 2007), Via Darjeeling (Hindi; 2008), Brake Fail (Bengali; 2009), 033 (Bengali; March 2010), Shukno Lanka (Bengali; July 2010), Tsotsi (African; February 2011), BBD (Hindi; release planned for August 2011)

  • Mehool Parekh

  • Lead investor in India's first indigenous film completion bond company with track record of financing and bonding mainstream films
  • Has been financial and investment advisor to private equity investors and key Board member in several leading companies in India and overseas
  • Notable among these are Clear Channel India and Kantilal Chaganlal (KayCee Securities)
  • Has been a co-founder and managing partner of the investment advisor of the EIndia Venture Fund/Infinity Fund II, an affiliate of Advent International, since 2001 which has made investments in cross border technology and BPO companies and has successfully liquidated these investments at high multiples
  • Prior to that he was Country Advisor, View India Enterprises L.P., a fund raised from US investors by the Boston based VIEW Group that focused on investing in Indo-US cross border and technology ventures
  • Prior to joining the VIEW Group, he was President of a privately-held investment company where he had principal responsibility for the management of a multi-million fund dedicated to investing in Indian equities
  • Between 1991 and 1995, he was the head of research and data operations for India's first on-line information vendor where he was the head of a group of 200 people who set up from scratch an extensive database on over 6,000 companies listed on the Indian stock exchanges
  • Has been a speaker on private equity/venture capital at various professional seminars and has served on the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute of India

  • C. Vasan

  • Mr. C. Vasan is a film director and producer. An Engineering graduate by qualification, ventured into the industry in 1986 by starting a production company, called Perfect Cine Arts
  • Had successfully produced four films under his own Company
  • In 1990 he promoted Thirai Gangai Films Private Limited which was rechristened as TGF Media Systems limited in 1992; and he is considered among the foremost distributor of films in South India
  • Under the umbrella of TGF he directed and produced many more successful films over the years
  • Also begin to produce TV serials in year 1994 and fetched slot in Sun TV and was adjudged the best serial in that year and won a number of laurels for the artistes and technicians
  • Started marketing of serials and distribution of films by setting up a new team and infrastructure under Eduexel

  • Chetan Shah,
    Financial Controller

  • Chetan Shah, a Chartered Accountant with background in retail and entertainment businesses, brings with him a wealth of experience in handling film production finances, cash flow management, project planning, statutory compliance, banker and shareholder relationship managementin addition to deep exposure to financial analysis and system development. He has over seventeen years of financial expertise behind him. He has managed consortiums of leading nationalized banks, handled stock audits and Direct Tax Laws and Rules and other necessary returns as per different laws applicable to Indian as well as foreign companies working in India. His vast experience in manufacturing, retail and entertainment industry will be invaluable in his position as a Financial Controller.