Mr. Shripad Nadkarni is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Maverix. He also serves as Advisor at Sauce.vc. Mr. Nadkarni is also a Co-Founder of MarketGate Consulting and serves as its Director and Chief Executive Officer. He also served as Advisor at InstantInsight. He brings experience spanning over thirty years to help companies achieve superior business results and enhance brand value. He has worked across a multitude of sectors from financial services to automobiles and entertainment to petrochemicals. His breadth of experience prior to consulting covers industries such as healthcare, consumer goods, and food and beverages. He has led sales and marketing teams for over fifteen years and has steered diverse businesses in the course of his career. He was Vice President-Marketing and Business Head for New Beverages at Coca-Cola India for over five years beginning in 2000. His major achievements include achieving market leadership for brand Thumbs-up, Sprite, and Maaza and preference leadership for brand Coca-Cola through the memorable "Thanda Matlab Coca-Cola" campaign. He also led the advertising of core brands for India, Indonesia, Rural China, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Prior to this, he was Vice President-Marketing for the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Business and also headed the Vision Care profit center. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has contributed articles to leading business dailies and magazines. He also serves as an Advisor at Pegasus FinInvest Advisory and Sqrrl.