Srikant Rao is Managing Director of ASAP India a leading women owned multinational business providing comprehensive Talent Management Solutions. He has held various Leadership positions in General Management, Procurement, global sourcing, supply chain management, Business Process Re-engineering, Quality Systems and Strategic change management across various Industry sectors. Srikant is former Accenture Managing Director Procurement, Asia Pacific and has also served as the Chair of WEConnect International Advisory council in India. He is a long standing advocate of women’s socio-economic empowerment and is widely acclaimed for his visionary leadership of supply chain inclusion and diversity. Srikant spearheaded a path breaking cross sectorial initiative with WEConnect International, Accenture and SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association) to build capacity and establish market linkages for underprivileged grass root women producers and former waste pickers to improve their livelihood prospects.