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Board of Directors

Sumeeta Kohli

Chairperson, Panorama India

Sumeeta Kohli is the Chairperson of Panorama India. She has over 20 years’ experience in strategy, marketing and events management spanning across several industries. 

She has worked in companies such as Ingram Micro, Rogers Communications, BlackBerry and several others. For the last 6+ years Sumeeta has owned and managed her independent consulting company named Glocal Marketing.  Glocal Marketing serves clients across North America, Europe and Asia.

Sumeeta has worked with several nonprofit organizations in the community and most proudly actively serves on the board of Panorama India as the Co-chair for the organization. She has been a member with Panorama India board since 2016.   In addition Sumeeta serves as a Director to the Board of Governance for the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation also known as Destination Ontario. 

Sanjay Agarwal

Vice-Chair, Sponsorship and Vendor Management

Sanjay Agarwal is the Vice-Chair, Sponsorship and Vendor Management

 

Janak Bhawnani

Vice-Chair, Finance & Sponsorship

Janak Bhawnani is a hospitality professional since 1982 and currently the multi-brand Regional Director for Eastons Hotels. He is also a Part time professor in Humber College. Janak has been an active member/Director with the Greater Toronto Hotel Association and member of the ICCC (Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce). Janak is also actively involved within the community, especially with the Red Door shelter & Langar Seva.

Sumit Ahuja

Executive Director, Festival

Sumit Ahuja is the Executive Director Festivals of Panorama India.

Vaidehi Bhagat

Executive Director, Community Relations and Sponsorship

Founder & CEO of Global Sea Services Ltd – specialises in Marine Services to Merchant Ships, Offshore & Oil rig industry. Vaidehi carries a professional hospitality experience of more than 25 years. She came to Canada in 2000, having worked for over 5 years in the hospitality industry in Hongkong. She has always been active in community service during her university days in India, followed by her stay in Hong Kong & now ever since she moved to Canada in 2000. A classical Bharat Natyam dancer & has won medals & certificates during inter collegiate competitions and for various performances in India, USA, Paris, London performing classical & folk dancing.

Anusha Iyer

Director of Programming

Anusha Iyer has an experience of 3 years working in the Indian PR & events Industry before coming to Canada for further education.she has managed and executed events and PR campaigns for clients across different sectors. She has been a part of Panorama’s India day festival for 3 years now before coming on board as a director.

Tanvir Kaur

Director, Digital Media & PR, and Logistics

Tanvir Kaur is the Director of Media, PR, and Logistics with Panorama India since September 2020. She has over 10 years of experience as a Learning and Development professional. She is a Behavioral Analyst and has a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Adult learning principles, having worked across Education, IT, Retail, and Public sector organizations. 
 
She considers herself a student for life and is passionate about gardening, collecting pens, Music, and is a Sports lover. She has represented her home state Chandigarh in Badminton National Championship, bagging the 3rd rank in India and accreditation by the sports authority of India. She gives it back to the community by training the beginners at the Town facility.
 
Her love for India and the urge to stay connected with India ensuring that the youth knows the diversity and rich cultural heritage of India made her be a part of the Panorama family.