Mission

The mission of Festival of Globe, Silicon Valley (FOGsv) is to empower and integrate communities for a better future while celebrating the present.

Objectives

Through the dazzling array of events centered on Performing Arts, Film Arts, and Business & Technology. We bring artists, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and you on a common platform. FOGsv also champions Social causes like women and youth empowerment.

Founder & Convenor

Dr. Romesh Japra is an internationally recognized cardiologist, cultural entrepreneur, publisher, and community leader. He has a medical practice of 43 years in Northern California. Dr. Japra has been ranked among top 20% doctors in North America with specialization in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. His contribution to the community has been appreciated and recognized globally. Dr. Japra has been a symbol of courage, creativity and capacity to inspire participation, development and sustainability for strong communities.

-Dr. Romesh Japra

Founder and Convener

Capt. Krishan Sharma

Capt. Krishan Sharma

FOG MD

Prashantt Guptha,

Prashantt Guptha

FOG India Ambassador, Actor

Pamita Seth,

Pamita Seth

FOG Advisor, Managing Partner (The Social Street)

Sandeep Nath,

Sandeep Nath

FOG Advisor, Screenplay writer and Lyricist

Chhitra Subramaniam

Chhitra Subramaniam

FOG Advisor, Producer

Adi Sharma

Adi Sharma

FOG Advisor, Producer

Rakesh Sabherwal

Rakesh Sabherwal

FOG Advisor

Gulshan Grover

Gulshan Grover

FOG Advisor, Actor

Uday Sagar

Uday Sagar

FOG Legal Advisor

Sanjeev Jain

Sanjeev Jain

ACE Advisors

Anil Sharma

Anil Sharma

Red Hot Ideas

Prem Bhatia,

Prem Bhatia

FOG Advisor, Singer

Mukesh Goswami,

Mukesh Goswami

FOG Technology Head

Working Committee:

Romesh K Japra

Romesh K Japra

Founder and Convener

Rajesh Verma

Rajesh Verma

President

Deepak Chhabra

Deepak Chhabra

Events Chair

Dharminder Dewan

Dharminder Dewan

CFO (FIA)

Yogi Chugh

Yogi Chugh

Spokesperson

Chandru Bhambhra

Chandru Bhambhra

Chair, Board of Trustees, FIA

Vidya Sethuraman

Vidya Sethuraman

Executive Director

Kris Murthy,

Kris Murthy,

Chair, Development

Vijay Thapar

Vijay Thapar

Chair, Public Relations

Media and Marketing:

Seema Giri

Seema Giri

Chair

Ritu Maheshwari,

Ritu Maheshwari

Chair, Media

Monalisa Chati

Monalisa Chati

FOG Culture Fest (Dance Competition):

Jyotsna Bendapudi

Jyotsna Bendapudi

Chair

Kishan Sreedhar

Kishan Sreedhar

Kavita Sreedhar,

Kavita Sreedhar

Anu Batra

Anu Batra

Rajeev Batra,

Rajeev Batra

Janak Pathak

Janak Pathak

Vijay Rode

Vijay Rode

FOG Summit:

Upendra Giri

Upendra Giri

Chair

Shailendra Kumar

Ram Malik

Co ­ Chair

Mohan Trikha

Mohan Trikha

Peter Kuo

Peter Kuo

Karl Mehta

Karl Mehta

FOG Advisor, CEO, Edcast and Code for India

Amita Sarkar

Amita Sarkar

Deputy Director General, CII

Rita Baldwin

Rita Baldwin

Anniesh Gupta

Anniesh Gupta

Chet Jain

Chet Jain

Mahesh Pakala

Mahesh Pakala

FOG IDOL:

Nithya Bayya

Nithya Bayya,

Chair

Ujwal Kashtala

Ujwal Kashtala

FOG MovieFest:

Lakshmi Iyer

Lakshmi Iyer

Chair

Neha Goyal

Neha Goyal

Co ­ Chair

Puja patel

Puja Patel

Michelle Parekh

Michelle Parekh

Mahi Hiremath,

Mahi Hiremath

Rashmi Bysani

Rashmi Bysani

Molly Malleswari Naga

Molly Malleswari Naga

Daisy chu

Daisy Chu

Barbara Tang

Barbara Tang

AlanVuong

Alan Vuong

FOG Women Empowerment:

Anima Desai

Anima Desai

Chair

Teresa Cox

Teresa Cox

Olga Chervyakova

Olga Chervyakova

FOG Awards:

Arif Khatib

Arif Khatib

Chair

Judajit Mazumdar

Judajit Mazumdar

Vishal Sharma

Vishal Sharma

Maura Nepomuceno

Maura Nepomuceno

Sponsorship:

Mohan Trikha

Mohan Trikha

Naresh Sodhi

Naresh Sodhi

Sonia Sidhu

Sonia Sidhu

Priya Nayar

Priya Nayar

Milan Saini

Milan Saini

PyareLal Khanna

PyareLal Khanna

Interfaith Committee:

Govind Pasumarthi

Govind Pasumarthi

PT Mammen

PT Mammen

Abu Khan

Abu Khan

Sunil Sharma

Sunil Sharma

Akram Khan

Akram Khan

Habib Khan

Habib Khan

Krishna Pandey

Krishna Pandey

FOG Health Fair:

Dr. Sarbjit Hundal

Dr. Sarbjit Hundal

Dr.Bhupinder Bhandari

Dr.Bhupinder Bhandari

Raju Mantena

Raju Mantena

Kushal Vepa

Kushal Vepa

FOG Photo and Video:

Kay Trivedi

Kay Trivedi

Anniesh Gupta

Anniesh Gupta

Suresh Subramanian

Suresh Subramanian

Rajib Basu

Rajib Basu

Registration:

Manali Brahmbhatt

Manali Brahmbhatt

FOG Music Fest:

Pooja Bawa

Pooja Bawa

Ramana Annamraju

Ramana Annamraju

Mo Sharfi

Mo Sharfi

Manesh Judge

Manesh Judge

Vikas Singh

Vikas Singh

Ravi Saini

Ravi Saini

Operations:

Raj Joshi

Raj Joshi

Keshab Chopra

Keshab Chopra

Shawn Ramani

Shawn Ramani

Rabi Ghosh

Rabi Ghosh

Ashok Kapoor

Ashok Kapoor

Brij Chandok

Brij Chandok

Amrik Singh

Amrik Singh

Ram Saran

Ram Saran

FOG Hospitality:

Veenu Khanna

Veenu Khanna

Chair

Aruna Chetal

Aruna Chetal

Nandini Verma

Nandini Verma

Sunita Japra

Sunita Japra

Malti Lathia

Malti Lathia

Neena Kapoor

Neena Kapoor

Shikha Trikha,

Shikha Trikha

Veena Birla

Veena Birla

Sindhu Rode

Sindhu Rode

FOG Fashion Fest:

Pooja Bawa

Pooja Bawa

Qamar Ayubzai

Qamar Ayubzai

Mariya Milovidova

Mariya Milovidova

Zaiba Ayubzai

Zaiba Ayubzai

Transportation:

Vik Paul

Vikram Paul

Chair

Rajat Aneja

Rajat Aneja

Vinod Kumar

Vinod Kumar

Mani Singh

Mani Singh

Vipan Saini

Vipan Saini

FOG Legal Advisory team:

Anu Peshawaria

Anu Peshawaria

FOG Legal Advisor, USA

Uday Sagar

Uday Sagar

FOG Legal Advisor, India

Seema Murthy

Seema Murthy

FOG Legal Advisor

Venkatesan Ashok

Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok

Chief Patron, Consul General of India ­ San Francisco

Carlos Ponce

Carlos Ponce

Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown

California Governor

Eric Swalwell

Eric Swalwell

California Assemblymen

Kansen Chu

Kansen Chu

California Assemblymen

Bill Qurik

Bill Qurik

California Assemblymen

Dave Jones

Dave Jones

California's Insurance Commissioner

Fiona Ma

Fiona Ma

Majority Whip of the California State Assembly since 2006

Scott Haggerty

Scott Haggerty

Alameda County Supervisor

Dave Cortese

Dave Cortese

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

Bill Harrison

Bill Harrison

Mayor of Fremont, California

Jose Esteves

Jose Esteves

Mayor of Milpitas, California

Jerry Thorne,

Jerry Thorne

Mayor of Pleasanton, California

Ash Kalra

Ash Kalra

Councilmember, San Jose

Raj Salwan

Raj Salwan

Planning Commissioner and former Councilman, City of Fremont.

Rishi Kumar

Rishi Kumar

Councilmember, Saratoga

Ro Khanna

Ro Khanna

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary in the United States Department of Commerce

Asad Sultan

Asad Sultan