VIKRAM
PODDAR,
CEO

      

BoredRoom Comedy is led by Investment Banker turned Corporate Comedian, Vikram Poddar. An MBA from FMS, Delhi University he advised Fairfax on the $176 Mn Buyout of Thomas Cook India, the top 5 PE deals of the year. When asked about his dramatic professional shift, Vikram says,

The way investors laughed at my valuations, it was a logical career choice.

8

YEARS OF
CORPORATE
EXPERIENCE

3

YEARS OF
ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2

YEARS OF
WAITING FOR TRAVEL
RE-IMBURSEMENT FROM FINANCE

Vikram has introduced the genre of Corporate Comedy to India Inc. From the CII Conference to ET Start-up Awards, from NDTV to Corporate Dossier, Vikram’s unique brand of Corporate Humour has brought many a smile in the most serious boardrooms. His mission is to fundamentally transform “Bored” Rooms across India using Comedy. His unique brand of MBA Corporate Comedy has also made him a hit on campuses ranging from IIM Calcutta, SPJIMR, IIT – Bombay E-summit, NMIMS, etc. His colleagues joke, Vikram is so corporate, even his Marriage Profile is on LinkedIn.

THE OTHER BORED MEMBERS

THE OTHER BORED MEMBERS

SIDDHARTH DUDEJA

Siddharth Dudeja is a 22 year old stand up comedian and writer from Mumbai and also happens to be one of the youngest pro comedians. He’s been a former writer with Weirdass Comedy (Vir Das’ comedy company) and has worked with All India Bakchod on their TV show ‘On air with AIB’. He has also written punch ups for IIFA awards and worked with Star Sports on a weekly cricket show parody called ‘Juicy Half Volley’. From a fun on-ground activation for Skype to standup shows for Nucleus Software and Maersk to script writing for Motilal Oswal, Sid brings his comedic flavor to all assignments at BoredRoom Comedy. Before going on stage for any show he always ensure the most critical arrangements have already been made…the culinary kind.

ANGAD SINGH RANYAL

Like any ideal son he got an engineering degree and followed it with an MBA. A marketing major who keeps his sanity intact by making fun of everything and anything, including himself. Sarcasm runs in his blood, as does the startup fever as XYZ at Pepperfry. A crucial cog in the famed East India Comedy Company, he is also a viral sensation in his own right with his bits on HR forwarded back to him on WhatsApp 4 times. From Comedy Script writing for Budget 2015 to Comedy shows for Nucleus Software and Aditya Birla Finance, Angad brings the working guy’s touch to BoredRoom Comedy. And a special love for Human Resources.

HARSH ROONGTA

The senior statesman. A CA Gold medalist and a founding member of the retail lending practice at ICICI. He is responsible in setting up business for companies like ICICI and Apna Paisa. BoredRoom Comedy and Harsh have collaborated on the path-breaking Laugh, Learn, Invest workshop – A unique combination of Comedy for Financial Planning in conjunction for ICICI Prudential with clients like Dun & Bradstreet, NMIMS, SPJIMR, etc.

DHRUV DESHPANDE

An MBA from NMIMS, Comedian Writer for the Vir Das Company (Weirdass), writer for premium events like GQ Awards and star of Comedy Central’s Challenge Accepted broadcast on multiple slots. Dhruv is the chief Script writer for all of BoredRoom Comedy’s Showcase engagements like ET Startup Awards, Great Place to Work (Awards and Conference), CIFTA Awards with Aditya Birla Finance, etc. He also inserts jokes in Vikram’s Shaadi.com profile when he is not looking.

ANUVAB PAL

Anuvab Pal is known as one of the finest English Standup Comedians in the Country. He’s also the screenwriter of the Bollywood films Loins Of Punjab Presents & The President Is Coming as well as the author of 4 hit stage plays- The President Is Coming, 1 888 Dial India, The Bureaucrat and Chaos Theory, 3 of the 4 have become bestselling novels published by Random House and Picador respectively. Bringing both the Bollywood and the corporate perspective to the table he has brought his unique brand of humour to tony Corporate Comedy properties of BoredRoom Comedy like Exquisite Comedy nights with Zoya (by Titan).

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