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Viraj Didwania is the Founder and Director of Foresight Bullion India Pvt. Ltd. Foresight Bullion is one of India's largest silver trading company's with a pan India presence. Viraj graduated with dual majors in Commerce from the Business School and Economics from the University of Virginia in 2004. Viraj has worked as a consultant for Ernst and Young and as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley, both in New York City. At Morgan Stanley, Viraj was involved in headline making M&A transactions and capital raising activities mainly for companies in the Metals and Mining space as well as some transactions in the Consumer and Retail space. In his current role as Director, Viraj is involved with overseeing the operations of ongoing projects and future strategic growth opportunities for the company. Since moving to India in 2009 Viraj has successfully made the challenging shift from a banker in New York to an entrepreneur in India. Viraj has successfully built a start up from an idea to an established player. Viraj is a practitioner of meditation since 1999 and became one of the youngest meditation teachers for the Art of Living (an educational and humanitarian NGO operating in 154 countries) in 2008. Viraj has organized, assisted and taught several meditation courses in the last few years both in the U.S. and in India. Through Art of Living, and other NGO's Viraj has been consistently involved with charitable activities over the years. Born and brought up in Mumbai, Viraj currently lives in Mumbai with his wife Ashni. Viraj has a Private Pilot License since 2009 and enjoys flying single engine planes around the world for the sheer joy and freedom of the experience. Viraj has travelled extensively around the world including; hiking and white water rafting in the Himalayas, backpacking in Europe and road trips in the U.S. He is a Fellow of the fourth class of Kamalnayan Bajaj FellowshipFellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network.