Venture Center
Our People

Meet Our Board

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    Dr. Ashish Lele

    Chairman - Venture Center
    Director CSIR-NCL


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    Shri H K Mittal

    Head - SERC Cell, DST
    Ex-NSTEDB, GoI


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    Shri. Anand T Kusre

    Professor, IITB
    Ex-ICICI


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    Srikant Sastri

    Experienced Entrepreneur, Investor and Startup Mentor


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    Dr. Satya Dash

    President, Bigtec Private Limited
    Ex - Director Impact Lab
    Ex-BIRAC; Ex-PATH


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    Dr. Vilas Sinkar

    Ex-Vice President R & D Unilever


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    Mr. Sanjay Kanvinde

    Angel Investor and Advisor, Lavni Ventures


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    Dr. Premath Venugopalan

    Founding Director & Secretary


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    Dr. Manisha Premnath

    Chief Operating Officer


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    Dr. Rajan Srikanth 

    (Permanent board invitee)
    Co-President, Keiretsu Forum Chennai; Chairman and MD, SmartKapital


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Leadership Team

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    Soma Chattopadhyay

    Head - Incubation & mentoring

     

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    Dr. Mugdha Lele

    Head - Social innovation & Innovation Management

     

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    Shruti Devasthali

    Head - Funding & Investment

     

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    Sujaya Ingale

    Head - Scientific Initiatives & Prototyping facilities

     

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    Edna Joseph

    Head - Analytical services

     

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    Priti Rathi

    General Manager - Finance & Compliance

     

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    Dr. Pinky Raychaudhuri

    Head - Marketing, Visibility & Communications

     

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    Neha Jacob

    Head - Incubator Operations and Strategic Initiatives

     

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    Shiv Tripathi

    Head - Engineering and ICT