Our Faculty

Sanjeeva Shivesh

Cofounder, Thinkstartup

Sanjeeva Shivesh is a Cofounder of ThinkStartup. A serial entrepreneur and angel investor, he served in Civil Service with Government of India. Subsequently, he worked as Strategy Consultant with Booz & Co at their London Office.

Gourav Aggarwal​

Academic Head

He is a senior research fellow at Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi studying about Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem. He earned his master’s degree in finance and accounting from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi in 2018.

Anjeet Khandelwal​

Mentor, Thinkstartup

Anjeet comes with 18 years of diverse experience in the fields of Education, Consulting, Management Training, Business Development across India & GCC. She has a Masters in International Business from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, has been associated with several colleges in the past.

Ajit Arora

Enterprise Agile Coach, Philips

Ajit Arora is a pragmatic, enterprising leader with over 22 years of robust and diversified experience across various domains, roles, and industries. His expertise spans 12+ years in lean-agile digital transformation, large-scale agile coaching/consulting, and cloud transformations, particularly in banking, insurance, SAP, and product development domains. 

Masroor Lodi

Founder, unlock.fit

Masroor Lodi is a serial entrepreneur. He is Founder of unlock.fit and co-founder of The Entrepreneurship School. He is MBA from Cranfield School of Management.

Prof. Pramod Khadilkar

Department of Design, IIT, Delhi

Prof. Pramod Khadilkar- Associate Professor at IIT Delhi, A passionate design educator, researcher, and practitioner. His expertise is design research methods, and design thinking at fundamental levels.

Ankur Rawal

Programme Associate, CEEW

Ankur is a product development enthusiast working at the intersection of innovation and circular Economy at The Council’s Industrial Sustainability and Competitiveness research area . He is working on the development of an innovation infrastructure in India that focuses on Clean Air initiatives from academia, the private sector and generalist innovators.

Mohan Krishnan

Social Entrepreneur​

Mohan Krishnan- Managing Member At TPCKI, Member at TPS, Consultant at KantarIMRB, Member at CMEE, Advisor at Enixta, Founder at Jigyasaw. Mohan has over 25 years of experience in the market research and consulting industry. He has advised private and public sector companies, associations, and forums in sectors such as Consumer goods, ICT.


Monica Gupta

Director Interactive, Bees Pvt. Ltd.​

Monica Gupta – Founder of Interactive Bees, a brand communication agency with over 10 years of its existence and has partnered with national, governmental, and international brands. She has successfully built the organization from scratch since its inception and got it to stand tall among well-established competitors. She is MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.


Prof. Jay Dhariwal

Department of Design, IIT, Delhi

Prof. Jay Dhariwal, Assistant Professor, Department of Design at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, An educator in mechatronic design and fabrication in fun ways. Research and practice wise, interested to design and develop products/solutions to improve the quality of life of people.


Prof. PVM Rao

ME & Design, IIT, Delhi

Prof PVM Rao is the Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Design at IIT Delhi. He laid the founding pillars for starting undergraduate program in Design at IIT Delhi.


Prof. V Raghav Chariar

CRDT, IIT, Delhi

Prof. Vijayraghvan Cheriar- Professor inRural Engineering and Development IIT Delhi, Founder at JoyIsYou &Ekam Eco, Designer, Coach,Educator, Entrepreneur, Inspiration seeker from Frugal Engineering and Traditional Knowledge Systems.


Ujwal Kalra

CEO, NAKAD & Author Startup

Ujjwal Kalra, Author of bestseller, Startup Compass and CEO of NAKAD. Ujjwal isan experienced entrepreneur and management consultant. He is BTech from IIT Guwahati and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad

Lloyd Mathias

Investor & Advisor

Lloyd Mathias, Business Leader, Board Member, Investor and Strategic Advisor across Consumer, Telecom & Technology businesses. Pan-Asia business leader, marketer and strategist with intimate knowledge of the region and a proven track record of creating compelling visions and driving business performance across the Consumer, Telecom & Technology domains.



Ish Anand

Founder, CEO, Business Doctors

Ish Anand, CXO, Board Member, Coach / Mentor & EIR -29 years + of work experience in Corporates, the Startup Ecosystem and as an entrepreneur across 4 continents. Deeply involved in the SMS/MSME, Start-up, Digital Transformation & Academic space over the last few years.


Prof. S. Venkataraman

Department of Design, IIT, Delhi

Prof. Srinivasan Venkataraman, Assistant Professor and PhD Programme Coordinator, Department of Design, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He is a creative and dynamic personality.

Mr. Gaurav Kumar

Co-Founder, Myraah.Io

Mr. Gaurav Kumar, co-founder of myraah.io. Mr. Kumar brings in an experience more than 16 years. He is a self-taught programmer and has worn many hats throughout his career.

Mr Arif Habib

Founder, Global Ideas

Mr Arif Habib has worked with Gillette, London Dairy, Emami Limited, Good Glamm Co. and my glam. He has also handled exports from India, and has won many innovation awards like Gillette hall of fame in Boston and many more

Arun Jain

Angel Investor & Mentor

Arun is a Masters Professional in Business Administration with over two decades of experience in Banking and Finance Industry.
His experience of having worked across the geographies and a diverse experience set across both corporate and retail functions helps him bring a holistic view of how enterprises work and grow.

Purnendra (PK) Kishore

Director, Magadh Capital PMS

PK is an alumnus of IIT-BHU and IIM Calcutta (Gold Medalist). He has a track of CXO and segment leadership in American, European and Indian MNCs and as a serial entrepreneur (4x Tech). PK has also set-up family office (VC) with credible success. He has multiple first of its kind initiatives to his credit with high order success. PK is also a visiting faculty of Corporate Strategy and Entrepreneurship, having taught in approx 10 leading B-Schools.

Dr Prasad Teegalapally

IIM Mumbai

Prof. Prasad is popularly known as Mandi Prasad. He is professor of Student Start-ups at IIM Mumbai and where runs the much acclaimed Mandi program, where he throws students in the sea of entrepreneurship. His motto is “aaj ka sikhai se, aaj hee kamana hai”.


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