- People -

Chintan Vaishnav

Chintan Vaishnav

Chief Advisor

Mission Director - Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog. Senior Lecturer - MIT

PVM Rao

PVM Rao

Chief Advisor

Mehra Chair Professor MechE, Head Department of Design - IIT Delhi

Yukta Kumari

Yukta Kumari

Sr. Associate, Communications and Logistics

JIIT Noida, India

Andrew Ngure

Andrew Ngure

Outreach

Graduate Student - Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Diego Arenas

Diego Arenas

Research Intern

Sophomore MITII - Inclusive Innovation Grant Fellow, MIT

Paul Ihim

Paul Ihim

Tech and Product Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Diyakshi Deora

Diyakshi Deora

Communications and Logistics

IIT Delhi, India

Padmanabhan Anandan

Padmanabhan Anandan

Senior Advisor​

CEO - Wadhwani AI,

Founder - Microsoft Research India

Venkat Maroju

Venkat Maroju

Senior Advisor, Agri-Tech

CEO - SourceTrace

Manohar Paluri

Manohar Paluri

Senior Advisor, Technology

Director - Artificial Intelligence at Facebook

Barbara Bulc

Barbara Bulc

Senior Advisor, International Relations

Founder and President, Global Development
Founding member - United Nations Innovation Working Group

Jinesh Shah

Jinesh Shah

Senior Advisor, Investment

Managing Partner - Omnivore

Aarti Chandna

Aarti Chandna

Senior Advisor, Impact Investment

Partner - Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund, SV2

Shalander Kumar

Shalander Kumar

Senior Advisor, Agri-Tech

Principal Scientist - ICRISAT

Piyush Verma

Piyush Verma

Founder and CEO

Research Affiliate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Erika Elizabeth Desmond

Erika Elizabeth Desmond

Research and Documentation

MBA Candidate, MIT Sloan

Niharika Gupta

Niharika Gupta

Partnerships and Communications

CEPT University, India

David Maina

David Maina

Operations and Strategy

Graduate Researcher - DUSP '20, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Aseem Saini

Aseem Saini

Research and Design

IIIT Jabalpur, India

Shubham Deshmukh

Shubham Deshmukh

Partnerships and Outreach

IRMA, NIT Nagpur

Anjani Bansal

Anjani Bansal

Senior Advisor​

Deputy Director - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Mark Kahn

Mark Kahn

Senior Advisor​, Venture Capital

Managing Partner, Omnivore

Harvard Business School

Laurie Lane Zucker

Laurie Lane Zucker

Senior Advisor, Impact Investment

Founder and CEO - Impact Entrepreneur

Hemendra Mathur

Hemendra Mathur

Senior Advisor, Partnerships

Venture Partner - Bharat Innovation Fund, Co-Founder Think Ag

Heramb Hajarnavis

Heramb Hajarnavis

Senior Advisor, Investments

Founder and Managing Partner, Sea Link Capital

Ex - MD at Goldman Sachs, Harvard Business School, MIT

Ishita Agrawal

Ishita Agrawal

Senior Advisor, Program Management

Program Director - Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Govt of India

Samir Sathe

Samir Sathe

Senior Advisor, SME

Executive Vice President - Wadhwani Foundation

Ashwin Gopinath

Ashwin Gopinath

Associate Director

Asst Prof. MechE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Co-founder - Palamedrix,
Ex- Google X, Moonshot Factory, Caltech 

Esha Sahai

Esha Sahai

Outreach Partner

MIT Sloan

Mona Vijaykumar

Mona Vijaykumar

Research Associate

Graduate Student - SA+P, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nadir Godrej

Nadir Godrej

Senior Advisor

Chairman, Godrej Industries Ltd

Armando Moncada

Armando Moncada

Research and Product Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Arushi Jain

Arushi Jain

Partnerships and Outreach

Babson College, Massachusetts

Manish Misra

Manish Misra

Senior Advisor, Innovation and Tech

Chief Innovation Officer - Panasonic

Ashish Khetan

Ashish Khetan

Senior Advisor

President & CIO - Indigram Labs Foundation

Pradyumna Vyas

Pradyumna Vyas

Senior Advisor, Innovation

Former Director - National Institute of Design, India.

Joost Bonsen

Joost Bonsen

Senior Advisor

Lecturer, MIT Media Lab,
Founding Program Director - MIT Legatum Center for Entrepreneurship,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Madhav Chavan

Madhav Chavan

Mentor to the core team

Co-Founder and President, Pratham

Sudhindra V

Sudhindra V

Senior Advisor​, Innovation and Tech

Chief Design Officer - IBM India

Ratna Mehta

Ratna Mehta

Senior Advisor, Program Management

Global Head - Wadhwani Catalyst Program,
Wadhwani Foundation