GROUP MENTORS

Real Estate Domain Mentor

Pramod Dwivedi

Mr. Dwivedi has over 20 years of experience in the Real Estate and Cement industry.
He is engaged in strategizing, selling/leasing and Marketing Real Estate Projects (Residential, Retail and Commercial).

Brand Mentor

Vijay Shankar Dwivedi

Vijay Shankar Dwivedi is currently in charge of Brand & Corporate Communications for Ambuja Group and has served in various capacities in the different verticals, including the cement division.
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Renewable/Alternate Source of Energy

Ramesh Kumar Vadlamani

Ramesh Kumar Vadlamani is a Project Management professional with 9+ years of experience in Real Estate and Infrastructure works both in India and overseas, holds an Engineering degree in Mechanical and a Degree in General management from IIM Calcutta.

Digital Media & Content Mentor

Debopama Sinha

Debopama Sinha calls herself a story-teller first, before stumbling upon in the department of Branding and Corporate Communication in Ambuja Neotia Group. A Jadavpur University alumnus with an MA degree in literature, Debopama indulges in all forms of creative and abstract writing and has a special weakness for a quirky sense of humour.

INCUBATION LEAD MENTORS

Chief Mentor

Hirak Mukherjee

Hirak Mukherjee is an Oxford Business Alumni and has more than 27 years of leadership, Sales & BD, Technology Consulting and General Management experience in India and the Asia Pacific region.

Chief Strategist

Chaitanya Ramalingegowda

He has about 15 years experience in entrepreneurship and management consulting & has been head of Investor Relations at LetsVenture, head of product at YourStory and head of operations at Tapzo.

Chief Mentor for Fund Raise

Sriranjan Seshadri

Sriranjan holds 17+ years of experience in private equity and financial services in India. Prior to founding Last Mile Ventures, Sriranjan spent 12 years in mid-market private equity firms Gaja Capital and JM Financial Investment Managers..

Chief Technology Mentor

Skannd Tyagi

An entrepreneur, designer and innovator with a passion for learning and technology, Skannd is armed with degrees in Computer Science, Math, Commercial Graphics, Aviation, Electrical and Computer Engineering among a few.

Legal & Corporate Mentor

Somnath Bhattacharyya

He is one of the founding partners of RB & Associates, a Corporate & Legal advisory firm. He advises clients on matters pertaining to Fund Raising, Human Resource Management, Policy Analysis, Brand Advisory & Management.

CHAMPION MENTORS

Education & Healthcare

Saumyajit Roy

Saumyajit Roy "SR" has over 18 years experience across technology, real estate, education, healthcare and senior living sectors.Having spent early years in technology at RMSI, then heading social infrastructure at JLL, and founding Antara Senior Living, SR offers a blend of management insights to clients.

Public Relation Specialist

Debjani Roy

Ms Debjani Roy is a Public Relations specialist holding multi-sectoral experience of 30 years in Media Entertainment & Media Management with progressive proficiency in managing administrative activities of the apex body of Private Real Estate Developers Associations, CREDAI and the Oberoi Group and is currently associated with the Ambuja Neotia Group.

EXTERNAL MENTORS

Start Up Ecosystem Mentor

Sanjay Kiran Enishetty

Sanjay Enishetty is an entrepreneur and one of the most prominent faces in India's Startup arena. In his experience, he has reviewed more than 5,000 business plans.

Govt. Policy Facilitation Mentor

Palak Bhatia

Palak Bhatia is currently a part of the Startup India Hub, the team mandated to act as the central point of contact for the entire startup ecosystem in India under ‘Startup India’, the flagship initiative of the Govt. of India.

IoT & Robotics Mentor

Vishwesh Pai

Vishwesh leads product management for Samsung’s ARTIK IoT Cloud Platform initiative. Vishwesh also leads the cross-organization SmartThings initiative to have a single IoT platform to connect all Samsung devices.