- People -

Chintan Vaishnav

Chief Advisor, Board Member

Senior Lecturer - MIT Sloan School of Management, Academic Head - MIT Tata Center

Mona Vijaykumar

Research Associate

Graduate Student - SA+P, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Andrew Ngure

Director of Outreach, Africa program

Graduate Student - Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Armando Moncada

Research and Product Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Shubham Deshmukh

Partnerships and Outreach

IRMA, NIT Nagpur

Sanya Verma


IIT Delhi, India

Padmanabhan Anandan

Senior Advisor​, Board Member

CEO - Wadhwani AI,

Founder - Microsoft Research India

Manohar Paluri

Senior Advisor, Technology

Director - Artificial Intelligence at Facebook

Manish Misra

Senior Advisor, Innovation and Tech

Chief Innovation Officer - Panasonic

Aarti Chandna

Senior Advisor, Impact Investment

Partner - Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund, SV2

Piyush Verma

Founder and CEO

MIT Tata Fellow '20, Founding Head - MIT India Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David Maina

Operations and Strategy

Graduate Researcher - DUSP '20, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Diego Arenas

Research Intern

Sophomore MITII - Inclusive Innovation Grant Fellow, MIT

Paul Ihim

Tech and Product Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Arushi Jain

Partnerships and Outreach

Babson College, Massachusetts

Medha Agarwal


IIT Delhi, India

Mark Kahn

Senior Advisor​, Venture Capital

Managing Partner, Omnivore

Harvard Business School

Pradyumna Vyas

Senior Advisor, Innovation

Former Director - National Institute of Design, India.

Heramb Hajarnavis

Senior Advisor, Investments

Founder and Managing Partner, Sea Link Capital

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

Samir Sathe

Senior Advisor, SME

Executive Vice President - Wadhwani Foundation

Ashwin Gopinath

Associate Director

Asst Prof. MechE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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


Chief Advisor, Board Member

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

Aseem Saini

Research and Design

IIIT Jabalpur, India

Niharika Gupta

Partnerships and Communications

CEPT University, India

Yukta Kumari

Sr. Associate, Communications and Logistics

JIIT Noida, India

Anjani Bansal

Senior Advisor​, Board Member

Deputy Director - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Laurie Lane Zucker

Senior Advisor, Impact Investment

Founder and CEO - Impact Entrepreneur

Jinesh Shah

Senior Advisor, Investment

Managing Partner - Omnivore

Sudhindra V

Senior Advisor​, Innovation and Tech

Chief Design Officer - IBM India

Ishita Agrawal

Senior Advisor, Program Management

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

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  Where we are  


Hours of personal

mentoring facilitated*
by 22 Feb 2021

33.5/ week

Mentor hours facilitated


Mentors onboarded


still counting 



by 22 Feb 2021



Social startups empowered* 


Entrepreneurs empowered* 

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