Prof. Gonsalves is the Director of IIT Mandi. He is a founding member of TeNet group of IIT Madras where he has been actively involved in guiding the incubation of Technology companies from TeNet group: including Midas Communications, Banyan Networks. He is also a member of the Governing Board of Rural Technology and Business Incubator at IIT Madras. His area of specialization includes Computer Networks, Distributed systems, Telecom Software and Performance Evaluation..
Varun is the CEO of Development Logics, which works with a mandate to use IT and management skills to solve developmental challenges faced by masses. It work with a mission to build one of the largest WIFI networks in Himachal Pradesh offering Internet service in remote rural areas. He is also founding curator-Dharamshala Hub for Global Shapers community - a network of city-based Hubs developed and led by young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who want to develop their leadership potential towards serving society.
Mr. Mittal has been instrumental in giving a new vibrancy to promoting innovation and entrepreneurial acumen among a wide section of Indian entrepreneurs. ranging from simple rural industries to high end technological enterprises. He is an alumnus of National Dairy Research Institute and IIM-A.
Hemendra has over 20 years of experience in private equity, management consulting and investment banking industry in India, South Asia, Europe and USA. He is Venture Partner at Bharat Innovations Fund, a unique public-private-academia venture platform to catalyze transformational solutions for emerging sectors in India including agriculture, clean technology, healthcare and digital technology.
An alumni of IISc, Bangalore Lakshmi has years of experience in technology, social entrepreneurship and business incubation. After eight years of being an incubation manager with Rural Technology Business Incubator, IIT Madras and PayPal Incubation center, she decided to turn entrepreneur herself in 2016. She worked with Wipro for 14 years before joining RTBI in 2007. She is currently the Founder Director of Jivass Technologies which works in the area of Information Technology Services and Applications.