Our Advisers


  • Mr. Som Mittal

    Mr. Som Mittal has been the President of NASSCOM from 2008-13 and steered the industry through one of its most challenging phases. Under Som's leadership, the industry crossed the USD 100 billion milestone and significantly expanded its value offerings. Som has held corporate leadership roles in the IT industry at companies such as Wipro, Digital, Compaq, Larsen & Toubro, Escorts, Denso and HP.

    A B.Tech from IIT Kanpur and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, Som has served as a member of the Indian Prime Minister's Committee on National e-Governance, as board member Institutes of Technology and the Global Advisory Council of the WITSA. He now advises companies, CEOs and senior leaders on growing business, particularly in developing economies and in co-creating policies with Governments.

  • Mr. Lalit Nirula

    Mr. Lalit Nirula is a second generation member of a family that has been in the hospitality industry for 76 years. Their food chain, Nirula’s was considered leaders in their field of family foods, being the largest Indian owned restaurant chain in the Indian sub-continent. Currently, Lalit is the director of LMN Investments and Agriculture Pvt. Ltd, a company with investments in real estate and financial instruments.

    He is a past president of the National Restaurant Association of India and the Hotel and Restaurant Association of North India. With a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from St. Stephans College, Delhi University Lalit graduated as a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from Cornell University in January 1966. His personal commitment to education and social progress has kept him actively involved with a number of educational institutions and charitable organisations.