Harkesh Kumar Mittal
Adviser and Head, National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board
Department of Science and Technology
1981, Alumnus, National Dairy Research Institute; 1984, Alumnus, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad. During two decades of association with the Indian government, has made the programme of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Department of Science & Technology a respected and sought after entity by individual entrepreneurs in industry and technological circles in India and the industrially advanced countries. Currently, Adviser and Head, National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, Government of India; responsibilities include involving the national and international private sector in the task of innovation and entrepreneurship development in India, with companies including Intel, TCS, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, P&G, and The Economic Times, many of which are making matching contributions and bringing world class technology commercialization knowledge to India.