Chandradeep (CD) Mitra
CEO, PipalMajik & Anvetion Consulting
Advisor,Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation,IIM Calcutta
Visiting Faculty of Marketing & Innovation, IIM Calcutta
Chandradeep (CD) Mitra is a Strategy Coach & Mentor for Start Ups & Entrepreneurs, Professor of Marketing, Corporate Master Trainer, Branding & Innovation Consultant, and Social Enterprise Evangelist.
As an Entrepreneurship Evangelist & Coach, CD is the Advisor to the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at IIM Calcutta. He is working closely with the Government of WB in fostering grass-root level entrepreneurship. He's played an active role in creation of IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, and partnering the Tata Group in evangelizing Social Entrepreneurship in India. He is a Charter Member of TiE, the leading global organization for fostering entrepreneurship.
Through his companies PipalMajik & Anvetion, CD coaches and mentors a number of Indian & global startups, social entrepreneurs and SMEs. He also plays the role of a Branding & Innovation Consultant, and Corporate Master Trainer, to help organizations manage transformation and drive innovative growth strategies.
As a sought-after Visiting/Adjunct Academic, Chandradeep conducts several cutting-edge marketing courses at IIM Calcutta and MICA every year. He is often invited as a guest faculty at leading business schools like IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, ISB Hyderabad, XLRI Jamshedpur, SP Jain & XIM Bhubaneswar.
As a Marketing & Communication Expert, CD headed Indian operations of Advertising, Integrated & Digital Marketing, Brand Consultancy & Media Agencies, in global organisations like Lowe Lintas, O&M and DDB Mudra. In 2009, he quit as President of Mudra MAX and set up two boutique consultancy companies – PipalMajik & Anvetion Consulting.
Chandradeep is an engineer from IIT Kharagpur and an MBA from IIM Calcutta, and lives in Kolkata with his wife and twin daughters.