Meet The Lead Angels Team

meet the team

Prof Dhruv Nath
Dhruv Nath

Director

  • Prof Dhruv Nath is a former Professor at MDI, Gurgaon.
  • B Tech in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Computer Science, both from IIT Delhi.
  • Mentored over twenty five Digital Business Start-ups and has been a Consultant to the Top Management of several organisations such as Glaxo, Apollo Hospitals, Gillette, Nestle, IndianOil Corporation, Bajaj Auto, etc., in the Strategic use of IT for Business.
Sushanto Mitra

CEO and Founder

  • First CEO – Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE–IIT B)
  • Previously Director at Hyderabad Angels
  • TiE Charter Member
  • Member of Mozilla Open Software Support –India & NASSCOM10K
  • Over 20+ years of experience in Financial Services and the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
EN Venkat

Director

  • Partner at Aavishkaar Frontier Fund
  • PGDM from IIM-Ahmedabad & BE in Electronics Engineering  from BITS Pilani.
  • 25+ years of experience in BFSI, media, logistics in India, Middle East and Hong Kong.
Suman Sengupta

Head - Professional Services

  • Chartered Accountant and Economics graduate with 20 years of finance, strategic planning and treasury experience in the industrial, telecom and IT industries
Adithya Mathivanan

Manager - Technology and Community

  • BE in Mechanical Engineering from PSG Coimbatore
  • 2 years of experience supporting startups in social outreach and product development at IKP EDEN incubator 
Manish Johari
Manish Johari

Senior Vice President

  • BE  in Electrical Engineering from MNIT Jaipur
  • MMS Finance from Welingkar’s Mumbai
  • Over 2 decades of experience covering Fund raising & Growth Strategy consulting for Tech Companies
Adil Dolani

Network Development Manager

  • BMM in Advertising G. N. Khalsa College.
  • 4 years of experience in Business Development across startups in reality sector and crowd funding
Kunal Bhalerao

Manager - Investments (South)

  • BE – Telecom Engineering  
  • IIM Raipur – Business Operations & Marketing
  • Experience across BFSI, consulting & consumer venture fund.
Kruti Raiyani

Manager - Investments (West)

  • Masters in Banking and Finance from the University of Mumbai
  • 4 years of experience in Financial Services and Investment Banking focusing on sectors such as Fin-tech, Food & Beverages, Consumer and Technology. 
Fenil Zaveri
Fenil Zaveri

Head - Lead Advisory (Investment banking)

  • Charted Accountant by profession
  • 5 years of experience in Accounts, Taxation, due diligence, transaction advisory and Investment Banking focusing on sectors like F&B, Fin-tech, Logistics, Consumer and Technology.
Martina Pereira

Associate - Lead Angels Network

  • Worked with Emirates airlines dealing with reservation and ticketing for 4 years .
  • Worked with JP Morgan services Pvt Ltd with equity capital markets team as a consultant in investment banking department dealing with expense management