Meet The Lead Angels Team

Sushanto Mitra

CEO, Lead Angels

  • 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

meet the team

Prof Dhruv Nath
Dhruv Nath


  • Prof Dhruv Nath is a 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.
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

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
Rajeev Ranka

VP – Investments

  • IIT-B graduate in Civil Engineering
  • Worked with Deloitte, Rocket Internet and Internations across India, SEA and EU
  • Experience in Deal Analysis, Execution and Portfolio Management
Chiranjeev Anand

AVP – Investments

  • Graduate in Mechanical Engineering  from VJTI
  • 3+ years of experience in Project Management, Operations and Strategy with  TATA Motors and a SAIF Partners funded Start-up
Fenil Zaveri
Fenil Zaveri

Investment Banking – Associate

  • 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.
Ishan Jindal

Manager – Investments (North)

  • IIT Delhi Graduate
  • Founder of 2 ventures with over 4 years of experience and a demonstrated history of working in the food industry, IOT and consumer tech, and mobile app industry.
  • Worked with Da Vinci Derivatives and Blum
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. 
Sukriti Saroj

Manager – Investments (South)

  • MBA from Delhi University in Analytics and Finance
  • Worked with IBM, Religare and LetsVenture
  • Core Skill areas are Market strategy, Research and Business Analysis