Mr. Anil Bapat



Mr. Anil Keshav Bapat is currently the CEO of AIC NMIMS and SVKM. Earlier, he was the CFO of SVKM and was serving as Advisor to the President of SVKM.

He is a Chartered Accountant from the batch 1980. He has completed his B.Com  from Sydenham College.

He has worked in various organization such as L&T, Ion Exchange India Ltd, Raychem RPG Ltd, Essar Oil Ltd and Bharat Diamond Bourse. He possessed a rich work experience of more than 4 decades of the respective industry.

Harshal is currently the advisor of AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre. He is a Lawyer and Chartered Accountant by training. He has pursued his maters in law (L.L.M.) from Harvard Law School and his legal education from Government Law College (Mumbai). He is a member of the New York State Bar Association (United States). Under his leadership the Centre, in a very short time span has incubated over 50 start-ups and has created over 500 jobs and has received various accolades in the Mumbai start up space.

Harshal is an entrepreneur himself and is also the Co-Founder of Awarathon, a start up which has created a first-of-its-kind AI enabled cloud platform, which helps organisation in measuring and enhancing the effectiveness of their sales team. By spending just 5 minutes, the Organisation can get their sales team’s competencies mapped for corrective actions (training, counselling, mentoring, etc.).

He is also the Mentor, Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, one of India’s premier private law institute founded under the NMIMS banner. Under his mentorship, the Law School, has been recognised for introducing contemporary and interdisciplinary courses as part of its curriculum. The Law School now has opened campuses in 5 cities across India.

Mr. Harshal Shah


Ms. Ami Budhadev ​


Ami is working as a Manager at AIC NMIMS Incubation Centre and is responsible for handling HR, Admin and Accounts and works closely with the CEO.  An HR professional with over 10 years’ experience in the education sector, she is certified in HR Analytics by PearsonVue.  

She has an expertise in end – to – end recruitment, L&D, capacity building and curriculum design. Ami holds a Masters’ and Bachelors’ degree in HRM from North Maharashtra University.  

When not working, she dwells into the world of books and enjoys writing poems. 


Prasad Borkar is currently working as a Senior Innovation Associate at AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre. Prasad holds MBA degree in Finance Specialization from University of Mumbai. He also holds Bachelor of commerce degree from Prahladrai Dalmia Lions College of Commerce & economics.

Prasad has previously worked at Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd. As an Equity advisor-intern. At Motilal Oswal financial services Ltd. He handled client acquisitions and advised people for investment opportunities.

He is very passionate about startup ecosystem and helping startups by providing a solid startup ecosystem.


Mr. Prasad Borkar
Senior Innovation Associate

Aum Jain
Innovation Associate


Aum joined as an Innovation Associate and brings a strong educational background in Computer Science, having pursued his BSc from Mithibai College.

During his internship with TPF Mumbai, he has showcased his proficiency in managing data, collaborating on new ideas with senior colleagues, and organizing events.

Beyond his work, he has a keen interest in the startup ecosystem and spends his free time playing the piano, chess and learning about startups.


His passion for innovation and creativity makes him a valuable addition to the team  

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