Mr. Harshal Shah

CEO, AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre

Harshal is currently the CEO of AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre and is also a mentor at the Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, one of India’s premier private law institute founded under the NMIMS banner. Harshal, by profession is a trained Lawyer and Chartered Accountant. 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), Institute of Chartered Accountants of India & the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa (India).

Harshal is an entrepreneur himself and is also the Co-Founder of Awarathon, a Start-up focusing on creating a cloud based first-of-its-kind platform which seeks to revolutionize the way trainings are conducted in India by infusing data analytics in a classroom. He is also the Founder/Ideator of NMIMS Chancellor’s Challenge which aims on developing and nurturing entrepreneurship among the students of NMIMS/SVKM group of Institutions.

Roshan currently manages the administrative, technical and logistical activities at the AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre. He comes with a very rich knowledge and experience from diverse domains not limited to research and development, intellectual property management and innovation management. He majored in Microbiology and Human Genetics during his graduation and post-graduation. He later completed a Ph.D from Indian Council of Medical Research (NIRRH), Mumbai and was awarded a post-doctoral fellow at the prestigious Uniformed Services in Health Sciences, Maryland, United States.

Before joining NMIMS, Roshan worked as a Manager in the Innovation Management program at Venture Center, the technology business incubator of CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. Prior to this he worked as a Senior Innovation Fellow and Head, IPR-section of the National Innovation Foundation-India, an autonomous body of DST-India working on promoting grassroots innovations. He has vast experience in IP-management and has managed Government schemes for Start-ups (NIDHI-PRAYAS and BIRAC-BIG). He also actively mentors Start-ups on technology development and IP-protection for their ideas/technologies.

Dr. Roshan Yedery

Manager, AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre

Ms. Poonam Soni

Marketing Manager, AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre

Poonam is currently working as a Marketing manager for AIC-NMIMS. She has a core experience of Brand management and advertising of 10 years and have worked as a brand manager for companies like Mother Dairy (handling Fresh and Frozen Category), Wockhardt (handling Protinex Brand Portfolio) and Inbisco (Handled chocolate and confectionery category for brands like Kopiko and Choki Choki).

She had done her MBA in marketing and hold a diploma degree in food and nutrition. She is very passionate to seek challenging assignment in Branding and Marketing.

Veena coordinates the day-to-day administrative and logistical requirements of the AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre. She holds a B.Com from R.A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics, Matunga Mumbai University,

Prior to joining AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre she has worked in various administrative capacities that include Junior Officer Accounts in Sharepro Services, Mumbai, as Accounts Executive in Wholesale Warehousing (India) Ltd. Mumbai, as Secretary in Bureau Veritas, Qatar and as Secretary in Dragomar International, Qatar.

Her last job was as a Front Office Manager in ASAPP Info Global Services Pvt. Ltd. – Mumbai

Ms. Veena Hejmadi

Coordinator, AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre