Chandradeep Mitra CD

CD is a well-known Professor of Marketing & Innovation, Senior-Level Corporate Trainer, Mentor to a wide range of Organizations, Leadership Coach for Start-ups & Social Enterprises, and an Entrepreneurship Evangelist.

As a Corporate Trainer, Chandradeep has conducted training programs in areas like Leadership, Team Building, Change Management, Communication, Branding, Innovation & Sustainability for United Nations, Vodafone, Philips, Adobe, Deloitte, Warner Bros, Tata Steel, Wells Fargo, Givaudan & GlaxoSmithKline in the past few years.

As a sought-after Academic, Chandradeep conducts several cutting-edge marketing courses at IIM Calcutta and MICA every year. He has pioneered courses like Innovative Marketing & Marketing with Responsibility in the Indian MBA curriculum. He specializes in designing innovative course content and pedagogy. He is also a guest faculty at IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, ISB Hyderabad, XLRI Jamshedpur & XIM Bhubaneswar. He is a Mentor Professor & Member of Board of Studies at Symbiosis International University at Pune.

As a Marketing & Communication Expert, CD headed Indian operations across domains 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 training & consultancy companies – PipalMajik & Anvetion Consulting.

As an Entrepreneurship Evangelist & Mentor, CD is the Advisor to the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at IIM Calcutta. He also mentors a number of Indian & global startups, social entrepreneurs and SMEs. He is a Charter Member of TiE, the leading global organization for fostering entrepreneurship.

Chandradeep is an engineer from IIT Kharagpur and an MBA from IIM Calcutta, and lives in Kolkata with his wife and twin daughters since 2009.