Pratham Mittal Promoter and Head of New Initiatives, Lovely Professional University

Pratham is a Wharton graduate and currently runs new initiatives at India's largest private university, Lovely Professional University (LPU). He has brought phenomenal changes in the way education is offered at LPU. His efforts have transformed the institution into a hub for innovation, research and entrepreneurship. Under his able leadership, incubation centres of LPU has mentored and funded more than 100 start-ups. Some successful companies that have emerged out of this are Green Grocer, PenguinKart, IG Empires etc. He has also actively backed innovative projects and researches as a part of academics at Lovely Professional University (LPU). Path breaking innovations like AI solar driverless bus and biodegradable implants are results of his efforts to encourage experimentation of new ideas among students. The university now actively backs such ideas with funding and mentorship.