Profile of Vikash Mittersain

Vikash Mittersain is a philanthropist and a leading light of the Indian industry. He has 38 years of stellar industry experience of growing diverse businesses to more than Hundreds of Crores in turnover. He is currently the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Mali.

Due to his diverse business & consular experience, Vikash is a sought after Leader, Board Member, Speaker, Consultant & Mentor at various Public-Private Industry Forums, Commerce and Industry bodies, Trade Promotion Councils & Public Policy Forums.

Vikash was born in Mumbai and completed his Electronics Engineering from the Walchand College, Sangli in 1977. He joined the Madhav Nagar Cotton Mills in Sangli, at the tender young age of 22. Here, he managed a company which employed over 2000 people. This was his first exposure to business, and he subsequently founded many other successful ventures.

–> Nazara Technologies

He is the founding Chairman and Managing Director of Nazara Technologies, since the year 1999. Nazara is a leading new age Sports Media Corporation that works with many Telecom MNCs in over 60 geographies across Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America and the Middle East. Nazara Technologies has offices in Mumbai, Dubai, Kenya and Hong Kong.

Nazara has designed games using premium media IPs such as Hrithik Roshan, Chennai Super Kings, The Australian Big Bash Cricket League, Motu Patlu, Chota Bheem, Mighty Raju, & Oggy and the Cockroaches.

Deloitte has awarded Nazara Technologies as the fastest growing company among top 50 companies of India, for the last three consecutive years.

Nazara was awarded the fastest growing company among top 500 companies of Asia Pacific.

–> The Gourmet Company

Vikash is the Director of the Gourmet Company, which is a food and beverage e-commerce portal, that sources and sells premium gourmet food in India. The objective of setting up this business was to help farmers across India get the best price for their produce.

–> India Business Group

He is the Founder President of the India Business Group (IBG) – a non-profit Chamber of Commerce, focused on mentoring and supporting Indian businesses to morph into global corporations.

IBG has a network of over 80,000, with over 1,000 active members in Mumbai alone. IBG focuses on 12 major sectors, wherein IBG’s in house team works to connect entrepreneurs with opportunities worldwide.

IBG organizes industry events in India and abroad to help entrepreneurs do business with MNCs based in host countries and states. Some IBG members are expats, managing businesses in multiple countries. IBG has co-operating agreements with 20 International Chambers of Commerce. Some of them are-

i. London
ii. Belgium/ European Union
iii. Israel
iv. Russia
v. Turkey
vi. Sri Lanka

 –> Hon. Consul General for the Republic of Mali

Mr. Vikash Mittersain is well connected in Business and Political circles of Maharashtra and New Delhi. He is also well known in the Indian Expats Community and the Diplomatic Corps of Mumbai.

As the Hon. Consul General for the Republic of Mali, he is responsible for increasing bilateral trade between India and Mali. This gives him an opportunity to regularly meet with Union/ State Cabinet Ministers and Government Officials to discuss business opportunities.

–> Environmental Warrior

Global warming is the uncontrolled increase of greenhouse gases which result in an increase in atmospheric temperature. Global warming has caused massive changes in climatic conditions across the globe. It is affecting seasons, plant/ animal habitats and the habits of animals across the globe.

Greenhouse gases are produced mainly due to industrial activity done by human civilizations. Vikash has run a green energy, carbon footprint reduction corporation, to increase energy efficiency and reduce energy consumption.

The primary objective here, was to help corporations and Governments generate carbon credits, which are important, if one wishes to conduct business globally. The business was focused on reducing energy consumption in CFLs and Water pumps and thus, reducing carbon footprints.

Vikash mentors and works closely with entrepreneurs focused on generating renewable sources of energy, waste recycling and carbon footprint reduction.

–> Other distinguished achievements

  • He is an Advisory Board member at the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Centre in Lucknow.
  • Vikash is a TEDx speaker, and hosts a weekly radio show “Choo lo Asmaan”, on FM Gold, 100.1 MHTZ, every Friday at 5 pm.
  • He is the author of 3 books –
  1. YOU CEO – The author interviews some of India’s leading CEOs, to understand how they set goals, plan for the future and build businesses that will last long after they are gone. Some interviewees include –
a) Subhash Chandra of Zee Entertainment
b) Anu Aga of Thermax
c) Nadir Godrej of Godrej Industries
d) Ajay Piramal of Piramal Industries
  1. YOU, The Leader – The book talks about the mental makeup and the skills that successful individuals deploy build large businesses and achieve impossible goals.
  2. My Posts on Facebook – The book revolves around 100 unique FB posts of Vikash, which talk about global events that have the potential to change global trade and economics.

Vikash is an industrialist who has spent his life to not just grow his businesses, but also to help others to grow personally and professionally. He passionately believes in the entrepreneurial spirit of India, and now works to build a solid startup ecosystem that supports businesses of all shapes and sizes. He looks forward to meet and mentor entrepreneurs with new ideas and businesses. He is easily accessible to all at his office in Nariman Point, Mumbai.

All requests for meetings and events can be sent to-

Sujata Pawar : sujata@ibg.org.in, +91 86523 13346

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