Chandradeep (CD) Mitra

Advisor and Mentor, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park

After being a senior industry leader in the domains of Marketing, Branding, Communications & Media in a career spanning 20 years,Chandradeep chose to change tracks in 2009 and become a facilitator and guide for the success of others, especially students and entrepreneurs.

He now splits his time between mentoring entrepreneurial organizations, teaching cutting-edge marketing courses at India's leading business schools, participating in institutional efforts at entrepreneurship development, building leadership capability in branding, communication & innovation, and evangelizing social enterprises.

Through his consultancy firms PipalMajik & Anvetion,he offers strategic advice and training to entrepreneurs & corporates in the areas of Strategy, Marketing, Branding, Communication & Innovation.

He teaches over 10 courses every year at IIM Calcutta, XLRI, SPJIMR and MICA, where he runs innovative signature courses in Marketing, like Strategic Brand Management, Sports Entertainment & Media Marketing, Innovative Marketing, Marketing Theory & Contemporary Issues and Marketing with Responsibility. I occasionally teach as Visiting or Guest Faculty at institutes like ISB Hyderabad, IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode & XIMB.

He is now actively involved in Entrepreneurship Development & Nurturing Innovation as Mentor and Advisor, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, with a special interest in Social Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Sustainability.