Mentit Profile of Mr. Naresh Priyadarshi

Mr. Naresh Priyadarshi

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India - Delhi

New Delhi - 110015

Mentoring Mode

Both (Virtual and In-person)

Availability & Time Zone

UTC+05:30 - Asia/Kolkata

Group Mentoring

Interested in Group Mentoring with maximum group size of 6
Willing to provide a group discount of 20% per mentee in the group

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Naresh Priyadarshi is CEO of IIITD Innovation & Incubation Centre, a section 8 company promoted by IIIT Delhi. His rich experience of 27 years spans across strategy formulation and implementation, management advisory, business development, starting and launching businesses and start-ups. He has held impactful roles at SAIL, AFF (Deloitte), Ernst & Young, American Express, Synovate, Modi Group, FIITJEE. During 2014-17, he was in London, advising start-ups and accelerators. Then, in period of 2017-2020, he was CEO of SSCBS Innovation and Incubation Foundation (SIIF). Naresh holds BBS from University of Delhi, and an MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad (1995-97), where he got the coveted industry scholarship for his excellent academic performance. He has won many awards, including "Most Notable SSCBS Alumnus in 25 years" award in 2012 from the then Chief Minister of Delhi, Mrs. Sheila Dixit. He is mentor to many start-ups, and is on the Board of a few reputed schools in Delhi. He likes to read, write and travel.



• Helped / coached start-ups from ideation to funding stages; actively sought by several incubators • Good understanding on use of technology and digital media in business • Directly worked with C-level executives, business promoters in last 17 years out of total 27 years; Extensive experience of stake-holder management; and collaborative working including multi-country teams • Multi-sectoral experience in wide spectrum of working environments: SME to Fortune 100, private sector & public sector, national and global. • Strong network developed over the years • Have successfully launched businesses / organizations; proven capabilities in scaling up businesses

Mentoring Experience


• Worked in Consulting firms – AFF (Deloitte), EY, Synovate; total years in business and strategic consulting: 11 • Successfully seeded and expanded business consulting practice in Indian subcontinent, played pivotal role in establishing offices and teams in India. • Won and delivered about 184 projects for market entry strategy & ground level execution, business growth, risk management, partner search, business & market intelligence, performance evaluation, corporate governance, across many industry sectors including financial services, banking, pharmaceuticals / healthcare, retail, hospitality, education, automotive, government, infrastructure etc. • Won new clients in the US, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia • Developed new models and concepts, which helped in growth of consulting practice and analysts across Asia Pacific offices; held many workshops • Widened the practice offerings from pure competitive intelligence to broad-based management consulting solutions

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