Mr. Naveen Tewari Independent Director
Mr. Naveen Tewari is the founder of InMobi, a mobile advertising technology company. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT) and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, where he was also bestowed with the Dean’s Award, for his exceptional leadership and contribution. In 2013, his alma mater, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur also honored him with the esteemed ‘Distinguished Alumnus Award’ for his excellence in entrepreneurship.
Mr. Naveen has invested in and supported several start-ups like NestAway, SlideRule, Mettl, Moneysights, Bombay Canteen, Zimmber, Razorpay etc. He co-founded iSPIRT, which aims to address government policy, create market catalysts, and grow the maturity of product entrepreneurs in order to transform India into a hub for new generation software products.
He also founded and chairs a U.S. based non-profit called India School Fund which funds and sets up schools in rural India, a cause he cares deeply for.
Mr. Naveen was a board member at Paytm and had been recognized for his entrepreneurial skills at various platforms. He received several awards and recognitions over the last several years such as ‘Future Leaders Award’ presented by Indian Prime Minister in 2015, Fortune’s ‘40 under 40’ most powerful, influential and important people in business in 2015, The ‘Pathbreaker of the Year’ Award in 2014, Forbes India Leadership Award for ‘Outstanding Start Up' in 2014, ‘100 Most Creative People’ in 2014 across the world, The ‘Pathbreaker of the Year’ Award in 2013, presented by Indian Prime Minister ‘7th Most Important Person’ by Business Insider’s the Mobile Power List in 2013, ‘Mobile Top 50’ in The Drum in 2013, ‘2nd Most Important Person’ by Business Insider’s the Mobile Power List in 2012.