Distinguished Alumnus Awardee 2020

Mr. Neelkanth Mishra (BT/CSE/1997)

Mr. Mishra, a renowned entrepreneur and industrialist, is a Managing Director, the India Strategist and Co-head of Equity Strategy, Asia Pacific, for Credit Suisse. He is a part of the Advisory Council to the 15th Finance Commission, and has been an advisor to committees appointed by the Government of India—such as the RNR Committee on GST and the FRBM Review Committee.

Mr. Mishra has worked in Metals & Mining, Indian Pharmaceuticals, Taiwan IC design, semiconductor foundries and Asian tech strategy research, based out of Mumbai, Singapore and Taipei. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was a Senior Technical Architect with Infosys Technologies. He has also worked with Hindustan Lever Limited.

Mr. Mishra is the recipient of Director’s Gold Medal (1997) from the IITK graduating in Computer Science and Engineering, and was ranked fourth in the prestigious entrance exam of the IITs. He is currently based in Mumbai. IITK conferred upon Mr. Neelkanth Mishra the Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2020.