Distinguished Alumnus Awardee 2021

Mr. Mukesh Bansal (BT/CSE/1997)

Mr. Mukesh Bansal received his bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1997. He currently serves as the CEO and Co-founder of CureFit and as a President of Tata Digital.
Mr. Bansal started his career as a Business Analyst with Deloitte Consulting and later worked for many early stage companies in the Silicon Valley as an engineer and product manager across consumer internet and enterprise IT organizations. He is a first generation tech entrepreneur and has played a critical role in shaping digital commerce growth in India. First with e-commerce company, Myntra, then as head of e- commerce at Flipkart. Later he started his second venture in healthcare, Curefit. He has built two sector leading tech companies and brought new age product experience to Indian consumers.

Mr. Bansal is also an active investor in the tech startup ecosystem. He has several promising investments to his name like Groww that has democratized investments and has become a unicorn, and Skyroot that is building solid engine rockets to carry satellites to space. He has also authored a book by the name 'No Limits' where he succinctly describes ways to harness human potential- art and science of high performance. He has been listed in the Best 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs by Fortune magazine. Honoring his stellar contributions in the field of entrepreneurship, IIT Kanpur confers upon Mr.Mukesh Bansal the Distinguished Alumnus Award of 202l.