Mr. Kushal Chand Sacheti


Mr. Kushal Sacheti currently serves as the Founder and CEO of Galaxy, USA, Inc., and Key Items Ic., global business enterprises in the diamond and jewellery sector. He also serves as the Co-founder of Illuminate Health-tech startup in the US, and NPBridge Solutions, a socio-tech startup in India.


Mr. Sacheti received his master's degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1971. He has over 30 years of business and entrepreneurial experience. He has invested in and offered advisory services to nearly a dozen startups in the US and India. He was a part of the funding of one of India's earliest venture funds, Erasmic, which is now a part of Accel Partners.

Mr. Sacheti's initiatives include mentoring and advisory roles at several institutions, and arts and social welfare organizations in India, Nepal, and the US. He is currently involved in various educational and technological initiatives at IIT Kanpur, IIT Gandhinagar, BITS Pilani, and other educational institutes. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Center for Curiosity, a non-profit organization that aims at triggering Curiosity. He is an advisor to Akshaya Patra Foundation, USA that provides mid-day meals to school children in India; a Co-founder of Unilimit Art; and a board member of Agewell Foundation in the US. Over the years, he has provided educational and career mentorship to many students. He is the recipient of the prestigious IITK Distinguished Services Award, 2021.

Achievements and Honors

  • Distinguished Services Award, IITK, 2021.