Mr. Lalit Mohan Kapoor
Mr. Kapoor is the Founder, President and CEO of Group BiGates Inc., USA, established in the year 2000. BiGates is an IT outsourcing company that provides business solutions to enterprises across the USA, primarily focusing on ERP Solutions.
Mr. Kapoor did his B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1971. He went on to complete his MBA from UCLA in 1975. He worked in various management and sales positions for an Aerospace company before starting his own venture in IT Services field. He retired from business life in 2005 after successfully selling two of his start-up companies.
By 2012 lifestyle diseases had caught up with him and he was on medications for Hypertension, Diabetes, Hypothyroid, Gout and Sleep Apnoea. Then he came across a documentary "Forks over Knives" that resonated with him and changed his life for ever. He started reading more about health and diet and attending seminars. He implemented the recommendations of the "Plant Based Whole Food" doctors and one by one got off all medications and shed 50-pound weight.
Few years ago, Mr. Kapoor started a health group for his IITK alumni which was a success. Now he has multiple health groups and his followers have been able to get off medications for most chronic conditions like Hypertension, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Arthritis, and other ailments.
Mr. Kapoor established a chair in his name Lalit Mohan Kapoor Chair at IIT Kanpur that is open to any outstanding faculty member across all departments, and can be occupied for a period of three years.