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IITM Entrepreneurship Forum

IITMIC taps into IITM's vast and extensive alumni network to provide mentoring support as per the need and stage of the start-up, through a combination of monthly group mentoring and individualized sessions.

Core ALUMNI Mentors 

Dr Rajan 

Co-President, Keiretsu Forum, Chennai Chapter

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P Senthil Nathan

Co-founder, Benchmark and Relagent

CTO, Findmeashoe.com

Sreenivasan (Vishy) Viswanathan

Co-founder, The Ultimate Startup Advisers

Mohan Narayanan

Co-founder & CEO, KUBOS Consultancy Services


S Gopal

Former MD, Chemplast Sanmar


Venkat Vishwanathan
Founder & Chairman, LatenView Analytics

Suresh Kalpathi
Chairman & CEO, Kalpathi Investments


S Ravichandran
Former MD, TTK Prestige Ltd
J Krishnan
Founder & CEO at Unimity Solutions (P) Ltd.   Link


The EIR program provides our start-ups an opportunity to interact one-on-one with accomplished entrepreneurs. This unique mentoring initiative is envisaged to complement classroom learning, and for budding entrepreneurs to expand their networks and obtain critical and immediate feedback on their ventures and venture ideas. 

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He is the Chairman of Tube Investments of India Ltd, Carborundum Universal Ltd, Wendt India Ltd, and Murugappa Morgan Thermal Ceramics Ltd. He serves as a Trustee of the AMM Foundation and the Correspondent of the Murugappa Polytechnic College. He is also on the board of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Mumbai and Infotech Enterprises Ltd., Hyderabad. He is a Member on the Board of Governors, IIT, Madras. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, USA and Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from the University of Madras, India. Mr Murugappan likes to spend his free time on the golf course. He is also an avid reader and enjoys classical music and the theater.