Management Team

Mr. Saurabh Mittal

Senior Advisor

Saurabh is Head of Leadership Development and coaching at Fractal Analytics. He has extensive global experience over two decades of working with senior executives in defining strategy, providing thought leadership, creating new business solutions and leading large multicultural, cross-functional teams to implement improved business processes in global businesses.

Dr. Puran Singh

Faculty Incharge

Dr. Puran is an Assistant Professor with the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Mandi and faculty in-charge at IIT Mandi Catalyst. The areas of his expertise include Corporate Finance, Microfinance, and Entrepreneurship

Manveen Singh Chadha


Manveen Singh is an incubation manager at catalyst with a vast experience in the field of entrepreneurship as an Entrepreneur Development Cell- Coordinator and had teaching experience of over ten years.

Ms. Volga Verma


Volga is associated with the IIT Mandi catalyst since 2017 and lends her support for all the administrative and human resources work. She has years of work experience with multinational companies in different industries as an HR manager

Ms. Vishwani Mahajan


Vishwani is an associate at IIT Mandi catalyst with her past experience in corporate communications and public relations she contributes to the outreach of the organization.

Ms. Harjot Kaur

Jr. Associate

Harjot as a junior associate at IIT Mandi Catalyst, contributes in logistics management, administrative and human resources work