Leadership

About

MaDeIT Innovation Foundation

MaDeIT Innovation Foundation is a non-profit Section 8 company under the Companies Act, 2013. It is a design-driven Technology Business Incubator promoted by the Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Kancheepuram, an institution of national importance fully funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. MaDeIT Innovation Foundation is supported by a grant from the Department of Science and Technology (NSTEDB Division), Govt. of India. MaDeIT intends build on IIITDM's core capability (IT enabled Design and Manufacturing) to encourage design-driven startups, largely in the manufacturing, healthcare and transportation sectors. It will support startups from IIITDM's students, faculty and the wider ecosystem.

Leadership

Prof. Banshidhar Majhi

Board of Directors
About

Prof.Banshidhar Majhi is the Director of IIITDM Kancheepuram.

He has 26+ years of experience cutting across academics, administration and the IT industry. His expertise is in the area of Image processing, Data Compression, Cryptography and Security, Parallel Computing and Soft Computing. Prof. Majhi has published close to 70 publications and has received several medals and awards. Prior to IIITDM, Prof. Majhi had a long association with NIT Rourkela.
About

Dr. Sudhir Varadarajan is the Dean (Design, Innovation & Incubation) at IIITDM Kancheepuram.

He has 22+ years of experience in design & innovation management in the IT industry. He has strong expertise in management and IT consulting, and rich and varied experience in R&D, practice development, strategic marketing and consulting to Fortune 500 Clients. He is also the author of a book entitled Managing Nothing: A narrative inquiry into innovation and leadership in the IT industry(2015).

Dr. Sudhir Varadarajan

Board of Directors

Strategic Advisory Board