Kaustubh Dhargalkar

Kaustubh Dhargalkar
Director & Head of Innovation, Opulent Infotech Pvt Ltd

A Design Thinking Trainer/Coach and an ‘Innovation & Strategy’ Consultant.

A serial entrepreneur since 1990. Founded four companies and am now on two more ventures. In 2006,sold my commercial interests in the first 3 companies and plunged into academics and research.

I Relish the challenge of ‘Enhancing the Innovation Quotient’ of an organization, by helping create new offerings to tap existing as well as new markets . Visualising unique & sustainable Business Models is my forte.

1)Honoured as 'Entrepreneurship Educator & Mentor' Award by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship-Govt. of India, , INTEL, British Council, NEN, EDII.

Between 2006- 2016, an acclaimed professor of Innovation & Design Thinking at Weschool. Currently, a mentor at CIIE-IIM,Ahmedabad and visiting faculty @ IIT-Bombay, IIM-Sirmaur, NMIMS, Weschool also active on the startup forums s.a. Weekend ventures, ET-Power of Ideas etc.