Mr. Vinayak Deshpande is a graduate in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur. He has over 44 years’ of experience in business management, strategy & new business formulation, investment analysis and implementation of large, nation building projects, and HR and talent development.

In the last 24 years, he has occupied Chief Executive Officer (CXO) positions starting as Managing Director at Tata Honeywell in 2000, then at Tata Teleservices, HCC and Tata Projects.

At present, Mr. Deshpande serves on the Boards of Kennametal India Ltd., Voltas Ltd., Kirloskar Brothers Ltd, Universal MEP Projects & Engineering Services Ltd. and Signify Innovations India Ltd.