Name: Dr. Nandita Sethi
Designation: Founder & MD
Company: The Entrepreneur Zone (TEZ), (A Unit of Zen SkillProc Pvt Ltd)

Education: Ph.D International Economics, Osmania University
Summary: Dr. Nandita Sethi is the Founder & MD of The Entrepreneur Zone (TEZ), (A Unit of Zen SkillProc Pvt Ltd), which is an Entrepreneurship Development Centre and a Startup Accelerator, providing mentorship and consultancy to startups and businesses. She has a Masters in Economics and a doctorate in International Trade. With around 28 yrs of experience, she has consulted/trained in several corporates
and top/mid-management levels on Global Markets, Business Environment, Corporate Reforms, Marketing Trends, Strategy & Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship. She has authored the book The Asia Pacific Region: Emerging Opportunities for India and edited the books, Global Meltdown: Regional Impacts and Rethinking India’s Growth Strategy: Services vs Manufacturing, Vol I & II”. She started and was the editor of IPE Journal of Internation Economics and is on several editorial boards. Since 2015 she is mentoring & consulting startups and budding entrepreneurs through her organisation TEZ, which runs accelerator programs to help Startups/SMEs. She has been awarded the TiE Best Mentor Award 2016-17 in the TiE-ISB Connect and Indywood Business Excellence Award in Nov, 2019. She is presently the Chairperson of CII-Indian Women Networkork (IWN) Telangana, which helps women professionals and entrepreneurs with knowledge-based programs and assists Govt in formulating policies related to working women. She is also a TEDx speaker. Her organisation The Entrepreneur Zone has been adjudged as the top 10 Startup Consultant Organisation in India (Silicon India, Nov 2016-17). Today her mission is to integrate entrepreneurship training deeply into the existing Educational system so that we see more Startup activities on campuses and create a culture and thinking which is highly entrepreneurial.