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Management & Advisory Council
Walnut Technologies has a strong team of technically sound and management experts hailing from different technical and management backgrounds.

Mr. Anoop Mishra is the founder and Managing Director of Walnut Technologies. He has been a serial entrepreneur, highly inspired and worked closely with one of the great Mathematician and Stanford University luminary, Mr. Mukund N. Thapa. He has worked as Technical Head with Optical Fusion Inc., Mountain View, California based startup. He has worked as Technical Leader in Flextronics Design Ltd., subsidiary of Flextronics.
Mr. Mishra has around 14+ Years of experience in product development and management. He has handled many projects from conception to inception phase, involving cross cultural team across Asia, Europe, America and Africa.
He holds B.Tech. in Electronics and Instrumentation and Post Graduate Diploma in Advance computing.

Prof. Bodhibrata Nag is a board and Technical & Advisory Council member of Walnut Technologies. He is Associate Professor in Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta and Chief Advisor and Mentor for Walnut Technologies.
Prof Nag has served in the Indian Railway Service and Central Power Engineering service, Govt. of India for nearly two decades in senior management positions of various bodies, including Director of the Research Design & Standards Organization of Ministry of Railways, Govt. of India.
He is a Coordinator (Joint IIM-IIT Post Graduate Programme for Executives), elected senior member of IEEE, elected fellow of Institution of Engineers, Certified ISO 9000 Lead Auditor, Life Member (Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi), Chartered Engineer, Life member (Institute of Rail Transport) and Member of International Association of Railway Operations Research, Delft.
He holds Fellowship (PhD, Operation Research & Systems Analysis) from IIM-Calcutta and B.Tech. Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi is a board and Technical & Advisory Council member of Walnut Technologies. He is a Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur and Chief Advisor & Mentor for Walnut Technologies.
Prof Chaturvedi has served in the Institute of Technology-BHU (Varanasi) and Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee). He is Dean of Research & Development, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and senior member of IEEE. He has held several positions within the Uttar-Pradesh section of IEEE and was its chair during 2004-2005.  He is holding several positions in various Indian Government Research and Development bodies.
He holds Fellowship (PhD, Electrical Engineering) from IIT-Kanpur, M. Tech and B. Tech. (Electrical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

Mr. Bala. is a member of Technical & Advisory Council of Walnut Technologies. He is Advisor & Mentor for Walnut Technologies. Prior to Technical & Advisory Council member of Walnut Technologies, Mr. Bala held a variety of senior executive & management positions in different multinational companies.
He has 25+ years of extensive embedded/Telecom industry experience and has worked with many multinational customers.
He holds B.E. in Electrical & Electronics from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Mr. Pankaj Upadhyay is a board and Technical & Advisory Council member of Walnut Technologies.
Intensely passionate about social transformation and development, he brings extensive experience across transformative technologies, clean energy, and complex multi-stakeholder initiatives. Harmonising his background in engineering, business, and policy, he is currently engaged in harnessing the power of innovation & responsible investment to deliver social impact. A keen debater & public speaker, Pankaj has always sought to align advocacy and action to steer emotional energies towards overarching goals.
He has completed his Master of Business Administration from the University of Oxford, receiving the Deanís list award for academic excellence.

Mr. Rahul Pandey is Vice-President (Business Development) of Walnut Technologies. He has around   12+ years of industry experience in product sales & marketing.
Prior joining Walnut Technologies, he served with world leading IT and hospitality industry companies like Patni Computers Systems, Mahindra Holidays and Tata-AIG. He held senior managerial position in Mahindra Holiday's & Tata-AIG.
Mr. Rahul Pandey holds MBA from Lucknow University, Lucknow and B. Tech. in Electronics & Instrumentation from Institute of Engineering and Technology, Bareilly.