Nalin Kohli

Mr. Kohli is the Chairman of Araina Group of companies with business interests in Information Technology, Defence and Clean Technologies. He has over 40 years experience in Semiconductor and Electronic Hardware Manufacturing and in Software and Defence Industries. Mr. Kohli has served on the Board of Trade of Government of India and on the Board of Directors of several Government of India organizations including India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO), National Small Industries Corporation Ltd. (NSIC) and SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd.(SVCL). He is Chairman of Indiasoft- Globalsoft Committee of Electronics & Software Export Promotion Council and a Member of the Governing Council of Software Technologies Parks of India (STPI). He is the former Chairman of Electronics & Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) and had been a Member of the Prime Minister’s IT Task Force. Mr. Kohli is a Member of the Governing Council, Foundation for Innovation & Technology Transfer of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (FITT), Member Governing Council of the National Design Incubators at Ahmedabad and Bangalore and is a Member of Start-Up Steering Committee of Airport Authority of India (AAI). Mr. Kohli is a Member of the Defence Procurement Committee set up under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Micro, Small & Medium Industries, Government of India, is a Member of the Institute of Defence Studies & Analysis (IDSA) a New Delhi based think tank on Defence and Security. He is currently the Co-Chair of National MSME Council and the National Start-Up Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Delhi, India