Kapil Khemka: A Passionate Leader Who Has Always Been Ahead Of His Time | CEOInsights Magazine
  • Kapil Khemka,    CEO,  Airysole

    Kapil Khemka, CEO, Airysole

  • At IITs, the leadership 'microorganism' thrives, much as some environments are superior for growing microorganisms. This claim is made in order to highlight how special IIT is as a platform for spreading the leadership quality, not to single out others. The CEO of Airysole Footwear, Kapil Khemka, is one such terrific example. Kapil has always been a forward-thinking individual who has been passionate about enacting change. This change came after Airysole Footwear was founded with the idea that there should be a brand in the footwear outsole/component market, similar to what Intel has done for computers. I acquired my B.Tech. in Computer Science from IIT Guwahati. I graduated from IIT Guwahati in 2000 as a member of the second batch. I come from a family of entrepreneurs, so I was raised with a strong sense of business. This is where I came with the question of why couldn't `soles'' be a brand for shoes if Intel could be a name for computers?

  • Kapil Khemka: A Passionate Leader Who Has Always Been Ahead Of His Time
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  • Top 10 IIT Guwahati Alumni Leaders - 2022

    In this innovatively driven technical era, business is all about technology advances with which it domineers the industry across diverse segments and serves the community & economy on a global scale, with the sustainability factor intact. No doubt advanced processes and infrastructures are there to pragmatically drive the growth beyond expectations comparative of past times, but they are the extensively skilled executive tech leaders who dynamically lead on to and accentuate the growth of an organization all along. And, this is where IIT Guwahati has been playing a major role building adept technical leaders for the country to take on the economy and tech world towards greater growth opportunities.

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT fraternity is a public technical university founded by the Government of India in 1994 in accord of bringing about general improvement in education facilities in Assam. Located in Amingaon area, North Guwahati city, in the state of Assam in India, IIT Guwahati is spread across a 700 acres (2.8 km2) plot of land. The institute is officially recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the government of India. It has also been ranked 7th in Engineering and 8th in Overall category in NIRF India Rankings 2021.

    The academic programme of IIT Guwahati had commenced in 1995. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes. Leveraging its innovatively designed courses to the attendees, the institute has produced many adept technology leaders in the industry who have or are significantly contributing to the organizations at global and international level.

    In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of `Top 10 IIT Guwahati Alumni Leaders - 2022' is provided to the readers in corporate and different sectors, for informing on the excellent services by the Leaders in diverse domains. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.

Top 10 IIT Guwahati Alumni Leaders - 2022

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Ceremorphic Ajay Mantha, Director Ceremorphic Experienced Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the wireless industry and skilled in circuit design, mixed signal, matlab, cadence spectre & debugging
Curefit Ankit Nagori, Co-Founder Curefit An entrepreneur, who is passionate about fitness and he has featured in the 40 under 40 list of Forbes Magazine 2016
AKM Communications & Shree Films Arnab Kanti Mishra, Founder & Producer AKM Communications & Shree Films He founded his own platform that goes by the name of AKM Communications and has managed to produce over 170 Films in both Digital and Broadcast format
Allen Career Institute Dipak Bharti B, Chemistry faculty Allen Career Institute IIT Guwahati alumni, who has well versed knowledge in his domain and carries his work in a perfect manner
Salk Dr. Ankana Kakoti, Postdoctoral Research Associate Salk Postdoctoral Research Associate, who has an wide range of expertise in research field and she is passionate about her work
Indian Institute of Technology Himanshu Goyal, Assistant Professor Indian Institute of Technology He performed large-scale CFD simulations of biomass thermochemical conversion in fluidized bed reactors on supercomputers
Airysole Kapil Khemka, CEO Airysole A leading manufacturer of lightweight Polyurethane (PU) soles - Outsoles, Midsoles, Insoles, Footbeds, Cork Footbeds and Gel heel pads.
Nutrizo Advancis Healthcare Mamta Tiwari, CEO Nutrizo Advancis Healthcare Having 21 years of rich experience in Educational Research, Content & Creative initiative, she has completed her Ph.D. in Emotional Intelligence, FDP from IIM Ahmedabad, and MBA in HR with Finance from UPTU
Indian Railways Mohamed Rafeek, Food Safety Officer Indian Railways He is experienced as a Food Safety Officer for Railways trained in the implementation of the Food Safety Act of 2006
Indian Institute of Technology Supradip Das, Assistant Professor Indian Institute of Technology He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Design, and he completed his Master of Design from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

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