Praveen Mokkapati

Associate Director |

In consultation with the Executive Director, Praveen sets the vision and strategic plan for the growth & development of the center. He furthers the center’s goals of driving impactful relevant research that advances the center’s understanding of the impacts of technology. He oversees the resource and capability plans for the center across all initiatives, dissemination of center’s research, liaison and build partnerships with companies, government bodies, and industry associations. 

Praveen’s experience spans United States, Europe, India and Southeast Asia across functions such as engineering, marketing, sales, business development and general management in multiple industries. He’s been featured in Inc42, YourStory and other publications. He also serves as an Honorary Ambassador for German-India Startup Exchange Program.

He holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, M.S. (Mechanical) from Texas A&M University and B.E. (Mechanical) from Osmania University.

Ashwini Mistry

Manager |

Ashwini is the Marketing & Digital Media Engagement Manager at SRITNE. Her role involves driving the digital and social media strategy and marketing of all the focus areas like Programmes, Research and Outreach initiatives. Her role also involves exploring external collaborations and business development for the centre. She is responsible for developing and managing the online as well as offline marketing elements across all the programmes offered by the centre. 

Ashwini has a varied experience in acquisition, product management & marketing and business development in the banking sector. Recently, she also had a stint in a talent management start-up

She holds a degree in Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Biochemistry from University of Mumbai. She has completed her Master’s in in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) with a specialization in Marketing.