Governing Board

Sanjeeva-Shivesh Sanjeeva Shivesh
Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer

Sanjeeva is Chief Executive Officer at TES and a faculty member of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Design Thinking at TES.He has been a serial entrepreneur with over twenty years of experience in industry and government. He founded Smart Wave Education, Smart Wave Consulting, LMR Connect and Restostay before starting TES.

Prior, he worked with institutions like Indian Railways, Booz & Co, FIRE Capital Fund. He has taught courses in entrepreneurship, innovation and strategy in institutions like MDI, Gurgaon, and FMS, Delhi University.

Sanjeeva proactively mentors entrepreneurs. Some of his protégés have successfully launched their enterprises in the recent years. Sanjeeva is a B. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and MBA from Cranfield School of Management, U.K.

Masroor-Lodi Masroor Lodi
Cofounder and Director

Masroor Lodi is a Co-Founder and Director at TES. He leads the Entrepreneurial Leadership practice at TES.He is a serial entrepreneur with leading or significant partnerships in multiple technology and non-technology start-ups at all stages of their life cycle. Prior, he was the Founder and CEO of IREA Management Consulting (India) and President, T.S. Collaborative (USA).

Earlier, Masroor worked with firms like India Today Group, Unilever and Sanofi, where he was the Country Head for Sales HR. He actively provides new venture consultancy to start-ups.

Masroor has a Masters in HRM from J.M.I, New Delhi, and an award winning MBA in Entrepreneurship from Cranfield School of Management, UK.

Manoj-Tayal Cdr. Retd. Manoj Tayal
Cofounder and Director

Cdr. Retd. Manoj Tayal is Director of Finance and Administration at TES. He specializes in high technology entrepreneurship, project management and operational excellence. Manoj is a passionate teacher and believes in quality education. Prior to this, he was Executive Director and COO of Smart Wave, where he led design and delivery of corporate education. He has served in the Indian Navy for 28 years where he held appointments in fields of armament technology, ships, wargaming and simulation, warfare electronics and communication, navaids, radars and weapons.

At TES he handholds technology entrepreneurs in their journey from idea to launch. Manoj is B.Tech (Electrical), M.Tech (Electronics and Communication) and MBA (Finance) from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Sciences, Mumbai University.

budhi-chilkoti Budhi Chilkoti
Advisor (Strategic Partnership)Budhi is Advisor of Strategic Partnerships at TES. He is responsible for building global partnerships with reputed entrepreneurship institutions, experts and funding agencies. He lives in London, and is Managing Director at Saint-Gobain Solar Systems in charge of USA, UK, Ireland and South Africa. A determined and proactive leader with entrepreneurial mind-set and ‘can-do’ approach, he has proven success in multi-cultural environment which involves integrating energy, climate, financial and technological challenges. Budhi specializes in Strategic Collaborations, Product Development, Market Entry and Exit Strategy. He proactively mentors young entrepreneurs in the areas of sustainable energy and climate technologies. He is MBA from Cranfield School of Management, U.K and Masters in Law from the School of Law, University of Southampton, U.K.