As CTO, Rakesh leads iCrederity’s platform products
and global launch activities. He brings over 14
years of technology product development, operations
and leadership experience.
Rakesh has broad experience working in the entrepreneurial environment, having previously developed products from concept to market. Rakesh previously worked with the Alcatel Lucent (formerly Lucent) Wireless R&D Division where he led strategic enterprise IT projects. For his work, Rakesh won the Bell Labs team awards for “Innovation and Technology” and “Tools and Best Practices”.
An enterprise Professional with over 15 years
of working with the fortune 100 companies. Worked
across Financial, E-commerce, Healthcare Industries
and managed global operations in India, Proven
track record to build start up operations with
strong ability to build large scale and specialized
work force with focus on operational excellence and
Specialized in cross functional areas of Customer Service, E-commerce, Client relations, Business development, Quality and End customer satisfaction.
Mr. Mittal was the founding CEO of Innova Dynamics,
a VC-backed touchscreen hardware company, leading
the company from university laboratory to commercialization,
securing design-in collaborations with today's major consumer
electronics companies. Previously, he was the founding CTO
of Crederity, a VC-backed identity and credential verification
enterprise software company, and co-founded and led Penn Engineers
without Borders, a non-profit that has provided running water to
thousands of people worldwide.
Mr. Mittal currently serves on the Board of Directors of three companies, holds degrees in economics and engineering from Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania, and is an alumni of Y Combinator. He was recently named an advisor to First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund, and is a columnist for Inc. Additionally, Mr. Mittal has been featured in Forbes 30 under 30 in Tech, in BusinessWeek as one of America’s Best Young Entrepreneurs, and in Silicon Valley’s 40 under 40. Prior to his time as an entrepreneur, Mr. Mittal was active in science research, presenting at the 2002 Nobel Prize Ceremonies, and MIT Lincoln Laboratory named an asteroid after him for his work.
MBA in Human Resource from XLRI, Jamshedpur | Certified Executive Coach
Russell Reynolds Associates (Former Country Manager),
Senior positions with Rights Management, Watson Wyatt,
Sun Microsystems, KPMG, AMEX
MS, PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and B.Tech from IIT Madras
Persistent Systems (COO - Worldwide Head Strategy and Technology), IDS India (Managing Director), Cognizant Tech Solutions (CTO), HCL Group (CTO/VP Technology)
B Tech from IIT Delhi
Infosys BPO (Founding Member & Head of Operations), OnMobile (Chief Operating Officer)