Shekhar Mitra
Co-Founder and President
Shekhar Mitra currently serves as Premium Consulting Partner at YourEncore, Inc and President of Innopreneur LLC, a global new venture and leadership development consultancy.  Prior to this, Shekhar served as the Senior Vice President of Global Innovation for Procter & Gamble and was a member of top executive team, Global Leadership Council.  He was on the ground in China starting P&G’s well-recognized global innovation center in Beijing, and led the start of the strategic partnership with Government of India’s Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). He is passionate about enabling younger generations of scientists and engineers across all cultures, companies, and businesses to achieve their full potential as professionals.  In 2010, he was awarded the prestigious Ellis Island Metal of Honor by the US Congress for his contribution in touching and improving lives through his leadership in bringing breakthrough innovations  and for community service.