10 Best CEOs in India 2024

Introduction

The 27th Annual Global CEO Survey by PwC indicates strong optimism among Indian CEOs, with 86% anticipating economic improvement in the next year. To achieve this, they are prioritising the adoption of new technologies, the creation of innovative products and services, and the establishment of strategic partnerships. They are also focusing on major trends such as climate change and technological advancements, particularly Generative AI (GenAI), which is expected to enhance both revenue and profitability.

This positive outlook and proactive strategy are boosting India’s status as a top investment destination, now ranked fifth globally. Indian CEOs place significant emphasis on technology, innovation, and partnerships. In its latest edition, “10 Best CEOs in India 2024,” TradeFlock celebrates the achievements of leading CEOs in India who drive economic growth and ensure sustainable success for their businesses.

Explore our exclusive interviews with these visionary leaders to gain insights into their wisdom, strategies, business expertise, and leadership approaches.

Amzur Technologies

Navdeep Mehta
Navdeep Mehta

Chief Executive Officer

Growero Technologies

Navdeep Mehta is a visionary leader with more than 24 years of expertise in marketing, sales, and business operations. He has consistently succeeded in various capacities, showing a strong dedication to customer service and a deep connection to agriculture through hands-on field visits. Navdeep leads Growero Technologies with profound insights into farmers’ challenges and significant international experience.

Menrva Technologies

Babalu Suryawanshi
Babalu Suryawanshi

Chief Executive Officer

Loanwired Fintech (PVT) Limited

With 17 years of extensive experience in the financial sector, Babalu Suryawanshi stands out as a distinguished leader. He has occupied key roles in prominent banks and financial institutions in India, such as the ICICI Group and HDFC. His expertise encompasses retail assets, investment banking, and corporate finance, reflecting a combination of strategic vision and operational acumen.

AUK Computing

Neeraj Verma
Neeraj Verma

CEO & Director

Across Assist

Neeraj Verma’s professional journey exemplifies adaptability and entrepreneurial skill. With almost twenty years of experience in the BFSI sector, including leadership, risk management, and product development roles, Neeraj established Across Assist to provide customized solutions for industry shortcomings. As an entrepreneur, his leadership has matured, highlighting the importance of future vision and anticipating industry trends.

Chropynska India

Nivruti Rai
Nivruti Rai

MD & CEO

Invest India

Nivruti Rai’s journey, from nearly three decades of leadership at Intel Corporation to her current role as Managing Director and CEO of Invest India, embodies visionary leadership, technological expertise, and a relentless commitment to innovation. Her strategic partnerships with international investors and diplomatic missions highlight her dedication to fostering economic growth, creating jobs, and promoting sustainable development.

Senior Director

Pradip Mandal
Pradip Kumar Mandal

Chief Executive Officer

Futurlytic

With more than 20 years of experience in the telecom and IT sectors, Pradip brings exceptional expertise in data analytics, leading Futurlytic in delivering cutting-edge analytics solutions. Before joining Futurlytic, Pradip held senior positions at India’s top telecom companies. His core competencies span presales and network design, system integration, solution engineering, product strategy, business development, and program management.

Regional Sales Director

Dr. Praveer Sinha
Dr. Praveer Sinha

CEO & Managing Director

Tata Power

Dr. Praveer Sinha brings almost forty years of experience in the power sector, blending expertise in electrical engineering and business law. His deep understanding of the sector’s technical and legal facets has shaped his leadership style, enabling him to tackle complex issues and instigate significant transformation within Tata Power and the industry.

Energy & Utilities,

Ruhbir Singh
Ruhbir Singh

Global CEO

Tatvic

With over 18 years of expertise in online marketing, analytics, and programmatic media, Ruhbir Singh has carved out a distinct niche. He has faced three significant challenges in his journey: developing strategies ahead of emerging opportunities, facilitating rapid and efficient changes, and achieving tangible impact through measurable metrics. Each challenge has acted as a catalyst for his growth as a leader.

Head, Asia Pacificers

Vidit
Vidit Aatrey

Founder & CEO

Meesho

Vidit Aatrey, founder and CEO of the renowned social commerce platform Meesho, is a prime example of the democratisation of Indian entrepreneurship. His remarkable journey has seen him transform a modest startup into a major player in India’s e-commerce sector. Vidit’s achievements have earned him numerous accolades, including being named in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 in 2021 and Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2018.