Shyamendra Narain elected as the president of IIT Kanpur Alumni association

Former CEO of Tata Batteries and Franke India, Mr Shyamendra Narain is elected as the president of IIT Kanpur Alumni association.

Shyamendra is an accomplished business leader and is the current EC member of PanIIT Alumni India. His key expertise is in controlling cost in the value chain and corporate turnaround.

He is the founder of, an online start-up in the logistics space helping businesses optimize logistics cost. His past senior roles include leading MNCs such as Castrol, BP, Titan Industries, Tata Motors, Burroughs Wellcome, Garware Polyester etc. He is a certified independent director and is involved with many start-up ventures.

IITK alumni have always felt connected to their alma mater and hence, they have over the years nurtured the institute through their generous contributions. Established in 1967, Alumni-Association of IITK is an independent registered body of more than 40000 alumni spanning across the world.