Atul Bhatia

Visiting Faculty, Capstone Projects

Atul Bhatia has over 37 years professional experience in Specialty Chemicals and in FMCG categories of Home & Personal Care, and Foods & Beverages. This includes 15+ years at Technical Leadership level (Board & Management Committee), leading large sized R&D function, while working with multinationals such as Hindustan Unilever, Cadbury India Plc, Mondelez International and an innovative Indian organisation, Pidilite Industries Ltd.

Atul has also managed large factory operations, coordinated global strategic supply chains, spearheaded a new business segment for Pidilite which grew to over INR 100 crore within 2 years of its inception. He has been a highly successful innovator with about 15 patents to his credit, and has led creation of some of India’s most loved brands today such as Cadbury Silk, Cadbury Fuse, Bournvita Biscuit, Bournvita L’il Champ, Wheel Detergent Powder, Surf Excel Powder, Savlon Soap and more. Much of Atul’s professional work has been in the spaces of New Business Incubation, Strategy for Business & Operations, Innovation Portfolio Management, Innovation-to-Market, Technology Roadmaps, Product & Process Technology Development, Project Execution, Enterprise Cost Efficiency Programs Stewardship, R&D and Supply Chain function management. He is presently engaged with multiple industries in the spaces of Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverages, Health & Wellness, Specialty Chemicals, Polymer Engineering, Nutraceuticals, Agro-processing, Biotechnology, Bioderivatives, and Renewable Energy in consultative capacity.

Atul’s motto is “seek and one shall find”. His personal interests include Indian spirituality, trekking and running marathons, he has completed 14 full marathons till date.

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