New Delhi, India
Jaidev Divakar is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. What differentiates him from other engineers is his passion for reading books and frankly anything interesting he gets his hands on. This habit led him to empathize with people and gain understanding of world around. His interest in technology led him to pursue engineering. While being a student at IIT Delhi Jaidev he got the opportunity to align his interests while working with students from France, Chandrabimb Foundation in delhi, and his classmates on a social project to install drinking water facility in keerthal, small village near Meerut. There he gained his first understanding of operations, product development and public relations. He later co-founded IITD student chapter of Students in Free Enterprise(SIFE) which aims to be instrumental in creating economic opportunity for the society via transfer of ideas of IIT Delhi students and faculty. SIFE IIT Delhi garnered recognition and awards internationally. Working in SIFE helped him to learn in detail organizational strategy and structure and product development. From his experience so far in life Jaidev believes that the path to success lies in patience and perseverance. He is currently working with startups to develop a product where his interests are aligned. Jaidev lives in New Delhi.