Mr. Punit Krishna

Punit Krishna is the co-founder and CEO of

Starting his career in the chemical industry, Punit took up leadership roles in all functions in the industry – manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales, strategy and business management at ICI and Atul over 15 years. Punit then moved to venture capital and subsequently investment management. He was based in Singapore for more than a decade during which he was involved in starting up, scaling and managing several businesses in India, China and other Asia Pacific countries.

Punit’s move to venture capital was inspired by a strong desire to work on harnessing the power of the internet for business, and where he worked on developing B2B models, bringing together his passion for new technologies, his deep domain expertise on all functions of business and his rich hands on experience of doing business. Punit relocated back to Mumbai from Singapore to pursue his vision to transform the chemical industry using digital and co-founded with Dilip Raghavan, the MD of Colour Publications. Within a year of launch, has become the No 1 digital platform for chemicals in the world attracting the largest chemical industry community on the platform. Having created this community, is now enabling companies to network and engage with the community and customers to grow sales, save costs and build loyalty.

Punit is a seasoned chemical industry professional, a passionate entrepreneur and a thought leader on digital. He holds a B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur and has completed the Advanced Management program from the Harvard Business School.