Board Members

Samita Nandy

Director of Communications

Samita Nandy is a Doctorate in Media and Information from Curtin University in Australia and certified Broadcast Journalist from Canada. Her research and writing focus on celebrity culture, discursive constructions and shifts in stardom, and intersection of cultural meanings of fame and social identity.Her work has been sponsored by international and national, federal and provincial, grants and awards in Canada and Australia.Her international media relations and work led her to be featured widely. Nandy holds expertise in postgraduate and honors teaching at University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and Curtin University. She is currently the CEO & Founder of the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)

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Tushar Unadkat

Executive Director

Tushar Unadkat CEO, Creative Director of MUKTA Advertising holds Master of Design from University of Dundee, Scotland and Honors in Photography from University of Wolverhampton, England.An award winning scholar, Tushar Unadkat executed art direction in the film, fashion and advertising industry world-wide. Unadkat won copious international awards and nominations, including the BBC Asia Award, New York City Citation, India’s Pride of Gujarat and an award of recognition from the Canadian House of Commons amongst others.Currently, Tushar serves on advisory board for various altruistic organizations.

Mitali Adlakha

Director of Public Relations

Mitali Adlakha earned titles of a broadcast/print/web journalist with a global perspective with academic training in film studies from Kellogg’s College, Oxford University, certification in broadcast journalism from Seneca College, Master’s Degree with Honors in Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University and a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in English Literature, Loreto College.While working with the leading international advertising agencies Mitali spearheaded product launches and created award-winning campaigns, established corporate and global brands for Fortune 500 companies, government enterprises and concurrently volunteered for prestigious not-for-profit organizations.

 

Kunal Gauba

Director of Media

Kunal Gauba with 14 years of diverse media industry experience in Canada and abroad; brings a unique perspective through his understanding of both traditional and new media.Kunal’s academics include a Bachelor in Commerce degree from Ryerson University, a diploma from the Recording Arts Program of Canada and a graduate from Humber College’s Post Production program.
In the past Kunal freelanced as a sound engineer, picture editor, writer, consultant amongst other significant roles.Currently, Kunal works as a content manager for a mobile video service provider.

 

Kuldeep Walia

Director of Information Technology

Kuldeep Walia joins Nouveau iDEA as Director of Information Technology. A geek with core competencies in Information Technology. Kuldeep holds a Masters degree in Computer Applications.Kuldeep loves his work and beer without which his survival is at risk Prior to moving into Canada, He gained valuable experience working with large business houses in Dubai, UAE. When he is not working, he writes codes for websites, plugins, modules, etc.He has been instrumental in bringing a technological change to Nouveau iDEA. Currently Kuldeep works as a ‘Director of Business Development’ and provides managed IT services to clients across Canada.