Nouveau iDEA Board Members

Tushar Unadkat, Founder & Executive Director Nouveau iDEA Board of Directors.

Tushar Unadkat

Founder & Executive Director

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

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Dr. Samita Nandy

Director of Communications

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

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, created award-winning campaigns, established corporate and global brands for Fortune 500 companies and government enterprises, and concurrently volunteered for prestigious not-for-profit organizations. #MitaliAdlakha

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 Master’s degree in Computer Applications. Kuldeep loves his work and beer, without which his survival is at risk. Before moving to 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, manages WordPress Websites, 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. #KuldeepWalia

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, and consultant, amongst other significant roles. Currently, Kunal is a content manager for a mobile video service provider. #KunalGauba

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