Ankit Mehta

Ankit Mehta serves as the CEO of ideaForge, a drone technology company specialising in defence and civil applications in India. ideaForge achieved was ranked 5th among the world's top dual-use drone manufacturers by Drone Manufacturers Ranking 2023. Ankit's and ideaForge's contributions to the industry have garnered prestigious awards, including recognition from the Marico Innovation Foundation, CNBC-TV18, Dun and Bradstreet, and the Government of India. Ankit also received the Young Alumni Achiever Award from IIT Bombay, acknowledging the IITB Co-founders of ideaForge. Beyond his business acumen, Ankit plays a pivotal role in shaping UAV regulations and policy in India. Serving as the Co-Chair of the FICCI Committee on Drones, his neutral policy suggestions contribute positively to the industry's growth.