- As a part of its first round of fund-raising, Della Leaders Club aims to raise Rs. 50cr in three months
- With over 2000 Global Honorary Committee members already on board, the platform is set to launch 26 knowledge domains in 15 cities across the world in Phase I Members comprise entrepreneurs, professionals and young leaders who aim to contribute and give back to society
- DLC will focus on knowledge exchange, lifestyle guidance and social responsibility while building a support ecosystem for leaders globally
Mumbai, June 26, 2021: Mr. Jimmy Mistry, innovator, design thinker and social entrepreneur announced the launch of Della Leaders Club – world’s first technology enabled global business platform designed to create a robust support system for leaders across industries globally.
The platform was formally inaugurated in Lonavala on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in the virtual presence of Mr. Nitin Gadkari, the Hon’ble Minister for Road Transport & Highways and for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, Mr. Aaditya Thackeray, the Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Environment for the Government of Maharashtra, along with business and domain leaders from across the world.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Nitin Gadkari said, “Knowledge is power and the conversion of knowledge into wealth is the future of this country. I congratulate my friend, Jimmy Mistry, who has launched the World’s 1st Business platform called Della Leaders Club (DLC) to help leaders in the post-pandemic world. The DLC platform will surely create a a new vision for the young leadership and entrepreneurship in the world.”
Mr. Aditya Thackeray lauded the new venture and commented, “My heartfelt congratulations to Jimmy Mistry on the setup of the Della Leaders Club. Kudos to your creativity! The World’s 1st Business Platform will connect organizations and bring the best of the world to our own country apart from social impact. Today with COVID, the biggest impact anyone can have is by way of job creation to sustain families and keep things going. I wish the DLC all the best.”
Being a first-generation entrepreneur, Jimmy strongly believes that modern leaders, especially in the post pandemic world, will benefit greatly from the knowledge and experiences from global leaders. His vision for DLC is to create an exclusive and secure global community of leaders that will help each other evolve from a life of success to a life of significance.
“After designing for some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, corporate professionals, celebrities and socialites over the last 25 years, I observed that they were hungry to learn and stay ahead of the curve. We live in a volatile world and I realised that leaders, across industries, need a support system that will empower them. This platform goes beyond just networking and focuses on knowledge development along with community outreach” said Mr. Mistry, Founder and Chairman of Della Leaders Club.
Some of the prominent honorary committee members at DLC include
|Ibrahim Alhusseini Founder & CEO FullCycle Leadership & Transformation Committee DLC New York Chapter||Fern Mallis President/Creator Fern Mallis LLC/New york Fashion Week Fashion Committee DLC New York Chapter|
|Dana Al Salem Co-Founder/Founder & CEO Yahoo Europe/Funfactory Security & Cyber Security Committee DLC London Chapter||Thomas Heatherwick Architect & Founder Heatherwick Studios Design Committee DLC London Chapter|
|Barry Johnson Strategic Advisor to Barack Obama/Executive Director SelectUSA ESG Committee DLC New York Chapter||Karan Johar Director, Actor, Screenwriter Dharma Productions Media & Entertainment Committee DLC Mumbai Chapter|
|David Schwartz Personal Attorney to Donald Trump Schwartz LLP Risk & Crisis Management DLC New York Chapter||Hadi Al Alawi Chairman & CEO Alhayat Group Real Estate Committee DLC Dubai Chapter|
|Steve Rodgers Former CEO Prudential Realty, a Warren Buffet Company Leadership & Transformation Committee DLC New York Chapter||Boman Irani Chairman & MD Rustomejee Real Estate Committee DLC Mumbai Chapter|
|Keki Mistry Vice Chairman & CEO HDFC Limited BFSI (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) Committee) DLC Mumbai Chapter||Mario Winans American Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer Mario Winans Media & Entertainment Committee DLC New York Chapter|
|Marga Hoek International Advisory Council Redevco B.V. ESG Committee DLC Global – Netherlands||Gianfranco Ditadi CEO – North America Valentino Fashion Committee DLC New York Chapter|
|Soumitra Dutta Former Dean/Professor Cornell University Leadership & Transformation Committee DLC New York Chapter||Christian Blanckaert Former EVP BLANCKAERT Management Fashion Committee DLC Global – Paris|
|Gijs Van Wulfen Innovation Blogger/Founder Forth Innovation methodology Innovation & Design Thinking Committee DLC Global – Greece||Ricky Kej Indian Composer, Music Producer & Environmentalist Ricky Kej Media & Entertainment Committee DLC New York Chapter|
|Dr. C J Meadows|
Chairman & Co-Founder The Tiger center ITES (Technology) Committee DLC Singapore Chapter
|Dr. Liz Thach|
Master Of Wine Sonoma State University Wines, Spirits & Cigars Committee DLC New York Chapter
|Komal Ahmad Founder Copia ESG Committee DLC Global – California||Armando Branchini Honorary Executive Director Altagamma Fashion Committee DLC Global – Milan|
|Troels Oerting Chairman Bullwall Security & Cyber Security Committee DLC Global – Switzerland||Chef Alan Coxon President of the Chef Jury International Taste Institute Hospitality & Travel Committee DLC London Chapter|
|Bershan Shaw CEO Warrior Training International Leadership & Transformation Committee DLC Mumbai Chapter||Sussanne Khan Designer Charcoal Project Design Committee DLC Mumbai Chapter|
|Sam Balsara , Founder, chairman and managing director of Madison World and Madison||Rahul Mishra Founder Rahul Mishra Designs Pvt. Ltd. Fashion Committee DLC Delhi Chapter|
|Sunita Kohli Head for Culture & Heritage; President, K2India Design Committee DLC Delhi Chapter|
|Chef Rohit Ghai Michelin Star/ Chef Patron Kutir Chelsea Hospitality & Travel Committee DLC London Chapter|
|Marc Forestier British Fashion Council Mentor British Fashion Council Fashion CommitteeDLC London Chapter|