Aakash Neeraj Mittal is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur who grew up in Delhi. Living amidst constant crime reports and women’s safety issues, he was inspired to write a novel based on his close friends’ experiences in Delhi. With the intention of being a women’s activist and bringing a change in the society, he wrote and self-published his first novel, “It Wasn’t Her Fault”. It has been welcomed very well and more than 2000 copies have been sold till now with 4.3 and 4.4 stars on Flipkart and Amazon respectively.
He is also a TEDx Speaker and the creator of the Flipkart Resume, through which he broke the internet in March 2016. Rising above the monotonous format of CVs, he ‘put himself up for sale on Flipkart to get a job with them ‘by photoshopping his resume’ to fit the Flipkart’s product page format. Aakash was featured by more than 100 media outlets and magazines including India Today, The Huffington Post, Economic Times, The Hindu, IBN7, Livemint, Entrepreneur. He has also been invited for guest lectures at various colleges, schools and events. Currently, he lives in Bangalore and works for a high-tech company.