Neha Kunte is the owner of MNK Infotech, Inc. an award-winning IT company in the Dallas Ft-Worth region. She is an accomplished executive and international thought leader with a proven ability to create, develop and deploy new sales/ marketing strategies that can change a company’s overall business and financial objectives.
As a local community leader, she is an advocate for small business success and has demonstrated her passion by leading local area organizations on small business policy and economic development strategies. She has been appointed to numerous state/local civic boards and commissions to further the advancement of minority community representation on health care, land use and women’s issues. Neha has led numerous international trade delegations for local Asian American businesses to Asia and India where she applied her multilingual skills and diaspora commercial diplomacy expertise for U.S. based small businesses to be successful in emerging Asian countries.
For her efforts she has received local and regional awards on her community leadership and passion for diversity and inclusion. In 2020, Neha served as the Chairwoman for the Asian Chamber of Texas and has led the transformation for the state’s largest Asian American Chamber of Commerce to meet the demands of a 21st century global economy. She is a proud wife, mother of two and tries to keep a healthy work life balance by enjoying Indian Classical dance and being a Henna Artist.
She holds bachelor’s degree in financial accounting from Mumbai University and speaks 6 languages, English, Hindi, Japanese, Marathi, Gujrati and Sanskrit
Some of her achievements and Leadership are:
2010: Asian Business Entrepreneur of the year (GDAACC/ACT)
2011: Small Business Champion of the Year (Irving Chamber)
2012: Nominated as Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year
2013: Graduate of SBA’s E-200 Entrepreneurs
2011 till 2015: Irving International Women’s consortium (served as a board member, secretory and President)
2015 till 2019: Irving Flood control board
2015: Graduate of Goldman Sachs 10KSB program, cohort 2
2015: Served as board member with North Texas commission
2016 and 2019: Launched two products (MNK insight and Asobo/ gamification and assessment platform)
2018: visited Hong Kong, Japan and India representing GDAACC/ACT on trade mission
2020: Chairwoman Asian chamber of Texas
2020: Diversity and Inclusion certification, e-Cornell
2020/ 2021: Mentor and committee member of Women of color of WBENC southwest
2021: Advisory board of DEC networks/ Women of Innovation
2021: Advisory board of Visit Dallas (Dallas convention center and visitor’s bureau).
2021: Mentor for Dallas Business Journal’s Mentoring Monday
2022: Board Member of Irving Advocacy Center
2022: Board Member of Irving Symphony Orchestra
2023: Recipient of Outstanding woman of the Year award (by IANT)
2023: 2023 Immigrant Spirit Award by Badmus Law Firm.
Links to some of the speaking engagements, podcast and blogs:
Canvas rebel: https://canvasrebel.com/meet-neha-kunte/
Shoutout DFW: https://shoutoutdfw.com/meet-neha-kunte-innovator-mehendi-artist/
Women Forest Congress: https://womensforestcongress.org/resilience-leadership-and-belonging-at-womens-forest-congress/