Nilesh Arora was born in a simple family, which prioritized education at all costs. Mother being a teacher and father an engineer in the government sector, life wasn’t that easy, but Nilesh always dreamt big. Fighting for survival, ethics and hard work for excellence were etched in the mind since early days of hardships.

Nilesh was the only student in school for being awarded:


in the same year for his simultaneous passion and excellence in sports and studies.

Graduation as an engineer was further more challenging, when he lost his mother in the first year and father in the final year of engineering. Shattered and lost, but he never gave up and successfully graduated with Mechanical Engineering degree on time.

Looking for a job, back home was difficult for the first few months. Several thoughts and options ran simultaneously, across the mind, but all with great positivity and patience.

During the first job, responsibilities assigned were not that satisfying. Creativity, out of box thinking, love for machines and technology always pushed him for doing something better.

He was quickly spotted as a future leader and exceptionally chosen as Executive Assistant to the Managing Director, where he learnt business dynamics, corporate governance and the art and science of leading a corporate.

After a few years of hands on experience, in pharmaceuticals, machine building, plastics, paper and projects along with international exposure, he quit and pursued management from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A).

During his management education, he quickly realized the potential in adding value to the lives and business.

ADDVALUE was conceived with its market segment and services defined crisply.

With that humble beginning in 1999, ADDVALUE currently has global exposure and success stories across several countries and continents.

  • B.Tech (Mechanical)
  • MEP – IIM Ahmedabad
  • Certified Management Consultant – CMC®
  • Certified Corporate Director – CCD®

Nilesh Arora, is a well known Business Coach and mentor assisting CEOs and Corporate sector in their journey for excellence.